Job Description

Job LocationsUS-CO-Colorado Springs
Requisition ID
2018-2086
# of Openings
1
Category (Portal Searching)
Administrative/Clerical

Overview

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Parkmoor Village Healthcare Center



Mission

We strive to improve lives through our hospitality and focus on person-centered holistic care.

Vision

Effective communication, value-driven care, continuous quality improvement, driven to improve customer satisfaction.

Core Values

Compassion

Hospitality

Individuality

Our management company, VIVAGE SENIOR LIVING, is a nationally recognized leader and innovator in the long-term care industry. VIVAGE SENIOR LIVING is dedicated to person-centered care and we embrace the Eden Alternative™ philosophy. We bring “quality of life in aging” and “living well” to Long Term Care!

Responsibilities

Currently, Parkmoor Village Healthcare Center is seeking a Full Time SOCIAL SERVICES DIRECTOR at their 125 bed skilled nursing community located in Colorado Springs, CO.

The primary responsibility of the SOCIAL SERVICES DIRECTOR is to plan, organize, develop, and direct the overall operation of the Social Services Department. A successful SOCIAL SERVICES DIRECTOR in our community has these traits and attributes:

  • Develop, maintain, evaluate, and direct social service programs, including but not limited to, psycho-pharmacology, behavior management and memory care.
  • Recruit, 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.
  • Make recommendations on changes in policies and procedures to the Administrator.
  • 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.
  • Assist in the scheduling of Care Conferences, and completion of Psychosocial Care Plans and Assessments.
  • 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.
  • Maintain a quality working relationship with the medical profession, quality improvement consultants and other health related facilities.
  • Coordinate social service activities with other departments.
  • Assist in arranging transportation for Residents when necessary.
  • 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.
  • Train/mentor Social Service personnel as necessary.
  • Schedule department working hours.

Qualifications

  • Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into daily practices.
  • Must possess a valid and unrestricted Driver’s License.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully when personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must possess the ability to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.
  • Must be knowledgeable of laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to hospital and nursing facility administrative procedures.
  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., necessary for providing quality care and maintaining a sound operation.
  • Must be able to communicate policies, procedures, regulations, reports, etc., to personnel, residents, family members, visitors, and government agencies/personnel.
  • Must be knowledgeable of computer systems, system applications, and other office equipment.
  • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
  • 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.

Parkmoor Village Healthcare Center is proudly a managed facility of

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

No Agencies or Affiliates, please!

Application Instructions

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