Social Service Assistant

Generations Healthcare-St Francis Pavilion - Daly City, CA (30+ days ago)


Job Summary

Social Services Assistant

St Francis Pavilion

Company Description:

Generations Healthcare facility is in search of a Social Services Assistant to join our team. Our skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility has an outstanding reputation in the healthcare industry with an excellent rating for quality patient care. We are committed to providing kind, competent and compassionate services to those entrusted to our care and an enjoyable work environment for our staff. If you are passionate about helping residents meet their full potential, then this is the right place for you.

Job Description:

The primary purpose of your job position is to assist in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and directing our facility’s social service programs in accordance with current existing federal, state, and local standards, as well as our established policies and procedures, to assure that the medically related emotional and social needs of the resident are met/maintained on an individual basis.

Essential Duties (include but are not limited to):

  • Assist the Social Service Director/Consultant in the planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and directing of the social service programs of this facility.
  • Meet with administration, medical and nursing staff, and other related departments in planning social services, as directed.
  • Assist in the development, administering, and coordinating of department policies and procedures.
  • Review department policies and procedures, at least annually, and participate in making recommended changes.
  • Assist in developing and implementing policies and procedures for identifying the medically related social and emotional needs of the resident.
  • Participate in community planning related to the interests of the facility and the services and needs of the resident and family.

Benefits:

We offer competitive salary, rewarding healthcare benefits and excellent career growth opportunities.

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.
  • Must be a supportive team member, contribute to and be an example of team work and team concept.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with other personnel.
  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle residents

Generations Healthcare’s Mission:

Generations Healthcare was founded upon the belief that caring for the sick, the elderly, and the infirm is a special and sacred stewardship. It is our mission to have this belief reflected in everything we do: in the presentation of our homes, in the professionalism of our staff, and in the daily delivery of care to our residents and their families. It is our purpose that whoever enters a Generations home will be met with kindness, competence and compassion.

We invite you to make a difference in the lives of others and our residents, who represent a Lifetime of Memories, a Lifetime of Care, and a Lifetime of Love.

Contact: Eileen Anderson at 805-987-1506 for more information regarding this position.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • working with the elderly: 1 year (Required)
  • discharge planning: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Social Services: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)