Director of Social Work

Director of Social Work

  • Full Time
  • Gloversville
  • This position has been filled

Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home

Description:  The purpose of this position is to provide a Social Service Program that meets the psycho-social needs of the individual resident which will provide services, based upon a comprehensive assessment, which will assure the maximum attainable quality of life for the residents, the residents emotional and physical we–being, self-determination, self-respect and dignity, taking into account the individual resident’s special physical or age-related needs.  The population served includes adult, geriatric residents.  Under the supervision of the Administrator, the Director of Social Work is responsible for the supervision of social work services within the facility. 

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Possess an Associate’s of Arts Degree in Humanities & Social Services.
  • Prefer Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college or University in Social Work or Gerontology.  Holds a Master’s Degree in social work or is a Certified Social Worker and has pertinent experience in a healthcare setting; experience with geriatric population preferred.
  • Possess a New York State Drivers License.  Certified NYS Screener or obtains certificate within the first month of employment.
  • Possess experience in long-term care and/or healthcare.
  • Prefer experience in geriatric long-term care.

Status:  8:00am – 4:30pm (40 hours)  Hours will fluctuate depending on departmental needs.

Tagged as: Associate’s degree, Bachelor’s degree, Director, Management, Master’s degree, Non-Clinical, Nursing Home, Senior, Social Work