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  • Social Services Director

    Job Locations US-CA-Mountain View
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/28/2018 4:54 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-11713
    Facility
    Grant Cuesta Sub-acute and Rehabilitation Center
    Category
    Social Services
  • Overview

    We are seeking a Director of Social Services for Grant Cuesta Sub-Acute and Rehabilitation Center (102 beds) in Mountainview, CAThe primary purpose of this position is to manage and direct the Social Services Department, and identify and provide for each residents social, emotional and pyschological needs.   This big part of the role will be focused on Case Management,  Discharge Planning and our SMART Stay program.  SMART Stay is an innovative program to help our patients be more ready to discharge home.  It is focused on personalized education to prepare for a smooth transition back home.  

     

    We are looking for someone who is has strong communication, understanding of our community resources and is ready to roll up their sleeves to be a partner and role model for our team. 

     

     

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    POSITION SUMMARY:  The purpose of this position is to manage and direct the Social Services Department, and identify and provide for each residents social, emotional and pyschological needs.

     

     

     KEY JOB FUNCTION:

    • Manages department to assure assessments, discharges and psychological needs of residents are met.
    • Orient resident to long term care environment and facilitate adjust upon placement.
    • Timely and accurate completion and documentation of all required MDS for case load.
    • Understands the MDS process and accurately assesses, documents and provides interventions in the areas of hearing, speech, vision, cognitive patterns, mood, behavior and customary routines, discharge and communicates interventions to the care team.
    • Keeps in touch with and has professional relationships with vendors such as Hospice, Home Care, durable medical equipment (DME) companies.
    • Understand, comply and promote rules regarding all resident rights, promotes positive relationship with residents, visitors and regulators.

    We are located at 1949 Grant Road in Mountain View.  Jane Logan, Executive Director, can be contacted by phone at 650-965-7955 or by email at JLogan3@covenantcare.com to answer any questions you may have about the position and/or schedule a personal tour of the facility. 

    Minimum Requirements

    • Must possess a high school diploma or GED. 
    • Must meet all license, certification, training or credentials as required by California.
    • Strong verbal and written skills.
    • Strong computer skills.
    • Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing social services.

    Preferred Requirements

    • At least 2 years of experience in a supervisory capacity is preferred for this position.

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