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AdventHealth Social Services Director Full Time Days in Overland Park, Kansas


Social Services Director AdventHealth Care Center Overland Park

Location Address:

Walk-in Applicants Welcome for Immediate Interview

6501 West 75th Street

Overland Park, KS 66204

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Care Center Overland Park

· 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.

· Works with other departments, residents and/or resident’s families in providing adequate appropriate clothing for the residents.

· Assists residents in exercising their right to vote.

· Meets with other providers and services utilized by residents in the facility in preparation for discharge.

· Assists residents with financial and governmental matters such as applying for Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, funeral home arrangements, disability, etc.

· Participates in the quality assurance and performance improvement committee. Coordinates all relevant efforts in the Social Services department.

· Attends staff education, training and other required meetings.

· Performs other duties as assigned.


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

· Must be 18 years of age or older

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.