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Bay Shores Senior Care amp; Rehab Center Social Services Director in Bay City, Michigan

Join our team atBay Shores Senior Care and Rehab Center!The Social Services Director oversees and directs the daily operations of the social services department. This position is responsible for leading efforts to provide social services to residents and their families to enable them to deal with the impact of illness and extend placement. The Social Services Director participates in resident care management and plays a key role in advocating and promoting resident rights.Social Services Director Requirements: liBachelorrsquo;s Degree in Social Work; Masterrsquo;s Degree in Social Work preferred; a minimum of a Limited License in Social Work required; LBSW/LMSW preferred./li li5+ years of related experience in a health care facility; long term care experience highly desired; working knowledge of gerontology./li liExcellent verbal and written communication skills; must be able to communicate effectively with demonstrated ability to partner and build rapport with all levels of employees./li /ul Social Services Director Description: liParticipate in resident care management and ensure all established social services provisions are carried out./li liIdentify medically-related social services needs of residents and ensure that these needs are met./li liAssist in meeting the psychological needs of each resident, including developing and managing services to improve social functioning, reduce psychosocial problems, enhance positive self-image, and preserve dignity./li liCoordinate psychiatric services and monitor psychoactive medication usage./li /ul

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