Social Services Assistant

Cadia Healthcare Dover , DE 19903

Posted 3 months ago

Cadia Healthcare stands out as one of the most comprehensive providers of care in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Our unique ability to offer skilled nursing, rehabilitation, physician medicine, mobile imaging, and dialysis, along with pharmacy services allows us to stand out among our competitors. As passionate as we about the care we provide, we are just as passionate about our employees. We provide a dynamic work environment, while investing in our employees to promote their career growth.

Cadia Healthcare, Capitol, is located in Kent County, DE, minutes from Route 1 and 13, is a skilled nursing center with a dedicated Dementia unit!

Part time Social services assistant

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

As the Social Services Assistant you will Assist the resident/family in achieving smooth nursing home transition at admission through discharge. Support the psychological needs of the resident.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assure the psychosocial needs of the resident are assessed and needs met

  • Provide families/residents with information on Residents rights and Advance Directives

  • Serve on committees and conduct/participate in meetings as they relate to resident care (care plans, Family Council, Alzheimer's Support Group, etc.)

  • Serve as resident/family liaison regarding discharge planning

  • Act as back up to Admissions Director regarding admission inquiries, tours, etc.

  • Brings any concerns, issues, needs or changes to the attention of the Administrator

  • Attend required facility meetings and MOD rotation schedule

  • Maintain confidentiality of information

  • Maintain a written record of the residents' complaints and/or grievances that indicates the action taken to resolve the complaint and the current status of the complaint

  • Maintain the department in regulatory compliance

  • Participate in facility surveys made by authorized government agencies

  • Perform administrative requirements, such as completing necessary forms, reports, etc., and submitting such to the Director as required

  • All other related duties ad assigned by Social Services Director

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Must be a Licensed Social Worker in the State of Delaware

Experience:
1 year Social Work Experience preferred

Industry:

Healthcare Industry preferred

ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent oral communication skills

  • Good writing skills and use of grammar

  • Ability to handle negative situations

  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities

  • Excellent attendance required

  • Self-directed individual with a personable, professional demeanor

  • Proven to be team oriented

  • Proven ability to maintain confidential information a must

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