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20- 180 Care Manager 1

SWPA Area Agency on Aging, Inc. | Charleroi, PA | Full Time

Job Description

SOUTHWESTERN PA AREA AGENCY ON AGING, INC. 

JOB VACANCY NOTICE

 

POSITION:                           Care Manager 1   (Full-Time)

                                             Caregiver Support Program

                                              Charleroi Site

 

PAY GRADE:                      12

 

WAGE:                                $32,273 (plus an excellent benefit package)

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                               

  • Provides care management services to primary caregivers seeking reimbursement for services and supplies through the Caregiver Support Program to lessen the stress and burden of caregiving.
  • Develops and maintains an individualized service plan (ISP) required for consumer, and oversees that services are being utilized.
  • Conducts comprehensive psychosocial assessments as necessary to determine the continued caregiver service needs, financial eligibility, and the care receivers’ condition.
  • Monitors the effectiveness of the ISP implementation through follow-up visits at prescribed intervals.
  • Provides technical assistance and counseling to consumers and families ensuring service delivery and social and emotional support, and identifying other community resources that caregivers may be able to utilize.
  • Processes monthly caregiver reimbursement invoices for all caregivers on caseload.
  • Prepares and submits all required case forms, reports, billings, documentation and correspondence in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with program regulations.
  • Participates in case conferences with all levels of program staff.
  • Adheres to all policies, laws, regulations and codes of ethics and confidentiality as outlined by federal and state laws, and agency policies and procedures.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:                  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field from an accredited college or university;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial entitlement programs and health/social services available to the consumers;
  • Demonstrated ability to make incisive observations, obtain vital information and make appropriate recommendations during consumer/family interviews and/or while reviewing case records.
  • Must successfully obtain Criminal History Clearance from the PA State Police, Child Abuse Clearance from the PA Department of Human Services, and FBI Fingerprint Clearances.
  • Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal health care program.
    • Ability to transport oneself, as necessary, in the performance of essential functions.
    • Ability to interpret detailed medical records and documentation obtained from health care providers.
    • Ability to interpret detailed income verification forms to calculate program eligibility.
    • Demonstrated ability to handle consumers with chronic mental and/or physical health conditions.
    • Ability to work independently following established policies and procedures.

 

QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS SHOULD VISIT OUR WEBSITE http://www.sphs.org/employment.html FOR CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OR STOP INTO THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE AT 300 CHAMBER PLAZA, CHARLEROI, PA.    POSTING#20-180.

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