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Activities\u002F Social Service Director

Riverside Health Services
Full Time
Arkoma, OK 74901
Posted Today
Job description

Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served

  • The primary purpose of your job position is to plan, organize, develop, and direct the overall operation of our facility's Social Services Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, our established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the Administrator, to assure that the medically related emotional and social needs of the resident are met/maintained on an individual basis
  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct the social service programs of this facility
  • Assist in the development, administering, and coordinating of department policies and procedures
  • Keep abreast of current federal and state regulations, as well as professional standards, and make recommendations on changes in policies and procedures to the Administrator
  • Review department policies and procedures, at least annually, and participate in making recommended changes
  • Participate in community planning related to the interests of the facility and the services
  • and needs of the resident and family
  • Participate in discharge planning, development and implementation of social care plans and resident assessments
  • Interview residents and families as necessary and in a private setting
  • Perform administrative requirements, such as completing necessary forms, reports, etc., and submitting such to the Administrator as required
  • Involve the resident and family in planning social service programs when possible
  • Assist in arranging transportation to other facilities when necessary
  • Refer resident and families to appropriate social service agencies when the facility does not
  • Provide information to resident and families as to Medicare, Medicaid, and other financial assistance programs available to the resident
  • Provide consultation to members of our staff, community agencies, etc., in efforts to solve the needs and problems of the resident through the development of social service programs
  • Assist in the review and updating of departmental job descriptions at least annually
  • Assume the authority, responsibility, and accountability of directing the social service department
  • Maintain a quality working relationship with the medical profession and other health related facilities and organizations
  • Review and evaluate the department's work force and make recommendations to the Administrator
  • Coordinate social service activities with other departments as necessary
  • Work with the facility's consultants as necessary and implement recommended changes as required
  • Delegate authority, responsibility, and accountability to other responsible department personnel

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $12.00 - $16.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Arkoma, OK 74901: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Computer skills: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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