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Social Svcs Dir IHCC

Company: PruittHealth
Location: Milledgeville
Posted on: January 12, 2022

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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
--- - - Participates in center/agency surveys (Licensure/JCAHO) and any subsequently required reports.
--- - - Attends and participate in continuing educational programs to keep abreast of changes in your field as well as to maintain current license/certification as required.
--- - - Attends and participates in mandatory in-services.
--- - - Honors patients/residents' rights to fair and equitable treatment, self-determination, individuality, privacy, property and civil rights, including the right to wage complaints.
--- - - Complies with corporate compliance program.
--- - - Reports job-related functions/tasks that involve occupational hazards including exposure to blood and body fluids and others as necessary.
--- - - Follows established safety regulations, to include fire protection and prevention, smoking regulations, infection control, etc.
--- - - Follows established safety procedures when performing tasks and/or working with equipment.
--- - - Performs other related duties as necessary and as directed by supervisor.
--- - - Customer service oriented.
--- - - Should possess good interpersonal skills.
--- - - Communicates well with patients/residents/clients and family members providing warm and friendly greeting and an approachable attitude to families, visitors, patients/residents/clients and -responds to expressed concerns while displaying a helpful, caring demeanor. - Answers questions when appropriate in a professional manner.

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.

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-Milledgeville
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: 1st Shift
Job Posting: Jan 4, 2022, 9:40:45 AM

Keywords: PruittHealth, Macon , Social Svcs Dir IHCC, Other , Milledgeville, Georgia

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