Resident Services Director / Social Services Director

Job ID
2020-14657
Category
Social Services/Admissions
Job Location : City
Council Bluffs
Job Location : State
IA
Campus
Prairie Gate
Type
Full Time

Overview

 Presbyterian Homes & Services - Prairie Gate in Council Bluffs, Iowa, is seeking Resident Services Director / Social Services Director to join its Care Center team.

 

Schedule:  This is full time, 40 hour/week position working primarily Monday through Friday.

 

Reporting Structure: This position reports to the Campus Administrator.

 

 

ABOUT THIS COMMUNITY

 

The sprawling, multi-wing Prairie Gate complex is being built on 17.5 acres and offers a full continuum of care. It includes 36 independent living apartments, 24 assisted living apartments, 18 memory care apartments and 72 skilled nursing suites.


At the heart of the community will be the two-story 21,000 square foot Town Center offering an array of amenities and services, including community gathering spaces, restaurant-style dining, a bistro, salon, library, club room, business office, guest suite, chapel and wellness center with aerobics studio. Outdoor pathways, prairie plantings, gardens and a courtyard will be just outside the doors in a beautiful patio setting.

Responsibilities

The Resident Services Director is responsible for developing, planning, implementing, supervising, and monitoring the resident services staff and program for residents consistent with regulations and established best practices. The Resident Services Director provides support through resident/family advocacy, ongoing assessment and evaluation, service coordination and care planning. The primary focus of this position is the quality of life of the residents to assist them in achieving “their best day”.

 

The Resident Services Director has responsibility as a member of the site leadership team to participate in the planning and implementation of strategies and programming that assure high quality resident care while achieving short and long-term operational goals and objectives for the site.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or a bachelor’s degree in a human services field including but not limited to sociology, special education, rehabilitation counseling and psychology; and
  • One year of supervised social work experience in a health care setting working directly with individuals.
  • Meet state requirements for position.
  • Experience in geriatrics or health care related environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current professional social work theory and practice.
  • Excellent clinical assessment and documentation skills.
  • Ability to organize work flow, respond to emergencies and note detail. Ability to maintain a high level of performance in an environment of frequent demands and changes.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of social community service delivery systems preferred.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency including Microsoft Office and other common computer programs.
  • Demonstrated compatibility with PHS's mission and operating philosophies.
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.

About PHS

Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS), based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a non-profit, faith-based organization providing a broad array of high quality housing choices, care and service options for older adults. 6,400 employees serve 25,000 older adults through 45 PHS-affiliated senior living communities in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, and through Optage® home and community services. Established in 1955, PHS has earned the reputation as an innovative leader concerned with promoting independence, vitality and well-being for those they serve.


We believe employees are the most important resource in our ministry and we are committed to an environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. With a strong commitment to grow our employees from within, the development opportunities with us are virtually unlimited. We offer competitive wages, opportunities for advancement, ongoing training, and incredible benefits like education assistance and nursing loan forgiveness.


If you have a desire to honor God by enriching the lives and touching the hearts of older adults, consider answering the call and join our team.

 

 

 


PHS is an EEO/AA employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.

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