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Social Services Coordinator

Company: Eskaton Washington Manor
Location: Mount Shasta
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

*** $1,500 Sign-On Bonus for those hired before March 31, 2022! Some restrictions apply ***With over 2,000 employees and 36+ properties in Northern California, Eskaton is a great company to join and build a solid career with.Certified in 2019 as "A Great Place to Work" by Fortune Magazine and selected in 2018 by the Sacramento Business Journal as one of the "Best Places to Work," Eskaton genuinely cares about the financial security, health and well-being of their staff members. Eskaton is a nonprofit senior services provider serving Northern California's older adults for over 50 years. Through innovative approaches to health, housing and social services, Eskaton is Transforming the Aging Experience by offering life-enriching experiences and creating a culture of purposeful living. Well-being is the very center of our philosophy, and we express our belief that Age is Beautiful by celebrating the lives of older adults throughout the Eskaton family. In addition to competitive pay and comprehensive benefits that include a company-funded retirement program, Eskaton employees appreciate knowing their work makes a real difference in the community and in the lives they touch.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
  • Retirement Plan, 100% company funded / minimum account balance $4,000 (Minimum eligibility requirements apply)
  • Paid Time Off programs
  • Voluntary benefits & supplemental insurance 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. Some benefits may not be applicable to on call or part time employees.Position Summary:The Service Coordinator is responsible for linking the elderly, especially those who are frail and disabled, or the disabled residents of the project to the supportive services they need to continue living independently.Service coordination means the activity of linking a project resident to needed supportive services or medical agencies in the general community. Additionally, the term may cover case management, both formal and informal, in which the service coordinator assesses service needs, determines eligibility for public services, and makes resource allocation decisions.Position Responsibilities include:
    • Provides general case management (including intake) and referral services to all residents needing such assistance.
    • May provide formal case management (i.e., evaluation of health, psychological and social needs, development of an individually tailored case plan for services and periodic reassessment of the resident's situation and needs) for a resident when such services are not available through the general community.
    • Establishes linkages with appropriate agencies and service providers in the community; shops around to determine/develop the best "deals" in service pricing, to assure individualized, flexible, and creative services for the involved resident(s).
    • Sets up a directory of providers for use by both project staff and residents.
    • Refers and links the residents of the project to service providers in the general community. There are, for example, case management, personal assistance, homemaker, meals-on-wheels, transportation, counseling, occasional visiting nurse, preventive health screening/wellness, and legal advocacy.
    • Educates residents on service availability, application procedures, client rights, etc., providing advocacy as appropriate.
    • Monitors the ongoing provision of services from community agencies and keeps the case management and provider agency current with the progress of the individual. Manages the provision of supportive services where applicable.
    • Helps the residents build informal support networks with other residents, family and friends.
    • May set up volunteer support programs with service organizations in the community.
    • May provide training to project residents in the obligation of tenancy or coordinate such training.
    • May educate other staff on the management team on issues related to aging in place and service coordination, to help them to better work with and assist the residents.
    • May develop case plans in coordination with community assessment services or with a PAC (Professional Assessment Committee).
    • Maintains accurate records and files in most confidential manner.
    • Completes other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
      QualificationsEducation: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.EducationPreferred
      • Bachelors or better in Other

Keywords: Eskaton Washington Manor, Redding , Social Services Coordinator, Other , Mount Shasta, California

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