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State Home Care Case Manager Intake Specialist

Company: Greater Springfield Senior Services, Inc. (GSSSI)
Location: Springfield
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Responsible for assessing the need and eligibility of individuals who have directly applied for or have been referred by a member of the community to State Home Care services.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contacting referred applicants within 24 hours of initial referral to conduct service eligibility screening.
  • Schedule in home assessments with eligible applicants within three days of initial referral date.
  • Completing person centered needs assessments within five days of initial referral which identify goals, as well as barriers to living independently within the community.
  • Assessing an elder's functional, health and income status to determine eligibility and appropriateness for community long term care services and supports, as well as other programs.
  • Working with the elder, formal supports and other informal caregivers to develop a service plan which addresses the elder's needs.
  • Initiating, authorizing, and monitoring service plans to effectively assist elders to maintain independent living.
  • Coordinating and communicating service plans and changes to appropriate community agencies.
  • Ensuring that clients have access to public benefits and other community services.This position is designed specifically to focus primarily on conducting intakes for eligible State Home Care applicants. Individuals holding this position will have a reduced standing caseload.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • Bachelor's Degree in social work, human services, nursing, psychology, sociology or related field.
    • Requires relevant experience up to and including three months

Keywords: Greater Springfield Senior Services, Inc. (GSSSI), Springfield , State Home Care Case Manager Intake Specialist, Executive , Springfield, Massachusetts

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