insurance | Social Services Assistant in Foley, AL

Social Services Assistant

  • Diversicare
  • $42,880.00 - 73,210.00 / Year *
  • 120 W Orange Ave
  • Foley, AL 36536
  • Full-Time
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Overview

MAKE YOUR MARK, MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

Diversicare is a premier provider of post-acute healthcare services with a strong legacy of quality care. We strive to foster a culture of transparency, support, and innovation. Our Mission is to improve every life we touch by providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations . We are proud to provide work/life integration for our team members and offer a comprehensive benefits package.

Diversicare operates 76 centers in ten states primarily in the Midwest, Southeast and Southwest. As Diversicare team member, you will play an instrumental role in the care of our patients and residents, our most important responsibility. We are seeking compassionate team members to assist our patients and residents with activities of daily living. We are committed to providing a supportive and collaborative work environment for our team members. A qualified candidate is responsible for all key accountabilities in a manner that is reflective of Diversicare's Mission and Core Values: Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, Teamwork, and Stewardship. If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of patients and residents you serve, Diversicare is the place for you.

ResponsibilitiesAssist in pre-admission and admission process with customers, as needed, as back-up to Admissions Department personnel. Duties to include providing tours, signing of paperwork, etc.Interview clients and families to determine financial status and need for Medicaid assistance.Assist families in applying for clients' Medicaid (ICP) approval. Attend annual review for Medicaid eligibility if families unable to attend.Assist facility bookkeeper in tracking and reporting status of Medicaid Applications/Approvals.Assist Social Services Director, as needed, with interviewing residents, families to obtain relevant past and present social histories, including past behaviors, adjustments, and lifestyles.Documents progress and updates plans of care at interdisciplinary conference, as needed.Assist residents and families with adjustment to admission to facility by providing one-on-one counseling and/or group discussions.Help Social Services Directory with planning of post discharge services and follow-up care.Maintain effective communication with residents, families, health care professionals and facility staff.Assist residents and families in any situation, as needed.This person may have access to protected health information in the patient's financial and medical records to conduct job duties.QualificationsMinimum of High School diploma or equivalent. Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or Human Services is preferred.One year of supervised social work experience in a health care setting, working directly with individuals.Experience or knowledge of Institutional Medicaid Program (ICP) qualifications and application process preferred.Ability to work with a variety of people in situations varying from community and health care settings.Able to make decisions concerning procedures based on evaluations and interpretations of clients' case histories

Diversicare is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. Diversicare does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity), national origin, age, or disability, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.