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Social Services Coordinator (AVA)

Social Services Coordinator (AVA)

Social Services
Union Position 
Avamere Rehabilitation of Newport
835 SW 11th Ave

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Now Hiring! 

Full-time & Per Diem Certified Medication Aide/CMA: Avamere Rehab of Newport

Day/Evening shifts available

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


Avamere Rehab of Newport

835 SW 11th Ave
Newport, Oregon 97365
United States


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. 



  • 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 Rehabilitation of Newport is an 80 bed skilled nursing and rehab facility providing short-term therapeutic rehabilitation, Alzheimer’s and hospice care, as well as, long-term care. We pride ourselves on our strong local ties and extended community relationships we have established. Our surrounding area has a residential feel featuring single-family homes on tree-lined streets and beautiful lawns around our community. Lovely ocean beaches and Newport’s historic Bayfront are also just minutes away. Avamere Rehab of Newport is currently seeking top notch talent to join our hard working and dedicated team.