Care Manager - OPTIONS Care Management - Forest Hills

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Non-Executive Management



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FamilyLinks is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider

Salary: $33,949.50

Position Summary: The Care Manager is a case management position primarily responsible for coordinating support services for participants in the OPTIONS program (age 60 and older) along with their families/caregivers. The position's major functions involve assessment, resource counseling, providing service planning and monitoring supports for the participants.

Position Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or a Social Service related field and at least two years of relevant experience in related services or case management. A minimum of two years experience and knowledge working with the older adult population is required. The Care Manager must possess a valid PA Driver's License and access to a vehicle. The work hours can vary to include working evenings and weekends as needed.

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  • The Care Manager completes an initial face to face visit and assessment within 5 business days of referral.
  • The Care Manager will provide community resources as needed, at least every six months.
  • The Care Manager will create a participant driven, strengths-based plan for each participant that includes participation from family, caregivers, and any other person designated by the participant.
  • The Care Manager will complete referrals to contracted service providers as needed.
  • The Care Manager will complete monthly contact (by phone or face to face visit) with each participant on their assigned caseload.
  • The Care Manager will complete all documentation within 3 business days of contact with a participant.
  • The Care Manager will attend all meetings, supervisions and trainings as required.
  • Working Conditions:

  • Availability during office hours, Monday through Friday 8:30 to 4:30.
  • Work is completed in the office, in the participant's home or other community settings.
  • Must be able to travel to the various Familylinks office locations.
  • Ability to lift and carry light boxes of files and supplies (less than 10 pounds) on occasion.

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