Healthcare landscape has changed over the years. Skilled nursing facilities now have a range of diverse patients who have an assortment of needs and payment options are ever more complex. This means Social work needs have had to adjust as well. Do you want to help others through a difficult transition? Do you have a passion for problem solving? Apply today at www.welcov.com/careers.
The Director of social work will direct and supervise social work programs. The primary focus is to assist residents and their families in adjusting from a home or hospital setting to a skilled nursing home or post-acute environment. This role will assist with the transition process, the Director of social work counsels newly admitted residents and their families discussing problems, needs, and anxieties while keeping a positive attitude. The Director of Social work remains in contact with these families providing information, responding to any questions, assisting families with financial matters and obtaining required authorization for resident care. This role is responsible to ensure that all patient care plans have the documentation necessary to provide the proper type of care. The Director of Social Worker will coordinate with therapy departments to assist in helping residents feel comfortable and confident. The goal for transitional care is to create care plans, collaborate with all involved to get the residents back home.
As one of the nation’s leading providers of senior care services, Welcov gives individuals the care they need to get well and go home. Specializing in short-term transitional care, we help over 3,000 patients a year rehabilitate from surgeries, recover from illnesses, and return to healthy, active lives.
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With more than 60 locations in the Midwest a...nd Rocky Mountain West, Welcov’s communities provide a wide range of patients with premier skilled nursing, assisted living, independent living and home health agencies. No matter which community you choose, we provide the high-quality customized care you need to enjoy your life.
Our centers offer everything you need to feel comfortable, supported and confident in your care. More than half our locations have received the prestigious Quality Awards from the American Healthcare Association and National Center for Assisted Living. We’ve built each location as a model of excellence, and we continue to innovate so you always get the best care possible