Social Services Coordinator - Internal

    Prestige Care, Inc
    9100 Centennial Circle, Anchorage, AK
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Position Details:

    Status: Full-Time/Part-Time/On-Call

    Shift: Day/Evening/NOC

    Schedule: Various

    Working Hours Start: Various

    Working Hours End: Various

    Job Summary:

    The Social Services Coordinator plans the provision of medically-related social services to residents, allowing residents to attain the highest physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being.

    Essential Functions:
    1. Responsible for obtaining and documenting the resident's psychosocial history upon admission and updating quarterly and as resident's status changes, arranging counseling services as necessary.
    2. Responsible for identifying and seeking ways to support residents' individual needs and preferences, customary routines, concerns and choices.
    3. Responsible for making arrangements for obtaining needed adaptive equipment, clothing, and personal items including making referrals and obtaining services from outside agencies.
    4. Coordinates social services by participates with the management team in care planning and development.
    5. Ensures that all entries in the clinical record are informative and descriptive of the services provided, while maintaining organized and orderly work records.
    6. Assists in the preparation of the department's budget and ensures that social services department operates within established budget.
    7. Responsible for maintaining communication and contact with family, while encouraging their participation in care planning.
    8. Conducts and assists in coordinating resident and family support groups including the development of programs for special needs residents.
    9. Provides discharge planning services by working with the facility management team, resident, resident family and physician.
    10. Responsible for following facility fire safety, hazardous material, and infection control practices report any unsafe conditions or equipment to administrator immediately.
    11. Greets residents, visitors, and staff courteously, promoting resident rights, dignity, and confidentiality standards.
    12. Attends and participates in training sessions, in-services, and staff meetings.
    13. Performs other related duties as assigned.
    Qualifications:
    • Must have medical records experience.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential to success.
    • Ability to creatively problem and be a team player, well-organized, and flexible.
    • Associate Degree and meet State certification requirements, a minimum of 1 year working in geriatrics.
    • Experience with budgets and recordkeeping helpful.
    EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED

    Posting ID: 558406377Posted: 2020-05-22