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Join our team as Director of Social Services and foster an environment within the nursing center that enables our patients/residents to maximize their well-being and overall quality of life by creating a climate, policies, and routines that enable patients/residents to maximize their individuality, independence, and dignity. Plan, develop, organize, evaluate, and direct the overall operation of... the Social Services department in accordance with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics and federal, state, and local guidelines. You may supervise a staff of up to 2 employees.

Position Highlights
• Collaborate with social services staff, interdisciplinary team, and administration to promote and protect patient rights, dignity, independence, and psychological well-being.
• Maintain good working relationships with center employees, meeting with administration and nursing staff to collaborate and plan.
• Assure a comprehensive Psychosocial Assessment is completed for each patient that identifies social, emotional, psychological needs and strengths.
• Educate patients and families regarding their rights and responsibilities, health care decision making/advance directives, effective problem solving, and available community resources.
• Provide therapeutic interventions to assist patients to cope with their transition and adjustment to a nursing center and to address behavior or mood problems

• Tuition, Travel, and Wireless Service Discounts
• Employee Assistance Program to support mental health
• Employee Foundation to assist financially with unforeseen hardships
• Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive (DEI) workplace with DEI committee. DEI is a part of our company's DNA.
• Variable compensation plans
• Health, Dental, Vision, Company-paid life insurance, 401K, Paid Time Off
• Nursing Student Loan Debt Repayment and Tuition Assistance

We Also Offer Several Voluntary Insurances Such As
• Pet Insurance
• Term and Whole Life Insurance
• Short-term Disability
• Hospital Indemnity
• Personal Accident
• Critical Illness
• Cancer Coverage

Restrictions apply based on collective bargaining agreements, applicable state law and factors such as pay classification, job grade, location, and length of service.

• Bachelor's degree in social work or human services required.
• Must possess any certifications/licensures as required by state of employment to practice in long-term care.

Other Info
• Position Type: Full Time
• Pay Target: $26 - $30 per hour
• Job City: Kennebunk
• Requisition Number: 506369
Old Orchard Beach ME United States


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