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Social Services Assistant

Company: Guardian Healthcare
Location: Altoona
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Job Description:

Guardian Healthcare is seeking a Social Services Assistant for our Hillview Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in the Altoona, Pa. Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding position? Do you thrive in a supportive and rewarding environment and want to make a significant difference in the lives of members in your community? If so, please read on!


Since we began in 1995, Guardian has grown to 59 Healthcare Communities, with 52 located in Pennsylvania, 5 in Ohio, and 2 in West Virginia. Guardian also operates ancillary divisions to provide pharmacy, rehabilitation, advanced practitioner services, home health, and home care services. These divisions were formed to provide excellent support to our patients' communities and neighbors in the surrounding areas. As Pennsylvania's largest independent provider of skilled nursing services, we are proud to be a recognized leader in offering healthcare services to today's seniors.

Caring for seniors is serious business, but that doesn't mean you won't have fun while you do it! Guardian Healthcare is a tight-knit, family-oriented team committed to operating with the utmost integrity and compassion. Our focus on clinical excellence carries over to our numerous professional development and continuing education opportunities, as well as the schedule flexibility that allows our staff to maintain a satisfying work-life balance.


As a Social Services Assistant for our elder care facility, you will be asked to assist with coordinating any resident changes such as room transfers, cable, pharmacy, etc; and notifying family members as needed. You will also coordinate staff training sessions such as Residents' Rights, Guest Relations and Resident Dignity. Social Service Assistants also assist in coordinating Discharge Planning Service (placement options, discharge times, special needs etc) and initiate follow up calls within 48 hours. Most importantly, you go home knowing you made a difference in the lives of others!


  • Previous experience in a long term care facility
  • Degree in Social Work or related field

Do you have excellent interpersonal, marketing and communication skills? Are you patient and emotionally mature? Are you open to working independently and also collaborate as a team player? Do you have a proved track record in sales and business development? If so, you might just be perfect to join our skilled nursing team as a Social Services Assistant!


We understand your time is valuable and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be the right for this caring, hands-on position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!


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Keywords: Guardian Healthcare, Altoona , Social Services Assistant, Other , Altoona, Pennsylvania

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