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Director of Social Services

*Sign on Bonus* Sandy River Center, a Genesis HealthCare Facility, located in Farmington, ME is seeking a full time, licensed Director of Social Services.  The ideal candidate will be motivated and comfortable working in a fast paced environment, improving the lives we care for.  Please apply within or contact Megan Cooper at Megan.Cooper@genesishcc.com for more information.

*Conditional License*  Sandy River and Genesis HealthCare are willing to reimburse for supervision!


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.





Position: Director of Social Services
Organization: Sandy River Center - Genesis HealthCare
Location: Farmington,  ME 
United States
Salary: BOE
Posting Start Date: 6/16/2020
Date Posted: 6/16/2020
Requirements * 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
Status: This listing expires on: 9/14/2020
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Organization Information
Sandy River Center - Genesis HealthCare
119 Livermore Falls Road

Farmington,  ME 04938
United States
(207) 778-6591
Megan Cooper


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