Salude Social Services Assistant- Part Time (16 hours/week) in Suwanee, Georgia

Are you an experienced and dedicated Social Worker/ Social Services Assistant seeking a full time role in an excellent patient care setting? Salude's Social Work Assistnat assists the Social Services Director/Coordinator 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.

Responsibilities of the Social Worker role include:

-Developing a social history, social assessment and care plan which identifies pertinent problems and needs

-Setting realistic goals to be accomplished and the specific action to be taken in resolution of the problems and/or needs upon admission of each new resident.

-Documenting progress notes, which relate to each resident's care plan when necessary and within policy time frames

-Implementing staff approaches that address problems, needs or concerns and periodically review

-Evaluating the effectiveness of the staff approaches; evaluate changes in the mental and psychosocial assessment

-Revising the resident's plan of care according to needs

-Actively participating in interdisciplinary Care Plan meetings Assess each resident's potential for discharge.

-Assisting the resident and family in discharge and placement planning

-Organizing family groups to promote communications, education and support between family members, facility staff and administration, and provide counseling as needed.

-Assisting in the education of the community regarding aging, rights of residents, facility services and other related topics

-Attending and participating in orientation, training, in-services education activities and staff meetings

-Understanding/ complying with and promote all rules regarding residents' rights; promote positive relationships with residents, visitors and regulators, to include a professional appearance and attitude.

-Informing residents and families of their rights and responsibilities. Act as the residents' advocate

Salude is a brand new 64 private-bed, upscale transitional care and rehabilitation facility, in Suwanee, GA, with a substantial therapy area, full service kitchen, second level outdoor balcony and many other outdoor amenities. This facility combines clinical excellence with beautiful surrounding as a way to enhance the health and wellness of every person who passes through the doors.

For additional information please contact or call 678-310-2014

Required Skills

Bachelor s Degree in Social Work required (Students welcome to apply)

Georgia Social Work License/ or up-to-date license within state of residence

Long term care or hospital experience 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

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