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Social Service Director

Placed on 12/30/2016
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Web ID 72884-02
Keyword:Social Service Director
Social Service
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. Bachelor's 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.
Shift/Hours: 35/week
Five Star prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment with regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or veteran status. In addition to federal requirements, Five Star complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has communities and/or facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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