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Director of Social Services

Company: Denver North Care Center
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Are you a person who believes in providing great care? Do you believe in having a positive impact on other people's lives? Are you a team-player, quick-thinker, and ready to be a part of an organization that supports your growth?
We believe care goes beyond a medical chart. With kindness and integrity as our guide, we strive for excellence in every interaction.
You care.
Director of Social Services Perks:

  • Generous Bonuses
  • Growth Opportunities - DOUBLE your salary
  • Health Benefits
  • 401K

    Position Summary:
    Directs the overall operation of the Social Services Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations and Company policies and procedures to assist each resident and family adjust to placement, illness, and plan of care to attain the highest practicable level of functioning.
    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Respects and upholds all residents' personal and property rights whenever carrying out duties, including knocking before entering a resident's room
    • Complies with all company and departmental policies and procedures
    • Assesses residents upon admission, quarterly and upon change of condition for social service needs. Assures that a thorough and timely psychosocial history and assessment are completed for each resident to identify problems, issues, or needs that are addressed through Interdisciplinary Team and Care Plan process.
    • Develops and maintains plan of care in conjunction with facility interdisciplinary team.
    • Assists resident and family with transition and adjustment to placement in the facility.
    • Determines legal status of residents upon admission, provides information and obtains copies of advance directives, assures that resident and family wishes regarding treatment including Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) and withholding treatment are implemented in accordance with Company policies.
    • Provides individual, family, and group services focused on enhancement of psychosocial functioning, social, emotional, and behavioral problems, interpersonal relationships, coping with placement, separation, loss, death and dying.


      • 2-3 years' related experience required; supervisory experience preferred
      • Experience working in a skilled nursing facility
      • In facilities with 120 beds and over, Bachelor's degree from accredited college in social work or related field required. In facilities with less than 120 beds, BA degree is preferred.
      • Commitment to the company mission to consistently deliver high quality, person-centered care with dignity, respect, compassion and integrity, and to enrich every life we touch. Embracing the company values of care & compassion, community, honesty & integrity, teamwork, innovation and safety.
      • Ability to represent Company in an ethical and professional manner, and to maintain accountability
      • Ability to interact tactfully, effectively, and professionally with other employees, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public, as needed
      • Must be able to relate to and work with physically and/or mentally ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within facility and treat them with respect and consideration regardless of their cognitive or functional level


        • Medical insurance with Rx benefits
        • Dental insurance
        • Vision care
        • 401k retirement savings plan with employer match after one year of service
        • Paid vacation

Keywords: Denver North Care Center, Denver , Director of Social Services, Executive , Denver, Colorado

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