Job Description

Highline, 6060 E Iliff Ave, Denver, Colorado, United States of America Req #3402
Wednesday, August 18, 2021


The primary responsibility of your job position is to plan, organize, develop, and direct the overall operation of the Social Services Department. You are entrusted to ensure that the medically related and emotional social needs of the residents are met and maintained on an individual basis.


  • Develop, maintain, evaluate, and direct social service programs, including but not limited to, psycho-pharmacology, behavior management and memory care

  • Interview, select staffing personnel and provide them with Skilled Nursing Facility Social Services Orientation, with the support of Social Services Quality Improvement Consultant

  • Implement Social Services policies and procedures

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

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

  • Participate in the admission, discharge, MDS coordination, etc. of the department

  • Coordinate and Facilitate Psychotropic Medication Committee

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

  • Coordinate social service activities with other departments

  • Develop and maintain an updated file of agencies and organizations that provide assistance to residents

  • Review and develop a plan of correction for Social Services deficiencies noted during survey inspections and provide a written copy to the Administrator

  • Maintain current written records of department expenditures

  • Participate in facility QAPI process

  • Perform all other duties as requested


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

  • Must be knowledgeable of laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to hospital and nursing facility administrative procedures

  • Must be knowledgeable of computer systems, system applications, and other office equipment


  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Bachelor’s Degree from an approved school of Social Work or a bachelor’s degree in a human service field including but not limited to sociology, special education, rehabilitation counseling, and psychology.  Masters degree preferred.

  • Must have, as a minimum, two (2) years experience in a supervisory capacity in a hospital, nursing care facility, or other related medical facility

Vivage is an Equal Opportunity Employer




Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Min Hiring Rate $21.93
  • Max Hiring Rate $32.20

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