Social Services Assistant - Avamere Rehab of Eugene

Avamere LivingAvamere Living

Eugene, Oregon
Job Description

Social Services Assistant

Status: Part-Time

Shift: Day Shift 

Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday

Location: Avamere Rehabilitation of Eugene - 2360 Chambers St, Eugene OR 97405

Employee Perks:

  • Tuition assistance
  • Access up to 50% of your net earned income before payday
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Career Development
  • Employee assistance program featuring counseling services, financial coaching, free legal services, and more
  • Generous employee referral program
  • Paid time off/sick leave (rolls over annually)
  • 401K retirement plan with employer match
  • Comprehensive benefits package with medical coverage, voluntary dental, vision, and life insurance, short-term disability, and AD&D coverage

Avamere understands the importance of affordable and accessible healthcare for our team members and is very excited to partner with SEIU 503 and the Essential Worker Healthcare Trust to offer an excellent health insurance benefit plan at a significantly reduced cost to the employee.

Starting in 2023, our Full-Time Oregon team members will be able to participate in a PPO or HMO plan with deductibles as low as $800.00 with significantly reduced premium costs. Employees will be eligible to start using their benefits within their first month of hire – no 60+ day waiting period! Vision, Dental, STD, LTD, AD&D, and other benefits are available for enrollment as well.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in planning, organizing, implementing, evaluating and directing the social service programs of this facility.
  • Assist in developing 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 to the Social Services Director or Administrator 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 Work or a related field preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of 1 year Social Work experience in a healthcare setting.
  • Understanding of Medicare, Medicaid, Kaiser and private insurances.
  • Supportive team member; able to make independent decisions.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.

Please Note: Effective Oct. 18, 2021, all Avamere employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have an approved medical or religious exception. If you are hired by Avamere after Oct. 18, 2021, you will need to be fully vaccinated (or obtain an approved exemption) prior to starting work and need to provide proof of vaccination (or approved exemption) within 10 days of starting work. 

Avamere Skilled Advisors, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify

Employment Type
PART TIME

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