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Diversicare Healthcare Services & Diversicare Ther Social Services Director in Lanett, Alabama

Overview

Ignite your passion at Diversicare!

At Diversicare, our team has a passion for life and a heart for service. We strive to create a warm, caring, safe and professional environment for our customers and each other.

We are currently seeking a Social Services Director to join our team. We invite you to APPLY NOW !

Ignite your passion at Diversicare!

Diversicare provides post-acute care services to patients and residents at 62 skilled nursing and long-term care centers in nine states, primarily in the Southeast, Midwest and Southwest United States. Together, with our team of dedicated healthcare professionals, we leverage our diverse strengths to provide each patient and resident with healthcare serves that best meet their needs.

It is Diversicare’s Mission to “Improve every life we touch by providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations.”

We are guided to excellence by five Core Values: Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, Teamwork and Stewardship, as well as 12 Service Standards.

We build on trust, respect, customer focus, compassion, diplomacy, appreciation and strong communication skills to shape the culture in our workplace. Diversicare team members play a critical role in fostering an environment of Service Excellence. Our Service Standards are in place to offer support. They lead us to what matters most to our company: creating a warm, caring, safe and professional environment for our customers and each other.

Our culture of impassioned service delivery is the Diversicare Difference .

Responsibilities

  1. Assists in pre-admission and admission process with customers; aids clients in adjusting to nursing home placement.

  2. Interviews residents and families to obtain relevant past and present adjustments, behavior and lifestyle.

  3. Documents progress and updates plans of care at the interdisciplinary care conference.

  4. Arranges transportation, makes appointments and acts as a liaison between all departments, residents’ families and outside agencies.

  5. Assists in handling and accepting placement through one-on-one counseling and group work.

  6. Ascertains potential and develops discharge plans when clients are admitted.

  7. Arranges for post discharge services and follow-up care.

  8. Assesses emotional, financial, spiritual, educational and social needs of residents; ensures those needs are Manager, Education & Training by the facility or through the use of outside agencies.

  9. Acts as resident/family advocate and ensure the resident is knowledgeable in and exercises his/her rights.

  10. Responsible for organizing and conduction of Family Counsel Meetings and maintaining minutes of the meeting.

  11. Maintains effective communication with residents, families, healthcare professionals and facility staff.

Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Social Work

  2. License with State

  3. One year of supervised social work experience in a health care setting, working directly with patients and families.

  4. Experience in working in healthcare setting – preference in nursing home, hospice, home health, hospital.

  5. Ability to work with a variety of people in situations varying from community and nursing home planning.

  6. Able to make decisions concerning procedures based on evaluations and interpretations of case histories.

Job ID 2020-34880

Type Regular Full-Time

Location Name Lanett Nursing & Rehab Center

Address 702 South 13th Street

Location US-AL-Lanett

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