Social Services Director

Five Star Quality Care, Inc. Madison , WI 53706

Posted 3 months ago

Key Responsibilities

At this time, we are seeking a Social Services Director to join our team!

  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct the social service programs.

  • Meet with residents and families upon admission.

  • Conduct and document a psychosocial history and assessment, identifying resident problems/needs.

  • Provide/arrange for social work services.

  • Communicate with resident's family re: resident needs, transfers, discharge and changes in level of care, and financial responsibility.

  • Maintains a current list of community resources to facilitate referrals, for residents in the facility, and at time of discharge.

  • Attends interdisciplinary team meetings.

  • Coordinates discharge planning and family meetings.

  • Provides advocacy services to residents.

  • Reviews and develops a plan of correction for social service deficiencies and provide a written copy of such to the administrator.

  • Reviews departmental complaints/grievances from residents/families etc. and provide reports to the administrator indicating what action(s) were taken to resolve the complaint per Five Star policies and procedures.

  • All other related duties as assigned.

Qualification:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent. Bachelors degree in Social Work or a related field preferred

  • Current Social Work license or certification as required by state regulation.

  • Working knowledge and basic competency with a personal computer and basic software applications used in job functions such as Microsoft Word.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills applicable to a role in an organization such as a long term care facility.

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills; oral and written communication skills.

  • Working knowledge of and ability to apply professional standards of social work practice in job situations.

  • Current knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations that apply to the practice of social work in long -term care.

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Social Services Director

Five Star Quality Care, Inc.