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Social Services Director

Company: Medilodge of Montrose
Location: Milford
Posted on: July 27, 2022

Job Description:

Director of Social Services - Offering a $3,500 Sign-on Bonus to Join Our Team!Did you know? Caring deeply for others is a valuable gift, one that you should treasure. Fortunately for you, you can put that gift to excellent use here at MediLodge of Milford, and we will go above and beyond to invest in it AND you as a person.MediLodge of Milford is proud to be rated 5-Stars in Quality of Resident Care and is an integral part of our large MediLodge portfolio of 49 skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers state-wide, which makes us a leading healthcare provider in Michigan!We are now accepting applications for a Social Services Director to join our team. See what a career at MediLodge can mean for you!What Benefits Do We Offer You?
At MediLodge of Milford, we understand that our employees work best when they are healthy, happy, and excited about the here and now, as well as the future. For that reason, we offer a wide range of benefits with your well-being in mind, including:

  • Offering a Generous $3,500 Sign-on Bonus (limited time availability)
  • Competitive Wages
  • Electronic Scheduling - You Manage Your Work Schedule
  • Excellent Career Advancement Opportunities That Meet Your Goals
  • Daily Pay, Weekly Pay, Bi-Weekly Pay Options Through On-Shift Wallet (stat pay)
  • Affordable Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits for You & Your Family
  • Employee Benefits Concierge - to Guide You in Maximizing Your Benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation Days with Rollover Option and Sick Time
  • 401k Retirement with Company Match
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Unlimited Referral Bonuses and more!
    Medilodge of Milford is a quiet, family-like facility. We pride ourselves in opportunities to support you and your career goals. TEXT: DSS MMIL to (833) 383-6754 to Apply Thank you for considering a career with us! We can't wait to meet you! SummaryProvides psychosocial support to residents and their families.Qualifications:Education:
    • BSSW, MSSW preferredLicenses/Certification:
      • Licensing as required by the state of employmentExperience:
        • One year of experience in a long term care environment.
        • Essential Functions:
        • Performs resident assessments at admission, upon condition change and/or annually.
        • Creates, reviews and updates care plan and progress notes.
        • Coordinates resident visits with outside services,dental, optical, etc.
        • Attends and documents resident counsel meetings.
        • Assists resident's families in coping with skilled nursing placement, physical illness and disabilities of the resident, and the grieving process.
        • Works with the patient, family and other team members to plan discharge.
        • Conducts in-service programs to educate staff regarding psychosocial issues and patient rights.
        • Supervises and guides Social Services Assistants.
        • Performs other tasks as assigned.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
          • Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.
          • Ability to communicate effectively with residents and their family members, and at all levels of the organization.
          • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
          • Knowledge of psychosocial practices applicable to a long term care environment.
          • Skilled in directing and motivating the workforce.Disclaimer: This description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work for this position. It is not intended to describe minor duties or other responsibilities that may be periodically assigned.

Keywords: Medilodge of Montrose, Milford , Social Services Director, Executive , Milford, Connecticut

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