Director Social Job Description Sample
Director Of Social Work
- Must possess MSW or LPC
- Must have at least one year experience in geriatric and preferred psychiatric setting
- Must demonstrate strong conflict resolution
- Therapeutic relationship skills
- Insurance/Medicare proficiency
- Basic computer skills
The Social Service Director engages with consumers and their families that are in need of psychosocial help. The Social Service Director assesses the psychosocial functioning of consumers and families and intervenes as necessary. Interventions may include connecting consumers and families to necessary resources and supports in the community; providing psychotherapy, supportive counseling, or grief counseling; or helping a resident to expand and strengthen their network of social support
SSD’s work on the interdisciplinary team with the other professionals in the skilled nursing setting including but not limited to physicians, nursing, physical, occupational speech therapy, restorative, dietary, and activities in order to appropriately transition resident and family through care process.
The SSD is to assist in planning, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and the directing the overall operation of the facility’s social service functions in accordance with the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations. Policies and procedures will be implemented to assure that the medically related emotional and social needs of the resident and family are met and maintained on an individual and facility basis.
The SSD is to assist with the facility’s census development efforts, in developing relationships with external referral agencies, communicating with social workers, discharge planners, liaison, and physicians.
- We offer tuition reimbursement and on-going training and educational opportunities are available and encouraged
- Opportunity as well for advancement within facility and also other member facilities of the Symphony Post Acute Network (www.symphonypan.com)
- Health, Dental and Vision available
- 401K match and voluntary benefits program
- Company paid life insurance for full time employees
Symphony of Midway
4437 South Cicero Chicago, 60632
Social Worker Director
to join our dynamic team!
At the Symphony of Hanover Park, we value the contributions of every staff member we employ. We are dedicated to creating a positive, productive work environment where they are allowed to thrive.
We are a proud member of the Symphony Post Acute Network and just got certified as a Great Place to Work! Couldn’t be more proud of our team – we put our Nurses and staff members first!
Our Social Services Director must have
- MUST have minimum 1 year experience in long term care and and skilled nursing care
- Must have a Bachelors in social work
- Must demonstrate strong conflict resolution
- Therapeutic relationship skills
- Insurance/Medicare proficiency
- Job requires the social worker to appropriately transition the resident and family through the care process
- Ability to assess cognitive capacity and mood assessments utilizing standard tools
- Implementation of healthcare directives and ability to have discussions and knowledge of end of life care and hospice
- Understand fundamentals of discharge planning and able to work collaboratively with healthcare team which includes nursing and physician
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Symphony of Hanover Park
2000 W. Lake St. Hanover Park, IL. 60133
Social Media Director
Responsible for a multi-million dollar advertising budget, this position will lead a large in-house digital marketing team, advertising, creative and tech partners to profitably deliver incremental in-store and online traffic and revenue. The Social Media Director will be responsible for developing a team and leading all paid media efforts including campaign ideation, setup, optimization, testing, analysis, and will evangelize paid media efforts throughout the organization.
To accomplish this the Social Media Director must have extensive knowledge and experience in the ever-changing digital media ecosystem.
The individual must also be able to lead diverse teams, analyze complex data sets to identify target audience opportunities, forecast results and budget expectations.
The Social Media Director must be both creative and analytical, able to navigate a fast-paced environment, and adept at communicating with senior leadership.
The Social Media Director works closely with the Lowe's Media Planning, Merchandising Marketing, Marketing Operations, Data & Analytics, eCommerce, and IT teams to align plans to maximize advertising efforts against total business objectives and priorities.
Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 18 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2018 sales of $71.3 billion, Lowe's and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores and employ approximately 300,000 associates. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe's supports its hometown Charlotte region and all communities it serves through programs focused on safe, affordable housing and careers in the skilled trades.
For more information, visit Lowes.com.
Lowe's is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.
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Social Services Director
At this time, we are seeking a Social Services Director to join our team!
Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct the social service programs.
Meet with residents and families upon admission.
Conduct and document a psychosocial history and assessment, identifying resident problems/needs.
Provide/arrange for social work services.
Communicate with resident's family re: resident needs, transfers, discharge and changes in level of care, and financial responsibility.
Maintains a current list of community resources to facilitate referrals, for residents in the facility, and at time of discharge.
Attends interdisciplinary team meetings.
