Park Avenue Health Center in Arlington, MA is looking for a Director of Social Services to join our team. This qualified individual will have previous clinical experience working in rehabilitation and long term care. Heavy focus on organization and customer service.
The qualified individual will be an essential part of the management team responsible for assisting in the Admission process, grievances, MDS assessments, counseling, IDCP meetings, discharge planning, mass health applications, fostering a harmonious workplace, customer service, policies, procedures, federal and state compliance, among others.
Park Avenue Health Center is a 4 star rated facility with a history of a gold standard of care to our Residents. We are an 89 bed facility in a friendly neighborhood setting . LICSW preferred. Competitive salary. We welcome you to join our dynamic team.
Job duties include (but not limited to):
Ensures resident adjustment to rehabilitation or long-term care by performing psychological screenings, initial plan of care, introduction to services and procedures and completing all necessary paperwork including MDS.
Goes over Resident Rights with all new admissions.
Ensures admission agreement completion.
Collaborates with families, Business Office and Medicare/Medicaid as a liaison to assist residents with applications and qualification for sub-acute/long-term financial assistance.
Schedules interdisciplinary team meetings with medical staff, residents and family members in order to plan care and resolve concerns. Write reports and ensures implementation.
Demonstrate understanding and provide guidance and counseling to residents and their families on diverse issues ranging from grief and loss to acceptance and coping with changes in living arrangements.
Coordinating discharge services - planning and acquisition of appropriate follow up care including: medical equipment, nursing care and rehabilitation therapies.
Setting up home health services
Ensures compliance with State and Federal regulations for annual survey.
Participate in Manager on Duty program.
Assists with the Admissions Office duties when Coordinator is not available.
Continues communication with all Department Heads to ensure all resident's concerns are addressed.
Attend Morning Meeting and update Administrator on the day's discharges and schedule.
Alert through email appropriate departments all planned discharges and IDCP meetings.
Attend and participate in the UR meetings.
Attend and participate in the monthly QAPI meetings and prepare reports accordingly.
Assist in investigations with residents, families and/or staff.