Social Services Director Job Opening

Social Services Director

Carter Nursing & Rehab Center

Grayson, Kentucky
Category: Case Manager


Make a Difference in our Residents' Lives!
We are seeking a Social Worker that has a passion for providing the highest quality of care with compassion and integrity!

We live our core values of Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, and Teamwork & Stewardship every day with every life we touch, providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations.


Contact: Stacy Hatcher


  • Assists in pre-admission and admission process with customers; aids clients in adjusting to nursing home placement.
  • Interviews residents and families to obtain relevant past and present adjustments, behavior and lifestyle.
  • Documents progress and updates plans of care at the interdisciplinary care conference.
  • Arranges transportation, makes appointments and acts as a liaison between all departments, residents’ families and outside agencies.
  • Assists in handling and accepting placement through one-on-one counseling and group work.
  • Ascertains potential and develops discharge plans when clients are admitted.
  • Arranges for post discharge services and follow-up care.
  • Assesses emotional, financial, spiritual, educational and social needs of residents; ensures those needs are Manager, Education & Training by the facility or through the use of outside agencies.
  • Acts as resident/family advocate and ensure the resident is knowledgeable in and exercises his/her rights.
  • Responsible for organizing and conduction of Family Counsel Meetings and maintaining minutes of the meeting.
  • Maintains effective communication with residents, families, healthcare professionals and facility staff.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Social Work
  • License with State
  • One year of supervised social work experience in a health care setting, working directly with patients and families.
  • Experience in working in healthcare setting – preference in nursing home, hospice, home health, hospital.
  • Ability to work with a variety of people in situations varying from community and nursing home planning.
  • Able to make decisions concerning procedures based on evaluations and interpretations of case histories.