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Social Services Specialist II (Full Time)

Prescott House - Genesis HealthCare

North Andover, MA
30+ days ago
North Andover, MA
30+ days ago

Job Description


Come see why our average empolyees have worked here for many years!


Great Pay & Benefits! 


This position is 30 hours per week. 


POSITION SUMMARY:


The Social Services Specialist II shall provide patients/residents with the highest practical level of physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being and quality of life. The Social Services Specialist II works with patients/residents and their family members/significant others within the facility through use of the psychosocial perspective identifying their strengths, social, emotional, and mental health needs along with providing, developing, and/or aiding in the access of services to meet those needs.


Services are provided in accordance with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics and compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines and regulations, Genesis policies and procedures, and standards of care for specialty practice (Reference: Social Services Job Description Addendum Specialty Practice).


If and when the Social Services Specialist II performs responsibilities across multiple centers, then the Social Services Specialist II reports to the Area Social Services Specialist.


RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES:


Leadership
1. May serve as a clinical mentor for Social Services colleagues.


Administrative
1. Assists with planning and implementing a comprehensive Social Services program.
2. Reviews facility policies and procedures as part of the facility's interdisciplinary team to assure compliance with federal and state regulations.
3. Participates in Quality Improvement process as requested by the Social Services Director.
4. Understands and meets all government requirements for Social Services documentation.
5. Assures timely entries in the patients/residents charts to include, but are not limited to: a Social History Evaluation & Assessment, a care plan to address strengths, problems, needs, and interventions, substantiation of psychosocial interventions, progress toward, and/or completion of goals, and transfers.
6. Consults with Director of Social Services and other departments regarding interdisciplinary issues.
7. Serves as active contributor in designated center meetings at request of Social Services Director (Utilization Management, Customer at Risk, Care Planning, etc.)


Advocacy
1. Works with the interdisciplinary team to promote and protect resident rights and the psychosocial well being of all patients/residents. Prevents and addresses patient/resident abuse as mandated by law and professional licensure.
2. Works with patients/residents, families, and significant others to provide support and information for taking a more proactive role in self advocacy to improve the quality of life/care for individual patients/residents and those who live and work with the nursing home and community at large.
3. Responds to issues identified by patients/residents and families to determine satisfaction with services.


Clinical
1. Completes a comprehensive Psychosocial Assessment for each patient/resident that identifies social, emotional, and psychological needs and strengths. Assesses each patient/resident for discharge.
2. Conducts patient, family, and staff interviews and ensures that relevant MDS sections (i.e. cognitive, mood, behavior, patient goal setting) and Care Area Assessments are completed in accordance with regulation.
3. Participates in the development of a written, interdisciplinary plan of care for each patient/resident that identifies the psychosocial needs/issues of the patient/resident, the goals to be accomplished for those needs/issues, and the appropriate Social Services interventions.
4. Provides therapeutic interventions to assist patients/residents in coping with their transition and adjustment to a long-term care facility including the social, emotional, and psychological needs.
5. Provides or arranges groups for patients/residents and/or family members/significant others as appropriate to meet their needs.
6. Provides short-term supportive counseling and education to patient/resident and 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.
7. Facilitates patient/resident transfer throughout the center to ensure a seamless transition and patient/resident adjustment.
8. Provides clinical interventions, staff support and education to address catastrophic events that occur during the patient's/resident's stay in the facility.
9. Participates as part of the interdisciplinary care team to develop and provide interventions to resolve behavior or mood problems.
10. Works in tandem with community based providers i.e. behavioral health, hospice providers, etc. and coordinates the clinical application of services to assure continuity of care.
11. Participates with the health care decision making process within the center.
12. Arranges and conducts patient/resident family meetings as needed. May facilitate family council.
13. May serve as resource to patients/residents, families/significant others, and staff for conflict resolution as needed


Discharge Planning
1. Identifies patient/resident discharge goals at admission and documents initial discharge plan.
2. Works with patient/resident, family members/significant others, and interdisciplinary care team through care planning and utilization management throughout the course of the stay to identify strengths and needs to ensure an appropriate discharge plan is formulated.
3. As part of interdisciplinary care team, identifies discharge teaching needs.
4. Responsible for communicating to center team members the estimated discharge date and updating Point Click Care.
5. Makes referrals as needed for post discharge care to appropriate agencies and suppliers.
6. Establishes relationships and maintains contact and referral flow with community based agencies/services for discharge planning.
7. As part of the interdisciplinary care team, identifies discharge teaching needs.
8. Initiates and participates in completion of Discharge Transition Plan & Discharge Packet materials and orienting the patient/resident and family around the process.
9. May be involved in contacting patients/residents post discharge to ensure successful transition.


Education
1. Educates staff regarding the role of the Social Services in the facility and the psychosocial needs of the patients/residents and their families/significant others including the problems of aging and disability as requested by Social Services Director.
2. Participates in new employee orientation and supports the Nurse Practice Educator in regards to staff education (i.e. resident rights, grief/depression, and others) as requested by Social Services Director.
3. Educates patients/residents and families/significant others regarding their rights and responsibilities, health care decision making/advance directives, effective problem solving and the extent of community, health and social services that are available to them, including those necessary for effective discharge planning.
4. Attends and participates in continuing education and professional development programs.
5. May serve as clinical field instructors for social work students enrolled in CSWE- accredited education programs.


