Director of Social Services

Job ID: 445531 Posted: 2021/09/28 Position Type: Full-time
Category: Social Work City: Orange, NJ Location: Alaris Health at St. Mary’s

Job Information:

Alaris Health at St. Mary’s, a 188 bed-skilled nursing Center in Orange, New Jersey, seeks a social services director to plan and administer social service programs in the Center and work with an interdisciplinary team to transition residents back to their homes or community or to a long term care setting. Additional responsibilities include:

  • supervising staff and assisting in developing community planning for health and welfare services
  • ensuring that residents are provided medically related social services to maintain or improve their control over every day physical, mental and psycho-social needs
  • documenting each resident’s conditions upon admission and coordinate the discharge planning process
  • performing an evaluation of and documenting each resident’s condition upon admission and subsequently creating a customized total care plan
  • liaising between residents, their families/responsible parties, outside agencies and the Center administrator to ensure that each resident’s rights are maintained
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or the human services field (master’s degree preferred)
  • Licensed according to New Jersey state regulations (LCSW)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, highly developed English language skills and knowledge of all governmental regulations related to the social services department
  • Ability to interact and utilize community resources to achieve positive outcomes in the discharge planning process
  • Comfortable working both as an individual contributor and part of a larger team
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.
Contact: For more information feel free to contact us at RJ Clemor