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Care Manager (Case Manager), Community Based Healthcare, Part-Time (30 hours)

Hiring Company: Caregiver Homes
Location: Watertown, MA

Job Description

Please note: To be considered for this position, you MUST apply online using this link: http://www.caregiverhomes.com/careers

Seniorlink's® Caregiver Homes™ is dedicated to helping elder and disabled adults live with dignity and independence. Our Structured Family Caregiver model has three main components: 24X7 at-home care from a paid caregiver (often a family member) living with the consumer; clinical oversight by an RN and Care Manager (typically a licensed social worker); and daily caregiver reporting in our web-based case record.

The Caregiver Homes service model is available to Medicaid beneficiaries in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Ohio and Indiana and is demonstrating reduced hospitalizations and incidents (such as falls), with overall high integrity and excellent consumer satisfaction. We continue to grow and have an exciting opportunity in our Boston 1 branch for a part-time (30 hours) Care Manager. Fluency in written and spoken English and Spanish is a plus. This branch serves towns in and north and west of Boston, such as Revere, East Boston, Cambridge, Somerville, Chelsea, etc.

The Care Manager will work collaboratively through the region as part of a case management team to assess consumers, to establish and implement a Plan of Care, to conduct regularly scheduled homes visits, and to oversee consumer care. The team credentials caregivers and their homes, and provides ongoing support and training.

Requirements/Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years' experience in case management, care planning and assessment for elders/disabled adults in a health care, long-term care, social service or community setting.
  • Candidate must have a bachelor's degree and be licensed in social work or nursing, or an equivalent combination of education and experience in these or related fields.
  • Ability to speak, read and write fluently in both English and Spanish is preferred.

Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • Knowledge of case management systems, community service and delivery systems for aging population required.
  • Strong clinical and communication skills are essential with competent use of technology applications.
  • Regular car travel within assigned regional geography is required.

We offer a competitive salary, travel stipend and excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life/disability, paid time off, paid holidays and 401(k) with company match.

If you are interested in a successful career with Caregiver Homes of Massachusetts, please click on this link and complete an application: http://www.caregiverhomes.com/careers

To learn more about our mission, visit us at www.caregiverhomes.com.

Caregiver Homes of Massachusetts is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact Information

Please note: To be considered for this position, you MUST apply online using this link: http://www.caregiverhomes.com/careers  

Salary Information: We offer competitive compensation and a monthly travel stipend


Clinical Social Worker - MSW/ 40 Hours / Days / BWH Care Coordination

Hiring Company: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Location: Longwood Medical Area

Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:  As a member of the Care Coordination team, coordinates patient care through the continuum thereby facilitating the achievement of optimal quality outcomes in relation to clinical care and cost-effectiveness.  Provides clinical psychosocial, discharge planning and care coordination services to patients/families in all settings of care - inpatient, ambulatory and community.  Identifies high-risk psychosocial factors of patients/families that impact discharge planning/health status and helps hospital staff understand the influence of those factors upon the course of medical care.  Assumes care coordination responsibility for patients with complex psychosocial risk (domestic violence, protective services, frail elderly, disabled, substance abuse, etc.).  Assesses adaptation of families to patients' illnesses, provides crisis intervention as needed, and ensures maximum participation of patients/families in the care coordination process.  Serves as an expert about and as a liaison to community resource programs.  Provides consultation, teaching, research and program development within their assignment.  Identifies, addresses and participates in the resolution of variances that affect the quality and/or cost of care.

 

Requirements/Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education: Minimum Master's of Social Work Degree in health-related discipline from an accredited program.
    • 2 - 4 years' experience in an acute health care setting
    • Experience in working on interdisciplinary teams required.
  2. Licensure: Current Massachusetts Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) required.
  3. Staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his/her assigned unit.

SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:                

  • Previous experience in a hospital or health care setting; bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred/Cultural sensitivity and age-specific competency required: crisis intervention, treatment skills; strong clinical assessment/judgment skills; excellent interpersonal skills including negotiation skills necessary to work within a team; excellent communication skills, strong organizational skills and ability to set priorities, tolerance for ambiguity; analytical skills and computer literacy; a sense of humor.

