Social Svcs Dir IHCC

UhsPruitt   •  

Fort Oglethorpe, GA

Industry: Managed Care & Health Insurance

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Less than 5 years

Posted 353 days ago

JOB PURPOSE:

Responsible for coordinating and directing Social Services in accordance with federal, state and local regulations, established procedural guidelines and as directed by the Administrator.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.

Qualifications

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.

For buildings with 120 beds or less: Bachelor’s degree required.

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.

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