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AdventHealth Social Services Director - Celebration in Kissimmee, Florida

Description

Social Services Director AdventHealth Care Center Celebration

Location Address: 1290 Celebration Blvd Kissimmee, FL 34747

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Care Center Orlando North

  • AdventHealth Care Center’s mission to “Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ”

  • The opportunity and encouragement to truly care for and love the patients/residents they serve

  • The opportunity to work with like-minded co-workers who believe and support the organization’s mission

  • The patient-centric focus of meeting the needs of the patient/residents

  • Being part of a large healthcare organization where we can be “Greater as a Whole”

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time - Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Provides medical related social services so that each resident may attain or maintain the highest practical level of mental, physical, and psychological well-being.

  • Ensures that all PASSARS are completed accurately and timely in coordination with the admissions department.

  • Stays current on Federal and State regulations pertaining to social services.

  • Assist the resident, responsible party, and supportive others in the adjustment and orientation to the nursing home after admission.

  • Conducts psycho-social assessments of residents.

  • Ensures timely documentation on each resident in the facility as required.

  • Participates in each resident’s plan of care meeting. Oversees that resident/families are invited and informed of the meetings.

  • Ensures a Social History is completed as required, following an admission.

  • Acts as the Discharge Coordinator for the facility.

  • Acts as the grievance/concern intake person for the facility.

  • Provides or arranges services for psychiatric medication management and other psych services.

  • Coordinates with the facility risk manager and administrator to promptly address all allegations of abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Assists with investigations and filing of reports as needed.

  • Possesses a knowledge of the community resources available and uses them to benefit and improve the quality of care as applicable for each resident.

  • Participates in community relations development.

  • Attends seminars, conventions and other educational opportunities to keep informed, improve personal knowledge, and share experiences.

  • Advocates for the resident and their rights, helping the resident learn assertiveness in communicating their needs, wants, and problems to the appropriate departments and agencies.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a Human Services field including but not limited to Sociology, Special Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, and Psychology

  • Minimum 1 year of related experience

Job Summary:

The Social Services Director functions on behalf of the nursing home and the residents by promoting the general well-being of each resident through identification of their emotional and psychosocial needs.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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