Coordinates discharge planning and family meetings.
Provides advocacy services to residents.
Reviews and develops a plan of correction for social service deficiencies and provide a written copy of such to the administrator.
Reviews departmental complaints/grievances from residents/families etc. and provide reports to the administrator indicating what action(s) were taken to resolve the complaint per Five Star policies and procedures.
All other related duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalent. Bachelors degree in Social Work or a related field preferred
Current Social Work license or certification as required by state regulation.
Working knowledge and basic competency with a personal computer and basic software applications used in job functions such as Microsoft Word.
Demonstrated leadership skills applicable to a role in an organization such as a long term care facility.
Strong organizational and analytical skills; oral and written communication skills.
Working knowledge of and ability to apply professional standards of social work practice in job situations.
Current knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations that apply to the practice of social work in long -term care.
Director Social Services II (Full Time)
The Director of Social Services II plans, develops, organizes, evaluates and directs the overall operation of the Social Services Department in accordance with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics and maintaining compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines and regulations, Genesis policies and procedures, and standards of care for specialty practice (Reference: Social Services Job Description Addendum Specialty Practice).
The Director of Social Services II is a member of the interdisciplinary and management team of the nursing center. The Director may supervise other members within the Social Services function, or may operate as the sole Social Services employee, based on the size and complexity of the center. The Director of Social Services II is responsible for fostering a climate, policies, and routines that enable residents to maximize their individuality, independence, and dignity.
This climate shall provide patients/residents with the highest practical level of physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being and quality of life.
If and when the Director of Social Services II performs responsibilities across multiple centers, there is a reporting relationship to the Area Social Services Specialist.
1.Develops and maintains a good working rapport with intra-department personnel and meets with administration, medical, and nursing staffs, and other related departments for collaboration and planning.
1.Plans, organizes, implements, evaluates, and directs a comprehensive Social Services program. Accountable for Social Services practice, measuring outcomes to interventions, and departmental productivity.
2.Recruits, interviews, selects, supervises, and evaluates all Social Services staff.
3.Coordinates and implements Social Services Orientation for new center staff.
4.Assists in determining departmental staffing and budgetary needs.
5.Communicates to the Center Executive Director equipment and supply needs of the Social Services department.
6.Reviews departmental policies and procedures as part of the facility's interdisciplinary team to assure compliance with federal and state regulations.
7.Participates in Quality Improvement interdisciplinary meetings.
8.Ensures all government, organizational, and state specific requirements for Social Services documentation are met by all staff members. Monitors departmental Point Click Care compliance.
9.Provides oral and written reports/recommendations to the Center Executive Director concerning the operation of the Social Services department.
10. Prepares Social Services department for annual state survey.
11. Serves as active contributor in designated center meetings (Morning Meeting, Utilization Management, Customer at Risk, Care Planning, etc.).
1.Works with Social Services staff, interdisciplinary team, and administration to promote and protect resident rights and the psychosocial well-being of all patients/residents. Prevents and addresses patient/resident abuse as mandated by law and professional licensure.
2.Identifies and monitors community changes and opportunities such as legislation, regulations, and programs that impact nursing home patients/residents.
3.Works with patients/residents, families, and significant others to provide support and information for taking a more proactive role in self-advocacy to improve the quality of life/care for individual patients/residents and those who live and work within the nursing home and community at large.
4.Responds to issues identified by patients/residents and families to determine satisfaction with services.
1.Assures that a Psychosocial Assessment is completed for each patient/resident that identifies social, emotional, psychological needs and strengths. Assesses each patient/resident for discharge.
2.Completes or ensures that patient, family, and staff interviews are conducted for completion of relevant MDS sections (i.e. cognitive; mood, behavior, patient goal setting) and Care Area Assessments are completed in accordance with regulation.
3.Assures and participates in the development of a written, interdisciplinary plan of care for each patient/resident that identifies the psychosocial needs/issues of the patient/resident, the goals to be achieved for those needs/issues, and the appropriate Social Services interventions.
4.Provides therapeutic interventions to assist patients/residents in coping with their transition and adjustment to a long-term care facility including the social, emotional, and psychological needs. Oversees this provision by all Social Services staff.
5.Ensures or provides groups for patients/residents and/or family members/significant others as appropriate to meet their needs.
