Adventist Health System Social Services Associate PRN in Merriam, Kansas

Description

Work Hours/Shift

PRN, Varies Shifts

Adventist Care Center Trinity, Inc.

Adventist Care Centers is the skilled nursing branch of Adventist Health System, one of the largest not-for-profit Protestant healthcare systems in the United States. Our mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ by providing whole person care that meets the physical, mental, and spiritual needs of all who reside with us. Taking care of our team members is just as important to us as taking care of our residents, which is why we provide comprehensive benefits, including health insurance and tuition reimbursement, for both full- and part-time employees. Apply today to join our team in providing whole person care!

Walk-in Applicants Welcome for Immediate Interview

Trinity Nursing & Rehab

9700 West 62nd Street

Merriam, KS 66203

GENERAL 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 psycho-social needs.

Qualifications

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.

  • Ensures that all PASSARS are completed accurately and timely in coordination with the admissions department.

  • 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.

What will you need?

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Proficient in the use of a computer

  • Understand and carry out exactly, detailed oral and written instructions

  • Ability to keep records and make reports

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

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.