Social Worker II - Summit Eldercare Grove Street - New higher Competit
Company: Fallon Community Health Plan
Posted on: January 22, 2023
Social Worker II - Summit Eldercare Grove Street - New higher
Competitive SalaryUS-MA-Job ID: 6819Type: Full Time# of Openings:
1Category: Social WorkRecruiting Location - Framingham, MAOverview
About Fallon Health: Founded in 1977, Fallon Health is a leading
health care services organization that supports the diverse and
changing needs of those we serve. In addition to offering
innovative health insurance solutions and a variety of Medicaid and
Medicare products, we excel in creating unique health care programs
and services that provide coordinated, integrated care for seniors
and individuals with complex health needs. Fallon has consistently
ranked among the nation's top health plans, and is accredited by
the National Committee for Quality Assurance for its HMO, Medicare
Advantage and Medicaid products. For more information, visit
fallonhealth.org. About Summit ElderCare: Fallon Health operates
the largest Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) in
New England and the fifth largest in the country. Called Summit
ElderCare, Fallon's PACE helps provide older adults and their
caregivers with a welcome alternative to nursing home care.
Participants in Summit ElderCare have access to comprehensive
medical services and social support at a Summit ElderCare site
while they keep the independence of living in their own homes and
communities. Summary: Functions as a member of the PACE
Interdisciplinary Team and provides social work services and
support to participants, families and other caregivers. Provides
direction to bachelors level social workers as assigned by Social
Work Manager. Responsibilities Primary job responsibilities:
- Participates in the intake and evaluation process by conducting
the initial social work assessment, administering MSQs, developing
an intake summary and presenting the social work perspective to the
- Assures that participants rights are reviewed during the intake
- Conducts reassessments at least semiannually and whenever there
is a change in participant status or the participant /caregiver
- Develops and implements a social service plan of care for each
participant and updates it based on the results of reassessments or
on-going changes in status.
- Responsible for the maintenance of appropriate records and
documentation in the medical record including at least the initial
assessment, quarterly progress notes, significant changes and all
- Participates as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team at daily
team meetings and care planning meetings.
- Assists team members to understand the social, emotional,
cultural and psychosocial aspecst of participants' situations.
- Acts as an advocate and liaison when counseling services are
- Completes documentation and record-keeping related to
disenrollment's, deaths and permanent placement;distributes
- Participates in the development, promotion and implementation
of caregiver support groups or programs; leads or co-leads groups
- Assists in managing referral telephone calls as needed.
- Implements program policies and procedures as directed.
- Assists in the conversion of participants from community based
Medicaid to long-term care Medicaid when necessary. Works
collaboratively with the Operations Support Representative to
assure appropriate access to Medicaid benefits.
- Pursues relevant professional development. Attends appropriate
workshops and in-service activities to maintain current
- Consistently follows the Social Work Code of Ethics.
- Performs all duties in accordance with Fallon Health and Summit
ElderCare policies and procedures. Qualifications Education:
Masters degree in Social Work License: Valid and unrestricted
license to practice social work from the Board of Registration of
Social Work of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Valid Driver's
License and reliable vehicle required. Certification: CPR and
Alzheimer's certification or willingness to be certified.
Experience: At least two years experience in a Social Work
capacity, preferably in a community setting, with a minimum of one
year experience working with a frail or elderly population. Fallon
Health Vaccination Requirements: To protect the health and safety
of our workforce, members and communities we serve, Fallon Health
now requires all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status.
As of 2/1/2022, all roles not designated as "Remote" require full
COVID-19 vaccination and Fallon Health will obtain the necessary
information from candidates prior to employment to ensure
compliance. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result
in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.
Fallon Health provides equal employment opportunities to all
employees and applicants for employment and prohibits
discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race,
color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status,
genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by
federal, state or local laws. PM16
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