- Qualification BSW
This is advanced professional care coordination work through a County Area Agency on Aging, assisting participants in obtaining managed long-term services and supports.
Employees in this job lead the Person-Centered Planning (PCP) process and oversee the implementation of PCP’s. Work involves identifying, coordinating, and assisting participants to gain access to needed Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS), state plan services, and medical, social, housing, educational, and other services and supports by providing information to participants, facilitating access, and locating, coordinating, and monitoring needed services. Work also includes informing participants about required needs assessments; the PCP planning process; service alternatives; service delivery options, including opportunities for participant-direction, roles, rights, risks, and responsibilities; and assisting with fair hearing requests.
- Collects information, including participant preferences, strengths, and goals and informs the PCP.
- Assists participants with the development and management of their PCP.
- Coordinates efforts and prompts participants to complete necessary activities in order to maintain LTSS eligibility.
- Explores coverage of services to address participant-identified needs through other sources, including services provided under the state plan, Medicare or private insurance, or other community resources.
- Coordinates with other individuals and entities, including facilities, home and community-based providers, referral sources, medical professionals, and informal supports to provide for seamless coordination between physical, behavioral, and support services.
- Performs related work as required.
BSW with three years of social work experience. Knowledge of casework principles and methods. Knowledge of the availability of LTSS for the benefit of participants. Knowledge of current social, economic, and health problems and resources as they relate to participants. Knowledge of individual and group behavior and ways of working effectively with participants who have social, economic, emotional, or health problems. Ability to develop care plans for participants. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to prepare records and reports in an effective manner.
Knowledge of the use and functionality of Microsoft Office Suite software. Knowledge of the use and functionality of the internet. Ability to maintain a caseload of participants in an effective manner. Ability to communicate effectively orally. Ability to communicate effectively in writing. Ability to interpret laws and regulations.