PruittHealth Social Services Director - Full-time in Carrollton, Georgia

Category : Health Care Center

Location/City : GA - Carrollton

Id : 21923

At PruittHealth, Committed to Caring isn’t simply a tagline, it’s the way we do business and it’s ingrained in our culture.At PruittHealth, we don’t hire employees – we welcome partners!Title: Social Services Director - Full-timeLocation: Pruitthealth - Carrollton, GAJob-type: Full-timeEntity: Skilled Nursing*may include working every other weekend, some holidays and “on call” coverage.POSITION SUMMARY:The Social Services Director identifies each resident’s social, emotional and psychological needs, and the continuing development of the resident’s full potential during his/her stay at the facility and to assist in the planning for his/her discharge.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Develop a comprehensive social history assessment, a psycho-social assessment, discharge plan, and complete the MDS and Care Plan for new admits. Orient and assist new residents in adjusting to the facility.

Assist residents and families with adjustment to changes, including room changes. Assist families with the engraving and/or marking of residents’ personal items.

Review residents’ rights with residents and staff, and attend to various personal needs of the residents. Assist in the development of a volunteer program and assist in facilitating family group meetings.

Document progress notes, which relate to each resident’s care plan, when necessary and within policy timeframe.LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:Candidates must be licensed in Social Work, BSW is mandatory.Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field.Healthcare experience preferred.Must meet any state and/or Federal requirements if applicable.Basic understanding of computer technology, including email use.Must have ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions at a level necessary to accomplish the job.Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents and families and to work cooperatively with other employees.Must maintain regular attendance.Must meet all local health regulations, and pass post-employment physical exam if required. This requirement also includes drug screening, criminal background investigation, and reference inquiry.Must be capable of performing the all essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation.TRAINING, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:A minimum of three to five years of experience required.For immediate consideration, please click the "Apply Now" at the top right of this screen.Since its inception in 1969, PruittHealth has been a family-owned innovative organization committed to providing exceptional care across a wide spectrum of services including: skilled nursing care, assisted & independent living, home health care, end-of-life hospice care, rehabilitation, pharmacy/infusion services and more.

Today, the organization is the 14th largest skilled nursing provider in the United States, spans across the Southeast, touches 170 communities, cares for 24,000 patients daily, and is driven by 16,000 passionate partners.We offer a progressive benefits program that reflects our commitment to caring for our 16,000 partners:5-Star bonus incentive programs for achieving quality goalsPartner Referral Program – Earn cash for referring licensed and certified candidates who are hired into clinical roles at PruittHealthEmployer paid profit sharingEmployer matching 401(k)Paid Time Off (PTO) accruals beginning the first day of employmentAccess to “Purchasing Power” financial health program after one year of employmentPruittHealth is committed to supporting the growth and development of our partners by offering the following programs:CNA Ladder ProgramAdministrator-in-Training ProgramNurse Aide Certification ProgramsLeadership MirroringCommitted to Caring Recognition ProgramPruittHealth is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.