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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 11/2/2016

Prestige Care, Inc Anchorage, AK

Company
Prestige Care, Inc
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
8b99e335-8ba7-4bf1-bfdd-8e6494fca9c3
AJE Ref #
576181135
Location
Anchorage, AK
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Associates Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Imagine waking up each morning knowing that you're about to do some good in the world...

Prestige Care is about people helping people, and is rooted in a philosophy of caring based on our core values - respect, integrity, commitment and trust - that are at the center of all we do. Our mission is to provide quality care, guided by a compassionate heart and our promise is to personally touch lives every day. At Prestige, we offer a dynamic and collaborative environment where you will not only make a difference in the lives of others every day; you have the opportunity to grow professionally, learn new skills and advance your career.

Job Summary:

The Social Services Coordinator plans the provision of medically-related social services to residents, allowing residents to attain the highest physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being.

Essential Functions:

Responsible for obtaining and documenting the resident s psychosocial history upon admission and updating quarterly and as resident s status changes, arranging counseling services as necessary.
Responsible for identifying and seeking ways to support residents individual needs and preferences, customary routines, concerns and choices.
Responsible for making arrangements for obtaining needed adaptive equipment, clothing, and personal items including making referrals and obtaining services from outside agencies.
Coordinates social services by participates with the management team in care planning and development.
Ensures that all entries in the clinical record are informative and descriptive of the services provided, while maintaining organized and orderly work records.
Assists in the preparation of the department s budget and ensures that social services department operates within established budget.
Responsible for maintaining communication and contact with family, while encouraging their participation in care planning.
Conducts and assists in coordinating resident and family support groups including the development of programs for special needs residents.
Provides discharge planning services by working with the facility management team, resident, resident family and physician.
Responsible for following facility fire safety, hazardous material, and infection control practices report any unsafe conditions or equipment to administrator immediately.
Greets residents, visitors, and staff courteously, promoting resident rights, dignity, and confidentiality standards.
Attends and participates in training sessions, in-services, and staff meetings.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications:

Must have medical records experience.
Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential to success.
Ability to creatively problem and be a team player, well-organized, and flexible.
Associate Degree and meet State certification requirements, a minimum of 1 year working in geriatrics.
Experience with budgets and recordkeeping helpful.

At Prestige, we offer a dynamic and collaborative environment where you will not only make a difference in the lives of others every day; you have the opportunity to grow professionally, learn new skills and advance your career.

Benefits Suite:

Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
HSA/FSA Accounts
Employer Paid Group Life and ADD insurance
401(k) plan with w/Company Match
Paid Vacation, sick days and holidays
Commitment to career development: Mentorship, Continuing Education, and Professional Development Programs, Nursing Assistant Classes
Scholarship/Tuition Reimbursement Program
Flexible scheduling
Employee Discounts: Cell Service, Theme Parks and much more!

*Benefit options may vary depending on community.