Covenant Care - Resource Center

  • Social Services Director

    Job Locations US-CA-Escondido
    Posted Date 1 month ago(2/19/2019 12:15 PM)
    Job ID
    Valle Vista Convalescent Hospital
    Social Services
  • Overview

    Covenant Care was founded in 1994 by healthcare industry professionals who wanted to create a company that would exceed customer expectations through quality care. Through modest and focused growth, our "Family" has grown to include over 8,000 healthcare professionals in over 55 healthcare and rehabilitation centers. We care for over 4,000 residents and patients in our facilities.


    We have created an environment where all of our employees interact with all Covenant Care patients, residents, family members and employees, in a manner that demonstrates genuine human caring. We have chosen the concept of family relationships and interactions to describe this human caring. As an employee of Covenant Care during our daily work is done in a manner that exemplifies the Covenant Care Mission: "We are family serving families."


    To learn more about Covenant Care and our recent successes, please click on the following link to view our Quality Report. By selecting the ‘green dots’ you can view the embedded videos of our happy residents and patients and hear their stories!



    We reward our employees’ contributions to our success by offering competitive compensation and benefits. A highlight of the many employee benefits available at Covenant Care includes:

    • Covenant Care pays the majority of employee medical coverage.
    • You pay less for benefits as contributions for medical, dental, and vision are pre-tax deductions.
    • Company-paid holidays.
    • Company-paid vacation with an increased benefit based on years of service.
    • Company-paid sick days per year.
    • Company-paid life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance.
    • Company-paid time off to attend the funeral of an immediate family member.
    • 401(k) Retirement Savings Account. 

    Covenant Care is an equal opportunity employer.


    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.




    • 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.

    Minimum Requirements

    • Must possess a high school diploma or GED. Bachelor's degree in Social Work or other allied field. MSW where required. 
    • Must meet all license, certification, training or credentials as required by the State.
    • Must be computer literate.
    • Must be able to speak, read, and write the English language in an understandable manner.
    • 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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