Social Worker - PACE West Palm Beach in West Palm Beach, FL at MorseLife Health System

Date Posted: 5/29/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Passion. Purpose. PACE.

 

Express Your Inner Greatness at MorseLife, where we are expanding again with our second PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) Program in Delray Beach. PACE is a managed care plan for seniors age 55 and older who are nursing home-eligible, but prefer to remain at home with healthcare and related services. 

 

As part of our PACE team, you will help seniors age in place, in their own homes, by providing community-based health and wellness services. Join us now to improve life for patients and families who depend on us to be great at what we do.

 

Teamwork. Passion. Impact. Leadership. Quality. Customer Focus. These are more than just our guiding attributes. They’re the values shared by each member of our team – and the principles behind our success as a 5-Star, Gold Seal, nationally recognized senior care provider. If these traits resemble you as a whole, you may be an excellent match for our most current opportunity:

 

PACE - Social Worker (MSW)

 

In this role, you’ll provide and coordinate a wide range of psychosocial services to participants and their families. In addition, you will be responsible for providing community-based case management services for program participants.

 

How to make an impact:

 

  • Practices social work by establishing and maintaining a working relationship with participants.
  • Participates in Interdisciplinary team (IDT) initial assessment to determine services needed by the participant.
  • Identifies warning signs, other problems, and sets measurable objectives
  • Directs participant’s needs and visits with IDT attendance as per the Plan of Care.
  • Monitors the quality and effectiveness of the services provided to a participant according to the individualized care plan.
  • Documents all participant information in a timely manner, according to program standards and policies.
  • Enters and updates all required information.
  • Refers participants to appropriate community agencies or facilities and acts as a liaison with such organizations as advocate for participants.
  • Attends and participates in IDT meetings; facilitates understanding of psychosocial aspects of care, and provides team with behaviorally stated psychosocial objectives.
  • Consults and collaborates with other professionals to promote quality and continuity of participant care.
  • Demonstrates respect for fellow professionals and IDT leadership.
  • Demonstrates creative critical thinking in problem solving patient/family issues.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.
  • Attends staff meetings; in-service training; continuing education and workshops.
  • Participates in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as directed.
  • Assures completion of assessments in appropriate time frame.
  • Initiates appropriate psychosocial case management based on established policy.
  • Maintains assessment and intervention documentation in a manner that reflects timeliness and completeness.

Job Requirements

What you’ll bring to the table:

 

  • Master’s degree or above in Social Work (CSWE accredited) required.
  • 3-5 years experience working in a case management capacity with at least 1 year experience working with the frail and elderly.
  • Strong demonstrated capabilities in networking with community resources, and strong knowledge of such resources.
  • Strong communication skills, including face-to-face, telephone, and computer skills.
  • Strength in attention to detail and organization.
  • Must be able to interact successfully with participants, families and other agencies to present a positive and professional image.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and effectively handle the emotional stress of the workload.
  • Ability to work unsupervised exercising a high degree of discretion & independent judgment.
  • Ability to physically access any home, hospital, nursing home, and ALF i.e. navigate stairs, narrow stairs, narrow spaces, lack of air conditioning, etc.
  • Ability to travel in community.Our PACE model of care is centered on the belief that the well-being of seniors with chronic care needs, and their families, are better served in their own communities whenever possible. So bring your high energy, positive, collaborative attitude to deliver our model and provide high quality care and satisfaction to our participants.

MorseLife is ideal for professionals looking to express their own Inner Greatness. Has your Inner Greatness yet to be noticed? Come join our team and we’ll help you make an impact and surpass even your own expectations!

 

Apply now!

 

MorseLife is an Equal Opportunity Employer