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Title: Social Services Designee
Reports to: SS Dir
Department: Social Services
Data Posted: 11/23/2011
Contact Name: Riverside Health and Rehab-Diana L. Rogers
Contact Phone: (843) 744-2750
Contact FAX: (410) 773-5605
Req.ID: SS Designee-MO
State: Missouri
City: St Louis
Zip Code: 63128

Job Description:

About the Opportunity

Sunset Hill Health and Rehab Center is a 167 bed facility specializing in long term care nursing. Sunset Hills Health and Rehab Center is located at 10954 Kennerly Rd St. Louis MO 63128. The Certified Social Services Designee/CNA provides medically-related social services to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being of each resident. Welcomes new residents and provides psychosocial support and monitor their comfort, concerns, and needs. Assesses each resident's needs at admission and thereafter with input from the resident, resident's representative, and develops the social service care plan. Helps residents utilize community resources through referrals when the services needed are not provided by the facility. Reviews care plans and writes progress notes of a resident's response to the Social Service care plan when required by facility policies. Monitors nursing reports, incident reports, and complaints to identify resident changes, concerns, or incidents. Coordinates discharge planning communications and documentation.

Qualifications

MO board certification in social work CSSD and CNA. One year of experience in a health care setting working directly with individuals. RESPONSIBLE TO: Administrator and Director of Nursing Knowledge of current federal and state laws and regulations that apply to Social Services in a long-term care setting. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, staff, and the general public. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, percentages, etc. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Has the ability and emotional stability to deal with upset residents or families in all circumstances.

Benefits

Sunset Hill Health and Rehab Center offer's a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical/dental insurance, life insurance, short term and long term disability, PTO,401 (k), tuition reimbursement, flexible spending accounts, in-facility education programs and so much more. Equal Opportunity Employer/ Drug Free Workplace. m/f/h/v

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