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Social Worker II -Growing Elder Service PACE Program - Leominster

Company: Fallon Health
Location: Leominster
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES

Primary job responsibilities:

* Participates in the intake and evaluation process by conducting the initial social work assessment, administering MSQs, developing an intake summary and presenting the social work perspective to the Interdisciplinary Team.

* Assures that participants rights are reviewed during the intake process.

* Conducts reassessments at least semiannually and whenever there is a change in participant status or the participant /caregiver requests it.

* Develops and implements a social service plan of care for each participant and updates it based on the results of reassessments or on-going changes in status.

* Responsible for the maintenance of appropriate records and documentation in the medical record including at least the initial assessment, quarterly progress notes, significant changes and all participant-related interactions.

* Participates as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team at daily team meetings and care planning meetings.

* Assists team members to understand the social, emotional, cultural and psychosocial aspecst of participants situations.

* Acts as an advocate and liaison when counseling services are needed.

* Completes documentation and record-keeping related to disenrollment, deaths and permanent placement; distributes relevant notifications.

* Participates in the development, promotion and implementation of caregiver support groups or programs; leads or co-leads groups as necessary.

* Assists in managing referral telephone calls as needed.

* Implements program policies and procedures as directed.

* Assists in the conversion of participants from community based Medicaid to long-term care Medicaid when necessary. Works collaboratively with the Operations Support Representative to assure appropriate access to Medicaid benefits.

* Pursues relevant professional development. Attends appropriate workshops and in-service activities to maintain current professional status.

* Consistently follows the Social Work Code of Ethics.

* Performs all duties in accordance with FCHP and Summit ElderCare policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Masters degree in Social Work



License: Licensed to practice Social Work in Massachusetts required.



Certification: CPR and Alzheimer s certification or willingness to be certified.



Experience: At least two years experience in a Social Work capacity, preferably in a community setting, with a minimum of one year experience working with a frail or elderly population.



Competencies:

* Demonstrates commitment to the Fallon Community Health Plan Mission, Values and Vision.

* Specific competencies essential to this position:

* Customer Focus

* Commitment Through Action

* Contributes to Team Performance

* Focus Upon Quality

PM16



Fallon Health is an equal opportunity employer. It is very important for us to maintain a consistant hiring process for every candidate. In addition, we are also a government contractor with requirements to report on our Affirmative Action planning. To that end, we require everyone to apply online.

If you do not have access to a computer or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Human Resources at 1-508-368-9893 (TRS 711).

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