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Social Services Director

Company: Christian Care Communities
Location: Hopkinsville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

The Social Services Director/Social Worker is responsible for evaluating prospective elders by performing on-site clinical and financial assessments to determine appropriateness of admission ensuring an efficient admission process by working with the elders and their families initially.

  • Develops, manages and implements preliminary and comprehensive written social service plans of care for each resident or patient, identifying problems and needs, as well as goals of the resident or patient. Develops a comprehensive rehabilitative plan, which will be successful and practical.
  • Assists residents or responsible parties in processing forms or applications in the effort to obtain outside services such as Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security or any other service to which the resident may be entitled.
  • Identifies the need for, and obtains resources from, community social, health and welfare agencies to meet the needs of the resident. Schedules appointments as needed.
  • Provides informal counseling to uncover any problems which might be interfering with the residents' socialization and participation in home activities.
  • Provides residents with opportunities to make vocal their problems. Finds solutions to issues concerning the resident, family and facility. Communicates all grievances to the administrator.
  • Maintains up-to-date evaluation documentation on each resident's activities at the facility in compliance with all state and federal requirements
  • Contacts family to provide a better understanding of the residents' issues and affords the relatives a channel of communication with the facility. Establishes contact with family members during relative visitation at the facility or by telephone contact.

Keywords: Christian Care Communities, Clarksville , Social Services Director, Other , Hopkinsville, Tennessee

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