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Social Services Director- Athens Heritage

Company: PruittHealth
Location: Athens
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Description

PruittHealth is a COVID-19 vaccine-mandated employer. All new Partners are required to provide proof of COVID vaccination or be willing to get vaccinated within 30 days of employment. We will consider medical and/or religious exemptions on a case-by-case basis.
JOB PURPOSE:
Responsible for coordinating and directing Social Services in accordance with federal, state and local regulations, established procedural guidelines and as directed by the Administrator.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. - - - - Applies standards of professional Social Service work practice.
2. - - - - Demonstrates knowledge and respect for the rights, dignity and individuality of each resident in all interactions.
3. - - - - Demonstrates competency in the protection and promotion of and advocacy for residents' rights.
4. - - - - Responds to resident behavioral and psychiatric issues by completing behavioral and psychosocial assessments, providing treatment recommendations and making referrals to appropriate mental and behavioral health providers.
5. - - - - Coordinates discharge plans with residents and families.
6. - - - - Assists patients and families with advance directives in accordance with Federal regulations.
7. - - - - Resolves and tracks grievances.
8. - - - - Completes psychosocial assessments of residents.
9. - - - - Coordinates family council meetings.
10. - Coordinates ancillary appointments as necessary.

Qualifications

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
For buildings with more than 120 beds: Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Social work, or Human Services field such as Sociology, Gerontology, Special Education, Rehabilitation Counseling or Psychology.
For buildings with 120 beds or less: Bachelor's degree required.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Minimum of one year of supervised social work experience in healthcare or long term care setting working directly with patients. Previous supervisory experience.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: (Preferred qualifications)
MSW Preferred.

Job: Social Services
Primary Location: Georgia-Athens
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: 1st Shift
Job Posting: Nov 4, 2021, 9:54:02 AM

Keywords: PruittHealth, Athens , Social Services Director- Athens Heritage, Executive , Athens, Georgia

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