Director of Social Services

Job ID: 47486 Posted: 2021/06/14 Position Type: Full-time
Category: Social Work City: Rochelle Park, NJ Location: Alaris Health at The Chateau

Job Information:

Alaris Health at The Chateau, a 73 bed-skilled nursing Center in Rochelle Park, New Jersey, seeks a full time social worker for a sub-acute unit to plan and implement social service programs in the Center and coordinate discharge planning. Additional responsibilities include:

  • planning and implementing a comprehensive social services program that offers counseling and other support services for residents and their families
  • evaluating and being keenly aware of residents’ medical-related social needs and then formulating the appropriate plan for treatment that fits into their total care plan
  • coordinating and implementing family meetings for residents and creating a forum for ongoing discussions between residents, their families/responsible parties and the treatment team
  • maintaining residents’ rights at all times while liaising between all parties involved
  • coordinating discharge planning and assisting in the creation of an organized discharge plan for all residents
  • and above all, ensuring that residents and their families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere that recognizes the individuals’ needs and rights
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in social work or human services (knowledge of family assessment and interventions is preferred)
  • Certifications required by New Jersey state regulations (CSW)
  • Excellent command of the English language (written, read and spoken), excellent interpersonal skills and knowledge of all governmental regulations relating to the social services department
  • Ability to work independently, problem solve and makes decisions as necessary
  • Ability to positively interact with everyone from residents to government agencies and the general public
  • Knowledge of MDS and IDCP
  • Prior skilled nursing facility experience
About Alaris: Founded on a tradition of health care excellence, Alaris’ Member Health Centers are leading providers of short-term post hospital rehabilitation, long term and specialty care, with Member Health Centers throughout the state of New Jersey. From 5 Star Quality ratings to a dedicated and caring staff, resident care and satisfaction is always on the top of our Member Health Centers’ priority list!

Today, Alaris Member Health Centers are setting new standards in quality, service and innovation. Using their innovative focus, Alaris Member Health Centers will continue to lead the way in an evolving health care environment. Our Member Health Centers always make sure their residents are being treated with the most advanced care and are provided with an ever-increasing range of services and care options.
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