OUR VALUES – Dignity, Excellence, Teamwork, Belonging and Growth embody our mission of “Guided by spiritual values, we enrich lives by providing extraordinary senior care.” and serves as the backbone to achieving our success.

Dow Rummel is a non-profit organization located in Sioux Falls, SD and has been the premier life plan community in the area for over 60 years.


The Social Services Designee is responsible for getting to know each resident personally, ensuring their social, emotional, and psychological needs are met. Meeting with each residents medical team and loved ones to discuss recent successes or setbacks to their goals, developing treatment plans. Must be highly compassionate and possess strong customer service skills.

THE HOURS: 8am to 5pm  Monday – Friday


  • Develop a social history, social assessment and care plan which identifies pertinent problems and needs, realistic goals to be accomplished, and the specific action to be taken in resolution of the problems and/or needs upon admission of each new resident.
  • Participate in the pre-admission screening of all potential residents and provide information to residents and families during admission.
  • Must be adaptable, flexible to changes, and able to prioritize and organize work efficiently to accomplish workload within time allotted.


  • Graduation from high school with at least three years’ experience in some capacity working with older adults, with at least one year of the experience being in a long-term care facility.
  • College course work in sociology, psychology, gerontology, or social work may be substituted for up to two years’ experience.
  • Must be able to relate professionally, positively, and cooperatively with residents, resident’s families and employees.
  • Must possess proficient computer skills, including email use.
  • Must be familiar with: residents’ rights and responsibilities; regulations applicable to long term care providers; and facility’s policies and procedures.
  • Must demonstrate strong communications skills and be able to work comfortably and effectively with residents (at various cognitive and functional levels), family members, and co-workers.
  • Professional in appearance and conduct.
  • Must be criminally cleared.
  • Be in good health and physically and mentally capable of performing assigned tasks. 
  • Good physical health

REPORTS TO: Village East Director of Nursing


  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
    • Offering three different medical plans, starting as low as (per paycheck):
      • Family: $225.67
      • EE + Children $69.75
      • EE + Spouse $88.23
      • Single $15.86
  • Dow Rummel contributes $100.00 a month to employees HSA account
  • Delta Dental
  • VSP Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Optional HSA Account with Dow Rummel Village adding funds each pay period
  • Continuing Education Opportunities
  • Wellness Center Membership
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Cell Phone Discount (Verizon/AT&T)

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