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Director of Social Services

Volunteers of America National Services • Fort Myers, FL

Posted 1 month ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
0.00
Healthcare - Health Services, Managed Care, Not for Profit - Charitable
Health Care, Nonprofit - Social Services

Job Description

POSITION TITLE: Social Services Manager

DEPARTMENT: Social Services REPORTS TO: Executive Director

CLASSIFICATION: Exempt DATE: April 2019Ma

REVISED: December 20, 2016

JOB CODE: 382

PRIMARY RELATIONSHIPS: Executive Director, social services staff, residents and family members.

OBJECTIVE: To organize and direct social services functions through direct service with the resident and family throughout pre‑admission and admission processes, resident adjustment, ongoing and discharge services.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related degree in social sciences; licensed where applicable by the state; state requirements may dictate supervision and degree type.
  2. Minimum of one year of social work experience, preferably in a long-term healthcare setting; knowledge of long-term healthcare and public health settings; familiarity with Federal and State regulations and requirements for long-term care.
  3. Ability to read, speak and write fluently in English; excellent communication and phone skills; ability to prepare written assessments and correspondence; ability to read and interpret rules and regulations.
  4. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; ability to comprehend and carry out simple statistical functions to create standard graphs and tables.
  5. Ability and willingness to work flexible hours, such as during evenings and weekends, for planned activities and special events, family meetings and conferences, and as necessary, to facilitate admission calls, admissions and tours. May supervise "on-call" schedule with other social work staff by pre-arrangement to cover facility for weekends/evenings admissions per Executive Director.
  6. Negotiation skills and ability to carry on several levels of reasoning at once during problem solving sessions; ability to think quickly and to write contracts and complex written arguments.
  7. Ability to work with residents of varying levels of responsiveness.
  8. Familiarity with word processing, data processing and computer entry skills to match existing clinical management software at facility.
  9. Ability to perform several job functions at once.
  1. Numerical ability necessary to make various computations in planning departmental objectives, keeping work records and schedules, preparing budgets, requisitioning supplies, and monitoring inventory control.
  2. Ability to apply principles of personnel administration to interviewing, selection and supervision of employees, and in monitoring department activities.
  3. Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.



QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related degree in social sciences; licensed where applicable by the state; state requirements may dictate supervision and degree type.
2. Minimum of one year of social work experience, preferably in a long-term healthcare setting; knowledge of long-term healthcare and public health settings; familiarity with Federal and State regulations and requirements for long-term care.
3. Ability to read, speak and write fluently in English; excellent communication and phone skills; ability to prepare written assessments and correspondence; ability to read and interpret rules and regulations.
4. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; ability to comprehend and carry out simple statistical functions to create standard graphs and tables.
5. Ability and willingness to work flexible hours, such as during evenings and weekends, for planned activities and special events, family meetings and conferences, and as necessary, to facilitate admission calls, admissions and tours. Manages "on-call" schedule with other social work staff by pre-arrangement to cover facility for weekends/evenings admissions per Executive Director.
6. Negotiation skills and ability to carry on several levels of reasoning at once during problem solving sessions; ability to think quickly and to write contracts and complex written arguments.
7. Ability to work with residents of varying levels of responsiveness.
8. Familiarity with word processing, data processing and computer entry skills to match existing clinical management software at facility.
9. Ability to perform several job functions at once.

10. Numerical ability necessary to make various computations in planning departmental objectives, keeping work records and schedules, preparing budgets, requisitioning supplies, and monitoring inventory control.
11. Ability to apply principles of personnel administration to interviewing, selection and supervision of employees, and in monitoring department activities.
12. Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.

EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled

Job ID: 1973/3064
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