• Assistant Director of Social Services

    Job Locations US-MA-Brookline
    Requisition ID
    Position Category
    Social Services
    Position Type
    Full-Time (37.5+)
  • Overview

    Balance Life & Work with a New Career Opportunity






    Now Hiring - Assistant Director of Social Services - Brookline MA


    CareOne at Brookline


    The CareOne at Brookline mission is to define excellence within the health care community. We are dedicated to Maximizing Patient Outcomes. We treat Residents, their families and each other with respect, dignity and compassion. Through a collaborative and consultative approach, we strive to provide a framework of strength and stability for our Centers and Communities. We work to maintain the highest standards of care and service for Residents, families and our valued employees.


    We are proud to Offer:

    • Competitive Salary
    • Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits
    • 401k Retirement Plan
    • Paid Time Off
    • Opportunities to advance and grow your career
    • And More!

    If working with people who are dedicated, compassionate, and concerned about their patients is essential to you, then you'll appreciate being a part of our team. We've built a strong reputation on the outstanding level of care that we provide. We have a graciously appointed facility with strong belief in patient care and service; join us at our beautiful facility!


    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer



    The Assistant Director of Social Services is responsible for the day to day coordination and oversight of all aspects of the Social Service department. The Social Service Director will abide by and practice according to the company's Social Service Policies and Procedures Manual, State and Federal guidelines and the National Association of Social Workers' "Code of Ethics". Social Service functions include but are not limited to: supervising social service staff, direct services, advocacy, counseling, service coordination, education, in-servicing, policy and program development and community relations.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Plan and direct a comprehensive social service program which provides for support services for residents and families.
    2. Participate in an interdisciplinary team approach to better serve the needs of the Center population.
    3. Provide for therapeutic intervention to help residents cope with the social and psychological aspects of their illnesses, impairments, or disabilities as well as their feelings about institutionalization and separation from family, community, physical and emotional loss.
    4. Maintain written documentation in the resident medical record per the company's policy.
    5. Perform an initial evaluation/assessment of each resident's psychosocial needs to be placed on the medical record. Written documentation at least quarterly is required for each resident. Short term residents require ongoing written documentation.
    6. Develop social service component of the resident's plan of care identifying specific problems, goals and approaches.
    7. Participate in and coordinates per the company's policy interdisciplinary care planning conferences at the time of admission and at the required intervals, thereafter in order to assist develop and revise the overall plan of care for residents.
    8. Ensure and documents that residents and/or families have input into the care planning process.
    9. Act as a liaison between residents, families and outside agencies and the Center Administrator to ensure the resident rights are maintained and upheld.
    10. Responsible for conducting family meetings as needed i.e. new admission group meetings, support group, family and friends council.
    11. Function in a management capacity and adheres to all policies and procedures of the Center as a representative of the Company's Centers' Administration.
    12. Perform administrative requirements such as completing necessary forms and reports under the direction of the Administrator and submitting such reports to the Administrator and/or consultants as required.
    13. Facilitate discharge planning including the development of an organized discharge plan for all residents.
    14. Concern self with the safety of all Center customers in order to minimize the potential for fire and accidents.
    15. Ensure that the Center adheres to legal, safety, health, fire and sanitation codes by being familiar with his/her role in carrying out the Center's fire, safety and disaster plans and by being familiar with current MSDS.
    16. Coordination of admissions to the facility through generating referrals.
    17. Developing and maintaining relationships with area referral sources.
    18. Verifying insurance coverage through computer systems or verbal authorization.
    19. Conducting tours of the facility for all outside interested parties.


    Position Requirements:

    • Master's Degree in Social Work or a human services field
    • Possess a CSW or LSW within the state of operations
    • 3+ years of Social Work Experience
    • Long term care/skilled nursing experience preferred



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