Social Services Coordinator
Company: Eskaton Washington Manor
Location: Mount Shasta
Posted on: January 15, 2022
*** $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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Maintains accurate records and files in most confidential
- Completes other duties as assigned by the Executive
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
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