Resident Service Director
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The primary responsibility of your job position is to plan, organize, develop, and direct the overall operation of the Social Services Department following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care. You are entrusted to ensure that the medically related and emotional social needs of the resident are met and maintained on an individual basis.
Plan, develop, maintain, evaluate, and direct the social service programs of the community
Assist in community planning related to the interests of the facility and the services and needs of the resident and family
Manage discharge planning, development and implementation of social care plans and resident assessments
Involve the resident and 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
Participate in the admission, discharge, MDS coordination, etc of the department
Maintain a quality working relationship with the medical profession and other health related facilities.
Coordinate social service activities with other departments.
Assist in arranging transportation to other facilities when necessary.
Interview residents, or family members, as necessary to obtain social history.
Develop and maintain a community and social services file of agencies and organizations and organizations that provide assistance to residents.
Review and develop a plan of correction for activity deficiencies noted during survey inspections and provide a written copy of such a report to the Administrator.
Keep current federal and state regulations, as well as professional standards
Perform administrative requirements, such as completing necessary forms, reports, etc., and submitting such to the Administrator as required; assure that resident notes are informative and descriptive of the services provided and of the resident’s response to the service.
Train and mentor activity personnel as necessary
Schedule department working hours.
Maintain current written records of department expenditures.
Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.
Perform all other duties, as requested
Have a caring attitude and sincere interest in others
Demonstrate friendliness and enthusiasm
Build relationships with all types of people
Ability to organize and prioritize
Ability to exercise judgment and display understanding
Detail oriented and follow through
Solve problems effectively
Creative in coming up with options and variety
Curiosity and desire to learn
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
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
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Must have, as a minimum, two (2) years experience in a supervisory capacity in a hospital, nursing care facility, or other related medical facility
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
Experience in activities and leisure related programming preferred
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 1 year
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
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
This is a full-time position with benefits
Must maintain a valid, unrestricted Colorado driver’s license
Classification: non exempt
- Pay Type Salary
- Employment Indicator Regular