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Director of Social Services

Company: Central Nursing
Location: Lansdale
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Central Nursing - Long-term care facility, located in Lansdale, PA is seeking a Director of Social Services to join our team of caring professionals. The Director of Social Services will oversee the Social Services team while providing support and care to the residents based on their individual emotional and psychosocial needs. The Director will participate in developing programs and services for the residents to meet and sustain their individual needs.
Social Worker Responsibilities:

  • Assists with resident and family transition into the facility
  • Completes a comprehensive Psychosocial Assessment for each resident that identifies social, emotional, and psychological needs and strengths
  • Identifies medical related social needs of residents, and provides appropriate services to meet the individual
  • Collects and compiles resident social information into personal file upon admission
  • Maintains lists of facility and community resources available to the residents that can provide assistance in Social Services and clinical care
  • Plans, organizes and implements Social Service programs in the facility
  • Evaluates effectiveness of Social Service programs in the facility and collaborates the Social Services team, Administration and other facility staff to offer best practices to the residents
  • Assesses each resident for discharge and coordinates discharges in the facility
  • Advocates for resident's best interest and total care in Social Services and clinical care
  • Conducts resident interviews and ensures that relevant MDS sections (i.e. cognitive, mood, behavior, patient goal setting) and Care Area Assessments are completed in accordance with regulation
  • Performs other related job duties as required

    Social Worker Qualifications:

    • Master's or Bachelor's Degree
    • Long Term Care experience

      Competitive Benefits
      Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Central Nursing, Philadelphia , Director of Social Services, Executive , Lansdale, Pennsylvania

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