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Spiritual Care Coordinator-PER DIEM

Notre Dame Health Care Center, Inc.

Worcester, MA
11 days ago
Worcester, MA
11 days ago

Who we are:

Notre Dame Health Care Center, deeply rooted in the heritage the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, is committed to the physical, spiritual, and emotional care of our residents. Located off the shores of Lake Quinsigamond within the woods of the Worcester Land Trust, we seek candidates committed to providing high quality care and compassion to our residents.

This position will provide pastoral care and support to residents, families and staff. Provide this service within the framework of NDLTCC's mission and philosophy, fulfilling the requirements of the Joint Commission and other federal and state regulations.

Responsibilities:

  • Help create an atmosphere of hospitality, positive attitude, healing and peace throughout the center.
  • Collaborate with the activity Department to provide seasonal and religious programs and services.
  • Be available to residents, families, visitors and staff for support, counseling and spiritual advice, particularly at the time of crisis or death.
  • Maintain contact with residents when they are hospitalized or in rehab for more than two weeks.
  • Be a source of supportive presence to family members and staff during the dying process, showing empathy, understanding and compassion.
  • Assist dying residents preserving their dignity, while carrying out their needs and/or desires.

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Master's Degree in theology or related field required. Knowledge of specialized fields of theology, liturgy, psychology, sociology, ecumenical orientation and Catholic ethical guidelines required. One unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) is preferred. Experience working with infirm elderly is needed as well as excellent communication and counseling skills, patience, tact, positive attitude, integrity and cheerful enthusiasm preferred.

  • PER DIEM as needed: Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays.
  • Position schedule may require working some holidays.
  • Some evening/nights scheduling fluctuations required.


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Social Worker

Vero Health & Rehab of Wilbraham

Wilbraham, MA
1 day ago
Wilbraham, MA
1 day ago

JOB PURPOSE: The social worker will work with residents in the nursing home by identifying their psychosocial, mental and emotional needs along with providing, developing, and/or aiding in the access of services to meet those needs. Services will be provided in accordance with strict adherence to government regulations. The nursing home social worker is responsible for fostering a climate, policies and routines that enable residents to maximize their individuality, independence and dignity. This climate shall provide residents with the highest practical level of physical, mental and psychosocial well-being and quality of life.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review facility policies and procedures as part of the facility’s interdisciplinary team to assure compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Participate in developing facility social work policies.
  • Participate in quality assurance interdisciplinary team meetings.
  • Understand and meet all government requirements for social service documentation.
  • Monitor and document progress in meeting the psychosocial needs of residents.
  • Work with the interdisciplinary team and administration to promote and protect resident rights and the psychological wellbeing of each resident. Prevent and address resident abuse as mandated by law and professional licensure.
  • Work with residents, families, significant others and staff to provide support, information and organization for taking a more proactive role in self advocacy to improve the quality of life/care for individual residents and those who live and work within the nursing home and the community at large.
  • Committed to working with residents and families to develop and implement strategies that promote person-centered care.
  • Complete a social history and psychosocial assessment for each resident that identifies social, emotional, and psychological needs.
  • Participate in the development of a written, interdisciplinary plan of care for each resident that identifies the psychosocial needs/issues of the resident, the goals to be accomplished for those needs/issues, and the appropriate social worker interventions.
  • Ensure or provide therapeutic interventions to assist residents in coping with their transition and adjustment to a long-term care facility, including their social, emotional, and psychological needs.
  • Ensure or provide support and education to residents/family members/significant others to assist in their understanding of placement and facility issues in addition to referring them to the appropriate social service agencies when the facility does not provide the needed services.
  • Provide clinical interventions to address catastrophic events that occur during the resident’s stay in the facility.
  • Coordinate the resident discharge planning process and make referrals for appropriate home care services prior to the resident’s return to the community.
  • Educate residents and families/significant others regarding their rights and responsibilities, effective problem solving and the extent of community, health and social services that are available to them, including those necessary for effective discharge planning.
  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures, and standards of conduct.
  • Reports to the appropriate managers any known or suspected violations of policy and procedures, regulations or standards of conduct.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Must be a Licensed Social Worker in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Must have a minimum, a bachelor’s degree in social work or a bachelor’s degree in a human services field including but not limited to sociology, special education, rehabilitation counseling, and psychology; and

Must have, as a minimum, one (1) year supervised social work experience in a health care setting working directly with individuals.

