The primary purpose of your job position is to plan, organize, develop, and direct the overall operation of our facility’s Social Services Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, our established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the Administrator, to assure that the medically related emotional and social needs of the resident are met/maintained on an individual basis.
•Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct the social service programs of this facility.
•Assist in the development, administering, and coordinating of department policies and procedures.
•Keep abreast of current federal and state regulations, as well as professional standards, and make recommendations on changes in policies and procedures to the Administrator.
•Review department policies and procedures, at least annually, and participate in making recommended changes
•Develop and implement policies and procedures for the identification of medically related social and emotional needs of the resident.
•Participate in community planning related to the interests of the facility and the services and needs of the resident and family.
Current License, Current LMSW and must have LTC experience
•Previous post acute care experience or; previous experience in Skilled Nursing environment - 1 Year
•Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.
•Knowledgeable of the rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern nursing care facilities.
•Ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing social services.