Director of Social Services
Company: Elderwood at Hornell
Posted on: October 12, 2021
This job is located in Hornell.
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.
- 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
- 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
- Supervises and evaluates the
performances of the social services staff.
- Works with the Social Work
Consultant in matters of social services intervention or
- Ensures all necessary
documentation required for the Social Services
- Interprets to the professional
staff of the facility the purpose and objectives of the Social
- Explains the Bill of Rights for
Residents and Resident Abuse Reporting at General Orientation
meetings, as scheduled.
- Coordinates facility cooperation
with the Ombudsman.
Baccalaureate Degree in social
work or a related field from an accredited institution.
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
Evidence of professional growth,
continuing education and community involvement
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
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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