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Social Services Director

Company: PruittHealth
Location: Macon
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionPruittHealth is a COVID-19 vaccine-mandated employer.Family Makes Us Stronger! -Our family, your family, one family. Committed to loving, giving, and caring. United in making a difference.We are eager to connect with you! -Apply Now -to get started at PruittHealth! -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. -QualificationsMINIMUM 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. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or approved exemption required by date of hireFamily Makes Us Stronger. Our family, your family, one family. Committed to loving, giving, and caring. United in making a difference. We are eager to connect with you! Apply Now to get started at PruittHealth!As a condition of employment at PruittHealth, all employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.#MP1Job: Social ServicesPrimary Location: Georgia-MaconSchedule: Full-timeShift: 1st ShiftJob Posting: Jun 21, 2022, 2:20:07 PM

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