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Social Worker

Vero Health & Rehab of South Hadley

South Hadley, MA
1 day ago
South Hadley, MA
1 day ago

Purpose of Your Job Position

The primary purpose of your job position is to assist in planning, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and directing the overall operation of our facility’s Social Services Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, our established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the Director of Social Services and/or Administrator, to assure that the medically  related emotional and social needs of the resident are met/maintained on an individual basis.

Job Functions

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.

 

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Clinical Social Worker

Massachusetts

Crest Street, MA
2 days ago
Crest Street, MA
2 days ago
Clinical Social Worker - (210001ZG)

Description

 

The Chelsea Soldiers’ Home is seeking a dedicated andlicensed professional for the role of Clinical Social Worker D (CSW).

 

The Clinical Social Worker provides support to veterans on a Residential Unit by performing diagnostic evaluations of the psychosocial assessment of veterans.  This is done by conducting intake interviews; by investigating veterans’ histories through contact with families and other community agencies and by evaluating clients’ overall fitness to determine the need for services, treatment or therapy. The Clinician works toward a smooth transition back into community based living by assisting each veteran in accessing and obtaining housing and other reintegration-based supports.

 

Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):

 
  • Collaborate with area Veteran Programs such as the Boston Vet Center, the Recovery Home Collaborative, the Phoenix House Program, Volunteers of American, and the Pine Street Inn, for example.

  • Plan and monitor veteran treatment by evaluating treatment modalities and using evidenced based practice.

  • Provide case management, supportive counseling, and group sessions to assist veterans in managing their mental health issues, substance use disorders, anger management, and other compulsive behaviors.  In addition, veterans are provided with services both in-house and through external partner agencies to help in their adjustment to civilian living. 

  • May also supervise students in Masters’ Degree Graduate programs and student interns.  May chair or collaborate with a multidisciplinary team.

  • Make appropriate referrals for treatment with mental health services, housing needs, employment services and/or education and training programs to maximize their functioning and re-introduction into the community.

  • Review and sign off on all clinical notes to maintain compliance with the Veterans’ Administration.  

  • Provide crisis intervention services by evaluating and making appropriate referrals for those in crisis.  This includes issues stemming from suicidal tendencies, drug abuse, alcoholism, self-injury, injury to others, etc.

  • Prepare and/or maintain clinical case reports, narrative reports, statistical reports, and other records to facilitate exchange of information with own staff or with staff of other human service agencies. 

  • Facilitate the exchange of information by providing in-service training to staff and interns in the appropriate implementation of veterans’ plans; attend or conduct meetings; attend training sessions to maintain licensure, attends seminars or workshops to ensure high quality mental health services based on the most current available information.

  • Coordinate and/or ensure the appropriate delivery of services by providing input to policies and procedures. 

Required Qualification
  • Possess certification as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Social Work.   

About the Soldiers’ Home – Chelsea:
 

The Soldiers’ Home is a Joint Commission accredited inpatient veterans’ facility owned and operated by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is an independent state agency that organizationally reports to the Department of Veterans Services. The Soldiers’ Home addresses the needs and provides support to approximately 350 veterans’ 24hours per day, 7 days per week.  Medical, nursing and clinical supports are given to those patients residing in the Long Term Care (LTC) facility.  The residential units support veterans who are living independently but receive services and programs ranging from psychosocial and social work, receive transitional assistance, education, work, and outreach programs. The patient/resident population is generally categorized into the following categories: Alzheimer/Long Term Care; Domiciliary (residential).

 

Total Compensation:


As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your total compensation, including:

  • 75% state paid medical insurance premium
  • Economical Dental and Vision Plans
  • Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs
  • Low cost basic and optional life insurance
  • Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan
  • 11 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time
  • Tuition Benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities
  • Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program options
  • Incentive-based Wellness Programs
  • Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program 

Pre-Offer Process:

 

A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired.  For more information, please visithttp://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori.

