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Part Time Director of Social Services

Company: Trilogy Health Services
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Directs, plans, organizes and develops the operation of the Social Services Department. Participates in the implementation of social care plans and resident assessments in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations. Ensures that the medically related emotional and social needs of the resident are met/maintained on an individual basis. Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans, develops and organizes the social service programs of the Health Campus.
  • Participates in discharge planning; development and implementation of social care plans and resident assessments.
  • Develops a written plan of care (preliminary and comprehensive) for each resident that identifies the problems/needs of the resident and the goals to be accomplished for each problem/need identified.
  • Reviews and revises care plans and assessments as necessary, but at a minimum, quarterly.
  • Provides information to resident/families on Medicare/Medicaid and other financial assistance programs available to the resident.
  • Interprets the departments policies and procedures to employees, residents, visitors and government agencies, etc.
  • Reviews and develops a plan of correction for social service deficiencies noted during survey inspections and provides a written copy of the correction plan to the Executive Director.
  • Interviews resident or family members, as necessary, to obtain social history.
  • Ensures that social service progress notes are informative and descriptive of the services provide and of the residents response to the service.
  • Participates in community planning related to the interests of the health campus and the services and needs of the resident and family.
  • Attends and participates in annual company required in-service training programs.
  • Follows all safety regulations, programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Follows residents rights and responsibilities, including the right of refusal.
  • Follows the companys policies and procedures regarding resident complaints and/or grievances that indicate the action taken to resolve the complaint and the current status of the complaint.
  • Assists in recruiting, screening, selecting, hiring, training coaching, counseling and developing a team of qualified and highly motivated individuals.
  • Minimal travel including overnight stay as necessary.
  • Bachelors degree in social work.Licenses/Certifications:
    • LSW certification.
    • Must meet State requirements and regulatory code(s) for licensure or certification.Experience:
      • Three (3) to five (5) years experience working in the field of social services in a senior residential care, healthcare, senior living industry or long-term care environment.
      • Exemplary computer skills that include knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite of products.US-IN-LafayetteLezley (765) 274-0891Careers close to home and your heart Since our founding in 1997, weve been making long-term care better for our residents and more rewarding for our team members. Were a Fortune Best Places to Work in Aging Services, a certified Great Place to Work, and one of Glassdoors Top 100 Best Companies to Work. If youre looking for a place that embraces you for who you are, helps you achieve your full potential, and makes working hard feel less like hard work, then look no further than Trilogy. Apply now Were a proud equal opportunity employer. If youre passionate about providing great care for our residents and creating a meaningful career at the same time, wed love to meet you regardless of your background. Were a diverse team serving diverse communitiesShift: 1st Shift External Company URL: www.trilogyhs.com Street: 1750 S. Creasy Lane Mid: USD $26.87/Hr.

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