The healthcare landscape has changed over the years. Skilled nursing facilities now have a range of patients who have an assortment of needs and payment options are ever more complicated. This means Social Work needs have had to adjust as well. Do you want to help others through a difficult transition? Do you have a passion for problem solving? Apply for our Director of Social Work position today!
The Director of Social Work will direct and supervise social work programs. The primary focus for the Director of Social Work is to assist residents and their families in adjusting from a home or hospital setting to a skilled nursing home or post-acute environment. This role will assist with the transition process, the Director of Social Work counsels newly admitted residents and their families discussing problems, needs, and anxieties while keeping a positive attitude. The Director of Social Work remains in contact with these families providing information, responding to any questions, assisting families with financial matters, and obtaining required authorization for resident care. This role is responsible to ensure that all patient care plans have the documentation necessary to provide the proper type of care. The Director of Social Work will coordinate with therapy departments to assist in helping residents feel comfortable and confident. The goal for transitional care is to create care plans, collaborate with all involved to get the resident back home.
- 2+ years of Social Work experience preferred
- Bachelor's degree in social work preferred
- Valid and current LCSW or LMSW License
- Experience with PointClickCare preferred