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  • Social Services Assistant

    Job Locations US-CA-Stockton
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/2/2018 2:33 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-11587
    Facility
    Wagner Heights Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
    Category
    Social Services
  • Overview

    Wagner Heights Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Stockton, CA  is looking for experienced Social Service Assistant to be part of their team.   We are Families serving Families and our nurses are a valued piece of that vision.

     

    Wagner Heights Nursing is a member of Covenant Care, and our “family” includes over 8,500 professionals in 7 states running 55 skilled nursing facilities, 4 residential care facilities, a therapy services company, and a home health company.  Managing risk has been critical to our success in the dynamic long-term care industry.  We have a strong commitment to providing our residents with excellent care and service in a pleasant, comfortable setting.

     

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    POSITION SUMMARY: The primary purpose of this position is to assist the Social Services Director in identifying and providing for each residents social, emotional and psychological needs.

     


     

     KEY JOB FUNCTION:

    • Coordinates and sets up appointments including Dental, Podiatrist, Ophthalmologist, Psychiatrist.
    • Coordinates and arranges transportation, where applicable.
    • Arranges room changes, assist resident/family with adjustment to change.
    • Keeps calendar for assessments, meetings and other clerical duties as needed, and schedules meetings for residents, staff, families.
    • Assist in development of a volunteer program and assist in facilitating family group meetings.
    • Arranges for DME and home services at time of discharge, and follows up on residents possessions after discharge.
    • Provides timely support for reduction of psychotropic’s and restraints as assigned.

    Minimum Requirements

    • Must possess a high school diploma or GED.
    • Must meet all license, certification, training or credentials as required by the State.

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