      

Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring Guidelines.

 

Education and license/certification information provided the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records law and may be published on the Commonwealth's website.

 

For questions regarding this requisition, please contact Executive Office of Health and Human Services Human Resources at 1 (800) 510-4122 Ext. #2.

 

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume for the Clinical Social Worker (D) Requisition. 

 

Qualifications

 This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE:
At least three years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience as a clinical social worker after earning a Master's degree in social work.  Based on assignment to second-level supervisory positions, at least one year of experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.
SUBSTITUTIONS:
-  A Doctorate in social work, psychology, sociology, counseling, counseling education, or human services may be substituted for the required nonsupervisory experience on the basis of two years of education for one year of experience.
-  No substitution will be permitted for the required supervisory experience.  One year of education equals 30 semester hours.  Education toward a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
REQUIRED EDUCATION:
A Master's or higher degree in social work is required.
LICENSES:
-  Licensure as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Social Work is required.
-  Based on assignment, travel may be required.  Those employees who elect to use a motor vehicle for travel must have a current and valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator's license or the equivalent from another state.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.  Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
 
Official Title: Clinical Social Worker (D)

Primary Location

: United States-Massachusetts-Chelsea-91 Crest Street

Job

: Community and Social Services

Agency

: Soldiers` Home Massachusetts

Schedule

: Full-time

Shift

: Day

Job Posting

: Mar 1, 2021, 7:55:37 PM

Number of Openings

: 1

Salary

: 69,031.30 - 93,875.34 Yearly
If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: Diane M. Randolph - 617-887-7113
Bargaining Unit: 08-SEIU - Local 509 - Social/Rehabilitation
Confidential: No
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Social Worker Full Time

Vibra Healthcare, LLC

Springfield, MA
1 day ago
Springfield, MA
1 day ago

Here We Grow Again!

 

Our culture fosters engagement, diversity and advocacy. Our goal is to empower our employees and support them in their professional growth while leading them on a path to success within our organization.

 

 

Vibra Hospital of Western MA is seeking a Full Time Social Worker to join our team!

 

 

The Social Worker provides patient assessment, counseling, and discharge planning. Acts as a liaison between the patient/family/hospital and community agencies/resources. Demonstrates expertise in social work, working as a member of an inter-disciplinary team comprised of a physician, nurses, and case management. Applies specialized knowledge of human development and behavior and social, economic, and cultural systems in directly assisting patients and families to improve or restore their capacity for social functioning. This includes counseling and use of psychosocial interventions and social psychotherapy. Occasionally plans educational offerings and provides in-services as requested.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work required.
  • Current, valid, and active license to practice as a Social Worker in the state of employment required.

Additional Qualifications/Skills:

  • Master of Social Work preferred.
  • Two (2) years of experience as a Social Worker in a healthcare setting preferred.
  • Ability to project a professional image.
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements.
  • Strong organizational, prioritizing and analytical skills.
  • Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant.
  • Working knowledge of computer and software applications used in job functions.
  • Freedom from illegal use of and effects of use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace.

 

At Vibra+Ernest, employees are our priority. We are passionate about patient care and consider it a privilege to be able to provide services to patients and their family members in the {Location/area we service}. Below is a brief summary of our benefits.

 

Benefit highlights:

 

  • PPO high and low deductible plans / HSA options as well
  • FREE prescription plans
  • Dental and Vision coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • EAP and AFLAC
  • Flex plans, 401K matching
  • Company discounts for mobile phone service, electronics, cell phones, clothing, etc.
  • PET insurance!
  • Group legal – provides legal assistance with personal legal matters
  • Tuition and continuing education reimbursement
  • Clinical Career Ladder bonus opportunities
  • Work life balance

 

 

At Vibra Healthcare, our patients are family. Healthcare is constantly evolving; our growing organization is devoted to ensuring that each person in our care feels safe.  Our world-class team of driven, passionate healthcare professionals are always focused on service excellence and providing top quality care at the bedside.

 

If you share our values, we want to hear from you!

