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Director of Social Services – LMSW


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Location: Carrollton TX

Company Name: Cantex Continuing Care Network

Occupational Category: 11-9141.00,Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers

Date Posted: 2020-02-12

Valid Through: 2020-03-13

Employment Type: FULL_TIME

Description:

The overall purpose of the Director of Social Services position is to enable the facility to identify the medically related social and emotional needs of the patients/residents.

This position acts to meet those needs through individual and group social services programming.

This position also promotes patients'/residents’ potential during their stay and collaborates with physician and patient in preparation for discharge.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications:

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in social work or in human services fields.

Licensed per the state requirements or eligible for licensure.

Skills in communication, documentation, assessment, and social work methods and techniques.

Has at least one year of experience in long-term care setting and/or related healthcare setting.

Essential Functions:

Develops social histories of patients/residents, and develops a social assessment and care plan for each patient/resident which identifies medically related social and emotional problems and needs.

Participates in interdisciplinary care plan conferences, and contributes to the development of care plans for patients/residents.

Establishes specific social action plans and realistic goals for each patient consistent with medically related social and emotional needs.

Designs and develops social service programs that meet medically related social and emotional needs of patients/residents and complies with regulatory guidelines.

With the Administrator, interprets and promotes patients'/residents’ rights and the "Patients' Bill of Rights".

Provides individual and group help for patients/residents and families at times of adjustment, crisis or particular need.

Orients patients/residents and families to the facility environment, and assists the adjustment of both through individual and group programs.

Completes the Social Services section (sections E & F) of the MDS

Assists with implementation of all RCMS and in particular #13 Advanced Directives.

If this is something that interests you, please feel free to apply in person where you will be able to speak with someone from our Management Team.

The Harrison at Heritage

4600 Heritage Trace Parkway

Ft.

Worth, TX 76244

Telephone # 817-741-9360

We are an Equal opportunity employer; We offer an excellent benefit plan to include 401K with match, CEU reimbursement, vacation, sick, holidays, medical, dental, and supplemental insurance Plans as well as a Highly competitive compensation package