6.Provides support and education to patient/resident and family members/significant others to assist in their understanding of placement and facility issues in addition to referring them to the appropriate Social Service agencies when the facility does not provide the needed services.
7.Facilitates patient/resident transfer throughout the center to ensure a seamless transition and patient/resident adjustment.
8.Serves as a mentor to Social Services staff and interdisciplinary team members to develop and provide clinical interventions to address catastrophic events that occur during the patient/resident stay in the facility.
9.Serves as a resource and participates as part of the interdisciplinary care team to develop and provide interventions to resolve behavior or mood problems.
10. Serves as a resource to patients/residents, families/significant others, and staff for conflict resolution as needed.
11. Develops community linkages and a system of collaboration with community based providers ( i.e. behavioral health, hospice, etc.) and coordinates the clinical application of services..
12. Ensures health care decision making process is implemented and in compliance with Genesis policies and procedures and state regulations.
1.Ensures that patient/resident discharge goals are identified at admission and documented accordingly.
2.Works with patient/resident, family members/significant others, and interdisciplinary care team through care planning and utilization management throughout the course of the stay to identify strengths and needs to ensure an appropriate discharge plan is formulated.
3.As part of interdisciplinary care team, identifies discharge teaching needs.
4.Responsible for communicating to center team members the estimated discharge date and updating Point Click Care.
5.Makes referrals as needed for post discharge care to appropriate agencies and suppliers.
6.Establishes relationships and maintains contact and referral flow with community based agencies/services for discharge planning.
7.Initiates and participates in completion of Discharge Transition Plan & Discharge Packet materials and orienting the patient/resident and family around the process.
8.May be involved in contacting patients/residents post discharge to ensure successful transition.
1.Educates staff regarding the role of Social Services in the facility and the psychosocial needs of the patients/residents and their families/significant others including the problems of aging and disability.
2.Participates in new employee orientation, including but not limited to educating staff regarding residents' rights and how to recognize and prevent abuse, neglect and mistreatment. Supports the Nurse Practice Educator in regards to staff education.
3.Educates patients/residents and families/significant others regarding their rights and responsibilities, health care decision making/advance directives, effective problem solving and the extent of community, health and social services that are available to them, including those necessary for effective discharge planning.
4.Attends and participates in continuing education and professional development programs.
5.May serve as clinical field instructors for social work students enrolled in CSWE- accredited education programs.
6.May supervise trainees, or staff other than Social Services.
Specific Educational/Vocational Requirements Specific Educational/Vocational Requirements 1. Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work required 2.
Must possess any certifications/licensures as required by State of employment to practice in long term care. 3. Additional certification such as Geriatric Case Management, Hospice & Palliative Care, Gerontology, Clinical Social Work, Health Care, Nephrology, Mental Health, and/or Substance Abuse preferred. 4. 3-5 years of supervised Social Service experience in a health care setting working directly with individuals preferred. 5. Management/administrative/supervisory experience preferred. 6.
This position requires that the employee is able to read, write, speak and understand the spoken English language to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our patients and visitors at the work site when responding to their medical and physical needs. 7. Must provide verification of TST (tuberculin skin test) as required by state law and in accordance with Company policy. TSTs will be administered at the work site if required.
Position Type: Full Time
Req ID: 314830
Center Name: PowerBack Rehabilitation, Center City
VP, Social Strategy Director
We are looking for a Vice President, Social Strategy Director to join & help lead the Havas Social group in Chicago. In your day to day you'll be helping to oversee the day to day strategic growth of the group both locally in the US. A primary focus will be on seamless management and growth of core client business and a focus on bringing on new business via client & partner relationships. The role with support oversight of the Social Strategy, Consultative Services, Paid Planning, Content Execution and Analytics teams across the Social ecosystem. You'll be responsible for the team managing end to end campaign deployment, optimization and reporting across the client set. You'll help build senior client relationships and work to internally evangelize the social services to media planning and digital media teams.
Be seen as a leader and role model within Havas helping to shape the social practice
Understand strategic needs of our clients and deliver resources to meet not only advertising needs, but overarching business goals
Understand and effectively communicate value proposition, technology, processes, and partnerships as they relate to the growth of current and prospective client accounts
Understand social media and digital category-specific landscapes and trends, and their impact on Social; report on the macro and micro forces that shift tactical budgets and strategic direction of accounts
Leverage and expand existing knowledge of the digital media industry including developing innovations in mobile, social, and emerging media
Responsibility for a team of 15+
Responsible for New Business, Social Strategy and Activation
Drive integrated process and thinking across client teams, strategy and product areas
Work with trading team to establish workflows, protocols, and KPI's, for media operations organization
Manage team to deliver on accounts effectively day to day
Support the Client Directors and Planning Directors across all teams
Manage, develop, mentoring of all junior team members within Social
Work to ensure high quality output and manage the group's workload
Set benchmarks for personal development within team
Appraise group and identify training & education needs
Provide on the job training and learning opportunities for junior people
Lead the trading team responsible for managing social advertising campaigns across multiple social networks including Facebook, Twitter, Snap, Pinterest & Linkedin
Social Media & Platform Expert:
Must be an expert user of most social ad technology
Maintain an expert level understanding of technical and tactical aspects of media execution; social ad specs, new/beta features, and best practices for executing complex social ad campaigns.
Ensure Social campaign delivery, performance and advertiser goals are being fulfilled as scheduled.
Troubleshoot technical issues at all stages of the campaign process from implementation through execution and reporting.
Monitor campaign performance and pacing and conduct performance analyses on a regular basis, using a data driven approach to optimize campaigns
Work closely with client services and display teams, updating them regularly on campaign performance and issues.
Deliver reporting and in-depth analysis to wider teams that provides clients with unique and actionable insights.
Well- developed interpersonal, team building and relationship management skills.
Effective written communication, presentation, influence and negotiation skills.
Ability to make decisions and resolve problems quickly and effectively.
Strong organizational skills to effectively manage smooth flow of work through agency.
Time management and the ability to determine priorities and delegate effectively.
Ability to select, motivate and develop staff.
Tact, diplomacy, maturity in relating and interacting with people at all levels.
Discretion exercised and organizational impact is high.
Strategic planning across digital channels
Strong relationships with the core digital Media Owners
Overseeing campaign bookings and Finance
Overseeing weekly analysis reports for relevant clients as well as quarterly reviews
Client facing presentations on campaign recommendations and subsequent results
Input to internal and external award entries
Presenting in agency pitches
Experience & Tools:
Minimum 10-15 years of experience in digital advertising
Senior sales role at a PMD, technology provider or social network/inventory owner, preferred.
Hands-on experience working within a social team in a media agency or Paid Search background is ideal
Deep understanding of and interest in Social online advertising industry; including advertising systems
Proven track record of fostering an environment that encourages fiscal responsibility and identifies cost effective approaches as stewards of client funds and/ or agency resources
Executes duties and assignments as directed in compliance with corporate guidelines and objectives
Partners with Marketing and Communications teams for the latest focus and messaging for external communications for the purpose of agency publicity, public announcements, civic activities, etc.
Participates in new business efforts; advises of the potential for new business opportunities in the local market area, or throughout the system as necessary
Assures client relationships remain productive and that clients receive a quality of service that encourages further growth and profitability with us
Attends appropriate business/ social functions that enhance the image of the Agency, reveal growth opportunities, identify risks to the business, or solidify client relationships
Ensure their teams conform and adhere to Socialyse policies and procedures
Facilitates and promotes corporate initiatives, priorities, and goals
Associate Social Strategy Director
The Associate Social Strategy Director is responsible for becoming a true partner to the creative team and the creative development process. You have the ability to translate creative platforms into social concepts while keeping a watchful eye over the partner needs and client expectations.
The Associate Director will help mentor and develop an engaged junior team of social strategists and report directly to the Group Social Strategy Director. You will develop creative briefs and ensure all work is strategically focused while partnering closely with cross-functional teams to fine-tune social process and explore engaging ways for people to connect with our founding client McDonald's.
Specific Responsibilities & Expectations
The ideal candidate must:
Have 6+ years dedicated to the social space; 2+ years managing a team.
Hold a degree in communications, marketing, or a related field.
Possess strong, empathetic collaboration and client engagement skills.
Understand social channels and trends both as a user and creator.
Know the latest social specifications, restrictions and guidelines.
Be able to formulate social POVs for a variety of audiences / skill levels.
Be able to turn data into insights and mine for data-driven ah-ha moments.
