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Director of Social Services

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Job Description

Summary/Objective
In keeping with our organization’s goal of improving the lives of the Guests we serve, the Director of Social Services manages the day-to-day operations of the Social Services Department and responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the social services function to meet and maintain the mental and psychosocial well-being for each Guest.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Responsible for keeping up-to-date evaluation documentation on each Guest’s activities at the facility which complies with Federal, State, and Local regulations.

2. Attends scheduled care conferences and identifies and interprets psychosocial needs of Guests for inclusion in the care plan, addressing in particular issues of schedule, treatment and environment that express and reinforce individuality and identity.

3. Assists with the coordination, intake, admission and Guest transfer within the facility.

4. Coordinates the inspection of Guest’s belongings to ensure they are properly labeled and inventoried.

5. Attends Interdisciplinary Team and Unit Care conferences, Assesses Guests for psychosocial groups, and supervises implementation and documentation.

6. Mediates issues that arise among Guests, families and staff.

7. Provides linkage with appropriate community resources by maintaining knowledge of other systems, making referrals and identifying unmet needs (e.g., recreational transportation, adaptive phone equipment, etc.)

8. Develops a comprehensive discharge plan in collaboration with Guests, Guests' families, multidisciplinary staff, and referral agencies.

9. Provides informal counseling when needed to uncover any problems which might interfere with the Guests’ socialization and participation in activities.

10. Establishes, develops, maintains and updates filing system for the Social Services Department.

11. Responsible for operating the Social Services Department within budgetary guidelines and limitations.

12. Completes annual performance reviews of all subordinate staff. Provides guidance and education to staff in regards to their performance.

13. Provides counseling and disciplinary action to subordinate staff members as needed.

14. Responsible for training and educating staff members.

15. Reports all hazardous conditions, damaged equipment and supply issues to appropriate persons.

16. Follows established safety precautions when preforming tasks and using equipment and supplies.

17. Maintains the comfort, privacy and dignity of Guests and interacts with them in a manner that displays warmth, respect and promotes a caring environment.

18. Communicates and interacts effectively and tactfully with Guests, visitors, families, peers and supervisors.

19. Answers and respond to call lights promptly and courteously when working in Guest care areas.

20. Attend and participate in departmental meetings and in-services as directed.

Supervisory Responsibility
This position supervises the Social Worker and other subordinate staff.

Work Environment
This job operates in a health care setting. This role requires regular walking to various locations around the facility. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

This role may also come into contact with Guests who may have contagious illnesses.

Physical Demands
while performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This position is part of a health care facility that is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Evening and weekend work as well as holiday and work during inclement weather will be required.

Travel
This position travels to and from various locations in and around the surrounding community.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in social work or similar field.

Two years’ experience in a social worker role, preferably in a health care setting.

Preferred Education and Experience

Graduate degree in social work or similar field.

5 years related experience.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
None for this position.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

Company Overview

  • Website azriahealth.com
  • Headquarters OLATHE, KS
  • Size 100 - 200
  • Founded 2016
  • Type Private
  • CEO STEVEN HORNUNG
  • Revenue $5M - $10M
  • Industry Healthcare
  • About azria health

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