Job Description

North Star, 3185 W Arkansas Ave, Denver, Colorado, United States of America Req #4234
Monday, January 24, 2022


Vivage Senior Living is recognized as a national leader driving high quality service for seniors, their families, and our employees. "Vivage" means "celebrating aging" inspiring our focus to create innovative and customer-driven models filled with personalized and meaningful living experiences. We are a senior health care, solution driven company servicing 30+ facilities in the state of Colorado.

                  WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU AS A VIVAGE EMPLOYEE?

  • $2,000 Sign On Bonus

  • Competitive Salary 

  • Flexible working hours

  • Daily Pay Advance Option Available

  • Holiday Pay (when working on a major holiday)

  • Sick time pay accrual  

  • Paid Time Off 

  • Health, Dental, Vision, and More


OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE 

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.


 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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


                    THE MUST HAVES:

  • 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

  • Ability to pass a criminal background check as well as Colorado CAPS background check. 

  • COVID Vaccine Required or Valid Exemption.



Vivage is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Min Hiring Rate $21.93
  • Max Hiring Rate $31.00
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree

Application Instructions

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