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Coordinator

Company: Dycora Transitional Health & Living
Location: Stockton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Social Services Coordinator

Stockton, CA

Here at Dycora Quail Lakes Transitional Health & Living Stockton, we believe that together we can inspire strength and hope!

We provide both short-term rehabilitation and long-term care at the highest professional standards, along with comprehensive skilled nursing and progressive treatment plans promoting quality care that inspires our patients positively. An interdisciplinary care team made up of nursing staff, therapist(s), resident dietitian, activities and social services develop a customized plan of care that addresses specific care needs and therapy goals necessary for the resident to reach their personal goals.

We rely on and trust our team to provide the best patient care and create a compassionate environment. In this role, ensuring that all of our patients are treated with dignity and respect will be at the core of your care. You will empower our patients, recognizing their ability to make their own choices while guiding them with kindness and understanding through challenging times. We take pride in our supportive network and are looking to expand our team with more amazing individuals who share our values and mission.

Responsibilities:

+ Develop a social history, social assessment and care plan which identifies pertinent problems and needs, realistic goals to be accomplished and the specific action to be taken in resolution of the problems and/or needs upon admission of each new resident. Actively participate in interdisciplinary Care Plan meetings. Document progress notes which relate to each resident's care plan when necessary and within policy timeframes. Assist the resident and resident's family in discharge and placement planning. Organize family groups to promote communication, education and support between family members, facility staff and administration, and provide counseling as needed. Assist in the education of the community regarding aging, rights of residents, facility services and other related topics. Actively participate in the pre-admission screening of all potential residents and provide information to residents and families during admission. Orient the resident to the long-term care environment and facilitate adjustment upon placement

+ Interview, hire, train, supervise, evaluate and discipline Social Services Department personnel. Make job assignments and set priorities. Orient new staff and participate in recruitment and selection. Keep employees informed of changes that affect them. Ensure universal precautions and infection control, isolation, fire, safety and sanitation practices and procedures are followed and promptly address any hazardous conditions. Maintain records, manage budget and supplies. Meet Company policies and state and federal regulations regarding Social Services

+ Comply with, support and enforce Company policies involving all safety and infection control procedures to include the proper use of mechanical lifts, gait belts and personal protective back supports

+ Understand, comply with and promote all rules regarding resident rights, promote positive relationships with residents, visitors and regulators, to include presenting a professional appearance

Qualifications:

+ At least two years of social work experience in a health care delivery system preferred

+ Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field.

+ Health care experience preferred

+ Must meet any state and/or Federal requirements for the position

+ Basic understanding of computer technology, including email use

+ Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance

Dycora Transitional Health & Living is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, veteran status, disability, history of disability or perceived disability.

Keywords: Dycora Transitional Health & Living, Stockton , Coordinator, Other , Stockton, California

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