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Social Services Assistant (Temporary Position)
Healthcare Center of Orange County Buena Park, CA

Social Services Assistant (Temporary Position)

Healthcare Center of Orange County
Buena Park, CA
Expired: April 04, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $18 to $20 Hourly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental
  • Full-Time
Voted one of the best companies to work for by Modern Healthcare Magazine:

Healthcare Center of Orange County is an award winning family company providing healthcare services including skilled nursing, assisted living and senior living communities.

We believe that seniors are extraordinary people. Their lives are filled with achievements, contributions and wisdom. They have raised families, served their communities and country, lived history and ultimately set the stage for us. We are honored to provide their care, as they make the transition to the golden years, and when it becomes more challenging to care for one's self. From a short-term rehabilitation stay to long term nursing care, each of our clinical programs are designed to reduce hospitalizations so our patients can focus on achieving their individual care plan goals whether it's returning home or staying with us for their long term care needs

Our commitment to superior quality of life is evident when you visit our family of centers. At our care center you will meet compassionate and professional team members who understand that finding the right skilled nursing setting and long-term care option could be difficult and confusing and are wanting to make a difference by providing the utmost care to genuinely help our patients and the community around them. If this sounds like a great fit for you, we would love to have you join our wonderful team!

Compensation & Benefits:
  • As a growing and essential company, we have many opportunities for growth and development within the medical industry and are committed to providing the resources and training you need.
  • Pay is market competitive and negotiable based on your experience.
  • Full-time employees will be eligible for a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance plans.

We are looking for full-time Social Services Assistant.

Directs the overall operation of the Social Services Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations and Company policies and procedures to assist each resident and family adjust to placement, illness, and plan of care so as to attain the highest practicable level of functioning. A full and comprehensive job description will be available upon interviewing.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assists in interviewing and obtaining information from residents and families to assist Social Services Director or Social Services consultant in development of psychosocial history, assessment and care plan upon admission, quarterly and upon change of condition for social service needs.
  • Assists resident and family with transition and adjustment to placement in facility.
  • Assists with determination of legal status of residents upon admission, provides information and obtains copies of advance directives, assures that a resident and family wishes regarding treatment (including Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) and withholding treatment) are implemented in accordance with Company policy.
  • Informs the resident/family of resident's personal and property rights.
  • Provides input on social, psychological, emotional needs of resident/family to supervisor.
  • Ensures residents have required evaluations for visual, audio, mental health and dental needs, and follows up as appropriate.
  • Arranges residents' appointments including transportation.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Qualifications
  • Previous experience with geriatric population or in long-term care setting strongly preferred.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required: AA or Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Ability to interact tactfully, effectively, and professionally with other employees, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public, as needed
  • Must be able to relate to and work with physically and/or mentally ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within facility and treat them with respect and consideration regardless of their cognitive or functional level
  • Willingness and ability to function as an effective team member through good communication and cooperation to meet departmental goals
  • Must be able to multi-task and handle pressure
  • Willing to work beyond normal working hours, weekends, holidays, and/or on other shifts and in other positions, when necessary
  • Sufficient computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office, Outlook, and /or Internet to perform required duties
  • Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment, and reach logical, practical decisions

Submit your application and join our award-winning team!

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, veteran status, disability, history of disability or perceived disability, and per the Fair Chance Ordinance will consider qualified applications with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the ordinance.


JOB CODE: Healthcare Center of Orange


Healthcare Center of Orange County

9021 Knott Ave

Buena Park, CA
90620 USA



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