Social Services Director
Posted on: November 18, 2023
Responsible for coordinating and directing Social Services in
accordance with federal, state and local regulations, established
procedural guidelines and as directed by the Administrator.
Applies standards of professional Social Service work practice.
Demonstrates knowledge and respect for the rights, dignity and
individuality of each resident in all interactions.
Demonstrates competency in the protection and promotion of and
advocacy for residents' rights.
Responds to resident behavioral and psychiatric issues by
completing behavioral and psychosocial assessments, providing
treatment recommendations and making referrals to appropriate
mental and behavioral health providers.
Coordinates discharge plans with residents and families.
Assists patients and families with advance directives in accordance
with Federal regulations.
Resolves and tracks grievances.
Completes psychosocial assessments of residents.
Coordinates family council meetings.
Coordinates ancillary appointments as necessary.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
--- Participates in center/agency surveys (Licensure/JCAHO) and any
subsequently required reports.
--- Attends and participate in continuing educational programs to
keep abreast of changes in your field as well as to maintain
current license/certification as required.
--- Attends and participates in mandatory in-services.
--- Honors patients/residents' rights to fair and equitable
treatment, self-determination, individuality, privacy, property and
civil rights, including the right to wage complaints.
--- Complies with corporate compliance program.
--- Reports job-related functions/tasks that involve occupational
hazards including exposure to blood and body fluids and others as
--- Follows established safety regulations, to include fire
protection and prevention, smoking regulations, infection control,
--- Follows established safety procedures when performing tasks
and/or working with equipment.
--- Performs other related duties as necessary and as directed by
--- Customer service oriented.
--- Should possess good interpersonal skills.
--- Communicates well with patients/residents/clients and family
members providing warm and friendly greeting and an approachable
attitude to families, visitors, patients/residents/clients and
responds to expressed concerns while displaying a helpful, caring
demeanor. Answers questions when appropriate in a professional
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
For buildings with more than 120 beds: Minimum of bachelor's degree
in Social work, or
Human Services field such as Sociology, Gerontology, Special
Education, Rehabilitation, Counseling or Psychology.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Minimum of one year of supervised social work experience in
healthcare or long term care setting working directly with
patients. Previous supervisory experience.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: (Preferred qualifications)
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