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Good Samaritan Society Social Services Assistant Full Time in Canistota, South Dakota

Location: Good Samaritan Society Canistota
Address: 700 W Main St, Canistota, SD 57012-2005 USA
Employment Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts

Job Summary

  • Shifts are Monday through Friday including 1 weekend every two months and 1 holiday per year

  • Team orientated environment and culture, with opportunities for growth

  • This Full Time position offers great benefits; Paid Holidays, PTO, 401k w/match, Health, Dental, Vision, and many more

  • We are now conducting virtual interviews to provide safety to our residents and staff members. Support your community and apply today!

Job Responsibilities

  • This position assists the social worker with resident admissions, transfers and discharges; completes documents as assigned

  • Contacts appropriate community members, speaks at community functions and conducts tours and educational sessions; keep community aware and up to date on the care center/campus

  • Assists with interdisciplinary discharge plans for residents

  • Assures successful transfer of residents both within the center/campus and to outside agencies; assures leave of absences are processed smoothly

  • Assures admissions process of residents is done in compliance with state and federal regulations along with GSS guidelines

  • Assists Social Worker in providing or arranging for social services for residents/ family members as appropriate

  • Completes documents related to social work as designated by the Social Worker or Administrator

  • Assists with training staff on issues related to resident care, rights and behaviors

  • Uses the EMR accurately

Good Samaritan Society-Canistota has a Behavior Program contracted with South Dakota’s Department of Social Services. The Behavior Program allows the center to admit elderly residents with mental illnesses/advanced dementia with behaviors. The program has a 15-resident capacity. This position leads this program.


  • Must have the ability to communicate with the elderly and persons with disabilities

  • Must have the ability to become a Licensed Social Work Associate in the state of South Dakota. Which includes

-Baccalaureate degree in a nonsocial work field or discipline or an associate of arts degree in the human services in a program approved by the Board from a junior college, college, or university approved by the Board

-Pass an examination prepared by the Board for this purpose

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. The variety of benefits include health benefits, a retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, voluntary benefits and much more! To review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visit https//

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status. For more information including state-specific protections, please visit https//

Req ID: req47490