Be proficient in developing campaign, channel & influencer strategies.
Clearly communicate social media plans to ensure flawless execution.
Track goals and analyze results for both paid and organic content.
Get to know the communities and identify actionable social insights.
What you bring to the team:
Exceptional writing skills and an eye for detail.
Familiarity with paid social and post optimization.
Hardworking with a knack for getting things done.
The ability to be nimble and accept feedback.
Passion for internet culture and social trends.
You will get bonus points for:
Experience with social publishing tool, like Sprout.
Experience with social listening tool, such as Netbase.
Community management, copywriting or video editing.
Previous QSR experience or omni-channel business.
we are unlimited is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We strongly support diversity in the workforce.
Director Of Social Services - Part Time
Director of Social Services Part Time
PLEASE SUBMIT A COVER LETTER WITH YOUR RESUME, PROVIDING A SUMMARY OF YOUR QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION.
LifeStream Complete Senior Living is a faith-based leader in providing high quality and loving care for Seniors in beautiful Independent Living, Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing communities. If you are looking for a challenging, administrative position in the senior health care industry, and if you personally look for opportunities to make a difference in someone's life everyday, then you are perfect for our team! We are currently seeking an enthusiastic, experienced professional to serve part time (24 hours per week) as the Director of Social Services for our Sun Ridge Skilled Nursing Community in Surprise, Arizona (Bell Road and El Mirage).
The Director of Social Services is responsible for providing professional, supportive services to individual Residents, their families/caregivers, the care team, and other LifeStream departments. Supports Residents and family members/caregivers through the challenges of aging, illness, disability, family relationships with emotional, spiritual, and psycho-social needs and economic and environmental needs.
LifeStream is compelled by Christs love to provide compassionate care and community to enhance the lives of seniors.
Bachelors degree in Social Work or other human services field
One (1) year of experience in supervised social work in a health care setting
Knowledge of services and programs available and the ability to organize and carry out a social service program for Seniors.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Must be flexible, take direction with a pleasant attitude, and have a positive outlook toward the job and goals of the community.
Yearly TB test (if needed, a Chest X-ray)
AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card (or the ability to obtain one)
Ability to physically assist in the evacuation of residents
LifeStream Complete Senior Living is a drug-free workplace. We require pre-employment drug testing and criminal background checks.
Director Of Social Services
Licensed Director of Social Services
Envoy of Williamsburg 1235 S. Mt. Vernon Ave. Williamsburg, VA 23185
An extraordinary opportunity to be a part of a culture you can be proud of by joining one of the nations' top Long Term Care and Skilled Nursing health care providers at our dynamic facility located in Williamsburg, VA. Social Worker License REQUIRED.
As one of America's top leading providers of medical services and rehabilitation for elderly patients in communities across the nation, Consulate Health Care provides the highest standard of services for short-term and long-term care needs. Our professionals impact our organization, our clients, and their families in a variety of constructive ways, every day. Even as we've grown to become the sixth-largest provider in the nation and the largest in the Sunshine State, it's the little things we do while fulfilling our mission statement of "Providing Service with Our Hearts and Hands" that really make the difference. A position with Consulate Health Care means more than just a paycheck. We believe in creating a positive environment that reinforces your efforts to succeed and supports your long-term career development. We offer the opportunity to work with large corporation, but with the benefit of a small company feel!
Purpose of Your Position
As Director of Social Services (Resident & Family Services), you are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties. Responsible for providing services to respond to the emotional needs of the residents and their families.You will also assist with resident admissions and the referral process. No direct supervisory function.
Duties and Responsibilities
Keep abreast of current federal and state regulations, as well as professional standards, and make recommendations on changes in policies and procedures to the Executive Director.
Implement policies and procedures for the identification of medically related social and emotional needs of the resident.
Participate in community planning related to the interests of the facility and the services and needs of the resident and family.
Participate in discharge planning; development and implementation of social care plans; and resident assessments.
Provide consultation to members of our staff, community agencies, etc., in efforts to solve the needs and problems of the resident through the development of social service programs.
Review and develop a plan of correction for social service deficiencies noted during survey inspections and provide a written copy of such to the Executive Director.
Maintain a reference library of written material, laws, standards of practice, etc., necessary for complying with current standards and regulations, and that will provide assistance in maintaining quality social service.