 

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Social Worker - per diem

Cooley Dickinson Hospital (CDH)

Northampton, MA
6 days ago
Northampton, MA
6 days ago
The Social Worker is responsible for providing clinical intervention, supportive counseling, resource referrals, and psycho-education to the general hospital population as needed.
This position reports to the Director, Case Management, Social Work and Pastoral Care and operates within established organizational and departmental policies and procedures.
Qualifications
  • Associated Masters Degree with independent license or equivalent required; Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work preferred
  • Licensure as a certified Social Worker (LICSW, LCSW, LMHC) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts required
  • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years experience in medical social work in an acute care hospital setting required
  • Experience in behavioral health and substance abuse required
  • Strong demonstrated knowledge of health care services across the continuum required
  • Demonstrated proficiency with personal computers and ability to learn departmental software required
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, together with cultural awareness required

EEO Statement
It is the policy of Cooley Dickinson Health Care to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Cooley Dickinson Health Care will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Cooley Dickinson Health Care embraces diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, and encourages people of color, veterans, people with disabilities, LGBTQ candidates, and people from other underrepresented groups to apply. Partner's Healthcare is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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Residential Mental Health Worker (MHW II -1st shift)

Massachusetts

Cedar Street, MA
22 days ago
Cedar Street, MA
22 days ago
Residential Mental Health Worker (MHW II -1st shift) - (210001EJ)

Description

 

The Cape & Islands Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) operated by the Department of Mental Health (DMH) is seeking a dynamic candidate who will provide direct care services to individuals in a residential group home setting. This position will act as a primary advocate for assigned Persons Served; assisting individuals to meet their rehabilitation goals, completing required daily documentation and maintaining a Person Centered, Trauma Informed approach.

The selected candidate will work as part of a residential group home team within the ACCS program and will provide rehabilitative interventions to persons with major mental illness by participating in the development of comprehensive assessments as well as developing and implementing the clients’ Individual Action Plan. Additional responsibilities may include securing appropriate services for persons served by working with other programs within the agency as well as the community such as SSI, Mass rehab, day programs, psychiatric and medical services. Knowledge of all medications used within the program is expected as he or she will be distributing medications to clients and educating on proper usage. The incumbent in this position is will maintain a therapeutic atmosphere through professional performance and attitude to promote quality care and person served growth. Transporting clients to and from appointments or activities using a program vehicle or their own vehicle is necessary for this role.

Please Note:  This position is 40 hours per week.  The selected candidate will work 1st shift from 8:00am to 4:30pm. Days off are Tuesday and Wednesday.

 

Duties and Responsibilities (these duties and responsibilities are not all inclusive):

  • Engage persons, individually and/or in group, in the development of meaningful activities, such as recreational, educational, health and wellness, within the program and the community to foster an improved quality of life
  • Assist in the development and implementation of person served Individual Action Plans through direct observation of the person served, full knowledge of the person served history, and engagement with the person served in order to assist them in learning the necessary skills to live successfully in the community.
  • Provide rehabilitative interventions and utilize coping strategies, natural supports and safety planning to assist persons served in building and using skills and accessing resources to achieve treatment goals, manage symptoms and live productive and meaningful lives.
  • Knowledge of all medications used within the program, including their indications, risks and side effects, and the ability to teach person served about their medications and how to take them appropriately by utilizing MAP related material and training.
  • Transporting or arranging transportation for persons served that need that level of service
  • Responsible for maintaining person served records in a timely manner by documenting in EMR and peper record as well as completing all other related forms to ensure complaince with DMH regulations and Rehab Options requirements.
  • Ongoing yard, house and vehicle maintenance and cleaning as assigned by supervisor or designee to ensure that the condition of GLE site/yard meets Rehab Option, and Licensing.  Keep emergency exits maintained at all times.

