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Social Services Director - Skilled Nursing Facility

Company: Inland Valley Care and Rehabilitation Center
Location: Pomona
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Voted one of the best companies to work for by Modern Healthcare Magazine: Inland Valley Care and Rehabilitation Center -is an award winning family company providing healthcare services including skilled nursing, assisted living and senior living communities. We believe that seniors are extraordinary people. Their lives are filled with achievements, contributions and wisdom. They have raised families, served their communities and country, lived history and ultimately set the stage for us. We are honored to provide their care, as they make the transition to the golden years, and when it becomes more challenging to care for ones self. From a short-term rehabilitation stay to long term nursing care, each of our clinical programs are designed to reduce hospitalizations so our patients can focus on achieving their individual care plan goals whether its returning home or staying with us for their long term care needs Our commitment to superior quality of life is evident when you visit our family of centers. At our care center you will meet compassionate and professional team members who understand that finding the right skilled nursing setting and long-term care option could be difficult and confusing and are wanting to make a difference by providing the utmost care to genuinely help our patients and the community around them. If this sounds like a great fit for you, we would love to have you join our wonderful team! Compensation & Benefits:

  • As a growing and essential company, we have many opportunities for growth and development within the medical industry and are committed to providing the resources and training you need.
  • Pay is market competitive and negotiable based on your experience.
  • Full-time employees will be eligible for a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance plans. We are looking for full-time Social Services Director. 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 so as to attain the highest practicable level of functioning. - A full and comprehensive job description will be available upon interviewing. Duties and Responsibilities
    • Ensures all residents are treated fairly, with kindness, dignity, and respect, and their rights are protected at all times
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • Coordinates referrals and services ensuring appropriate mental health intervention when needed.
      • Adheres to state and federal regulations and company policies and procedures; HIPAA confidentiality standards of resident and facility information; Infection Control, Universal Precautions, OSHA and safety standards; established safety precautions and regulations in the performance of tasks and the use of equipment and supplies.
      • Participates in and/or leads on-the-job training, in-service education and orientation programs; attends OSHA and CDC in-service training programs for hazardous communication, TB management, and bloodborne pathogens standard; serves on various committees as required by existing regulations or as appointed by Administrator.
      • Makes written or oral reports and recommendations to Administrator concerning operation of department and in response to concerns or complaints. Ensures documentation is accurate informative and descriptive of the nursing care provided and the residents response to the care.
      • Keeps abreast of current federal and state regulations, as well as professional standards, and makes recommendations on changes in policies and procedures to Supervisor or Administrator. - May participate in workshops and seminars to stay current with changes in field, as well as to maintain professional status. - Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Qualifications
        • 2-3 years related experience required; supervisory experience preferred
        • Bachelors degree from accredited college in social work or related field required
        • Social work license/certification if required by state law
        • 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
        • Willingness and ability to function as an effective team member through good communication and cooperation to meet departmental goals
        • Must be able to multi-task and handle pressure
        • Willing to work beyond normal working hours, weekends, holidays, and/or on other shifts and in other positions, when necessary
        • Must be knowledgeable of nursing/medical practices and procedures, and/or terminology, laws, regulations, and the guidelines that pertain to long-term care
        • Sufficient computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office, Outlook, and /or Internet to perform required duties
        • Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment, and reach logical, practical decisions -Submit your application and join our award-winning team!We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, veteran status, disability, history of disability or perceived disability, and per the Fair Chance Ordinance will consider qualified applications with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the ordinance.

Keywords: Inland Valley Care and Rehabilitation Center, Pomona , Social Services Director - Skilled Nursing Facility, Executive , Pomona, California

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