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Director of Social Services, Montgomery County 

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Description

Director of Social Services needed for full-time, temp to hire position in Montgomery County.

The Director of Social Services assumes administrative authority and accountability for the provision of medically-related social services that assist the residents to achieve or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psycho-social well-being. Services provided meet professional standards of social work practice, consistent with state and federal laws and regulations. Manages employees in Social Services Department. Guides facility staff in matters of resident advocacy, protection, and promotion of residents' rights. In collaboration with Nursing Home Administrator, allocates resources efficiently and economically to provide medically related social services.

 
Position Requirements

BSW/MSW One year of supervised social work experience working directly with the individual in a health care setting. Long-term care experience preferred. Specialized Knowledge & Skills: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Working knowledge and the ability to apply professional standards of social work practice in job situations. Able to establish criteria to assure that services provided meet established standards of quality. Current knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations that apply to the practice of social work in long-term care.

Management skills sufficient to oversee the organization of department staff, allocate resources and supervise interdisciplinary cooperation in the planning and implementation of individual resident plans of care. General understanding of project management methodology. Ability to work under the stress of meeting many requests and deadlines that sometimes conflict. Ability to communicate well verbally and orally. Ability to balance team and individual responsibilities. Demonstrated ability to be self-directed with excellent organizational, analytical, writing, and interpersonal skills.

 

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