WORKING CONDITIONS:           

  • The Department of Care Coordination will operate 7 days per week. Hours and work schedule will be flexible to meet the needs of patients, families, hospital and staff.

SCHEDULING:

  • The Department of Care Coordination will operate 7 days per week.  Hours and work schedule will be flexible to meet the needs of patients, families, hospital and staff.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:   

  • May provide supervision to other social workers pending licensure.  May supervise graduate interns

Contact Information

Apply on the BWH website: http://careers.brighamandwomens.org/JobDescription.aspx?Back=1&&jobId=2241399


Social Worker (Bilingual: Spanish)/ 24 Hour/ Day/ BWH-Southern JP Health Center

Hiring Company: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Location: Southern Jamaica Plain health Center

Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY/OVERVIEW STATEMENT: The clinical social worker provides direct mental health and substance abuse services to health center patients and community residents.  (S) He also participates in the activities of the department including (but not limited to) training and supervision, all assigned administrative responsibilities, urgent and emergency care, outreach and program development. PRINCIPAL

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: A. CLINICAL CARE:  1. Provides evaluation and treatment to department clients including psycho-social assessment, treatment planning, short and long-term therapy,   couples therapy, family therapy, group therapy and substance abuse counseling for adults and children. Assesses treatment outcome and    provides or secures the most effective treatment for the patient's condition. Coordinates care of assigned clients with center-based    providers and others involved with the client's care.  2. Responds to needs of patients and the Service, including responding to emergency and urgent care requests and is available to take on new   cases as needed.  3. Works with other community agencies, as time permits, to provide consultation, in-service education and assistance in case finding.  Provides   liaison between health center and other agencies in the area as well as medical providers within the health center.  4. Screens patients and families as needed. B. CLINICAL SUPERVISION AND TRAINING:  1. Participates in clinical supervision, consultation and in-service training.   Assists the Director in the clinical supervision of department staff as assigned. C. ADMINISTRATIVE:  1. Participates in department and center-wide meetings, contributing to professional growth of others and self, as well as to the needs of the    service.  2. Completes all paperwork and documentation related to client records, statistics, billing, necessary reports and correspondence in a timely    manner.Follows procedures related to urgent care, patient flow, new case assignments, termination and other required patient contact.  3. Provides a certain number of visits per year as determined in contract.  4. Follows clinic's and department's procedures and protocols.   

Requirements/Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Master's degree and independently licensed in social work or other Mental Health Field such as LMHC or LICSW.  
2. Two or more years post Masters experience in a community mental health setting. 
3. A minimum of one year of experience in the treatment of substance abusers and their families. 
4. For supervisors: Course work in supervision.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIIRED:

1. Knowledge of general psychological theory and clinical practice including trauma and substance abuse/addiction problems. 
2. Knowledge of community resources in mental health and substance abuse. 
3. Sensitivity to different cultures/life styles.

 

Contact Information

https://careers.partners.org/psc/EA/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningID=2240333&SiteId=3&PostingSeq=1&


Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Social Work

Hiring Company: San Diego State University
Location: San Diego, CA

Job Description

The School of Social Work at San Diego State University has one tenure-track position available for Fall 2014. The School offers both BA and MSW degree programs, as well as a BA and MA in Gerontology. The undergraduate program prepares students for entry-level social work practice. The graduate program provides advanced concentrations in Direct Practice, Administration and Community Development. The School, in conjunction with the Division of Global Public Health, University of California, San Diego will be offering a joint PhD in Applied Social Sciences with an amphasis on substance abuse with first group of students anticipated to start in Fall 2014. Please visit our website at: www.chhs.sdsu.edu/sw/

Assistant Professor Position: Expertise is sought in Child, Youth, and Family Services. Additional research experience related to families involved in the child welfare system is highly desired. An optimal candidate should have the ability to teach practice and research expertise in the child welfare system. Teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate level is also desired. A candidate must show promise in obtaining extra-mural funds. An MSW and a Doctorate in social work, public health, or a relevant social science discipline is required. A commitment to working in a multi-cultural environment with students of a diverse background is desired.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application review will begin October 2013, and will continue until the search is completed.

