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Director of Social Services

Company: Springs Village Care Center
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

FUNCTION: Responsible for planning, developing, organizing, implementing, and directing the SNF Health & Wellness in accordance with current existing federal, state, and local regulations, as well as Stellar Senior Living established policies and procedures, to ensure medically related social services are provided to all residents in the facility.What we offer$25 - $35Hr DOEBenefits include medical, dental, vision, generous Paid Time Off program, holidays, 401k and more A growing company with opportunities for advancementCompany sponsored training, tuition reimbursement, and other learning opportunitiesFree meals each shiftThis is a Full Time 8am -5pm WE ALSO OFFER REFERRAL BONUSES - refer your friends and get up to $1000 for each referral hired!QUALIFICATIONS: --- At least one year supervised experience in a health care setting working directly with clients/residents. --- Current knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations that apply to the practice of social work in long-term care--- High School Diploma or equivalent, Associates Degree in Human Services Preferred. Facilities with 120 beds or more must have a bachelor's degree in social work or human services--- Demonstrated leadership skills applicable to a role in an organization such as a long-term care facility--- Strong organizational and analytical skills; oral and written communication skills.--- Working knowledge of and ability to apply professional standards of social work practice in job situations

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:--- Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct the social service programs of the facility.--- Assume the authority, responsibility, and accountability of directing the Health & Wellness Department.--- As part of the admission process, meet with the resident and/or family to review policies on advanced directives, resident rights, and discrimination.--- Conduct and document a psychosocial history and assessment, including identification of resident problems/needs.--- Provide for and/or arrange for social work services as indicated by resident needs.--- Communicate with resident's family about resident needs, transfers, discharge and changes in level of care, and financial responsibility.--- Maintains a current list of community resources to facilitate referrals, for residents in the facility, and at time of discharge.--- Able to establish criteria to assess those services provided meet established standards of care.--- Conducts social service groups.--- Provides planning and implementation of one-to-one interventions.--- Provides advocacy services to residents.--- As part of the interdisciplinary team, develops behavior interventions and oversees facility behavior committee.--- Prepares measurable care plan goals for the residentsWho we are"Our supreme goal is to do and be the best in all we undertake, and to provide a Stellar life for our residents, their families and our employees." - Evrett Benton, CEOStellar Senior Living is a premier skilled nursing provider in the Western United States. Founded in 2012 we have experienced consistent growth adding senior living communities to our family each year. We continue to grow and are looking for top talent to join our team and continue this journey with us.

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