Full-time position with competitive wages and excellent benefit package.
JOB KNOWLEDGE AND ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.The Social Service Director is responsible for monitoring the resident's mental and psycho-social needs and to provide the services to meet these needs in order to attain or maintain the highest practical level of physical, mental, and psycho-social well-being.
2.Demonstrates knowledge of age specific developmental factors specific to adult and geriatric residents (i.e., physical, cognitive, and socialization factors) in directing the overall operation of the facility's delivery of care.
3.Develops a social history of each new resident. Utilizes the RAI process in conducting a psycho-social assessment. Formulates a plan of care which addresses the identified problems, needs, and concerns. Documents progress toward goals, assessment updates, and interventions.
4.Actively participates in the pre-admission screening of all potential residents. Participates in the provision of information to residents and families during admissions. Orients the resident to the long-term care environment and facilitates adjustment to placement.
5.Coordinates and reviews behavior charting so that an effective plan of care is implemented.
6.Provides therapeutic counseling to residents and family members, as appropriate, to meet the residents' psyco-social needs.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:
1.Degree in Social Services or related field (or relevant professional experience to the position).
2.Must be capable of performing the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.
3.Must be able to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing, and possess sufficient communication skills to perform the tasks required.
4.Possesses strong knowledge of state, federal and local regulations as they pertain to long term care.
5.Possesses good communication skills and is patient and self-disciplined.
Willow Ridge Nursing And Rehabilitation Center