Social Services Director - Eagle Ridge
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?
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.
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
- Pay Type Hourly
- Employment Indicator Regular
- Min Hiring Rate $20.82
- Max Hiring Rate $25.70
- Eagle Ridge, 2425 Teller Ave, Grand Junction, Colorado, United States of America