Director Of Social Services-LSW/LCSW

Director Of Social Services-LSW/LCSW


Mental Health

Employment Type



Burke, South Dakota


Job Description:

Currently looking for an experienced Director of Social Services to fill an opening with a facility located in Beautiful Southern South Dakota. Interested candidates must be a Licensed Social Worker.  

M-F eight-hour dayshift schedule.


Responsibilities of the Director of Social Services:

  • Plan, organize, develop and direct the overall operation of the Social Services Department in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations, and established policies and procedures.
  • Coordinator mental health support services.
  • Complete resident interviews and assessments for MDS and related cycle as assigned (CAA’s and care plans).
  • Schedule, attend, and participate in care plan conferences.
  • Oversight of plan for prevention of abuse, neglect and exploitation.
  •  Coordinate grievance and concern follow up and tracking.
  • Assist with behavior management interventions.
  • Attend and participate in LTC Medicare meetings and notify residents/responsible parties of changes in the status including issuing Medicare notices related to coverage.
  • Work with QAPI for overall facility improvement.

Requirements of the Director of Social Services:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school of social work or a Bachelor’ degree in human services including but not limited to sociology, special education, psychology, rehabilitation, and counseling.
  • Must be a Licensed Social Worker
  • One year supervised social work experience in a healthcare setting working directly with patients/residents.  

For more information on this Director of   Social Services position or other roles nationwide, please send us your updated resume for review.