To apply, send letter of inquiry, vitae, and 3 letters of reference to: Dr. Thom Reilly, Director/Professor, School of Social Work; San Diego State University; San Diego, CA 92182-4119. Questions may be directed to Jullian Tufugafale, jtufugafale@mail.sdsu.edu

You can find our online ad at http://affiliated.sdsu.edu/ColHHS/schoolofsocwork.htm.

SDSU is an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.


Senior Intensive Coordinator

Hiring Company: Dimock CSA at Justice Resource Institute
Location: Jamaica Plain, MA

Job Description

The successful candidate will be able to:

• Assume an individual caseload
• Meet all productivity standards.
• Provide effective clinical supervision to assigned staff.
• Maintain active Supervision Performance Evaluations with all supervisees.
• Assist in review and oversight of supervisee's productivity/ management of assigned cases.
• Assist Program Director in ensuring that quality and culturally competent services occur within the program.
• Manage risk and safety issues effectively.
• Manage and assist with personnel issues, including disciplinary actions and/or work plans, as needed.
• Have a willingness and ability to seek consultation when necessary.

Requirements/Qualifications

• A master's-level clinician, licensed at the independent level with at least 3 years of experience in providing out-patient and community-based behavioral health services to youth and families.
• Supervisory experience preferred and with strong leadership qualities. 
• Experience with Wraparound process; working collaboratively with state agencies, consumer advocacy groups and/or behavioral health facilities.
• Capacity to be self-directed, team oriented and very flexible. Strong oral, written and organizational skills.
• Language capacity preferred (Spanish, Haitian Creole, Cape Verdean Creole, Portuguese)
• Maintaining certification in the Massachusetts CANS. 
• Basic computer fluency, including Microsoft Office.
• An active driver's license and automobile, as some travel is required.

Contact Information

Please email letter of interest and resume to Binh Tran, Program Director at btran@jri.org or fax to (617) 522-0904

Salary Information: 48-50k with excellent benefits


Director of Behavioral Health Services

Hiring Company: Lowell Community Health Center
Location: Lowell, MA

Job Description

The functions of the Director are to supervise, direct and manage the overall programming and operations of outpatient Behavioral Health services (BHS). Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

Monitor and evaluate Provider and administrative staff's performance specific to productivity standards, and completion of all required documentation, including progress note completion per Health Center standards; Establish productivity standards for individual program activities and ensure that target goals are met. Plan, develop and supervise the implementation of new programs; Facilitate the weekly multi-Disciplinary treatment team meeting; Oversee on-site billing process and ensure that billing is timely and accurate; Attend and actively participate in Health Center committees to include Continuous Quality and Standards, Safety and Security, Program Manager's Meeting, Clinical Manager's meeting; Oversee implementation of objectives set-forth by these committees as well as further integrating BHS into primary care within the health center. Develop monthly reports on services to assess and measure progress towards stated goals, objectives, productivity, efficiency and deficits; Provide direct clinical care and clinical supervision when required. In addition to overseeing the programs and operations of Behavioral Health Services, this position will also be a working Director and will also be held accountable for taking on a small caseload of patients.

Requirements/Qualifications

The individual should possess a working knowledge of substance abuse and mental health treatment, have supervisory experience and have an understanding of the functioning of an ambulatory behavioral healthcare program. The individual must possess a Master's Degree in Social Work (LICSW) and/or Licensed (Mental Health Counseling (LMHC).

Contact Information

Bobby Tugbiyele
BobbyTu@lchealth.org
978-746-7861

Salary Information: Commensurate with Experience


Recruitment Coordinator

Hiring Company: County of Norfolk, MA
Location: Norfolk, MA

Job Description

The County of Norfolk is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Recruitment Coordinator for the Norfolk County RSVP Volunteer program. 

Principal responsibilities include recruitment and placement of volunteers age 55+ in community assignments throughout Norfolk County. Programs include reading and tutoring, veterans' services, meals on wheels, food pantries, hospitals, and health care, as well as other government and charitable programs and community groups.

Norfolk RSVP is sponsored by the Norfolk County Commissioners and is affiliated with the Federal Corporation for National and Community Service, one of the nation's largest volunteer agencies.

