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Social Services Director I

PruittHealth

This is a Full-time position in Fort Oglethorpe, GA posted February 17, 2021.

Description

JOB PURPOSE:
Responsible for coordinating and directing Social Services in accordance with federal, state and local regulations, established procedural guidelines and as directed by the Administrator.
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.     Applies standards of professional Social Service work practice.
2.     Demonstrates knowledge and respect for the rights, dignity and individuality of each resident in all interactions.
3.     Demonstrates competency in the protection and promotion of and advocacy for residents’ rights.
4.     Responds to resident behavioral and psychiatric issues by completing behavioral and psychosocial assessments, providing treatment recommendations and making referrals to appropriate mental and behavioral health providers.
5.     Coordinates discharge plans with residents and families.
6.     Assists patients and families with advance directives in accordance with Federal regulations.
7.     Resolves and tracks grievances.
8.     Completes psychosocial assessments of residents.
9.     Coordinates family council meetings.
10.  Coordinates ancillary appointments as necessary.

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Qualifications

MINIMUMEDUCATION REQUIRED:
For buildings with more than 120 beds: Minimum ofBachelor’s degree in Social work, or Human Services field such as Sociology,Gerontology, Special Education, Rehabilitation Counseling or Psychology.
 
For buildings with 120 beds orless: Bachelor’s degree required.
 
MINIMUMEXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Minimum of one year of supervised social workexperience in healthcare or long term care setting working directly withpatients. Previous supervisory experience.
 
MINIMUMLICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
 
 
ADDITIONALQUALIFICATIONS: (Preferred qualifications) MSW Preferred.

Job: Social Services
Primary Location: Georgia-Fort Oglethorpe
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: 1st Shift
Job Posting: Feb 11, 2021, 9:00:00 AM