Consulate Health Care Social Services Assistant in Newport News, Virginia
Job ID 78982
Position Location US-VA-Newport News
Facility Name Newport News Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Job Category Social Services
Position Location : Street 12997 Nettles Drive
Position Location : Zip 23602-6913
Position Status FT is 35+ HOURS WK
Social Services Assistant
A position with Consulate Health Care means more than just a paycheck. We believe in creating a positive environment that reinforces your efforts to succeed and supports your long-term career development. We offer the opportunity to work with large corporation, but with the benefit of a small company feel! As a Consulate Health Care Social Services Assistant, you are entrusted with the responsibility of caring for our residents, families, co-workers, visitors and all others; as well as demonstrating in all interactions, Consulate Health Care’s five core values of Compassion, Honesty, Integrity, Respect and Passion.
Duties and Responsibility
Agree not to disclose resident’s protected health information and promptly report suspected or known violations of such disclosure to the Executive Director.
As part of the admission process, meet with the resident and family to review policies on advance directives, resident rights and non-discrimination.
Conduct and document a social services evaluation, including identification of resident problems/needs.
Provide/arrange for social work services as indicated by resident/family needs.
Assist resident, as needed, with financial planning.
Keep the resident’s family informed of resident problems, personal needs, transfers, and changes of level assignment.
Meet with the appropriate facility staff concerning resident issues.
Act in compliance with all corporate, state, federal, and other regulatory standards.
Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities.
Assist with discharge planning.
Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
One (1) year experience in long-term care preferred.
Must demonstrate the ability to assess resident needs and coordinate the discharge planning process.