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Genesis Healthcare Social Services Director in Hampton, New Hampshire

Join an amazing team! Genesis is the nation's leading provider of healthcare services from short-term to long-term care and a wide variety of living options and professional clinical services. We are changing how care is delivered by bringing together people like you -- passionate, highly skilled and motivated to make a difference.

Join our team as Director of Social Services and foster an environment that enables our patients to maximize their well-being and overall quality of life. In this role, you will plan, develop, organize, evaluate and direct the overall operation of the Social Services department in accordance with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics and federal, state and local guidelines. You may supervise a staff of up to 2 employees.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborates with social services staff, interdisciplinary team, and administration to promote and protect patient rights, dignity, independence and psychological well-being

  • Maintains good working relationships with center employees, meeting with administration and nursing staff to collaborate and plan

  • Assures a comprehensive Psychosocial Assessment is completed for each patient that identifies social, emotional, psychological needs and strengths.

  • Educates patients and families regarding their rights and responsibilities, health care decision making/advance directives, effective problem solving, and available community resources

  • Provides therapeutic interventions to assist patients to cope with their transition and adjustment to a long-term care facility and to address behavior or mood problems

In business since 1985, strong, stable Genesis has a culture of compassion, and a commitment to integrity, employee appreciation, and career paths for our employees.

BenefitsHealth, Dental, Vision, Company-paid life insurance, 401K, Paid Time Off *Variable compensation plansInclusive workplace with DEI committeeNursing Student Loan Debt Repayment and Tuition AssistanceTuition, Travel, and Wireless Service DiscountsEmployee Assistance Program to support mental healthEmployee Foundation to financially assist through unforeseen hardships

Restrictions apply based on collective bargaining agreements, applicable state law and factors such as pay classification, job grade, location, and length of service.

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Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in Social Work * Must possess certifications/licensures as required by State of employment to practice in long-term care * Supervised Social Services experience of 1-3 years in a health care setting * Additional certification in Geriatric Case Management, Hospice & Palliative Care, Gerontology, Clinical Social Work, Health Care, Nephrology, Mental Health, and/or Substance Abuse preferred * Management/administrative/supervisory experience preferred * To protect the health and safety of our patients, residents, employees, family members, and the communities we serve, Genesis has implemented a universal COVID-19 vaccination requirement for employees, care partners and onsite vendors.

    Other Info

  • Position Type: Full Time

  • Pay Target: $28.00-$34.00

  • Job City: Hampton

  • Requisition Number: 461087

Genesis HealthCare, Inc. and all affiliated entities (collectively “Genesis”) has a strong commitment to diversity that is fully supported and practiced by our officers and leadership team. Genesis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, HIV status, national origin, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, amnesty, military status or status as protected veterans, or any other legally protected characteristic. Genesis is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and our goal is to foster an inclusive and accessible workplace free from discrimination and harassment where everyone has equal opportunities to succeed.

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