Social Services Coordinator

  • Linda Vista Nursing and Rehab
  • 135 Maple Street
  • Jan 17, 2019
Allied Health

Job Description

Linda Vista Nursing Rehab Center:

Linda Vista Nursing and Rehab Center is an open and bright nursing and rehabilitation center with a lovely view of the local valley, located just off North Main Street and three blocks from Ashland Community Hospital. Our rehabilitation center possesses a small, community-like environment that provides personal attention for each and every patient.

Our rehabilitation program is a wonderful solution for patients who no longer require hospitalization, but can benefit from an intensive rehabilitation and recovery program in a caring environment. Through weekly neighborhood meetings, community members have the opportunity to discuss what is important to them including events, entertainment, projects, activity groups, upcoming outings and more.
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Any Questions Contact: LindaVistaAdministrator@prestigecare.com

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Prestige Care is about people helping people, and is rooted in a philosophy of caring based on our core values - respect, integrity, commitment, and trust - that are at the center of all we do. Our mission is to provide quality care, guided by a compassionate heart and our promise is to personally touch lives every day. At Prestige we offer a dynamic and collaborative environment where you will not only make a difference in the lives of others every day; you have the opportunity to grow professionally, learn new skills and advance your career. :

We also offer a full benefits suite to eligible employees that includes the following:
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· Medical, dental, and vision coverage:

· HSA/FSA accounts:

· Employer paid group life and ADD insruance:

· 401(k) plan with company match:

· Paid vacation, sick days, and holidays:

· Employee Assistance Program:

· Commitment to career development and continuing education:

· Scholarship/ tuition reimbursement:

· Flexible scheduling:

· Employee discounts: cell service, theme parks, and so much more!:

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*Benefits may vary by location:

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Job Summary::

The Social Services Coordinator plans the provision of medically-related social services to residents, allowing residents to attain the highest physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being.

Essential Functions::

* Responsible for obtaining and documenting the resident’s psychosocial history upon admission and updating quarterly and as resident’s status changes, arranging counseling services as necessary.
* Responsible for identifying and seeking ways to support residents’ individual needs and preferences, customary routines, concerns and choices.
* Responsible for making arrangements for obtaining needed adaptive equipment, clothing, and personal items including making referrals and obtaining services from outside agencies.
* Coordinates social services by participates with the management team in care planning and development.
* Ensures that all entries in the clinical record are informative and descriptive of the services provided, while maintaining organized and orderly work records.
* Assists in the preparation of the department’s budget and ensures that social services department operates within established budget.
* Responsible for maintaining communication and contact with family, while encouraging their participation in care planning.
* Conducts and assists in coordinating resident and family support groups including the development of programs for special needs residents.
* Provides discharge planning services by working with the facility management team, resident, resident family and physician.
* Responsible for following facility fire safety, hazardous material, and infection control practices report any unsafe conditions or equipment to administrator immediately.
* Greets residents, visitors, and staff courteously, promoting resident rights, dignity, and confidentiality standards.
* Attends and participates in training sessions, in-services, and staff meetings.
* Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications::

* Must have medical records experience.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential to success.
* Ability to creatively problem and be a team player, well-organized, and flexible.
* Associate Degree and meet State certification requirements, a minimum of 1 year working in geriatrics.
* Experience with budgets and recordkeeping helpful.
EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED

KEYWORDS: senior living, senior care, new grad, long term care, LTC, social, social services, post acute, post-acute, social services assistant, social services director, social services coordinator, skilled nursing, assisted living, bachelor's in social services, assisted living, hospice

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