FutureCare

Social Services Director

ID
2018-9049
FutureCare Chesapeake
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

FutureCare Chesapeake located in Anne Arundel County is seeking a licensed Social Worker with nursing home experience to be the Director of Social Services.

Responsibilities

The Director of Social Services provides social services to residents, their families and significant others to facilitate coping with the impact of illness, extended care placement and/or discharge and to achieve the maximum benefit from health care services.  The Director of Social Services assures each resident is provided with the necessary care and services to attain or maintain the highest level of psychosocial well being.  The Director of Social Services works with a predominantly adult geriatric population.

The Director of Social Services participates in resident care management and is responsible for carrying out established Social Services provisions.   The Director of Social Services is responsible for the management of the social  service department employment

 

Qualifications

  1. Possesses a  minimum of a  Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a Bachelor’s Degree in another Human Services Field , and at least 1 year social service experience in Long Term Care/Skilled Nursing environment.
  2. Must be a licensed Social Worker
  3. Excellent interpersonal skills to appropriately relate to residents, their families, other staff members, department heads and community agency personnel.
  4. Demonstrated strength in identifying and assessing the medically related social and emotional needs of  residents and to advocate and intervene on the behalf of residents’ psychosocial well being.
  5. Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  6. The ability to discreetly manage confidential information.
  7. The ability to function as a member of an interdisciplinary team.

 

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