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Social Services Assistant

Avalon Health Care Group Sparks, NV
  • Expired: 22 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
They served us, now serve them! Northern Nevada State Veterans Home has an immediate opening for a Social Services Assistant.

The Social Services Assistant works with the Social Services Director/Coordinator in identifying and providing for each resident's social, emotional and psychological needs, and the continuing development of the resident's full potential during his/her stay at the facility and to assist in the planning for his/her discharge.

NORTHERN NEVADA STATE VETERANS HOME is the premier long-term care and rehabilitation facility in Sparks, Nevada. Eligibility for the Northern Nevada State Veterans Home includes U.S. Veterans who have served active duty, spouses of Veterans, and Gold Star Parents. Some of our amenities include large private suites, inviting and home-like open air interiors, family dining for special occasions, bistro and cafe, coffee shop, Veteran commissary, open outdoor areas, and private gardens.

+ Develop a comprehensive social history assessment, a psycho-social assessment, discharge plan, and complete the MDS and Care Plan for new admits. Orient and assist new residents in adjusting to the facility.

+ Assist residents and families with adjustment to changes, including room changes.

+ Assist families with the engraving and/or marking of residents' personal items.

+ Review residents' rights with residents and staff, and attend to various personal needs of the residents. Assist in the development of a volunteer program and assist in facilitating family group meetings.

+ Document progress notes, which relate to each resident's care plan, when necessary and within policy timeframe.

If you seek to use your mind and your heart to improve lives on a daily basis, come join our team! We offer great challenges, a rewarding career and opportunities for advancement!

+ Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related field.

+ Healthcare experience preferred.

+ Must meet any state and/or Federal requirements if applicable.

+ Basic understanding of computer technology, including email use.

+ Must have ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions at a level necessary to accomplish the job.

+ Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents and families and to work cooperatively with other employees.

+ Must maintain regular attendance.

+ Must meet all local health regulations, and pass post-employment physical exam if required. This requirement also includes drug screening, criminal background investigation, and reference inquiry.

+ Must be capable of performing the Essential Job Functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Avalon Healthcare Management, Inc. is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Avalon is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact Brenna Monsen, 801-596-8844,

Requisition ID: 2019-1713

External Company Name: Avalon Health Care Group

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Street: 36 Battle Born Way

Avalon Health Care Group


Sparks, NV