 

Required Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of the English language.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions and communicate effectively in oral expression.
  • Experience with DMH regulations and program procedures.
  • Familiarity and implementation of MAP policies.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • High school diploma. 
  • Experience in and/or knowledge of human services.
  • MAP Certification.
  • Experience working with individuals with serious, persistent mental illness, substance abuse and/or who have experienced homelessness. 
  • Given the population served, bilingual or multilingual fluency.
Special Requirements:
Please note in accordance with an agreement between the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Mental Health and AFSCME/Council 93, employees assigned to a work unit where the Medication Administration Program (MAP) is used are required to pass MAP certification within 6 months of entering the position or 3 examination opportunities, whichever comes first. Employees are required to maintain MAP certification as long as you are working in said program.
 
Possession of a current and valid class D Motor Vehicle Operator’s license required for this function.
 
Department of Mental Health Mission Statement:
Cape & Islands Site / Pocasset Mental Health Center provide comprehensive services to adults and children.  Programs include a 16-bed acute in-patient unit, Case Management, Day Treatment Program, and Adult Community Clinical Services.  The Pocasset Mental Health Center is a Joint Commission certified facility. In all we always aspire to create an environment which promotes growth and independence for those we serve, families, and employee alike. 
 
Total Compensation:
 As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including:
  • 75% state paid medical insurance premium
  • Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans
  • Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs
  • Low cost basic and optional life insurance
  • Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan
  • 11 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time
  • Tuition benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities
  • Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options
  • Incentive-based Wellness Programs
  • Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Pre-Hire Process:
A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori
 
Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance wit hthe Human Resources Division's Hiring Guidelines.

Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website.
 
For questions, please contact Human Resources at (508) 977-3120.
 

Qualifications

 

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) one year of full-time or equivalent part-time experience in providing direct care service to the mentally ill, emotionally or physically handicapped, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.

 

Substitutions:

I. An Associate's degree or higher with a major in psychology, human services, mental health or retardation may be substituted for the required experience.*

 

*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

 
Official Title: Mental Health Worker II

Primary Location

: United States-Massachusetts-Hyannis-47 Cedar Street

Job

: Direct Care

Agency

: Department of Mental Health

Schedule

: Full-time

Shift

: Day

Job Posting

: Feb 10, 2021, 12:31:34 PM

Number of Openings

: 1

Salary

: 36,348.78 - 46,939.10 Yearly
If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: Ms. Joy Connell - 617-626-8133
Bargaining Unit: 02-AFSCME - Service/Institutional
Confidential: No
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Social Worker (Manager II) Springfield, MA

Pathlight Group

Springfield, MA
30+ days ago
Springfield, MA
30+ days ago

Title: Manager II (Social Worker)

Grade: 11 Exempt Hours: 40hrs per week

Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Summary of Position:

Responsible for the management/coordination of on-going operations for assigned program(s) or area(s) through supports for individuals/families with a range of disabilities through direct or indirect care established to ensure the attainment of service plans within The Association, external agencies and assigned program's policies, regulations and procedures.

Manager II is the next professional level position in line management with discretion as to the making of decisions regarding assigned program procedures within policies. The position is typically given more responsibility for sites/individuals/families/care providers or program elements that level I and as such requires additional experience.

Essential Job Functions:

Coordinate/monitor delivery of services to those supported to ensure conformity to funding agencies regulations, internal policies, procedures and quality standards, and to applicable program model(s).
Conduct, participate in or receive needs assessments of those supported and ensure that needs and capabilities are incorporated into service plans; monitor services to ensure that objectives are being carried out; recommend changes as appropriate to propel personnel.
Responsible for the completion and retention of records, files, documents and reports necessary to operations.
Act as liaison with external support sources, finding sources, community based supports and others as indicated on behalf of those served.
Ensure scheduling and staffing according to master schedule staffing pattern or as required for internal personnel and/or externally overseen care providers. Develop work team by providing supervision of support staff/external care providers as to The Association and program policies and procedures. Recruit and hire staff; train associates/external care providers as appropriate. Participate in cross agency teams/initiatives. Confer with supervisor and Human Resources, as appropriate, regarding significant matters.
May become more involved or participate significantly in administrative work and/or development objectives of the program including: policy, procedures and systems development; grant writing; program budgeting; other similar activities.
Perform other similar duties and responsibilities necessitate or as directed by supervision.


