Avamere

  • Social Services Coordinator (AVA)

    Category
    Social Services
    Shift
    Day
    Hours
    Full-Time
    Union Position
    No
    Location
    Avamere at Pacific Ridge
    Address
    3625 East B Street
    City
    Tacoma
    State
    WA
    Zip
    98404
  • Overview

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    Work where you make a Difference!

     

    Social Services Coordinator: Avamere at Pacific Ridge 

    Full-time Day Position Available


    Please apply online at: https://careers-avamere.icims.com 

    Avamere at Pacific Ridge
    3625 E. B Street
    Tacoma, WA 98404

    (253) 475-2507

     

     

    The primary purpose of this position is to plan, organize, develop and direct the overall operation of our facility’s Social Services Department to assure that the medically related emotional and social needs of the resident are met and maintained. 

    Responsibilities/Qualifications/Skillset

     

    • Develop assessments and written plans of care to identify the needs of each resident.
    • Ensure that all components of the care plan are being followed by reviewing MDS’s and nurses’ notes and attending meetings.
    • Effectively communicate information concerning a patient’s condition with other departments and government agencies.
    • Participate in the discharge planning, providing information to residents and families of programs available.
    • Seek out new methods and make recommendations on changes in policies and procedures based on current federal and state regulations.
    • Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.

     

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services, Master’s Degree strongly preferred.
    • 2 – 5 years’ experience in social services in a Skilled Nursing or similar health care setting.
    • Knowledgeable of the rules, regulations and guidelines that govern nursing care facilities.
    • Understanding of Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurances.
    • Excellent oral and written communication.
    • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.

    Facility Information

    The Avamere Family of Companies takes a holistic approach to post-acute care. We have designed a service that combines all of healthcare companies and healthcare professionals tied by the common goal of providing seamless care and support for all of our patients.

     

    Avamere at Pacific Ridge is a 102 bed facility offering skilled nursing, transitional rehab, respite care, Alzheimer’s, long term care, and hospice.  Avamere at Pacific Ridge is one of the few skilled nursing facilities in the Pacific Northwest with a focus on behavioral health. Our success comes in the moments of joy that we bring to our residents every day, and in the relief and comfort that we bring to their families and friends. We are currently seeking top notch talent to join our caring team of interdisciplinary professionals.    

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