 


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QUALIFICATIONS:


SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Master's degree from accredited school of Social Work or related field required. 2. Must possess any certifications/licensures as required by State of employment to practice in long term care. 3. 3-5 years of supervised social work experience in health care setting working directly with individuals preferred. 4. Additional certification such as Geriatric Case Management, Hospice & Palliative Care, Gerontology, Clinical Social Work, Health Care, Nephrology, Mental Health, and/or Substance Abuse preferred. 5. This position requires that the employee is able to read, write, speak and understand the spoken English language to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our patients and visitors at the work site when responding to their medical and physical needs. 6. Must provide verification of TST (tuberculin skin test) as required by state law and in accordance with Company policy. TSTs will be administered at the work site if required.


Position Type: Full Time
Req ID: 362397
Center Name: Prescott House

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Social Worker

Element Care

Gloucester, MA
5 days ago
Gloucester, MA
5 days ago

The Element Care Social Worker participates in the planning, implementation and evaluation of care plans that meet the objectives, standards and policies of the PACE model of care.  The social worker demonstrates proficiency in providing traditional social work services in a professional and respectful manner with the goal of helping older adults live safely and comfortably in their homes and communities for as long as they can.  This position is full time, Monday thru Friday, 8am to 4pm.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Participates on the IDT’s initial assessments, care planning and on-going re-assessments of participant care.
  • Attends IDT meetings; actively participates in team meetings by sharing pertinent information, providing follow up to assigned tasks and helps to develop participant’s plan of care.
  • Completes all assigned assessments – (initial, semi-annual, annual, service request and/or significant event).
  • Assesses the psychosocial needs of the participant and provides supportive counseling, working collaboratively with behavioral health providers. 
  • Facilitates hospital, rehabilitation and nursing home (NH) admissions and discharges as determined by the Interdisciplinary Team.  Ensures that PASRR documentation is completed for NH admission.
  • Assists in the conversion process of the participant from community to long-term care. Works collaboratively with Medicaid Specialist, skilled nursing facility, and participant’s caregiver to complete conversion. 
  • Arranges and facilitates family meetings, as needed. 
  • Refers participants and families to appropriate community services and acts as liaison and/or advocate with community organizations for participants.
  • Maintains professional, accurate and timely social service documentation in the participants’ medical records.
  • Conducts participant council meetings as assigned.
  • Works collaboratively with Director of Social Work and Behavioral Health provider to ensure guardianship is up to date.   Educates participant regarding health care proxy (HCP). Assists participant in completion of HCP form.
  • Works collaboratively with fiscal department to maintain participant insurance benefits and completes required documentation of fiscal information in the medical record.
  • Reviews plan of care with participants, guardian, and/or activated health care proxy as assigned.
  • Complete authorizations for home care and other approved services timely and accurately.
  • Completes home and/or skilled nursing facility visits to assess participant as indicated.
  • Works collaboratively with Palliative care team; Assists with end of life planning as indicated.
  • Provides timely communication to appropriate staff regarding the following: (disenrollment, conversion to long term care, transfer of sites, participant and/or caregiver demographic changes).
  • Reports allegations of abuse to appropriate state agency; provides support and resources to participant as he/she will accept; completes required documentation.
  • Ability to pass a fit test. Position requires mask where seal is critical. Incumbent is required to not have facial hair that interferes with a tight seal of the respirator.
  • Performs other duties as required.
  • Frequent local travel.

 

Job Specification:

  • Current Social Work licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at the Masters level (L.I.C.S.W. or L.C.S.W.)  required
  • Minimum of 1 experience in Social Work providing traditional Clinical or Case Management services with a geriatric population
  • Current C. P. R. Certification or ability to become certified  
  • Treat all participants in a welcoming and professional manner. 
  • Strong verbal, written and listening skills with ability to multi-task in a fast pace environment

Please apply through this link:
https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=52532d91-0809-4e90-8901-6cf15157199d&ccId=19000101_000001〈=en_US
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Customer Service Specialist

Staffing Now

Newburyport, MA
8 days ago
Newburyport, MA
$37k - $40k Per Year
8 days ago
$37k - $40k Per Year


Customer Service Specialist direct hire position located in the North Shore. Duties: Take inbound calls from customers through email, phone, website chat and fax. Establish relationships with current and new customers, resolve product issues, recommend potential products and services. Support the sales team with administrative tasks perform Live Chat website support. Must be proficient in all forms of technology including platforms, social media and creating reports in Excel. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment with strong communication skills.

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Clinical Specialist - EVW

VisionWorks

Danvers, MA
6 days ago
Danvers, MA
6 days ago

Summary:

The Clinical Specialist is primarily responsible for helping ensure a great patient experience by preparing the patient for their examination, completing pre-exam diagnostics test, and explaining each step of the process. Act as a liaison between our patients and Optometrists and participate in the initial steps of a patient journey.

 

 

Essential Responsibilities:

Compliance to all Covid-19 protocols including, but not limited to: 

a.    Observe best-in-class behaviors as it relates to social distancing and COVID 19 protocols:  Ensure chairs in waiting area are six (6) feet apart, to ensure recommended separation, where possible.

b.    Ensure patients understand the importance of social distancing and comply with PPE usage protocols.

c.    Enforce cleaning protocols and cleaning hygiene practices: frequent handwashing, not shaking hands, cover nose and mouth while coughing or sneezing, avoid touching eyes / nose / mouth with unwashed hands with patients and associates.

d.    Prior to patients’ scheduled appointments ensure that all intake/screening questions are complete.

