Director of Social Work - $5,000 Sign-On Bonus

Baltimore, MD
Aug 05, 2022
Aug 08, 2022
Full Time
Overview: At FutureCare, our Director of Social Work play a critical role in advocating for our residents and improve access to health care services provided within our FutureCare facilities. They provide support through crisis intervention and promote good health and wellbeing for our residents. We provide Clinical Supervision to ensure that FutureCare standards and quality are delivered at the highest level of competency. Voted 10 years in a row in The Baltimore Sun as "Top Workplaces" and recognized in US Newsweek as "Best Nursing Homes", FutureCare stands out as a leader in managing health care across a continuum of care. We embrace cultural diversity within our facilities and are known for recognizing hard work and dedication. Our team members are rewarded for their compassion and care. We offer a competitive Salary, Excellent Benefits Package, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Assistance, and a 401K Plan. Sign-On Bonus $5,000 plus Flexible Schedule Options! Responsibilities: Coordinates and supervises medically related social services provided by the facility's staff to assist residents in maintaining or improving their ability to manage their everyday physical, mental, and psychosocial needs Supervises programs designated to the Social Work Department Participates in daily meetings with the interdisciplinary team Assists in meeting the psychosocial needs of residents, their families, and significant others as necessary in coping with the effects of illness, disability, treatments and stay in the facility Addresses advance directives and assists in the determination of the appropriate medical decision maker Provides individual, family and group services designed to maximize psychosocial well-being Promotes actions by staff members that maintain or enhance each resident's rights and dignity in full recognition of each resident's individuality Assists in the development of an interdisciplinary plan of care for residents Provides support and grief counseling as indicated. Oversees and coordinates the process of discharge planning to all other settings Qualifications: Must have either a bachelor's degree (required) and/or master's degree (highly preferred) in Social Work Must possess a current valid Maryland Social Work license Experience in a skilled nursing or sub-acute health care setting is preferred Management experience in an interdisciplinary setting is preferred The ability to lead and develop the department and its staff members The ability to function as a member of an interdisciplinary team Excellent interpersonal skills to appropriately relate to residents, their families, and community agency personnel Ability to prioritize and organize tasks to meet deadlines and proven ability handling distractions well Ability to navigate and provide detailed documentation in an electronic health record system

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