Bilingual (Spanish) Case Manager- FT (35 hours) 9a-5p

QUALIFICATIONS

The Bilingual Case Manager must be fluent in both Spanish and English as well as must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in social work). 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 Massachusetts driver’s license and legally insured and registered motor vehicle.  (A copy of current license and registration will be on file in the personnel record).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Bi-lingual Case Management responsibilities include completing all of the following on behalf of Spanish-speaking elders:

  1. Completing face to face client-oriented needs assessments that identify issues or problems which inhibit independent living,
  2. Determining financial, functional, and program eligibility for a variety of service and program options: SHC, Respite, ECOP, CHOICES, MA Waiver, 300% and Spousal Waiver.
  3. Identifying and referring applicants appropriate for AFC, GAFC, PCA, Caring Homes, Supportive and Congregate Housing, Caregiver Initiatives, Money Management, Volunteer Services, etc.
  4. 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.
  5. Mobilizing and supporting informal supports,
  6. Authorizing and monitoring of services,
  7. Coordinating with other community agencies and services,
  8. Providing information, referral and follow up,
  9. 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.
  10. Assisting in problem resolution.
  11. Maintaining a thorough knowledge base regarding community resources,
  12. Participating in staff meetings and in service trainings,
  13. Maintaining case record documentation in a timely and comprehensive manner in accordance with EOEA, DMA regulations, standards and MHCC procedure manuals
  14. Providing supportive counseling to clients and to family members, when appropriate.
  15. Serving on after-hours on-call team to respond to consumer needs.
  16. 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.
  17. The Case Manager shall perform other related duties as assigned.

If this sounds like something that might interest you please submit your resume to hr@mhcc-1.org

AA/EOE