Knowledge and Experience Required:

Broad knowledge of a discipline such as social sciences, human services, business administration. Bachelor's degree required, social work license eligible.
Over 3 years and up to and including 5 years of progressive learning experience.
Working knowledge of computer systems, programs, and applications.
Requires valid driver's license and reliable transportation/vehicle required.

Skills and Abilities Required:

Wide variety of programmatic duties requiring a general knowledge of related organizational and funding agency policies and procedures and their application to cases not previously covered.
Duties to ensure service plans' objectives are carried out; liaison with external sources; to manage internal or external support providers and similar duties require considerable judgment to work toward overall objectives, and to make related decisions controlled by precedent and within limits of established policies.
Inside and outside contacts, carrying out program and team policies or programs and influencing other where improper handling will have a marked effect on results. Involves dealing with persons of higher level on matters requiring explanation, discussion, persuasion and obtaining approvals.
Work with confidential data such as individual case records which if disclosed inadvertently could have significant internal effect or minor external effect.

Mental Attention or Visual Demand:

Flow of work and character of duties require normal mental and visual attention along with manual dexterity.

Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and stand; reach with hands and arms; use hands to finger objects or controls; push and pull with force. The employee occasionally is required to climb and stoop. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to or greater than 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and peripheral vision; reading of print or computer screen data.

Reporting Relationship:

Reports to designated supervisor.
Responsible for over 10 but seldom over 25 employees on a full time equivalency basis.

Key Responsibilities:

Coordinate services following the differing regulations of multiple funding departments.
Provide crisis intervention services as needed.
Coordinate effectively with Nursing Staff and other Clinical Team members in the provision of nursing related services to program residents.
Emergency on call responsibilities: provide scheduled emergency on-call support as past of the on-call beeper system, which may include direct support to individuals served, if necessary. Contact/Communicate with supervisor or others in more unusual, difficult or complex situations to obtain direction and/or guidance.

Social Work, Human Services, Case Management

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Social Worker (Manager II) Springfield, MA

Pathlight Group

Springfield, MA
30+ days ago
Springfield, MA
30+ days ago

Title: Manager II (Social Worker)

Grade: 11 Exempt Hours: 40hrs per week

Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Summary of Position:

Responsible for the management/coordination of on-going operations for assigned program(s) or area(s) through supports for individuals/families with a range of disabilities through direct or indirect care established to ensure the attainment of service plans within The Association, external agencies and assigned program's policies, regulations and procedures.

Manager II is the next professional level position in line management with discretion as to the making of decisions regarding assigned program procedures within policies. The position is typically given more responsibility for sites/individuals/families/care providers or program elements that level I and as such requires additional experience.

Essential Job Functions:

Coordinate/monitor delivery of services to those supported to ensure conformity to funding agencies regulations, internal policies, procedures and quality standards, and to applicable program model(s).
Conduct, participate in or receive needs assessments of those supported and ensure that needs and capabilities are incorporated into service plans; monitor services to ensure that objectives are being carried out; recommend changes as appropriate to propel personnel.
Responsible for the completion and retention of records, files, documents and reports necessary to operations.
Act as liaison with external support sources, finding sources, community based supports and others as indicated on behalf of those served.
Ensure scheduling and staffing according to master schedule staffing pattern or as required for internal personnel and/or externally overseen care providers. Develop work team by providing supervision of support staff/external care providers as to The Association and program policies and procedures. Recruit and hire staff; train associates/external care providers as appropriate. Participate in cross agency teams/initiatives. Confer with supervisor and Human Resources, as appropriate, regarding significant matters.
May become more involved or participate significantly in administrative work and/or development objectives of the program including: policy, procedures and systems development; grant writing; program budgeting; other similar activities.
Perform other similar duties and responsibilities necessitate or as directed by supervision.


Knowledge and Experience Required:

Broad knowledge of a discipline such as social sciences, human services, business administration. Bachelor's degree required, social work license eligible.
Over 3 years and up to and including 5 years of progressive learning experience.
Working knowledge of computer systems, programs, and applications.
Requires valid driver's license and reliable transportation/vehicle required.

