Life Care Centers of America, Inc (additional) SOCIAL SERVICES ASSISTANT in Medina, Ohio
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SOCIAL SERVICES ASSISTANTLife Care Center of Medina
Position type:Part-time (25 hours)Shift:Weekdays
Position SummaryThe SOCIAL SERVICES ASSISTANT provides assistance to the Social Services department to ensure all medically-related emotional and social needs of patients are met in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.
Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements
Licensed Social Worker preferred
Prior health-care experience preferred
Specific Job Requirements
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility
Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: general social services responsibilities, patient rights, and safety and sanitation
Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care'sCode of Conductand completes mandatoryCode of Conductand other appropriate compliance training
Must be able to assist with the social services program to meet the medically-related social and emotional needs of patients as well as Federal, State, corporate, and division guidelines
Must be able to document appropriately and timely, according to State law
Must be able to assist social worker(s) in supporting patients and families through education, financial planning assistance, liaison with community agencies, etc.
Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients
Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
We offer competitive pay in a team-oriented environment.
An Equal Opportunity Employer