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Consulate Health Care Director of Social Services in Ashland, Virginia

Job ID 82996
Position Location US-VA-Ashland
Facility Name Ashland Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
Job Category Social Services
Position Location : Street 906 Thompson St.
Position Location : Zip 23005-1128
Position Status FT is 35+ HOURS WK

Job Overview

Social Service Director

A position with Consulate Health Care means more than just a paycheck. We believe in creating a positive environment that reinforces your efforts to succeed and supports your long-term career development. We offer the opportunity to work with large corporation, but with the benefit of a small company feel!

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Keep abreast of current federal and state regulations, as well as professional standards, and make recommendations on changes in policies and procedures to the Executive Director.

  • 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.

  • Participate in discharge planning; development and implementation of social care plans; and resident assessments.

  • Provide consultation to members of our staff, community agencies, etc., in efforts to solve the needs and problems of the resident through the development of social service programs.

  • Review and develop a plan of correction for social service deficiencies noted during survey inspections and provide a written copy of such to the Executive Director.

  • Maintain a reference library of written material, laws, standards of practice, etc., necessary for complying with current standards and regulations, and that will provide assistance in maintaining quality social service.

  • Conduct and document a social services evaluation, including identification of resident problems/needs.

  • Maintain communications with caseworkers.

  • Provide social work consultation to residents, families, and staff, as required.

  • Participate in and/or provide in-service education sessions.

  • Participate in the quality improvement process of the facility.

  • Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities.

  • Director of Resident Services and Family Services II- Preceptor.

  • May be trained and assigned to perform the Customer Care Liaison duties as needed.

Education and Experience

  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Bachelors Degree.

  • LSW or MSW from an approved school of Social Work required.

  • Minimum of one (1) year experience required.

  • Demonstrated ability to assess resident needs, develop, and implement a plan of care and coordinate the discharge planning process.

  • Must possess knowledge of accreditation standard and compliance requirements.

  • Must be a member in good standing in the National Association of Social Workers.

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