Skills and Abilities Required:

Wide variety of programmatic duties requiring a general knowledge of related organizational and funding agency policies and procedures and their application to cases not previously covered.
Duties to ensure service plans' objectives are carried out; liaison with external sources; to manage internal or external support providers and similar duties require considerable judgment to work toward overall objectives, and to make related decisions controlled by precedent and within limits of established policies.
Inside and outside contacts, carrying out program and team policies or programs and influencing other where improper handling will have a marked effect on results. Involves dealing with persons of higher level on matters requiring explanation, discussion, persuasion and obtaining approvals.
Work with confidential data such as individual case records which if disclosed inadvertently could have significant internal effect or minor external effect.

Mental Attention or Visual Demand:

Flow of work and character of duties require normal mental and visual attention along with manual dexterity.

Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and stand; reach with hands and arms; use hands to finger objects or controls; push and pull with force. The employee occasionally is required to climb and stoop. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to or greater than 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and peripheral vision; reading of print or computer screen data.

Reporting Relationship:

Reports to designated supervisor.
Responsible for over 10 but seldom over 25 employees on a full time equivalency basis.

Key Responsibilities:

Coordinate services following the differing regulations of multiple funding departments.
Provide crisis intervention services as needed.
Coordinate effectively with Nursing Staff and other Clinical Team members in the provision of nursing related services to program residents.
Emergency on call responsibilities: provide scheduled emergency on-call support as past of the on-call beeper system, which may include direct support to individuals served, if necessary. Contact/Communicate with supervisor or others in more unusual, difficult or complex situations to obtain direction and/or guidance.


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Residential Mental Health Worker - 2nd shift

Massachusetts

Cedar Street, MA
29 days ago
Cedar Street, MA
29 days ago
Residential Mental Health Worker - 2nd shift - (21000182)

Description

 

 

The Cape & Islands Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) operated by the Department of Mental Health (DMH) is seeking a dynamic candidate who will provide direct care services to individuals in a residential group home setting. This position will act as a primary advocate for assigned Persons Served; assisting individuals to meet their rehabilitation goals, completing required daily documentation and maintaining a Person Centered, Trauma Informed approach and professional performance.

 

The selected candidate will work as part of a residential group home team within the ACCS program and will provide rehabilitative interventions to persons with major mental illness by participating in the development of comprehensive assessments as well as developing and implementing the clients’ Individual Action Plan. Additional responsibilities may include securing appropriate services for persons served by working with other programs within the agency as well as the community such as SSI, Mass rehab, day programs, psychiatric and medical services. Knowledge of all medications used within the program is expected as he or she will be distributing medications to clients and educating on proper usage. The incumbent in this position is will maintain a therapeutic atmosphere through professional performance and attitude to promote quality care and person served growth. Transporting clients to and from appointments or activities using a program vehicle or their own vehicle is necessary for this role.

 

Please Note:  This position is 40 hours per week.  The selected candidate will work 2nd shift from 3:30pm to 12:00am. Days off are Tuesday and Wednesday.

 

Duties and Responsibilities (these duties and responsibilities are not all inclusive):

 

  • Engage persons, individually and/or in group, in the development of meaningful activities, such as recreational, educational, health and wellness, within the program and the community to foster an improved quality of life
  • Assist in the development and implementation of person served Individual Action Plans through direct observation of the person served, full knowledge of the person served history, and engagement with the person served in order to assist them in learning the necessary skills to live successfully in the community.
  • Provide rehabilitative interventions and utilize coping strategies, natural supports and safety planning to assist persons served in building and using skills and accessing resources to achieve treatment goals, manage symptoms and live productive and meaningful lives.
  • Knowledge of all medications used within the program, including their indications, risks and side effects, and the ability to teach person served about their medications and how to take them appropriately by utilizing MAP related material and training.
  • Transporting or arranging transportation for persons served that need that level of service.
  • Responsible for maintaining person served records in a timely manner by documenting in EMR and paper record and completing all other related forms to ensure compliance with DMH regulations and Rehab Option requirements.
  • Ongoing yard, house and vehicle maintenance and cleaning as assigned by supervisor or designee to ensure that the condition of GLE site/yard meets Rehab Option, and Licensing. Keep emergency exits maintained at all times.

