Social Services Director AdventHealth Care Center Overland Park
This position is located in Overland Park, KS
6501 West 75th Street
Overland Park, KS 66204
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Care Center Business Office
AdventHealth Care Center’s mission to “Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ”
The opportunity and encouragement to truly care for and love the patients/residents they serve
The opportunity to work with like-minded co-workers who believe and support the organization’s mission
The patient-centric focus of meeting the needs of the patient/residents
Being part of a large healthcare organization where we can be “Greater as a Whole”
Full-Time / Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
Provides medical related social services so that each resident may attain or maintain the highest practical level of mental, physical, and psychological well-being.
Ensures that all PASRRs are completed accurately and timely in coordination with the admissions department.
Stays current on Federal and State regulations pertaining to social services.
Assist the resident, responsible party, and supportive others in the adjustment and orientation to the nursing home after admission.
Conducts psycho-social assessments of residents.
Ensures timely documentation on each resident in the facility as required.
Participates in each resident’s plan of care meeting. Oversees that resident/families are invited and informed of the meetings.
Ensures a Social History is completed as required, following an admission.
Acts as the Discharge Coordinator for the facility.
Acts as the grievance/concern intake person for the facility.
Provides or arranges services for psychiatric medication management and other psych services.
Coordinates with the facility risk manager and administrator to promptly address all allegations of abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Assists with investigations and filing of reports as needed.
Possesses a knowledge of the community resources available and uses them to benefit and improve the quality of care as applicable for each resident.
Participates in community relations development.
Attends seminars, conventions and other educational opportunities to keep informed, improve personal knowledge, and share experiences.
Advocates for the resident and their rights, helping the resident learn assertiveness in communicating their needs, wants, and problems to the appropriate departments and agencies.
Works with other departments, residents and/or resident’s families in providing adequate appropriate clothing for the residents.
Assists residents in exercising their right to vote.
Meets with other providers and services utilized by residents in the facility in preparation for discharge.
Assists residents with financial and governmental matters such as applying for Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, funeral home arrangements, disability, etc.
Participates in the quality assurance and performance improvement committee. Coordinates all relevant efforts in the Social Services department.
Attends staff education, training, and other required meetings.
Performs other duties as assigned.
What You Will Need:
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a Human Services field including but not limited to Sociology, Special Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, and Psychology and minimum 2 years current experience as a Social Worker in a skilled nursing facility.
In lieu of required bachelor’s degree, an Associate degree and a minimum of 7 years’ current experience as a Social Worker in a skilled nursing facility.
Must be 18 years of age or older.
The Social Services Director functions on behalf of the nursing home and the residents by promoting the general well-being of each resident through identification of their emotional and psychosocial needs.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.