 

1.    Assist the doctor with patient care and eye examinations.

2.    Clearly explain the preliminary testing process to patients, administer each test, and accurately document the results in EMR.

3.    Schedule appointments and manage exam books according to Company guidelines, call appointments in accordance with company policy to confirm time. Contact no shows and cancellations, Complete nightly patient readiness tasks

4.    Have a basic understanding of MVC plans and be able to articulate plan benefits to patients.

5.    Preauthorize insurance in accordance with standard operating procedures.

6.    Maintain patient flow to allow for doctor effectiveness.

7.    Answer patients’ clinical questions in person and over the telephone.  Triage ocular emergencies. Schedule annual eye exams

8.    Maintain complete and accurate patient records according to Company standards.

9.    Notify patients when their contact lenses are available for dispensing.

10.  Based on allowable State regulatory requirements for contact lenses:

·        Instruct patients on the insertion, removal, cleaning, care, and proper handling of their contact lenses. 

·        Place diagnostic contact lens orders for patients and stock.

·        Have a working knowledge of contact lens brands and parameters.  Accurately pull contact lenses trials when requested by the doctor.

11.  Clean and maintain equipment in the pretesting room and exam lanes.  Cover equipment nightly

12.  Maintain clinical supplies and ensure inventory is not expired.

13.  Ability to work flexible schedules to meet changing business demands.

 

Education/Experience:

·        One (1) year of related experience

·        Optical or Healthcare background preferred 

·        Medical Office/business professionalism required

·        HS diploma, GED or equivalent related job experience

Behavioral Characteristics:

·        Patient advocate

·        Excellent customer service skills

·        Ability to initiate immediate interaction, coordination, and collaboration with patients and team members

·        Very detail orientated and well organized

·        Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with other associates and patients

·        Energetic and self-motivated

·        Team player

·        Excelling problem solving ability

·        Ability to multi-task

·        Exhibit empathy in all interactions

·        Ability to read, analyze and interpret insurance forms

Mental/Physical Requirements:

·        Work changing schedules to meet business demands to include travel between stores

·        Work inside location

·        Read English

·        Work under stress with interruptions and deadlines

·        Follow procedures and instructions

·        Use computer effectively and view computer screen

·        Reach above shoulder continuously

 

 

HIPAA & Security Requirements

 

All Associates must comply with the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as it pertains to disclosures of protected health information (PHI) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and HIPAA Privacy Policies and Procedures. As a component of job roles and responsibilities, Associates may have access to covered information, cardholder data or other confidential customer information which must be protected at all times.  As a result, Associates must explicitly adhere to all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Privacy & Security Training Program.

 

Visionworks is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, ethnicity, disability or veteran status, or any other protected status designated by federal, state or local law.

 

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully.  As required by changing business needs, complete additional essential responsibilities as identified and assigned.

Visionworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  With regard to all employment practices, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or current military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local law.  We strive to employ and promote only those applicants and employees who are best suited for open positions and who possess the necessary skills, education and qualifications for the job. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. 
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Activities Specialist II

Element Care

Beverly, MA
8 days ago
Beverly, MA
8 days ago

Under the supervision of the Recreation Director, this individual is responsible for understanding the therapeutic recreational needs of each participant by completing a comprehensive assessment and providing an individualized treatment plan in accordance with each participant’s physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs. The Activities Specialist II demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to provide purposeful and meaningful therapeutic recreation services to a wide spectrum of participants. This position is Monday thru Friday, 8am to 4pm.
Essential Responsibilities:
Demonstrates organized and team-oriented approach to service delivery.
Implements group processes to enhance the effectiveness of service delivery.
Designs and creates new therapeutic programs and projects.
Acts as a resource to the Activities Specialist I.
Plans and implements special events such as holiday parties, therapeutic outings, entertainment, and other recreational programs.
Creates and maintains tracking spreadsheets. Compiles information for inclusion in monthly calendars, newsletters, and other reports.
Develops and writes periodic participant assessments, progress notes, and treatment plans according to organizational policies. Documentation is completed timely.
Initiates and collaborates with other team members to develop activities for the Wellness program.
Designs and leads quality assurance programs.
Provides mentorship and training to other activities staff on program development.
Is prepared for and represents the Activities Department at IDT meetings. Communicates daily activity programming in addition to any changes in participants’ plan of care.
Provides coverage at other ADH sites as needed.
Assists with transportation safety.
Performs other duties as required.
Job Specifications:
Bachelor of Arts/Sciences in Recreational therapy or related field.
Minimum of 2 years of experience with the geriatric population.
Minimum of 1 year of experience with program development.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Basic computer skills for use of Outlook, Word, and an electronic medical record.
Enthusiasm, initiative, creativity, and ability to work in a team environment.


