Loretto Management Corporation

  • Social Worker, MSW

    Department
    PACE - 1
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    First
    Weekends Required?
    No
  • Overview

    PACE CNY is now hiring a Social Worker to provide comprehensive social work services to PACE participants!

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, continual psychosocial evaluation and intervention; assessment for admission and ongoing eligibility, patient rights and advocacy function, daily case management, individual/group and family counseling as appropriate.  This person is a key member of the PACE Interdisciplinary Care Team!

    Responsibilities

    Top Five Duties:

    • Presents social work concerns and issues, suggestions for intervention(s) and recommendations for the treatment plan of individual participants to interdisciplinary team.
    • Confers with the participant and family (as appropriate) regarding individual expectations plus long and short term goals; attends/coordinates family meetings; attends nursing home care planning meetings, etc. as appropriate.
    • Attends morning meeting; during morning meeting, reviews significant events/occurrences as related to family, finance, and psychosocial/behavioral changes with interdisciplinary team; makes recommendations for appropriate interventions/care plan changes.
    • Intervenes in crisis; attends to the emergency needs of the client and/or family relating to illness, disability, deterioration of independence, etc.; advocates participants needs, wishes and right to self-determination.
    • Participates in the development and revision of the participants’ plan of care as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team; integrates the Social Work treatment plan into the overall plan of care developed by the Interdisciplinary Team.  Assesses the participant, family and home environment for areas where social work planning and interventions can be of assistance; maintains required documentation in the EMR (Electronic Medical Record) regarding participants care and progress within the specified timeframe.

     

    Qualifications

    • Licensed by the NYS Education Department as a Social Worker.
    • Master of Social Work degree from an accredited program required.
    • Minimum of one year professional experience with geriatric care, long term health care, or community services to the aging, in a direct service capacity.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Demonstrated organizational, problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Proficient in MS Office programs and able to learn new software rapidly.

     

    An equivalent combination of education and experience which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed above may be substituted for the above education and experience requirements.

     

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