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Licensed Social Worker - Social Services Director (FT)

Company: Carespring
Location: Erlanger
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Salary - $50,000 to $60,000!

Come join our team as the Social Services Director - Licensed Social Worker at our state of the art, skilled nursing facility. The position coordinates the social services department to promote the psychosocial, spiritual, and emotional well-being of residents, families and staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Possesses good communication and listening skills to identify the social, emotional, and financial needs of each short-term skilled patient and long term care resident
  • Oversees the daily functioning of the Social Service Designee.
  • Provide services to residents/families to assist with the adjustment process and problem-solving regarding meeting social, emotional, and financial needs.
  • Assists in the implementation of Room and Roommate Changes
  • Attends the Medicare Meetings or designate social service designee
  • Coordinates discharge planning for patients by arranging for follow up community services, home health referrals and alternative placements,
  • Acts as an advocate for residents and families in regard to resident rights issues.
  • Conducts in-services to educate staff as to the emotional and social needs of residents, and to teach methods for dealing with residents and families.
  • Attends administrative staff meetings, morning report, Performance Improvement meetings, resident care-related meetings, and quarterly staff meetings.
  • Maintains departmental records/documentation as required.
  • Coordinates/updates resident care conference schedule or designate social service designee.
  • Work with the front office to assist residents/families with Medicaid approval/reapplication process
  • Provides Medicaid Pending/Patient Liability related follow-up as directed by Facility Administrator.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Meets the requirements for the Social Services Director for a skilled nursing facility or active social worker license in the state of the facility
    • Long term care experience preferred or willing to learn
    • Resident advocate within the structure of communal residential living

Keywords: Carespring, Cincinnati , Licensed Social Worker - Social Services Director (FT), Executive , Erlanger, Ohio

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