Please apply thru this link:
https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=52532d91-0809-4e90-8901-6cf15157199d&ccId=19000101_000001〈=en_US

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Outreach Specialist in Toledo OH,Detroit MI, Fort Wayne IN, Columbus OH, Cincinnati OH, Kentucky

8 days ago
8 days ago

Ohio based hospitals serving the behavioral and substance abuse population has immediate openings for Marketers and Business Development Specialists needed in Toledo OH, Detroit MI, Fort Wayne IN, Columbus OH, Cincinnati OH, and Northern Kentucky
Job Description:

Well established Ohio multi-hospital multi-facility provider looking for experienced, dynamic, self-motivated and professionally driven individuals who have a desire to help change lives. Join our team as a Business Development Specialist and make an immediate impact on the lives of individuals suffering from Mental Illness and Addiction. Our centers are located in Central Ohio, Southwest Ohio and Northwest Ohio. The target markets also include the bordering areas of Michigan, Kentucky and Indiana.

An ideal candidate will be a self-starter who has proven planning and organizational skills required to strategize business prospecting and strategic client development of new business opportunities within the market area assigned. This candidate will have a focus and passion for marketing within the Behavioral Healthcare and Addiction arenas with experience of meeting and exceeding established expectations and quotas of increasing patient admissions and expanding market share.

The successful candidate will be responsible for strategically developing in a key designated territory.

Responsibilities include:

  • Exceeding screenings and admissions targets by establishing influence in market segments including, but not limited to: physicians, practitioners, social services, hospitals, professional organizations, mental health centers, etc. through a variety of avenues such as personal appointments and visits, phone calls, letters, emails and conferences.
  • Establish and cultivate an extensive professional referral network within the assigned accounts.
  • Facilitates and maintains consistent activity levels for the following: weekly prospect meetings, facility tours, referrals and admissions. Track all opportunities on a daily basis.

Requirements:

  • College education preferred or 1+ year of experience in the healthcare field.
  • Experience in addictions, dual-diagnosed/co-occurring disorders for adults preferred.
  • Experience in finding prospective new referrals, soliciting new business and closing on sales opportunities in a healthcare related field.
  • Ability do effective job on cold calling, outbound sales.
  • Knowledge of behavioral health and psychiatric field.
  • Valid Driver’s License

We offer an excellent compensation package, comprehensive Health/Medical benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous PTO package and more.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to safely and successfully perform the essential functions of this position, meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards. The position operates in a professional environment and routinely requires use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and filing cabinets.
  • Must be able to sit, stand and walk for extended periods of time.

We are a drug-free workplace and equal opportunity employer.

No Phone Calls Please!

Veteran preferred

Job Type: Full-time
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Social Worker (Part Time)

Academy Manor - Genesis HealthCare

Andover, MA
30+ days ago
Andover, MA
30+ days ago

Job Description

Come join our team at Academy Manor where we have competitive wages and on average our employee tenure is 10 years or more!

 

At Genesis, our mission is to protect the health and safety of our patients, residents and our heroic employees during this public health crisis. We are following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations. Genesis has an adequate supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) and has other precautions in place. The Social Services Specialist I works with patients/residents and their family members/significant others within the facility through use of the psychosocial perspective identifying their strengths, social, emotional, and mental health needs along with providing, developing, and/or aiding in the access of services to meet those needs. The Social Services Specialist I shall provide patients/residents with the highest practical level of physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being and quality of life. Services are provided in accordance with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics and compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines and regulations, Genesis policies & procedures, and standards of care for specialty practice (Reference: Social Services Job Description Addendum Specialty Practice)..

RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Administrative 1. Assists with planning and implementing a comprehensive Social Services program. 2. Reviews facility policies and procedures as part of the facility's interdisciplinary team to assure compliance with federal and state regulations. 3. Participates in Quality Improvement process as requested by the Social Services Director. 4. Understands and meets all government requirements for Social Services documentation. 5. Assures timely entries in the patients'/residents' charts to include, but not limited to: a Social History Evaluation & Assessment, a care plan to address strengths, problems, needs, and interventions, substantiation of psychosocial interventions, progress toward, and/or completion of goals, and transfers. 6. Consults with Director of Social Services and other departments regarding interdisciplinary issues. 7. Serves as an active contributor in designated center meetings at request of Social Services Director (Utilization Management, Customer at Risk, Care Planning, etc.) Advocacy 1. Works with the interdisciplinary team to promote and protect resident rights and the psychosocial well being of all patients/residents. Prevents and addresses resident abuse as mandated by law and professional licensure. 2. Works with patients/residents, families, and significant others to provide support and information for taking a more proactive role in self advocacy to improve the quality of life/care for individual patients/residents. 3. Responds to issues identified by patients/residents and families to determine satisfaction with services. Clinical 1. Completes a comprehensive Psychosocial Assessment for each patient/resident that identifies social, emotional, and psychological needs and strengths. Assesses each patient/resident for discharge. 2. Conducts patient, family, and staff interviews and ensures that relevant MDS sections (i.e. cognitive, mood, behavior, patient goal setting) and Care Area Assessments are completed in accordance with regulation. 3. Participates in the development of a written, interdisciplinary plan of care for each patient/resident that identifies the psychosocial needs/issues of the patient/resident, the goals to be accomplished for those needs/issues, and the appropriate Social Services interventions. 4. Provides therapeutic interventions to assist patients/residents in coping with their transition and adjustment to a long-term care facility including the social, emotional, and psychological needs. 5. Provides support and education to patient/resident and 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. 6. Facilitates patient/resident transfer throughout the center to ensure a seamless transition and patient/resident adjustment. 7. Provides clinical interventions, staff support and education to address catastrophic events that occur during the patient's/resident's stay in the facility. 8. Participates as part of the interdisciplinary care team in providing interventions to resolve behavior or mood problems. 9. Works in tandem with community based providers' i.e. behavioral health and hospice providers to assure continuity of care. 10. Participates with the health care decision making process within the center. 11. Arranges and conducts patient/resident family meetings as needed. May facilitate family council. Discharge Planning 1. Identifies patient/resident discharge goals at admission and documents initial discharge plan. 2. Works with patient/resident, family members/significant others, and interdisciplinary care team through care planning and utilization management throughout the course of the stay to identify strengths and needs to ensure an appropriate discharge plan is formulated. 3. As part of interdisciplinary team, identifies discharge teaching needs. 4. Responsible for communicating to center team members the estimated discharge date and updating Point Click Care. 5. Makes referrals as needed for post discharge care to appropriate agencies and suppliers. 6. Establishes relationships and maintains contact and referral flow with community based agencies/services for discharge planning. 7. As part of the interdisciplinary care team, identifies discharge teaching needs. 8. Initiates and participates in completion of Discharge Transition Plan & Discharge Packet materials and orienting the patient/resident and family around the process. 9. May be involved in contacting patients/residents post discharge to ensure successful transition. Education 1. Educates staff regarding the role of the social services in the facility and the psychosocial needs of the patients/residents and their families/significant others including the problems of aging and disability as requested by Social Services Director. 2. Participates in new employee orientation and supports the Nurse Practice Educator in regards to staff education (i.e. resident rights, grief/depression, and others) as requested by Social Services Director. 3. Educates patients/residents and families/significant others regarding their rights and responsibilities, health care decision making/advance directives, effective problem solving and the extent of community, health and social services that is available to them, including those necessary for effective discharge planning. SSS4

