Human Resources

Job Announcement Description

Job Title:   Caseworker Supervisor 
Department:   Kane Regional Centers
Salary:   $4,555.98 per month
How to Apply:    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and/or the posting is closed. After reviewing this job announcement, please click on the link at the bottom of the page to apply online. A resume is required with the application. Further instructions on submission of documents are available in the online application.

Minimum Requirements:
Masters Degree in Social Work and three (3) years of social work supervisory experience in a hospital, skilled nursing care facility, or other related medical facility. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
 

Duties: 

  • Plans, develops, organizes, implements, and directs Regional Center social service programs;
  • Interprets the department’s policies and procedures to employees, residents, visitors and government agencies;
  • Assures that social service documentation is informative and descriptive of the services provided and of the resident’s response to the service;
  • Supervises and directs social service staff in implementing care plans and in developing preliminary and comprehensive assessments of residents’ social service needs;
  • Reviews work of social service staff and makes adjustments or corrections, as needed;
  • Oversees department participation in discharge planning, development and implementation of interdisciplinary plans, and resident assessments;
  • Assists in developing, administering, coordinating, and reviewing department policies and procedures for identification of residents’ medically-related social and emotional needs;
  • Coordinates social service activities with other departments and community agencies, to include medical assistance applications;
  • Prepares, plans, and monitors social service budget and submits to Regional Center Administrator;
  • Implements and maintains an ongoing quality improvement program;
  • Participates in Regional Center PA State inspection surveys and assists in developing a plan of correction;
  • Makes recommendations to hire, and assigns, directs, schedules, evaluates and disciplines staff;
  • Reviews complaints and grievances made by residents and prepares written or oral reports on resolutions;
  • Serves on various committees such as Infection Control Policy Advisory and Quality Assurance;
  • Performs related tasks and other duties as assigned by Regional Center Administrator.

Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities: 

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of supervision
  • Laws, regulations and guidelines that govern long-term care
  • Case management

Ability to:

  • Plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures that are necessary for quality care
  • Work with ill, disabled, and elderly, and emotionally distressed people within a long-term care facility
  • Communicate well orally and in writing;
  • Work harmoniously with other employees and residents
  • Communicate effectively with employees, residents, family members, government agencies and the public

Residency: Must become a resident of Allegheny County within one (1) year of appointment.

Veteran's Preference: Will be awarded to eligible candidates.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER-M/F/V/D 


 

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