SOCIAL SERVICES DIRECTOR
Full Time – Laurelwood Care Center - Johnstown, PA
Laurelwood Care Center seeks a Social Services Director to oversee all social services, including the evaluation of individual resident’s social needs and devising comprehensive care plans accordingly. The Social Services Director will be a critical cross-departmental link at the facility, working with medical and non-medical personnel to support residents in a comprehensive way, and ensure top quality total-patient care.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Applicants must understand the foundation of eldercare support, and display extreme empathy, compassion and patience at all times. The successful candidate will have previous experience in geriatrics/gerontology, and have worked in a health care facility or in medical social work. A bachelor’s degree in social work or a related field is required, but a MSW is highly preferred. Long term care/skilled nursing facility experience is required.