Director of Social Services

Posted 2 weeks ago

The Jewish Home of Eastern PA, the premier long-term care skilled nursing facility in Scranton PA, is seeking applicants for Director of Social Services

Excellent benefits package available which include Health, Vision, Dental, Life Insurance, 403 (b) Retirement Plan.

Works in conjunction with the Director of Admissions in the admissions process of residents to the facility to ensure that the Jewish Home is fully prepared to meet their needs and that the applicant and his/her family is aware of the available services including their limits.

 

Supervises the social workers in the development and implementation of care plans to provide for each resident’s psychosocial needs and discharge planning.

 

Ensuring that residents and their families are made aware of the schedule of the interdisciplinary team meetings and the content of the resident’s care plan.

 

Maintains appropriate compliance with regulatory agencies in documenting assessments and progress notes along with entries of other relevant social service involvement in the care of the residents.

 

Supervises the Beauty Shop which includes hiring and staff supervision and overseeing procurement of supplies, and operational procedures.

 

Serves as liaison between the Jewish Home and Webster Towers and consults with their social services program personnel as necessary.

 

Participates in staff development for the facility providing orientation and ongoing training related to residents rights and abuse.

 

Leads family support group.

 

Member of the Quality Assurance Committee and Sub-Committee and attends all meetings.  Responsible for completing all QA activities in the Social Service Department.

 

Supervises a total of 2-4 employees in the Social Services Department and Beauty Shop. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this department.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor Degree in social work or a bachelor’s Degree in Human services with five years of  experience as a qualified social worker in a long term care setting or  Master’s degree from an accredited school of social work with three or more years of experience in a long-term care setting.

Interested applicants may apply online or send a resume to Christine Giuliani, Human Resources Coordinator at cgiuliani@jhep.org or call 570-344-6177×1110 for more details.

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