Job Description

Autumn Heights, 3131 S Federal Blvd, Denver, Colorado, United States of America Req #40
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

At Vivage, we’rerecognized as a national leader driving high quality service innovation forseniors and value for our investors. "Vivage" means "celebratingaging" inspiring our focus to create innovative and customer-driven modelsfilled with personalized and meaningful living experiences.

We are a senior healthcare, solution driven company which provides right care.. right place..righttime. Our Mission, Vision and Pillars of Commitment have come from ourcollective personal awareness and professional dedication to the importance ofeach person we serve, each employee we work with, and each business partner wehave. At Vivage we bridge today’s healthcare opportunities with innovativestrategies and solutions.

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Care Team Coordinator

The primary responsibility of your job position is to assist in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and directing our facility’s social service program following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities.   The incumbent will also be responsible to assist the Activities Director in planning, organizing, developing, and directing the overall operation of the Activities Department following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities.   You are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties.  You are entrusted to ensure that the medically related and emotional social needs of the resident are met and maintained on an individual basis.  


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with planning, organizing, developing, and directing the overall operation of the Social Services Department

  • Assist with develop and implementing policies and procedures for the identification of the medically related and emotional needs of the resident.

  • Interpret the department’s policies and procedures to employees, residents, visitors, government agencies, etc.

  • Assist in the scheduling of activity care plans and assessments.

  • Involve the resident/family in planning social service programs when necessary.

  • Provide consultation to members of our staff, community agencies, etc., in efforts to solve the needs and problems of the resident.

  • Maintain a quality working relationship with the medical profession and other health related facilities.

  • Coordinate social service activities with other departments.

  • Record and maintain regular Social Service progress notes indicating response on treatment plan.

  • Compile and maintain a social service directory listing.

  • Assist in arranging transportation to other facilities when necessary.

  • Assist with reviewing and developing a plan for social service deficiencies noted during survey inspections.

  • Interview residents, or family members, as necessary to obtain social history.

  • Make recommendations on changes in policies and procedures to the Administrator.

  • Assist in developing and maintaining a community and social services file of agencies and organizations and organizations that provide assistance to residents.

  • Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.

  • Assist in developing, maintaining, evaluating, and directing the activity programs.

  • Participate in community planning related to the interests of the facility and the needs of the residents and their family.

  • Coordinate activities with other departments as necessary.

  • Assist in the scheduling of activity care plans and assessments.

  • Observe resident attendance, mood, behavior, and degree of involvement.

  • Involve residents and family in planning facilities when necessary.

  • Assist in arranging transportation when necessary.

  • Provide daily activities for the resident.

  • Perform administrative requirements, such as completing necessary forms, reports, etc.

  • Assist with admissions, MDS and discharge documentation.

  • Serve on, participate in, and attend various committees of the facility as appointed.

  • Recommend to the Activity Director the equipment and supply needs of the activity department.

  • Assist in developing volunteer activity assignments.

  • Make routine visits to residents and perform assistance with crafts, projects, etc. as necessary.

  • Assist in-room residents by visiting with them, writing letters, running errands, making appointments etc.

  • Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.

  • Perform all other duties, as assigned.


TALENT:

Relationship Building

Demonstrate friendliness and enthusiasm

Build relationships with all types of people

High energy and upbeat

Ability to foster teamwork

Client oriented


Executing

Ability to organize and prioritize 

Detail oriented and follow through

Self-starter and independent worker


Strategic Thinking

Solve problems effectively

Creative in coming up with options and solutions for efficiency


Influencing

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served

  • Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into exiting practices


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or its equivalent

  • Some health care experience preferred


JOB TRAINING: 

  • How long it usually takes to completely perform this job when the incumbent has the minimum knowledge, skills, ability, work experience and/or education: up to 3 months


WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Moves intermittently during working hours 

  • Is subject to frequent interruptions

  • Is involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstances

  • Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, etc. 

  • Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary

  • Is subject to call back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.)

  • Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc. throughout the workday, as well as reactions from dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoke, and other air contaminants

  • Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses

  • May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals

  • Drives frequently in company or personal automobile

  • Uses computer and cellular telephone frequently


PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the facility.

  • Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility, which include a mental and physical examination.

  • Must possess sight/hearing senses, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met.

  • Must be able to push, pull, move, and /or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet.

  • May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations.


OTHER:

  • Must maintain a valid, unrestricted Colorado driver’s license

  • Classification: non-exempt

 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Regular
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