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Social Service Associate - The Villas

Company: Ohana Pacific Management Company
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Join us in Caring for our Kupuna. To you, Hawaii's Healthcare Warrior,we invite you to join ourOhana to serve and care for our Kupuna.

Are you looking to work for mission driven and passionate warriors like yourself? Looking to grow within an organization? We are Ohana Pacific Health, Hawaii's largest, locally owned post-acute healthcare company, we positively impact thousands of lives each year with the "Ohana Experience", an organizational culture based on excellence and genuine care. Our vision is to transform how healthcare is provided throughout Hawaii.

The Villas in Honolulu, Hawaii is looking for a Social Services Associate to help us with sourcing, locating, and recruiting talented, best qualified, and culture-add candidates who embrace Ohana's mission and values.


Duties include but are not limited:

  • In conjunction with the Social Services Manager, identifies and assesses upon admission the guest's psychosocial, emotional, environmental, spiritual, and support needs in order to assist in developing a plan of care designed to meet that guests/guestsindividual needs. Involves the guest and/or family in the plan of care.
  • Assists with counseling and crisisintervention to facilitate effective coping/problem solving strategies in relation to illness/disability, death, and/or emotional and relationship problems.
  • Assists with management of the PASRR process and tracking level of care changes and related paperwork.
  • Makes daily rounds to all units and reviews communication logs, social service logs and loss logs.
  • Completes portion of admission agreement with new guests and their families.
  • Completes theprocess for Social Services toinclude:initial assessments, state/federal timed assessments,andcare plans.
  • Documents services and guest care activities according to established policy and procedures to assure timely and accurate completion of records.
  • Involves guest and family in the discharge planning process.
  • Coordinatesand attends meetings, along with taking minutes.
  • Receives, investigates grievances, coordinates and attends family and guest conferences for grievances as necessary.
  • Maintains guest needs requests and shops for all guests requiring items.
  • Identifies guests who need to Obtain POA, Surrogates or Guardianship and assists in coordinating process to ensure all guests have a representative on admission or within 1 month of admission.
  • Assists with development, revision of current forms and department policies and procedures in accordance with facility procedures.


  • CPR and First Aide Certifications required.
  • Current Hawaii drivers licensed required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work preferred.
  • Membership in National Association of Social Workers and Academy of Certified Social Work preferred.
  • Licensure/ Hawaii State Social Work license or eligible preferred.
  • Minimum of 1yearofexperience providing social services or in long term care preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
  • First Aid and CPR preferred. (can be done in-house).
  • Must have current medical/health screening including 2 step TB clearance (can be done in-house).

For immediate consideration, please apply through our website at www.ohanapacific.com.

EEO Information:

Ohana Pacific Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by federal or state law. Learn more: EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement.

Applicants with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Acquisitions team.

Ohana Pacific Health participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations as required by law. Learn more at: E-Verify.

Ohana Pacific Health Caring for Kupuna

Keywords: Ohana Pacific Management Company, Honolulu , Social Service Associate - The Villas, Other , Honolulu, Hawaii

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