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Director, Adult Day Service Center (ADSC)

Company: WISE & Healthy Aging
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Headquartered in beautiful Santa Monica, WISE & Healthy Aging is committed to serving older adults at all stages of their lives from pre-retirement through elder years, caregivers and their families, senior services organizations as well as others who share our passion and commitment to making a difference in the lives of older adults. WISE & Healthy Aging has received numerous designations of excellence from Guide Star, GREATNONPROFITS, NCQA Case Management for Long Term Services & Support, and is nationally certified as a Great Place to Work. POSITION SUMMARY WISE & Healthy Aging---s Adult Day Service Center is licensed for 60 participants, and located in Santa Monica at the organization---s headquarters. The Center is the only state-designated Alzheimer---s Day Care Resources Center (ADCRC) on the Los Angeles Westside. WISE & Healthy Aging also has a collaboration with Motion Picture Television Fund to provide adult day care services at its Woodland Hills campus (temporarily suspended during COVID-19 pandemic). In-person and virtual programming are available, as well as caregiver support with trainings and support groups. To ensure quality, effective and efficient operations of the WISE & Healthy Aging Adult Day Service Center (ADSC), the Director provides oversight of programming, operations and staff, as well as outreach efforts for the (ADSC) Center---s sustainability and growth. Programming includes general adult day care, a Spanish-speaking ---Somos Amigos--- adult day care program, and WISE Minds groups for those dealing with early memory loss. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Oversee the day-to-day operations of the ADSC, applying knowledge of and compliance with all contracts, laws and regulations that fund and/or regulate adult day care, maintaining a safe and secure environment for staff, participants/clients and volunteers. Work with staff to develop and maintain a comprehensive schedule of enrichment opportunities and programming in support of the health and well-being of ADSC participants/clients. Identify program needs and recommend appropriate options for meetings those needs including appropriate funding options. Develop and maintain a staffing plan that ensures continuity of effective service delivery within the ADSC, including supervision of staff, performance evaluations and training. Develop and implement regular outreach efforts in to the community, ensuring that the program is reflective of the diversity and needs of the communities served, and is meeting or exceeding the target goals for the ADSC. This includes expanding the fee-for-services components for adult day care and community benefit-based caregiver support services. Work with families and other funding sources to support the utilization of adult day care as a benefit to the participant and respite for family. Administer the scholarship and subsidized-funded process for consideration of eligible participants/clients, including monitoring and tracking for reporting purposes. Preparation and monitoring of program expenditures to maintain a fiscally sound program, including budget preparations and reports, as well as meeting established deadlines. Work closely with the Finance-Accounting division in reconciliation of billing. Prepare required reports, mid-year and fiscal year-end or as needed per private funding requirements, of the overall effectiveness of the program. Establish and maintain a system that ensures quality control of services rendered, as well as evaluation and monitoring of processes, including but not limited to, updated client records, individualized client/family conferences, systematic review of records, assessment of client satisfaction, assessment of client satisfaction, and other parameters that are appropriate. OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES: In cases of emergencies, staff illness or vacation, as necessary, provide back-up direct services. Prepare proposals and grants for current and potential funding sources as needed Work collaboratively with other programs within WISE & Healthy Aging in support of referrals and/or staffing needs POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Undergraduate degree in Social Work, Human Services or related field. Advanced degree and/or licensure (e.g., MSW and LCSW) preferred in the Human Services field, preferably in Social Work, Public/Health Administration, Business Administration, Clinical Psychology and/or Gerontology Experience Requirements Minimum of 5 years--- experience managing staff, social service programs and budgets, including adult day service-type facilities. Minimum of two (2) years--- experience working with the elderly and their caregivers/families ; experience working specifically with persons with dementia is preferred Clinical working knowledge of chronic ailments of the frail elderly, such as Alzheimer---s Disease, dementia, stroke, Parkinson---s disease, and arthritis Knowledgeable and conversant with Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Reporting requirements. Other Requirements Must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing and to manage and motivate staff. Ability to demonstrate critical thinking and exercise diplomacy in interactions with others. Must obtain upon hire and maintain a valid CPR and First Aid card, be able to clear a fingerprinting DOJ background check, and complete a Health Screening Report within 3 days of hire (proof of TB clearance and proof of flu and COVID vaccination required) must be kept current every 4 years as required by the County of Los Angeles) Must be able to maneuver up to 25 pounds, and have a valid driver---s license and proof of car insurance If you want to be a part of a great team, we offer a competitive salary and an exceptional benefits package. For employees who regularly work 30 or more hours per week, benefits include 80% company-paid medical, 100% company-paid dental, life, and vision (optional), 401(k) plan with competitive employer match, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), 11 paid holidays, plus a generous paid-time-off (PTO) plan Company Description WISE & Healthy Aging is committed to serving older adults at all stages of their lives from pre-retirement through elder years, caregivers and their families, senior services organizations as well as others who share our passion and commitment to making a difference in the lives of older adults. WISE & Healthy Aging has received numerous designations of excellence from Guide Star, GREATNONPROFITS, NCQA Case Management for Long Term Services & Support, and is nationally certified as a Great Place to Work.

Keywords: WISE & Healthy Aging, Santa Monica , Director, Adult Day Service Center (ADSC), Executive , Santa Monica, California

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