AdventHealth Social Services Director - Celebration in Kissimmee, Florida
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”
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.
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
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.