QUALIFICATIONS:


SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Bachelor's degree from accredited school of Social Work or related field required. 2. Must possess any certifications/licensures as required by State of employment to practice in long term care. 3. 1-3 years of supervised social work experience in health care setting working directly with individuals preferred. 4. Additional certification such as Geriatric Case Management, Hospice & Palliative Care, Gerontology, Clinical Social Work, Health Care, Nephrology, Mental Health, and/or Substance Abuse preferred. 5. This position requires that the employee is able to read, write, speak and understand the spoken English language to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our patients and visitors at the work site when responding to their medical and physical needs. 6. Must provide verification of TST (tuberculin skin test) as required by state law and in accordance with Company policy. TSTs will be administered at the work site if required.


Position Type: Part Time
Req ID: 368849
Center Name: Academy Manor

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Clinical Social Worker

Partners Community Physicians Organization(PCPO)

Newburyport, MA
5 days ago
Newburyport, MA
5 days ago
General Summary:
The Clinical Social Worker is a key member of the iCMP (Integrated Care Management Program) team providing and overseeing the provision of psychiatric, psychosocial and overall mental health services for high risk, medically complex patients within primary care practices.
The Clinical Social Worker is involved in assessment and triage of patients and families, to ensure provision of appropriate, timely, and effective evaluation. This initial clinical evaluation may be conducted by the social worker independently, or in collaboration with other members of the care team. The social worker collaborates with the care team and communicates relevant information.
The Clinical Social Worker may provide direct treatment/intervention to patients and families and/or may work with the treating clinicians in psychiatry, psychology, or other disciplines, within and outside of the system, helping to ensure that treatment is focused and effective.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provides assessment of patients to evaluate mental health/psychiatric history/emotional issues/coping style, understanding of illness/adjustment/compliance, barriers to care, cultural issues, abuse, neglect and domestic violence. Working with the care team, prepares an intervention plan and disposition.
  • Provides psychosocial assessment of families to determine:
      • family relationships/systems as they relate to care of the patient
      • identifies family decision makers and caregivers; family understanding of illness and trajectory of care
      • identifies family coping style, family resources and cultural issues
  • Employs a range of clinical interventions such as brief individual, group or family counseling. Provides caregiver/family counseling/support to promote family/caregiver cohesiveness to provide care to patient and prepare patient and families for care transitions, including end of life.
  • Advocates on behalf of patients and families to gain access to services and resources such as financial and housing. Refers patients to providers as necessary.
  • Provides brief transitional care management for patients with depression who are being discharged from an inpatient setting.
  • May provide clinical support to the behavioral health support specialist (BS-level care extender on behavioral health integration care team) through review of cases on a regular basis.
  • Provides support and consultation to physician practices regarding depression management.
  • Assesses when abuse is suspected and files mandated reports as indicated by guidelines.
  • Works effectively as part of the care team, communicating regularly with the care manager and other members of the care team as needed.
  • Coordinates family/team meetings as needed and when appropriate. Provides psychosocial consultation on patient care planning and patient/family management.
  • Documents timely and relevant information in patient electronic medical record and care management system and communicates this information to the care team in a timely fashion.
  • Acts as a resource to the care team and works, on a case by case basis, to coach and mentor on techniques and approaches to management of psychosocial issues in a high-risk population and advocate for optimal outcomes.
  • Presents and/or discusses clinical work in formal and informal case reviews and seminars as indicated.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

