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Avamere Health Services, LLC Social Services Coordinator in Bellingham, Washington

Description Social Services Coordinator Status: Full-Time Location: St. Francis of Bellingham Compensation: $33.00-$40.00 ( depending on experience ) Perks and Benefits Tuition assistance Mentorship opportunities Employee assistance program featuring free counseling services, financial coaching, legal services and more Generous employee referral program Paid time off/sick leave (rolls over annually) 401K retirement plan with employer contributions Comprehensive benefits package with medical coverage, voluntary dental, vision, and life insurance, short-term disability, and AD&D coverage Responsibilities Develop assessments and written plans of care to identify the needs of each resident. Ensure that all components of the care plan are being followed by reviewing MDS's and nurses' notes and attending meetings. Effectively communicate information concerning a patient's condition with other departments and government agencies. Participate in the discharge planning, providing information to residents and families of programs available. Seek out new methods and make recommendations on changes in policies and procedures based on current federal and state regulations. Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment. Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Social Services, Master's Degree strongly preferred. 2 - 5 years' experience in social services in a Skilled Nursing or similar health care setting. Knowledgeable of the rules, regulations and guidelines that govern nursing care facilities. Understanding of Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurances. Excellent oral and written communication. Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines. Avamere Skilled Advisors, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify Qualifications Education Bachelors (preferred) Avamere Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer