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Director of Social Services

Company: Elderwood at Hornell
Location: Hornell
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

This job is located in Hornell.

Overview:

The Director of Social Services team member assists with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by being responsible for the admission of residents and providing social services for designated residents.

Responsibilities:
  • Assumes responsibility for admission process for new residents as described in Section B of the Social Services Department Manual.
  • Serves as the Unit Social Worker for designated residents as described in Section B of the Social Services Department Manual, or delegates this responsibility according to current staffing pattern.
  • Serves as the Discharge Planner of the facility as described in Section B of the Social Services Manual; completes SCREEN upon discharge of resident.
  • Coordinates PASARR Level II Annual Review of residents.
  • Implements and oversees the policies and procedures of the Social Services Department in the areas of admission, social work, transfer and discharge services.
  • Participates in development of a comprehensive, inter-disciplinary health care and discharge plan for residents; attends Resident Care Planning and Resident/ Family Care Plan Review meetings and informs other disciplines of residents or family members who plan to attend.
  • Provides support and assistance to the Unit Social Worker in work with residents and families.
  • Supervises and evaluates the performances of the social services staff.
  • Works with the Social Work Consultant in matters of social services intervention or consultation.
  • Ensures all necessary documentation required for the Social Services Department.
  • Interprets to the professional staff of the facility the purpose and objectives of the Social Services Department.
  • Explains the Bill of Rights for Residents and Resident Abuse Reporting at General Orientation meetings, as scheduled.
  • Coordinates facility cooperation with the Ombudsman.
Qualifications:
  • Baccalaureate Degree in social work or a related field from an accredited institution.

  • Casework experience required.

  • Casework with the elderly or work in a supervisory capacity requiring initiative and responsiveness to the needs of others preferred.

  • Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record required.

  • Ability to meet the public easily, handle problems diplomatically, and cooperate with other staff members necessary.

  • Evidence of professional growth, continuing education and community involvement considered.

 

Elderwood expects all current and new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.

 

EOE Statement: WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Keywords: Elderwood at Hornell, Rochester , Director of Social Services, Other , Hornell, New York

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