  • Qualifications
    Education/Experience Requirements:
    • Master of Social Work
    • Experience in field of psych, substance abuse and/or community mental health services preferred.
    • Clinical experience, understanding of, and comfort working with patients of all ages who suffer complex medical and psychiatric problems; ability to work with families/caregivers of such patients, and ability to help patients and families/caregivers understand and access the resources required to support care.
    Licensure/Certification Requirements:
    • LICSW or LMHC
    Qualifications/Skills/Abilities:
    • Strong understanding of psychiatric and family system and ability to use this understanding to formulate succinct case summaries.
    • Strong clinical, consultation and care management skills especially in regards to depression management, motivational interviewing and behavioral activation.
    • Good organizational and time management skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
    • Strong interpersonal skills enabling effective team collaboration.
    • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adapt to a complex, Partner's Healthcare is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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Clinical Social Worker

Partners Community Physicians Organization(PCPO)

Newburyport, MA
26 days ago
Newburyport, MA
26 days ago
Job Description
Clinical Social Worker
General Summary:
The Clinical Social Worker is a key member of the iCMP (Integrated Care Management Program) team providing and overseeing the provision of psychiatric, psychosocial and overall mental health services for high risk, medically complex patients within primary care practices.
The Clinical Social Worker is involved in assessment and triage of patients and families, to ensure provision of appropriate, timely, and effective evaluation. This initial clinical evaluation may be conducted by the social worker independently, or in collaboration with other members of the care team. The social worker collaborates with the care team and communicates relevant information.
The Clinical Social Worker may provide direct treatment/intervention to patients and families and/or may work with the treating clinicians in psychiatry, psychology, or other disciplines, within and outside of the system, helping to ensure that treatment is focused and effective.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Provides assessment of patients to evaluate mental health/psychiatric history/emotional issues/coping style, understanding of illness/adjustment/compliance, barriers to care, cultural issues, abuse, neglect and domestic violence. Working with the care team, prepares an intervention plan and disposition.
  2. Provides psychosocial assessment of families to determine:
      • family relationships/systems as they relate to care of the patient
      • identifies family decision makers and caregivers; family understanding of illness and trajectory of care
      • identifies family coping style, family resources and cultural issues
  3. Employs a range of clinical interventions such as brief individual, group or family counseling. Provides caregiver/family counseling/support to promote family/caregiver cohesiveness to provide care to patient and prepare patient and families for care transitions, including end of life.
  4. Advocates on behalf of patients and families to gain access to services and resources such as financial and housing. Refers patients to providers as necessary.
  5. Provides brief transitional care management for patients with depression who are being discharged from an inpatient setting.
  6. May provide clinical support to the behavioral health support specialist (BS-level care extender on behavioral health integration care team) through review of cases on a regular basis.
  7. Provides support and consultation to physician practices regarding depression management.
  8. Assesses when abuse is suspected and files mandated reports as indicated by guidelines.
  9. Works effectively as part of the care team, communicating regularly with the care manager and other members of the care team as needed.
  10. Coordinates family/team meetings as needed and when appropriate. Provides psychosocial consultation on patient care planning and patient/family management.
  11. Documents timely and relevant information in patient electronic medical record and care management system and communicates this information to the care team in a timely fashion.
  12. Acts as a resource to the care team and works, on a case by case basis, to coach and mentor on techniques and approaches to management of psychosocial issues in a high-risk population and advocate for optimal outcomes.
  13. Presents and/or discusses clinical work in formal and informal case reviews and seminars as indicated.
  14. Performs other duties, as assigned.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Master of Social Work
  • Experience in field of psych, substance abuse and/or community mental health services preferred.
  • Clinical experience, understanding of, and comfort working with patients of all ages who suffer complex medical and psychiatric problems; ability to work with families/caregivers of such patients, and ability to help patients and families/caregivers understand and access the resources required to support care.

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

  • LICSW or LMHC

Qualifications/Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong understanding of psychiatric and family system and ability to use this understanding to formulate succinct case summaries.
  • Strong clinical, consultation and care management skills especially in regards to depression management, motivational interviewing and behavioral activation.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Strong interpersonal skills enabling effective team collaboration.
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adapt to a complex, fast paced medical environment.
  • Knowledge of specific medical/psychiatric illnesses, procedures and treatments.
  • Ability to provide rapid clinical psychosocial assessments and brief, short or long term treatment/management with individuals, families, caregivers, couples and/or groups.
  • Advanced crisis intervention/treatment/management skills.
  • Demonstrated competency in age specific behaviors, cultural issues; effect of illness, as well as family member illness, on patient.
  • Knowledge of end of life care issues.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated ability to consult/teach.
  • Knowledge of community agencies/resources. Ability to advocate/negotiate systems for/with patients.
  • Documents in medical record according to policies and procedures.
  • Maintains confidentiality in accordance with HIPPA.

Working Conditions:


Normal office working conditions; home visits; patient visits in a community setting and in inpatient and outpatient medical and psychiatric settings.


