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Geriatric Services Support Coordinator (SCO) Case Manager

Company: Mystic Valley Elder Services
Location: malden
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Senior Care Options (SCO) Geriatric Support Services Coordinator (GSSC) is responsible for assessing consumers for need and eligibility for in-home services, recommending/approving service plans, providing information on available resources, and coordinating in-home/community services. The GSSC maintains member records and works in close collaboration with the SCO coordinators and nurses to provide comprehensive service planning for elders in the community setting.Conduct initial and on-going assessment of consumers' health and functional status.Conduct visits as required in various settings including consumers' homes, community settings, and/or medical facilities.Participate in development of consumers' care plans, including determining appropriateness and need for in-home/community-based services.Participate as part of consumer's primary care team including, attending team meetings, trainings, and joint home visits.Arrange, coordinate, and oversee in-home and community-based services for consumers.Monitor consumer's health status, in conjunction with care team, to assess for effectiveness of current services, need for additional services, and/or need for long-term placement.Assist consumers with MassHealth redeterminations and other benefits paperwork, as requested and appropriate.Maintain consumer records in accordance with standards.Compile and submit required reports.Participate in the orientation and training process for new staff. Participate in regular supervision meetings.Develop professionally through training opportunities. Participate in collaborative team model.Participate in interdisciplinary model of case management.Attend Agency, Client Services department, and team meetings as required.Qualifications:A Bachelor's degree in Social Work or a related field.Strong interviewing and assessment skills.Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Computer skills: Proficient with MS Office Suite and entering narrative and other data into a database. Ability to use multiple databases. Ability to use the Internet to conduct information searches Private transportation.Knowledge of, and experience working with, older people preferred.Experience working in community service setting preferred.Social Work license preferred.Preferred Qualifications:Bilingual Spanish/English MVES values diversity and full inclusion of all members of the community.

Keywords: Mystic Valley Elder Services, Malden , Geriatric Services Support Coordinator (SCO) Case Manager, Other , malden, Massachusetts

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