Hamilton-Madison House

Job Title

SOCIAL WORKER

Job Description

Hamilton-Madison House Smith Houses NORC seeks a Social Worker to provide casework, counseling and service coordination for clients of Smith Houses NORC. This position reports to the Director of Smith Houses NORC.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters in Social Work or related field - Counseling, Psychology or Gerontology
  • Two years of experience working with older adults
  • Bilingual English/Cantonese or Mandarin required
  • Proficient in MS Office

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide case management, case assistance and the development and maintenance of care plans in English/Cantonese or Mandarin
  • Input accurate worker service log information into DFTA electronic system( STARS) in a timely manner
  • Conduct health indicator survey and diabetes and heart disease benchmark via STARS
  • Complete and maintain accurate clients-records and monthly and quarterly reports
  • Provide individual counseling and group work in English and/or Spanish languages for senior residents of Smith Houses. This includes but is not limited to addressing depression, anxiety, bereavement, psychosomatic illnesses, family reconciliation, dementia, maladaptive behaviors, cross-cultural barriers/stressors.
  • Assist clients in the coordination of care and services from various home healthcare agencies, benefit and entitlement agencies and legal and financial providers.
  • Coordinate services with health professionals including Primary Care Physicians and in-House Program nurse.
  • Conduct home visits and assessments
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of new educational and recreational activities for the members and residents of Smith Houses
  • Conduct outreach to community

Salary Information

Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Monday to Friday, 9:00AM to 5:00PM, 35 hours per week

To Apply

Submit cover letter and resume to:
Fax: 212-349-2793
Email: hrdept@hmhonline.org



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