Social Service Designee - Full-Time

  • Hillside Plaza
  • 18220 Euclid Avenue
  • Posted: Apr 22, 2019
Allied Health

Job Description

Hillside Plaza, a five star rated facility by CMS, would like you to join our team of professionals. Conveniently located on Euclid Avenue, Hillside Plaza offers premier healthcare with the warmth and comfort of a small, family-oriented facility.:

Summary:

As the Social Service Designee you will assist the Social Service Director in the planning, developing, organizing, implementing and directing of the social service programs of this facility to assure that the emotional and social needs of the residents are met.

You will assist in reviewing complaints made by the residents, assist residents with information concerning their rights, living wills, etc. The Social Services Designee will make routine visits to residents and maintain contact with resident’s family, involving them with non-medical progress reports. You will assist in providing solutions for social and practical environmental problems including seeking financial assistance, discharge planning (including collaboration with community agencies), and referrals to other community agencies when specialized assistance is required

Educational Requirements:

* High school diploma or equivalent required. Associates degree preferred.
Experience:

* Experience working in healthcare and/or long term care facility required. Excellent customer service and communication skills required.
Legacy Health Services offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, life and 401(k) with company match. To learn more about joining the Legacy Health Services family, please visit our website at www.LHShealth.com

Legacy Health Services is a family owned and operated post-acute care company based in Parma, Ohio. “Our Family Caring for Yours” is as true today as it was when the company was created over fifty years ago. Legacy Health Services manages over 1700 nursing home beds in eleven nursing facilities that serve northern Ohio. With over 2,500 dedicated employees, Legacy Health Services provides a complete continuum of care that includes skilled nursing, assisted living, rehabilitation services, long-term care and affiliates that provide full-time nurse practitioners and hospice. We provide our residents with compassionate care and quality services to meet all of their needs, both clinical and non-clinical. We value each of our residents as individuals, with unique physical, spiritual, social, emotional and intellectual needs. Our goal is to treat everyone like family- with compassion, respect and kindness.