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
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.