Social Services Director - Essex of Springfield

US-OH-Springfield
ID
2017-3657
Essex of Springfield
Category
Marketing
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Atrium Centers is a leading provider of short-term post-acute rehabilitation and
long-term nursing care. We currently operate 41 skilled nursing centers in
Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, and Wisconsin with nearly 4,000 beds.

Our reputation is defined by our employees, the caring and skilled staff
members who are the foundation of our award-winning communities.

We are committed to treating each individual with respect and dignity in a
homelike environment. Our professional and caring staff provides exceptional services
tailored to the individual needs of residents and meeting the highest industry
standards.

Responsibilities

Responsible for developing, planning, implementing, and evaluating social service programs and services in accordance with state and federal regulations.  To identify and provide for residents’ social, emotional, and psychological needs.  To aid in the development of the resident’s full potential.  To assist in the planning for the resident’s discharge.  To provide service coordination.  To provide family counseling, as needed.  Performs all duties using independent judgment and discretion to implement regulations and policy.

Qualifications

Licensed Social Worker is required.
•Must, at minimum, have a bachelor’s degree in a human service field and one year of supervised social work experience in a health care setting – preferably with the psychosocial aspects of the elderly.
•Must possess a genuine caring for and interestin the elderly and physically and mentally challenged people.
•Must be able to relate positively to residents, their families, employees, and the community at large.
•Must be able to communicate effectively.
•Working knowledge of nursing home regulations, including MDS procedures, and reimbursement and eligibility guidelines under Medicare and Medicaid.
•Must meet all federal, state and local health regulations and pass a post-employment-offer physical exam.  This requirement includes drug screening, criminal background investigation, and reference inquiries.
•Must have the ability to read and write English.
•Must be capable of performing the Essential Job Functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.

 

“EOE M/W/Vets/Disabled”

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