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Social Services Assistant / Designee

Company: Bel Pre Healthcare Center
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Bel Pre Healthcare Center - Bel Pre Healthcare Center, a member of the CommuniCare Family of Companies is currently recruiting for a Social Services Assistant / Designee to join our team.PURPOSE/BELIEF STATEMENT:The position of Social Services Assistant / Designee provides coordination and implementation of services to enhance each resident's social and psychosocial well being and assure that care standards are met and the highest degree of quality resident care is provided at all times. The position must function as a team member to ensure that work is accomplished and quality care is delivered, supporting team members and taking direction from the Social Services Director. While focusing on delivering quality care, the position must also manage the resources within their control and assist others in managing resources. JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops and maintains a good working rapport with other direct care givers to assure their participation and support of all programs/services to benefit the residents' psychosocial well being.
  • Reports all grievances and complaints and make necessary oral/written reports to the Director of Social Services.
  • Serves as the resident's advocate at all times working in harmony with all direct care giving staff to assure that the resident's needs are being met at all times (i.e. appropriate dress and clean appearance). Is aware of any changes in a resident's condition and report immediately to the RN Charge Nurse.
  • Provides information to the Director of Social Services that would help to solve the problems of residents and better meet their needs.
  • Improves the quality of services and/or activities and increase a variety of opportunities and choices for the resident.
  • Works with the activity department to Involve family members and guests in activities whenever possible.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all resident/family information at all times.
  • Perform general social services duties.
  • Attend and participate in scheduled training, education classes, and orientation programs to maintain and enhance quality of care.
  • Perform other related activities as assigned or requested.
  • Maintain and work within established departmental, center, and home office policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement program, and safety, environmental, and infection control standards.QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
    • High school graduate or G. E. D. equivalent
    • Previous social services experience in a long term care environment.BenefitsAs a CommuniCare employee you will enjoy competitive wages and PTO plans. We offer full time employees a menu of benefit options from life and disability plans to medical, dental, and vision coverage from quality benefit carriers. We also offer 401(k) with employer match and Flexible Spending Accounts.About Us A family-owned company, we have grown to become one of the nation's largest providers of post-acute care, which includes skilled nursing rehabilitation centers, long-term care centers, assisted living communities, independent rehabilitation centers, and long-term acute care hospitals (LTACH). Since 1984, we have provided superior, comprehensive management services for the development and management of adult living communities. We have a single job description at CommuniCare, "to reach out with our hearts and touch the hearts of others." Through this effort we create "Caring Communities" where staff, residents, clients, and family members care for and about one another. COVID Vaccines are available for CommuniCare employees. In conjunction with our pharmacy partners , we are currently offering free COVID vaccines to employees! You can protect yourself, your family, and your community from COVID by getting vaccinated at no charge.

Keywords: Bel Pre Healthcare Center, Silver Spring , Social Services Assistant / Designee, Other , Silver Spring, Maryland

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