Duties include community outreach and office support functions, including communications, grant compliance and records maintenance, and newsletters and publications. Position reports to the RSVP Director or supervisory staff designated by the County Director or the County Commissioners.

Requirements/Qualifications

Candidates should have a strong interest in recruiting and working with senior volunteers, and relevant training and experience.

Position calls for excellent interpersonal skills, and strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Familiarity with Microsoft office software (including Outlook E-mail, Word, Excel and Publisher), and Internet communications tools such as Constant Contact are important. A bachelor's degree or equivalent education or experience in a relevant field is preferred. Applicant must have a valid driver's license and insured vehicle. Norfolk County residency is preferred.

Contact Information

Please send letter of interest and resume to Ann Brown, Personnel Manager, by email to abrown@norfolkcounty.org, or by mail to Norfolk County Commissioners Office, 614 High Street, PO Box 310, Dedham, MA 02027-0310.

Salary Information: Starting Salary $35,178 with competitive benefits


Full-Time Clinician Organizer Position Available

Hiring Company: SEIU Local 509
Location: Watertown, MA

Job Description

About SEIU Local 509

SEIU Local 509 represents more than 17,000 human service workers throughout Massachusetts — including professional, direct care and support staff — at public and private agencies that provide social services to at-risk children, elders, and people with mental illnesses and developmental disabilities. Local 509 is part of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the largest and fastest-growing labor union in the United States, with 2 million members.

Job Description

SEIU Local 509 is seeking a Clinician Organizer to assist the Clinician Organizing Campaign Director in creating a new clinician unit. This position would help the establishment of a "non traditional" union of out-patient, behavioral health clinicians in Massachusetts. The Clinician Organizer would report directly to the Clinician Organizing Campaign Director.

Responsibilities

  • Organizes out-patient, behavioral health clinicians
  • Corresponds with clinicians through both written and verbal communication
  • Maintains clinician database
  • Attends and assists in all clinician meetings
  • Recruits member organizers to support organizing efforts
  • Builds support for organizing among SEIU 509 members
  • Attends staff meetings and other related meetings and training
  • Assists other locals as requested in organizing efforts
  • Performs related work as assigned

Requirements/Qualifications

Job Qualifications

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills (including public speaking)
  • Ability to convey complex information in a clear, understandable manner
  • Ability to work well with diverse populations
  • Ability to multitask and work independently
  • Prior knowledge and/or background in the mental health field in Massachusetts is a plus, but not required.
  • Union, not-for profit or governmental experience preferred, but not required
  • Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Willingness and desire to contribute to the mission of union principles.
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends, including travel throughout the state and some out of state travel.
  • Strong computer skills, including familiarity with databases and e-mail programs

Contact Information

Application Process
Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to the Clinician Organizing Campaign Director:

Melody Hugo
SEIU Local 509
100 Talcott Avenue
Watertown, MA 02472
mhugo@seiu509.org
FAX: 617-924-8248.

The deadline for applications is September 13, 2013.

Salary Information: SEIU Local 509 offers competitive salaries and a full range of benefits. Organizer salaries start at $50,128 annually.


Part-Time Preschool Teacher

Hiring Company: Discovery Central Learning Center
Location: Newtonville, MA

Job Description

Discovery Central Learning Center/ Child Care Assistant (Newton, Watertown, Waltham)Discovery Central is seeking a PT Assistant for our extraordinary childhood program. Our program is located in a separate part of my home with its own entrance and exit. The children that attended are 15 months and older. We provide an amazing learning environment through theme based play as well as organized games. Please feel free to review our website for more information regarding curriculum, schedule and philosophy. We would ideally like this person to start in September. - 2or 3 days per week - 8:30am-1:30pmThe successful candidate is required to have knowledge of early childhood development and experience working with toddlers and preschoolers. A friendly non smoker, genuinely interested in caring for young children. 

Responsibilities Include: 
Caring for the children 
Setting up for snack time 
Changing Diapers 
Communicating with families

Requirements/Qualifications

EEC/Preschool Certifications
CPR/First Aid

Contact Information

Alicia DiDuca
aliciadiduca@gmail.com
617-332-0108

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