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Social Services Assistant (AVA)

Social Services Assistant (AVA)

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Richmond Beach Rehab
19235 15th Ave NW

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Social Services Assistant: Richmond Beach Rehab

Full-time Position Available 


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

Richmond Beach Rehab
19235 15th Ave NW
Shoreline, WA 98177
(206) 546-2666


The primary purpose of this position is to assist 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.  The Social Services Assistant is driven by and passionate for quality patient care and quality of life.


  • Assist in planning, organizing, implementing, evaluating and directing the social service programs of this facility.
  • Assist in developing 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 to the Social Services Director or Administrator based on current federal and state regulations.
  • Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.


  • Associate’s degree in Social Work or a related field preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of 1 year Social Work experience in a healthcare setting.
  • Understanding of Medicare, Medicaid, Kaiser and private insurances.
  • Supportive team member; able to make independent decisions.
  • 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.


Richmond Beach Rehab is a 140-bed skilled nursing and rehab facility providing short-term therapeutic rehabilitation, outpatient therapy and respite care, as well as, long-term care; all the services that are vital for one to heal, regain strength, and improve their overall well-being.  Richmond Beach offers a multitude of activities for their high functioning patients, sitting rooms, and three very large outdoor patios which become very popular during the summer months.  Richmond Beach Rehab is currently looking for top notch talent to join their all-star team.