Social Services Director Needed for Skilled Nursing Facility
Kittanning Care Center is a comprehensive skilled nursing facility dedicated to providing high-quality whole-patient care. Through its comprehensive onsite services including cardiac, orthopedic, wound and memory support, Kittanning Care Center has come to revolutionize senior care, helping its clients maximize their health, well-being and overall quality of life during these critical elder years.
The 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 will have understanding of the foundation of eldercare support, and display extreme empathy, compassion and patience. at all times. MSW is preferred, however A bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, sociology, gerontology, rehabilitation counseling or a related field is required. Long term care / skilled nursing facility experience is preferred but not required.