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Social Services Director

Company: Medilodge of Taylor
Location: Taylor
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Director of Social Services Did you know? Caringdeeply for others is a valuable gift, one that you should treasure. Fortunatelyfor you, you can put that gift to excellent use here at MediLodge of Taylor,and we will go above and beyond to invest in it AND you as a person. MediLodge of Taylor is proud to be a part of the community thatprovides Quality Resident Care and is an integral part of our large MediLodgeportfolio of 49 skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers state-wide, whichmakes us a leading healthcare provider in Michigan! We are now acceptingapplications for a Social Services Director to join our team. See whata career at MediLodge can mean for you! What Benefits Do We OfferYou? At MediLodge of Taylor, we understand that our employees workbest when they are healthy, happy, and excited about the here and now, as wellas the future. For that reason, we offer a wide range of benefits with yourwell-being in mind, including:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Electronic Scheduling - You Manage Your WorkSchedule
  • Excellent Career Advancement OpportunitiesThat Meet Your Goals
  • Pay, Weekly Pay, Bi-Weekly Pay Options Through On-Shift Wallet (stat pay)
  • Affordable Medical, Dental, and VisionBenefits for You & Your Family
  • Employee Benefits Concierge - to Guide You inMaximizing Your Benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation Days with Rollover Option andSick Time
  • 401k Retirement with Company Match
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) and FlexibleSpending Account (FSA)
  • Unlimited ReferralBonuses and more! MediLodgeof Taylor is a quiet, family-like facility. We pride ourselves in opportunitiesto support you and your career goals. TEXT:DSS TAY to (833) 383-6754 to Apply Thank you for consideringa career with us! We can't wait to meetyou!SummaryProvides psychosocial support to residents and their families.Qualifications:Education:
    • BSSW, MSSW preferredLicenses/Certification:
      • Licensing as required by the state of employmentExperience:
        • One year of experience in a long term care environment
        • Essential Functions:
        • Provides direct psychosocial intervention
        • Performs resident assessments at admission, upon condition change and/or annually
        • Creates, reviews and updates care plan and progress notes
        • Provides direct psychosocial intervention
        • Coordinates resident visits with outside services,dental, optical, etc
        • Attends and documents resident counsel meetings
        • Assists resident's families in coping with skilled nursing placement, physical illness and disabilities of the resident, and the grieving process
        • Works with the patient, family and other team members to plan discharge
        • Conducts in-service programs to educate staff regarding psychosocial issues and patient rights
        • Supervises and guides Social Services Assistants
        • Performs other tasks as assignedKnowledge/Skills/Abilities:
          • Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team
          • Ability to communicate effectively with residents and their family members, and at all levels of the organization
          • Ability to maintain confidentiality
          • Knowledge of psychosocial practices applicable to a long term care environment
          • Skilled in directing and motivating the workforceDisclaimer: This description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work for this position. It is not intended to describe minor duties or other responsibilities that may be periodically assigned.

Keywords: Medilodge of Taylor, Taylor , Social Services Director, Executive , Taylor, Michigan

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