 

Required Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of the English language.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions and communicate effectively in oral expression.
  • Experience with DMH regulations and program procedures.
  • Familiarity and implementation of MAP policies.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • High school diploma. 
  • Experience in and/or knowledge of human services.
  • MAP Certification.
  • Experience working with individuals with serious, persistent mental illness, substance abuse and/or who have experienced homelessness. 
  • Given the population served, bilingual or multilingual fluency. 
Special Requirements:
 
Please note in accordance with an agreement between the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Mental Health and AFSCME/Council 93, employees assigned to a work unit where the Medication Administration Program (MAP) is used are required to pass MAP certification within 6 months of entering the position or 3 examination opportunities, whichever comes first. Employees are required to maintain MAP certification as long as you are working in said program.
 
Possession of a current and valid class D Motor Vehicle Operator’s license required for this function.
 
Department of Mental Health Mission Statement:
 
Cape & Islands Site / Pocasset Mental Health Center provide comprehensive services to adults and children.  Programs include a 16-bed acute in-patient unit, Case Management, Day Treatment Program, and Adult Community Clinical Services.  The Pocasset Mental Health Center is a Joint Commission certified facility. In all we always aspire to create an environment which promotes growth and independence for those we serve, families, and employee alike. 
 
Total Compensation:
 
As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including:
  • 75% state paid medical insurance premium
  • Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans
  • Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs
  • Low cost basic and optional life insurance
  • Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan
  • 11 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time
  • Tuition benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities
  • Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options
  • Incentive-based Wellness Programs
  • Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Pre-Hire Process:

A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori
 
Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines.

Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website.
 
For questions, please contact Human Resources at (508) 977-3120.

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) one year of full-time or equivalent part-time experience in providing direct care service to the mentally ill, emotionally or physically handicapped, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.

 

Substitutions:

I. An Associate's degree or higher with a major in psychology, human services, mental health or retardation may be substituted for the required experience.*

 

*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

 
Official Title: Mental Health Worker II

Primary Location

: United States-Massachusetts-Hyannis-47 Cedar Street

Job

: Direct Care

Agency

: Department of Mental Health

Schedule

: Full-time

Shift

: Evening

Job Posting

: Feb 3, 2021, 7:37:38 PM

Number of Openings

: 1

Salary

: 36,348.78 - 46,939.10 Yearly
If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: Ms. Joy Connell - 617-626-8133
Bargaining Unit: 02-AFSCME - Service/Institutional
Confidential: No

Posted

11 days ago

Description

Who we are:

Notre Dame Health Care Center, deeply rooted in the heritage the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, is committed to the physical, spiritual, and emotional care of our residents. Located off the shores of Lake Quinsigamond within the woods of the Worcester Land Trust, we seek candidates committed to providing high quality care and compassion to our residents.

This position will provide pastoral care and support to residents, families and staff. Provide this service within the framework of NDLTCC's mission and philosophy, fulfilling the requirements of the Joint Commission and other federal and state regulations.

Responsibilities:

  • Help create an atmosphere of hospitality, positive attitude, healing and peace throughout the center.
  • Collaborate with the activity Department to provide seasonal and religious programs and services.
  • Be available to residents, families, visitors and staff for support, counseling and spiritual advice, particularly at the time of crisis or death.
  • Maintain contact with residents when they are hospitalized or in rehab for more than two weeks.
  • Be a source of supportive presence to family members and staff during the dying process, showing empathy, understanding and compassion.
  • Assist dying residents preserving their dignity, while carrying out their needs and/or desires.

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Master's Degree in theology or related field required. Knowledge of specialized fields of theology, liturgy, psychology, sociology, ecumenical orientation and Catholic ethical guidelines required. One unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) is preferred. Experience working with infirm elderly is needed as well as excellent communication and counseling skills, patience, tact, positive attitude, integrity and cheerful enthusiasm preferred.

  • PER DIEM as needed: Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays.
  • Position schedule may require working some holidays.
  • Some evening/nights scheduling fluctuations required.



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