Social Services Assistant: Avamere Rehab of Beaverton

Company Name:
Avamere Health Services
The primary purpose of this position is to assist the overall operation of our facility's Social Services Department to assure that the medically related emotional and social needs of the resident are met and maintained. The Social Services Assistant is driven by and passionate for quality patient care and quality of life.
Responsibilities:
Assist in planning, organizing, implementing, evaluating and directing the social service programs of this facility.
Assist in developing assessments and written plans of care to identify the needs of each resident.
Ensure that all components of the care plan are being followed by reviewing MDS's and nurses' notes and attending meetings.
Effectively communicate information concerning a patient's condition with other departments and government agencies.
Participate in the discharge planning, providing information to residents and families of programs available.
Seek out new methods and make recommendations on changes in policies and procedures to the Social Services Director or Administrator based on current federal and state regulations.
Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.
Qualifications and Skillsets:
Associate's degree in Social Work or a related field preferred.
Must have a minimum of 1 year Social Work experience in a healthcare setting.
Understanding of Medicare, Medicaid, Kaiser and private insurances.
Supportive team member; able to make independent decisions.
Excellent oral and written communication.
Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.
_Upon hire, all employees will be drug tested, criminal background checked and DMV checked for driving company vehicles. If you have any questions regarding the employment checks, please contact the human resource department.
The Avamere Family of Companies represents a group of independent companies dedicated to senior's health and well-being. We take great pride in offering "a continuum of care" which allows seniors to stay independent and active. With more than forty retirement communities and skilled nursing facilities in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Colorado, the Avamere companies are responsive to the changing personal needs of seniors.
Avamere full time employee benefits package includes: medical, 401K retirement plan, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, ID theft recovery services, wellness program, and voluntary dental, vision, life insurance, short term disability and AD&D; coverage. We are excited to announce our new Workshop/Seminar Sponsorship Program, LA Fitness membership discounts, and discounts through University of Phoenix and Concordia University!_
__Avamere Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer__ ;
Job Title: Social Services Assistant: Avamere Rehab of Beaverton
Job Function: Social Services Assistant
Hours: Full Time
Shift: Day
Location: Avamere Rehab of Beaverton
Location Phone Number
Address: 11850 SW Allen Blvd
City: Beaverton
State: OR
Zip Code: 97005
Date Posted: 5/9/2014

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