Social Worker / Social Services Associate Full Time Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 3/20/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Burleson, TX
  • Date Posted:
    3/20/2020
  • Job ID:
    20005029
  • Job Family
    Case Management
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Care Center Burleson

Job Description


Description

Social Services Associate AdventHealth Care Center Burleson

 
Location Address: 

Huguley Nursing & Rehab

301 Huguley Blvd, Burleson, TX 76028

 

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Care Center Business Office

  • AdventHealth Care Center’s mission to “Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ”
  • The opportunity and encouragement to truly care for and love the patients/residents they serve
  • The opportunity to work with like-minded co-workers who believe and support the organization’s mission
  • The patient-centric focus of meeting the needs of the patient/residents
  • Being part of a large healthcare organization where we can be “Greater as a Whole”
Work Hours/Shift:
Full-Time / Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Provides medical related social services so that each resident may attain or maintain the highest practical level of mental, physical, and psychological well-being.
  • Stays current on Federal and State regulations pertaining to social services.
  • Assist the resident, responsible party, and supportive others in the adjustment and orientation to the nursing home after admission.
  • Conducts psycho-social assessments of residents.
  • Ensures timely documentation on each resident in the facility as required.
  • Participates in each resident’s plan of care meeting.  Oversees that resident/families are invited and informed of the meetings.
  • Ensures a Social History is completed as required, following an admission.
  • Assists in discharge planning.
  • Participates in the grievance/concern process.
  • Provides or arranges services for psychiatric medication management and other psych services.
  • Coordinates with the Social Work Director, facility risk manager and administrator to promptly address all allegations of abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Assists with investigations and filing of reports as needed.
  • Possesses a knowledge of the community resources available and uses them to benefit and improve the quality of care as applicable for each resident.
  • Participates in community relations development.
  • Attends seminars, conventions and other educational opportunities to keep informed, improve personal knowledge, and share experiences.
  • Works with other departments, residents and/or resident’s families in providing adequate appropriate clothing for the residents.
  • Assists residents in exercising their right to vote.
  • Advocates for the resident and their rights, helping the resident learn assertiveness in communicating their needs, wants, and problems to the appropriate departments and agencies.
  • Meets with other providers and services utilized by residents in the facility in preparation for discharge.
  • Assists residents with financial and governmental matters such as applying for Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, funeral home arrangements, disability, etc.
  • Participates in the quality assurance and performance improvement committee.
  • Attends staff education, training and other required meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Empathy and compassion
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Astute observation skills
  • Ability to follow set rules and protocols
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Sense of responsibility
  • Desire to work with others
  • Understand and carry out exactly, detailed oral and written instructions
  • Ability to keep records and make reports
  • Ability to assign, observe, and evaluate those under her/his direction
  • Proficient use of a computer


Qualifications

What You Will Need:
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
Job Summary:

The Social Services Associate functions on behalf of the nursing home and the residents by promoting the general well-being of each resident through identification of their emotional and psychosocial needs.  



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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