AHMC Healthcare

Social Worker

Posted Date 7 months ago(10/6/2023 1:44 PM)
Requisition ID
Seton Coastside
# of Openings
Social Services
Position Type
Regular Part-Time


The Social worker is the primary purpose of your job position is to plan, develop, organize, implement, and direct in according with current and existing Federal, State, and Local standards, as well as our established policies and procedures to ensure that the emotional and social needs of the resident are met and maintained on an individual basis. We are looking for candidate is responsible for assisting in meeting the psychosocial needs of residents and families in a skilled nursing facility (SNF) of AHMC Seton Medical Center Coastside and AHMC Seton Medical Center 9th floor. Provides consultations and casework and assists residents/families in obtaining resources appropriate for their identified needs. Coordination of discharge planning process for residents includes: referrals to community resources and ordering of durable medical equipment.


The Social worker plays a critical role within the interdisciplinary team, orchestrating the coordination of multiple services to ensure that the psychosocial and long term medical needs of each resident are being meet in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations. The social worker should be energetic and enthusiastic and have the ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with professional groups.

  • Plan, develop, organize, and implement in the overall Social Services function in the facility.
  • Meet with Director of Nursing and other facility management personnel in planning social services functions.
  • Will represent facility as Grievance officer and collaborate with Director of Nursing and other Interdisciplinary Team in resolving issues.
  • Be responsible to oversee behavior management and collaborate with the Interdisciplinary Team and coordinate with the Psychiatrist's psychotropic gradual dose reduction schedule.
  • Responsible for ensuring the facility is providing necessary behavioral, mental, and/or emotional health care and services to each resident.
  • Responsible for referring resident ancillary services such as Dental, Optometry, Audiology, Podiatry, Psychology, and Psychiatry.
  • Maintain a good working rapport with other departments, as well as outside community health, welfare, and social agencies to ensure that social service programs are properly maintained and meet the needs of the residents.
  • Keep abreast of current Federal and State regulations and recommend necessary changes as needed.
  • Review departmental policies and procedures and recommend changes concurrent to recent regulatory guidance.
  • Develop and manage a departmental budget and monitor expenditures.
  • Serve on various committees of the facility as appointed by the Administrator.
  • Collaborate training with other disciplines with in-service programs that can be used by staff in behavior and other related areas in social service.
  • Participate in discharge planning and coordinate with outside resources and agencies to ensure safe discharge is provided with residents.
  • Utilize IDT to ensure social service needs are discussed and met and maintain communications with resident family members.
  • Collaborate with other disciplines to schedule Interdisciplinary team meetings for discharge planning, psycho-social/behavioral care plans, and resident assessments with new admissions, quarterly and annually, or significant change as necessary.
  • Arrange and collaborate appointment and transportation needs of residents as necessary. Arrange transportation upon discharge.
  • Provide resident and family resources information with financial aid options from government and private agencies.
  • Provide assistance and direction to staff members when dealing with problematic and behavioral situations.
  • Responsible for storing and retain Grievances record for 3 years.
  • Ensure to document events timely and accurately
  • Ensure assessments/observation are completed timely with new admissions, quarterly and annually, and with significant changes.
  • Responsible for ensuring Social Service Department maintains the Theft & Loss program of the facility and stores Theft & Loss records per state and federal regulations.
  • All other related duties as assigned by the facility Administrator or Director of Nursing.



  • Must possess a  Master’s Degree in a Human Services related field (i.e. MSW, MFT)
  • Social Services management experience in a Long-Term Care setting or other setting relative, which is is at least 6 months to a year

State Mandate, Covid-19 Vaccination Required.

Hospital Description

AHMC- Seton Medical Center has a long tradition of providing patient-centered, quality care and a commitment to clinical excellence and our community. Founded in 1893, the 357-bed medical center now serves 1.5 million residents of San Francisco and northern San Mateo County with comprehensive inpatient and outpatient medical specialties, as well as emergency and urgent care services. Its sister facility, Seton Coastside, is a 116-bed skilled nursing complex offering inpatient care and the only 24-hour standby Emergency Department on the Pacific Coast between Daly City and Santa Cruz. We pride ourselves on improving the health and well-being of our patients, community, and populations, we serve with high quality community partnerships, and continuous innovation to our health care delivery system and this is why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to deliver the safest and highest quality patient-centered care.


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