8 Hours - Day Shifts (United States of America)
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
The Lead Social Services Coordinator serves as a member of the interdisciplinary team in providing assistance with activities, social, emotional and economic concerns of the resident and family, thus enabling them to achieve or maintain an optimal level of functioning.
Utilizes appropriate age-related resident care protocols relating to the physical and psychological needs of adult and geriatric patients/residents. Works closely with additional interdisciplinary team to achieve sound and timely outcomes. Formulates care plans. Facilitates care conferences. Investigates grievances. Completes assessments. Aligns resources. Possesses a working knowledge of the principles of teamwork and knowledge regarding the impact of illness on the resident/family. Exhibits knowledge and clinical experience in the psychosocial and economic management of problems commonly occurring with an illness. Displays ability to work with growth and development needs of all patient/resident populations. Possesses skill proficiency in verbal and written communication as well as establishing rapport with residents, families and the healthcare team and community. Demonstrates critical thinking skills for independent judgement as well as for active participation with the healthcare team and community agencies.
Associate degree in Human Services, Social Work, or medical field required.
Prior experience in long term care, social services or human services required.
Must meet state certification requirements for Social Services.
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