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Geriatric Services Program Director

Job Summary:

Provides mental health services in assigned nursing home

Status: Non-Exempt

Duties and Responsibilities

Deliver direct clinical services

Ensure Basic Living Skills are provided as indicated on treatment plan

Ensure Family Support is provided as indicated on treatment plan

Provide program support services

Complete documentation in Avatar on a daily basis

Assist Therapist in updating consents, getting Treatment Plan signatures, etc.

Complete peer review as directed by supervisor

Provides clinical services in other clinical settings as needed.

Maintain Geriatric Services section in the nursing home medical record

Maintain Spirit, Quality, and Productivity expectations

Maintain quality to comply with WellStone standards

Maintain spirit expected by WellStone

Maintain acceptable level of productivity

Follow established Geriatric Services policies and procedures

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


Must show ability to work cooperatively with a treatment team; knowledge of a diversity of treatment approaches; ability to work with Primary Therapist and nursing home staff to best meet the needs of the client and organization. Willingness to do group work as needed.

Preferred   Qualifications:  

Creative individual with artistic or musical abilities; genuine respect and concern for the elderly; able to manage time and caseload with minimal supervision

Credentials and Experience

Education:            High school graduate or GED

Licensure:            None

Experience:          None