Job Equal Opportunity Employer
Primary Location MA-Newburyport-PCP Pentucket Medical Newburyport
Organization
PCP Pentucket Medical Newburyport (PCPNewburyport)
260 Merrimac Street
Newburyport, 01950
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Clinical Social Worker-(3145880)

Partners Healthcare System

Newburyport, MA
26 days ago
Newburyport, MA
26 days ago
Clinical Social Worker-(3145880)
Description
General Summary:
The Clinical Social Worker is a key member of the iCMP (Integrated Care Management Program) team providing and overseeing the provision of psychiatric, psychosocial and overall mental health services for high risk, medically complex patients within primary care practices.
The Clinical Social Worker is involved in assessment and triage of patients and families, to ensure provision of appropriate, timely, and effective evaluation. This initial clinical evaluation may be conducted by the social worker independently, or in collaboration with other members of the care team. The social worker collaborates with the care team and communicates relevant information.
The Clinical Social Worker may provide direct treatment/intervention to patients and families and/or may work with the treating clinicians in psychiatry, psychology, or other disciplines, within and outside of the system, helping to ensure that treatment is focused and effective.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Provides assessment of patients to evaluate mental health/psychiatric history/emotional issues/coping style, understanding of illness/adjustment/compliance, barriers to care, cultural issues, abuse, neglect and domestic violence. Working with the care team, prepares an intervention plan and disposition.
  2. Provides psychosocial assessment of families to determine:
    • family relationships/systems as they relate to care of the patient
    • identifies family decision makers and caregivers; family understanding of illness and trajectory of care
    • identifies family coping style, family resources and cultural issues
  3. Employs a range of clinical interventions such as brief individual, group or family counseling. Provides caregiver/family counseling/support to promote family/caregiver cohesiveness to provide care to patient and prepare patient and families for care transitions, including end of life.
  4. Advocates on behalf of patients and families to gain access to services and resources such as financial and housing. Refers patients to providers as necessary.
  5. Provides brief transitional care management for patients with depression who are being discharged from an inpatient setting.
  6. May provide clinical support to the behavioral health support specialist (BS-level care extender on behavioral health integration care team) through review of cases on a regular basis.
  7. Provides support and consultation to physician practices regarding depression management.
  8. Assesses when abuse is suspected and files mandated reports as indicated by guidelines.
  9. Works effectively as part of the care team, communicating regularly with the care manager and other members of the care team as needed.
  10. Coordinates family/team meetings as needed and when appropriate. Provides psychosocial consultation on patient care planning and patient/family management.
  11. Documents timely and relevant information in patient electronic medical record and care management system and communicates this information to the care team in a timely fashion.
  12. Acts as a resource to the care team and works, on a case by case basis, to coach and mentor on techniques and approaches to management of psychosocial issues in a high-risk population and advocate for optimal outcomes.
  13. Presents and/or discusses clinical work in formal and informal case reviews and seminars as indicated.
  14. Performs other duties, as assigned.
Qualifications

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Master of Social Work
  • Experience in field of psych, substance abuse and/or community mental health services preferred.
  • Clinical experience, understanding of, and comfort working with patients of all ages who suffer complex medical and psychiatric problems; ability to work with families/caregivers of such patients, and ability to help patients and families/caregivers understand and access the resources required to support care.

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

  • LICSW or LMHC

Qualifications/Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong understanding of psychiatric and family system and ability to use this understanding to formulate succinct case summaries.
  • Strong clinical, consultation and care management skills especially in regards to depression management, motivational interviewing and behavioral activation.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Strong interpersonal skills enabling effective team collaboration.
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adapt to a complex, fast paced medical environment.
  • Knowledge of specific medical/psychiatric illnesses, procedures and treatments.
  • Ability to provide rapid clinical psychosocial assessments and brief, short or long term treatment/management with individuals, families, caregivers, couples and/or groups.
  • Advanced crisis intervention/treatment/management skills.
  • Demonstrated competency in age specific behaviors, cultural issues; effect of illness, as well as family member illness, on patient.
  • Knowledge of end of life care issues.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated ability to consult/teach.
  • Knowledge of community agencies/resources. Ability to advocate/negotiate systems for/with patients.
  • Documents in medical record according to policies and procedures.
  • Maintains confidentiality in accordance with HIPPA.

Working Conditions:

Normal office working conditions; home visits; patient visits in a community setting and in inpatient and outpatient medical and psychiatric settings.

EEO StatementEqual Opportunity Employer

Primary Location:MA-Newburyport-PCP Pentucket Medical Newburyport
Work Locations:
PCP Pentucket Medical Newburyport
260 Merrimac Street
Newburyport01950
Job:Social Worker
Organization:Partners Community Physicians Organization(PCPO)
Schedule:Full-time
Standard Hours:40
Shift:Day Job
Employee Status:Regular
Recruiting Department:Medical Management
Job Posting:Feb 18, 2021

Posted

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Description

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This position is 30 hours per week. 


POSITION SUMMARY:


The Social Services Specialist II shall provide patients/residents with the highest practical level of physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being and quality of life. The Social Services Specialist II works with patients/residents and their family members/significant others within the facility through use of the psychosocial perspective identifying their strengths, social, emotional, and mental health needs along with providing, developing, and/or aiding in the access of services to meet those needs.


Services are provided in accordance with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics and compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines and regulations, Genesis policies and procedures, and standards of care for specialty practice (Reference: Social Services Job Description Addendum Specialty Practice).


If and when the Social Services Specialist II performs responsibilities across multiple centers, then the Social Services Specialist II reports to the Area Social Services Specialist.


RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES:


Leadership
1. May serve as a clinical mentor for Social Services colleagues.


Administrative
1. Assists with planning and implementing a comprehensive Social Services program.
2. Reviews facility policies and procedures as part of the facility's interdisciplinary team to assure compliance with federal and state regulations.
3. Participates in Quality Improvement process as requested by the Social Services Director.
4. Understands and meets all government requirements for Social Services documentation.
5. Assures timely entries in the patients/residents charts to include, but are not limited to: a Social History Evaluation & Assessment, a care plan to address strengths, problems, needs, and interventions, substantiation of psychosocial interventions, progress toward, and/or completion of goals, and transfers.
6. Consults with Director of Social Services and other departments regarding interdisciplinary issues.
7. Serves as active contributor in designated center meetings at request of Social Services Director (Utilization Management, Customer at Risk, Care Planning, etc.)


Advocacy
1. Works with the interdisciplinary team to promote and protect resident rights and the psychosocial well being of all patients/residents. Prevents and addresses patient/resident abuse as mandated by law and professional licensure.
2. Works with patients/residents, families, and significant others to provide support and information for taking a more proactive role in self advocacy to improve the quality of life/care for individual patients/residents and those who live and work with the nursing home and community at large.
3. Responds to issues identified by patients/residents and families to determine satisfaction with services.


Clinical
1. Completes a comprehensive Psychosocial Assessment for each patient/resident that identifies social, emotional, and psychological needs and strengths. Assesses each patient/resident for discharge.
2. Conducts patient, family, and staff interviews and ensures that relevant MDS sections (i.e. cognitive, mood, behavior, patient goal setting) and Care Area Assessments are completed in accordance with regulation.
3. Participates in the development of a written, interdisciplinary plan of care for each patient/resident that identifies the psychosocial needs/issues of the patient/resident, the goals to be accomplished for those needs/issues, and the appropriate Social Services interventions.
4. Provides therapeutic interventions to assist patients/residents in coping with their transition and adjustment to a long-term care facility including the social, emotional, and psychological needs.
5. Provides or arranges groups for patients/residents and/or family members/significant others as appropriate to meet their needs.
6. Provides short-term supportive counseling and education to patient/resident and 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.
7. Facilitates patient/resident transfer throughout the center to ensure a seamless transition and patient/resident adjustment.
8. Provides clinical interventions, staff support and education to address catastrophic events that occur during the patient's/resident's stay in the facility.
9. Participates as part of the interdisciplinary care team to develop and provide interventions to resolve behavior or mood problems.
10. Works in tandem with community based providers i.e. behavioral health, hospice providers, etc. and coordinates the clinical application of services to assure continuity of care.
11. Participates with the health care decision making process within the center.
12. Arranges and conducts patient/resident family meetings as needed. May facilitate family council.
13. May serve as resource to patients/residents, families/significant others, and staff for conflict resolution as needed


Discharge Planning
1. Identifies patient/resident discharge goals at admission and documents initial discharge plan.
2. Works with patient/resident, family members/significant others, and interdisciplinary care team through care planning and utilization management throughout the course of the stay to identify strengths and needs to ensure an appropriate discharge plan is formulated.
3. As part of interdisciplinary care team, identifies discharge teaching needs.
4. Responsible for communicating to center team members the estimated discharge date and updating Point Click Care.
5. Makes referrals as needed for post discharge care to appropriate agencies and suppliers.
6. Establishes relationships and maintains contact and referral flow with community based agencies/services for discharge planning.
7. As part of the interdisciplinary care team, identifies discharge teaching needs.
8. Initiates and participates in completion of Discharge Transition Plan & Discharge Packet materials and orienting the patient/resident and family around the process.
9. May be involved in contacting patients/residents post discharge to ensure successful transition.


Education
1. Educates staff regarding the role of the Social Services in the facility and the psychosocial needs of the patients/residents and their families/significant others including the problems of aging and disability as requested by Social Services Director.
2. Participates in new employee orientation and supports the Nurse Practice Educator in regards to staff education (i.e. resident rights, grief/depression, and others) as requested by Social Services Director.
3. Educates patients/residents and families/significant others regarding their rights and responsibilities, health care decision making/advance directives, effective problem solving and the extent of community, health and social services that are available to them, including those necessary for effective discharge planning.
4. Attends and participates in continuing education and professional development programs.
5. May serve as clinical field instructors for social work students enrolled in CSWE- accredited education programs.


 


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QUALIFICATIONS:


SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Master's degree from accredited school of Social Work or related field required. 2. Must possess any certifications/licensures as required by State of employment to practice in long term care. 3. 3-5 years of supervised social work experience in health care setting working directly with individuals preferred. 4. Additional certification such as Geriatric Case Management, Hospice & Palliative Care, Gerontology, Clinical Social Work, Health Care, Nephrology, Mental Health, and/or Substance Abuse preferred. 5. This position requires that the employee is able to read, write, speak and understand the spoken English language to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our patients and visitors at the work site when responding to their medical and physical needs. 6. Must provide verification of TST (tuberculin skin test) as required by state law and in accordance with Company policy. TSTs will be administered at the work site if required.



Position Type: Full Time
Req ID: 362397
Center Name: Prescott House

Source: Prescott House - Genesis HealthCare