Director of Social Services (Sterling, VA)

Employer
Potomac Falls Health & Rehab Center
Location
Sterling, VA
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Executive, Director
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Director of Social Services (Sterling, VA) Potomac Falls Health & Rehab Center in Sterling, VA, has a career opportunity for a dynamic Director of Social Services to round out our team that is responsive, compassionate and caring to the needs of our patients, residents and their families. Potomac Falls Health & Rehab Center provides a resident-centered, customer service approach to care by qualified staff that values quality and commits to compliance and higher standards. Our goal is simple: to use innovative techniques and creative thinking to provide more efficient and effective treatments. We have worked to create a welcoming, enjoyable atmosphere, whether people come for short-term rehab or long-term care. We are doing more than just challenging the status quo - We are changing lives! Successful service excellence candidates will have the following qualifications and ability to: Establish and implement social services programs that reflect goals/objectives. Assess patient/resident upon admission and periodically to identify social service needs. Work with the interdisciplinary care team to develop the best plan of care that addresses identified needs of patients/residents. Coordinate discharge planning for patient/resident discharges to assure continuity of care. Assist with Resident Council and Family Council. Manage department budget. Provide education regarding resident rights and advanced directives. Provide support and coverage for admissions team as needed. Promote and demonstrate a Service Excellence culture. Perform other duties as assigned within the scope of the position. Come be a part of a team that is driven by our mission to provide a peace of mind to those we care for: our patients, residents, families and staff. Be part of a Service Excellence culture! Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in social work or human services OR one year (within the last five years) of supervised social work experience. Experience in recognizing and assessing the emotional and social needs of patients/residents and a thorough knowledge of community agencies and resources available to meet those needs. Ability to demonstrate excellent customer service, communication and leadership skills. Must be flexible, detail-oriented and be able to make effective decisions and work as part of a service excellence team.