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Van Duyn Center for Nursing and Rehab Social Worker Post-Acute Rehab Unit -Full Time Exempt in Syracuse, New York

Position Summary:

The social worker will identify resident’s psychosocial, mental and emotional needs and in developing and implementing plans to meet those needs in compliance with facility policies and state and federal regulations. This position requires knowledge in discharge planning.

Company Overview:

Van Duyn Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is a 513-bed skilled Nursing facility atop Onondaga Hill in Syracuse, NY. The Van Duyn team is committed to providing quality care and diversified services with a professional team of caregivers.


• Counsel residents

• Conduct cognitive and psychosocial well beings assessments

• Discharge planning

• Create and oversee discharge summary completion

• Create care plans

• Make referrals to home care agencies

• Schedule appointments

• Arrange transportation for residents

• Assist with the completion of advanced directives

• Conduct interdisciplinary meetings

• Advocate for residents and ensure dignity is intact


• Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a related field

• Energetic, out-going personality

• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

• Team player

• Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines

• Previous experience is preferred.


Excellent wages that recognize prior experience

• Generous paid vacation, sick, holiday, and personal time

• Contribution toward health insurance

• Contribution to 401K

• Supportive work environment

• Long Term Care and Sub acute Rehabilitation Opportunities

Vanduyn is an Equal Opportunity Employer