Loretto Management Corporation

Social Work Care Manager - Housing

Department
Nottingham Retirement Community
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
First
Weekends Required?
No

Overview

 

The Care Manager provides comprehensive care management services to Assisted Living Program residents. This includes, but is not limited to psychosocial evaluation, evaluations for admission, resident’s rights and advocacy, group work and family counseling as appropriate. The Care Manager is a key member of the interdisciplinary care team and is responsible for ensuring maximum quality of life for an assigned group of residents or clients.

 

Responsibilities

Top Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for the ongoing care and support for residents in their caseload.
  • Provides care interventions for residents and families in time of crisis, deteriorating health (physical and mental), dealing with disabilities, deterioration of independence and end of life, etc.
  • Educates resident and family/care giver on advanced directives. Facilitates completion of advanced directives with family.
  • Serves as advocate for resident/client in absence of caregiver/family or if resident is unable to do so.
  • Coordinates identified resources and services for timely discharge, involving the resident and family. Ensures complete, accurate and timely documentation.
  • Coordinates and facilitates resident and family meetings. Ensures communication with family members not in attendance.
  • Provides effective orientation for new residents and families or caregivers. Reviews residents’ rights.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in a human service field and 1 year experience, or an Associate’s degree in a human service’s field and 3 years of experience working with a Dependent population. /OR/ RN or LPN with Case Management experience.

  • Thorough knowledge of regulatory requirements of DOH/DSS and all pertinent agencies preferred.
  • Proven knowledge of adult care facilities preferred.
  • Current awareness of best practice nursing standards and care preferred.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with clients, residents, and families from diverse backgrounds who may have physical, sensory and mental impairments.
  • Ability to analyze problems, plan resolution strategies, implement solutions and evaluate outcomes.
  • Effective conflict resolution skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office 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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