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Social Services Coordinator

Company: Eskaton Properties, Inc.
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Description *** $1,500 Sign-On Bonus! Some restrictions apply ***
Certified in 2022 as "A Great Place to Work," Eskaton is a nonprofit senior services provider that has proudly served older adults for over 50 years. With dozens of communities throughout Northern California, Eskaton is a great place to join and build a solid career with. In addition to competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, Eskaton employees have the opportunity to make a real difference in the community and in the lives they touch.
At Eskaton, being inclusive is one of our core values. This means that we celebrate diversity and equity for all who live and work with us, building a culture of belonging and community across the aging spectrum.

Our Benefits include but are not limited to...

  • Wellness programs upon hire
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health Plan, including dental and vision coverage
  • Company paid life insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Paid Time Off programs
  • Voluntary benefits & supplemental insurance available
  • Same-day pay option available

    This position is eligible for Eskaton's health benefits package the first of the month following 60 days of employment and Paid Time Off benefits program after 90 days of employment.
    Position Summary:
    The Social Services Coordinator directs programs in response to the social and emotional needs of the residents. The position maintains policies and procedures for the social services of the residents and works with other Eskaton consultants and facilities for out-placement or discharge.
    The starting salary for this position ranges from $20.75 to $26.98/hour. Factors such as scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, job-related skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and business considerations may influence base pay offered.
    Position Responsibilities include:
    * Identifies psycho-social needs of Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing Facility, and Memory Care residents through evaluations made at the time of admission to facility and upon staff/physician referral. Makes appropriate referrals to community agencies (i.e., adult protective services).
    * Documents adherence to the plan of care for social services and updates the plan as changes occur. Assists in the scheduling of resident care conferences and participates in conferences as appropriate.
    * Maintains current community resource information that may be required for residents at time of admission or discharge.
    * Participates in utilization review as necessary.
    * Completes all psycho-social assessments within seven days of resident admission to the Skilled Nursing facility and two weeks for the Assisted Living Unit and the Memory Care Unit.
    * Makes recommendations for room changes for residents needing to move due to psycho-social problems.
    * Conducts community tours as necessary.
    Bachelor's degree in health services or related field preferred.
    Training and Experience:
    Possesses a minimum of three years combined experience in nursing home or other related health care required.
    Job Knowledge:
    Familiarity with medical terminology, physical conditions and health care delivery systems and managed care. Knowledge of aging and geriatrics. Understands multiple levels of care. Ability to assess and meet resident's needs. Knows state and federal regulations.
    The final candidate must successfully pass Eskaton's post offer, pre-employment testing which includes a criminal background check, drug test, COVID test, TB screen test and health screen.
    Eskaton is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.
    Education Bachelors of Other (preferred)

Keywords: Eskaton Properties, Inc., Sacramento , Social Services Coordinator, Other , Sacramento, California

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