State Home Care- Case Manager-FT (35hrs/week) 9am-5pm
A Bachelor’s degree in human service or a related field is required. Experience or training in the delivery of social services and knowledge of basic medical and social service delivery systems is preferred. Possession of a Massachusetts social work license, eligibility for such, and/or willingness to establish eligibility within a reasonable time following employment is essential. A valid driver’s license and a legally insured and registered motor vehicle is required. (A copy of current license and registration will be on file in the personnel record.)
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Case Management responsibilities include:
- Completing face to face client-oriented needs assessments that identify issues or problems which inhibit independent living,
- Determining financial, functional, and program eligibility for a variety of service and program options: SHC, Respite, ECOP, CHOICES, MA Waiver, 300% and Spousal Waiver.
- Identifying and referring applicants appropriate for AFC, GAFC, PCA, Caring Homes, Supportive and Congregate Housing, Caregiver Initiatives, Money Management, Volunteer Services, etc
- Participating in interdisciplinary work with ASAP RNs. Functioning as a team partner in the Comprehensive Service and Screening model, completing on-site assessments and case conferences at nursing homes to assist individuals to return to the community.
- Mobilizing and supporting informal supports,
- Authorizing and monitoring of services,
- Coordinating with other community agencies and services,
- Providing information, referral and follow up,
- Advocating effectively on behalf of elder applicants and clients to assist them in availing themselves of wide range of public and private benefits and programs.
- Assisting in problem resolution.
- Maintaining a thorough knowledge base regarding community resources,
- Participating in staff meetings and in‑service trainings,
- Maintaining case record documentation in a timely and comprehensive manner in accordance with EOEA, DMA regulations, standards and MHCC procedure manuals
- Providing supportive counseling to clients and to family members, when appropriate.
- Serving on after- hours on-call team to respond to consumer needs.
- All Case Managers shall adhere to the principles of client self determination and individual choice, involving clients in the identification of problems and design of appropriate service plans.
- All Case Management activities shall be designed to promote optimal independence among clients.
- The Case Manager shall perform other related duties as assigned.
Please send resume to HR@mhcc-1.org.
MHCC offers a family friendly work environment. Older workers, minorities, and Spanish speaking individuals are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE