Social Services Director Full Time Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
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  • Date Posted:
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  • Job Family
    Case Management
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Care Center Overland Park

Job Description


Social Services Director AdventHealth Care Center Overland Park

Location Address:

Walk-in Applicants Welcome for Immediate Interview

6501 West 75th Street 

Overland Park, KS 66204

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Care Center Overland Park

•    AdventHealth Care Center’s mission to “Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ”

•    The opportunity and encouragement to truly care for and love the patients/residents they serve

•    The opportunity to work with like-minded co-workers who believe and support the organization’s mission

•    The patient-centric focus of meeting the needs of the patient/residents

•     Being part of a large healthcare organization where we can be “Greater as a Whole”

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time, Days


You Will Be Responsible For:

•    Provides medical related social services so that each resident may attain or maintain the highest practical level of mental, physical, and psychological well-being.

•    Ensures that all PASSARS are completed accurately and timely in coordination with the admissions department.

•    Stays current on Federal and State regulations pertaining to social services.

•    Assist the resident, responsible party, and supportive others in the adjustment and orientation to the nursing home after admission.

•    Conducts psycho-social assessments of residents.

•    Ensures timely documentation on each resident in the facility as required.

•    Participates in each resident’s plan of care meeting.  Oversees that resident/families are invited and informed of the meetings.

•    Ensures a Social History is completed as required, following an admission.

•    Acts as the Discharge Coordinator for the facility.

•    Acts as the grievance/concern intake person for the facility.

•    Provides or arranges services for psychiatric medication management and other psych services.

•    Coordinates with the facility risk manager and administrator to promptly address all allegations of abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Assists with investigations and filing of reports as needed.

•    Possesses a knowledge of the community resources available and uses them to benefit and improve the quality of care as applicable for each resident.

•    Participates in community relations development.

•    Attends seminars, conventions and other educational opportunities to keep informed, improve personal knowledge, and share experiences.

•    Advocates for the resident and their rights, helping the resident learn assertiveness in communicating their needs, wants, and problems to the appropriate departments and agencies.

•    Works with other departments, residents and/or resident’s families in providing adequate appropriate clothing for the residents.

•    Assists residents in exercising their right to vote.

•    Meets with other providers and services utilized by residents in the facility in preparation for discharge.

•    Assists residents with financial and governmental matters such as applying for Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, funeral home arrangements, disability, etc.

•    Participates in the quality assurance and performance improvement committee. Coordinates all relevant efforts in the Social Services department.

•    Attends staff education, training and other required meetings.

•    Performs other duties as assigned.


What You Will Need:

•   Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a Human Services field including but not limited to Sociology, Special Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, and Psychology

•    Minimum 1 year of related experience

•    Must be 18 years of age or older

Job Summary:

The Social Services Director functions on behalf of the nursing home and the residents by promoting the general well-being of each resident through identification of their emotional and psychosocial needs.  

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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