Social Services Director

Priority Healthcare Group Chicopee, MA
We are seeking for a Social Service Director for our skilled nursing facility in Chicopee MA!

The primary purpose of the job position is to plan, organize, develop and direct the Social Services Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations, our establish policies and procedures, and as directed by Administrator, to ensure that the medically related emotional and social needs of residents are met/maintained on an individual basis.

Responsibilities

* Develop social assessment and care plan, which identifies medically related social and emotional problems and needs with realistic goals and specific actions to be taken

* Assures that notes are informative and descriptive of services provided and of residents' responses to services

* Prepares and completes social service documentation in timely manner

* Refer resident/family member to appropriate social service agencies when facility does not provide services or needs of resident

* Be actively involved in pre-admission and admissions processes

* Develop a social history on each resident

* Provide individual and group help for family and residents at all times of adjustment, crisis, or particular need

Qualifications

* Bachelor's Degree from accredited school in Social Work or related field.

* Knowledgeable of social services practices, procedures, laws, regulations and guidelines governing long-term care

* Previous long-term care experience is desirable. Past supervisory experience preferred.

Benefits Offered:

* Medical, Dental

* Paid Vacation time

* Paid Sick & Personal time

* 401K

* & many more!

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

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