Conduct and document a social services evaluation, including identification of resident problems/needs.
Maintain communications with caseworkers.
Provide social work consultation to residents, families, and staff, as required.
Participate in and/or provide in-service education sessions.
Participate in the quality improvement process of the facility.
Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities.
Director of Resident Services and Family Services II- Preceptor.
May be trained and assigned to perform the Customer Care Liaison duties as needed.
Education and Experience
Must possess, as a minimum, a Bachelors Degree and either a LSW or MSW from an approved school of Social Work.
Minimum of one (1) year experience.
Demonstrated ability to assess resident needs, develop, and implement a plan of care and coordinate the discharge planning process.
Must possess knowledge of accreditation standard and compliance requirements.
Must be a member in good standing in the National Association of Social Workers.
Where Will Compassion Take You?
At Consulate Health Care, we're looking for talented, compassionate and hard-working individuals who are eager to serve others. Our team members go above and beyond to give our residents and patients the care they deserve — so you'll find that every day with Consulate Health Care offers new and exciting opportunities to learn and grow.
Compassionate hearts and passionate dedication – these two qualities shine in our team members and provide the foundation for our mission of "Providing Service With Our Hearts and Hands". The compassion you'll show to residents, patients and their families is the lifeline of our business, while relationships with your peers and coworkers will strengthen our vibrant, diverse community.
Consulate Health Care is one of the nation's leading providers of Senior healthcare services, specializing in post-acute care. Operating in 21 states, we offer services ranging from short-term transitional care to Alzheimer's and dementia care.
24-hour skilled nursing care
Comprehensive post-acute care
Physical, Occupational and Speech therapies
"Your Journey Home" short-term rehab program
Alzheimer's and dementia care
Care for medically-complex patients
Social Services Director Full Time Days
Social Services Director AdventHealth Care Center Overland Park
Walk-in Applicants Welcome for Immediate Interview
6501 West 75th Street
Overland Park, KS 66204
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Care Center Overland Park
AdventHealth Care Center's mission to "Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ"
The opportunity and encouragement to truly care for and love the patients/residents they serve
The opportunity to work with like-minded co-workers who believe and support the organization's mission
The patient-centric focus of meeting the needs of the patient/residents
Being part of a large healthcare organization where we can be "Greater as a Whole"
Full Time, Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
Provides medical related social services so that each resident may attain or maintain the highest practical level of mental, physical, and psychological well-being.
Ensures that all PASSARS are completed accurately and timely in coordination with the admissions department.
Stays current on Federal and State regulations pertaining to social services.
Assist the resident, responsible party, and supportive others in the adjustment and orientation to the nursing home after admission.
Conducts psycho-social assessments of residents.
Ensures timely documentation on each resident in the facility as required.
Participates in each resident's plan of care meeting. Oversees that resident/families are invited and informed of the meetings.
Ensures a Social History is completed as required, following an admission.
Acts as the Discharge Coordinator for the facility.
Acts as the grievance/concern intake person for the facility.
Provides or arranges services for psychiatric medication management and other psych services.
Coordinates with the facility risk manager and administrator to promptly address all allegations of abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Assists with investigations and filing of reports as needed.
Possesses a knowledge of the community resources available and uses them to benefit and improve the quality of care as applicable for each resident.
Participates in community relations development.
Attends seminars, conventions and other educational opportunities to keep informed, improve personal knowledge, and share experiences.
Advocates for the resident and their rights, helping the resident learn assertiveness in communicating their needs, wants, and problems to the appropriate departments and agencies.
Works with other departments, residents and/or resident's families in providing adequate appropriate clothing for the residents.
Assists residents in exercising their right to vote.
Meets with other providers and services utilized by residents in the facility in preparation for discharge.
Assists residents with financial and governmental matters such as applying for Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, funeral home arrangements, disability, etc.
Participates in the quality assurance and performance improvement committee. Coordinates all relevant efforts in the Social Services department.
Attends staff education, training and other required meetings.
Performs other duties as assigned.
What You Will Need:
Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or a Human Services field including but not limited to Sociology, Special Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, and Psychology
Minimum 1 year of related experience
Must be 18 years of age or older
The Social Services Director functions on behalf of the nursing home and the residents by promoting the general well-being of each resident through identification of their emotional and psychosocial needs.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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