Spec Social Services

Golden Living Centers 3175 Lancer St -  Portage, Indiana 46368
7/6/2018 5:14:04 PM
JOB ID: SOC-18-00043 Specialty: Social Services

   

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JOB ADVERTISEMENT

You know our patients are much more than just customers as a Spec Social Services at Golden LivingCenters. Our patients are family, and with your help, we can ensure that all their social, emotional and psychological needs are met. Partnering with the our professional and collaborative staff, you'll help our patients reach their full potential during their stay at our facilities and after discharge. Your job is vital to making sure our patients and their families are as comfortable as possible and are treated with the utmost respect during challenging times. Let our patients know they're family as a Spec Social Services.Are you ready to take a whole life into your hands and help patients get back on their own two feet? The right person will not take no for an answer when it comes to our patient's comfort, happiness and well-being.

GENERAL PURPOSE

Assists in identifying and providing for each resident's social, emotional and psychological needs, and the continuing development of the resident's full potential during his/her stay at the facility and to assist in the planning for his/her discharge.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

  • Develop a comprehensive social history assessment, a psycho-social assessment, discharge plan, and complete the MDS and Care Plan for new admits. Orient and assist new residents in adjusting to the facility. Assist residents and families with adjustment to changes, including room changes. Assist families with the engraving and/or marking of residents' personal items. Review residents' rights with residents and staff, and attend to various personal needs of the residents. Assist in the development of a volunteer program and assist in facilitating family group meetings. Document progress notes that relate to each resident's care plan when necessary and within policy timeframe
  • Comply with all Company policies related to safety and infection control procedures including the proper use of mechanical lifts, gait belts and personal protective back supports
  • Understand, comply with and promote all rules regarding resident rights, promote positive relationships with residents, visitors and regulators, to include presenting a professional appearance
  • Other duties as assigned or needed

CODE OF CONDUCT

Must adhere to the Company's Code of Conduct and Business Ethics policy including documentation and reporting responsibilities




QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate's Degree in Social Work or related field. Two (2) years equivalent experience in social services position in lieu of degree
  • At least two years of social work experience in a health care delivery system preferred
  • Must meet any state and/or Federal requirements if applicable
  • Basic understanding of computer technology, including email use
  • Must have ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions at a level necessary to accomplish the job
  • Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND BEHAVIORS

  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient and company proprietary information
  • Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents and families
  • Must have the ability to relate professionally and positively and work cooperatively with other employees at all levels

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS

Mobility, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 pounds), fine hand coordination, ability to read and write, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, ability to travel, and ability to remain calm under pressure


COMPANY PROFILE

Golden Living and AseraCare Hospice are committed to enhancing the lives of the patients we care for. Here, you'll find some of the best professionals in healthcare working together to provide the highest level of care to every patient and resident we serve. And, we're able to offer career opportunities that fit almost anyone's background or level of experience. From where you work to how you work to everything in between, we're confident that at Golden Living and AseraCare Hospice, you'll find exactly what you're looking for in your career.



Position: Full-Time
Shift: Days

Portage, IN
Portage, Indiana


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