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Director of Social Services

Company: Benchmark Senior Living
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Join The Commons in Lincoln, a breathtaking newer Benchmark community proud to be named one of the Boston Globe's Top Places to Work for over a decade. We are looking for a full-time Director of Social Services for our Skilled Nursing Facility. As the Director of Social Services in the Skilled Nursing Facility, you will have the unique opportunity to work with the entire team across our Continuum Care Retirement Community while you support transitions of care for those that live on campus as well as those that admit to us from the community at large. Your role is like no other in the skilled nursing facility industry, offering both an opportunity to make an impact on our residents lives along with their families all while supporting the team and resulting in an incredibly satisfying and professionally rewarding experience. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Pivotal member of the interdisciplinary team to spearhead and coordinate admission meetings with resident and families, establishing individualized goals, setting the course for a successful plan of care through to discharge.
  • Promotes psycho/social wellbeing through individualized resident centered care planning, creating a Common's experience like no other.
  • Actively participates in resident assessments to support continued stay benefits, advocating for additional services as appropriate and or communicating with resident and family on completion of skilled services.
  • Maintains great relationships with community providers to initiate home health services, private care, hospice, etc. for safe transitions to the next level of care.
  • Supports Advance Directives process and works closely with the medical and nursing team to initiate the desired resident/health care proxy's plan.
  • Coordinates and ensures resident and family involvement in care plan meetings as needed.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE- CERTIFICATION
    • Current BSW license required, MSW or LICSW preferred.
    • Minimum 1 to 2 years of experience in a skilled nursing facility preferred At Benchmark, we impact lives through human connection. We are thoughtful leaders creating quality experiences and inspiring personal growth for all who engage with us. We imagine, build, and manage beautiful, private-pay communities geared toward older adults. Are you Called to Care about your work, other people and make a difference? Do you believe that people and teams are Better Together than going it alone? Are you always striving to Be the Benchmark by which all others are measured? Then our core values match. Connect with us!

Keywords: Benchmark Senior Living, Boston , Director of Social Services, Executive , Lincoln, Massachusetts

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