• Caseworker

    The Senior Alliance
    Job Description
    GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION
    Conducts comprehensive participant assessments and reassessments and works with the nurse to develop and monitor care plans for the elderly.  Works with family members and caregivers to maximize available support systems.  Provides for proper documentation of case coordination and support activities and budgets.
     
    REQUIREMENTS
    Has excellent interpersonal and group process skills.  Is accurate, conscientious and flexible with attention to detail. Is familiar with computers.  Accepts direction, is well organized, and has the ability to meet deadlines.  Willingness to work in a team environment.  The Senior Alliance is a non-profit 501c(3) where philanthropy on behalf of the agency is a requirement of all employees.  Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
     
    EDUCATION
    Bachelors degree in a human service field from an accredited four-year college or university preferred or who by training and experience has the ability to effectively determine an older person’s needs and match those needs with appropriate services. 
     
    DUTIES
    • Conducts comprehensive participant assessment to determine the social, emotional and limitations of community care (CC) participants.                 
    • Works with a CCD nurse as necessary to develop participant care plans, including determination of frequency and duration of social services required under the care plan.
    • Facilitates delivery of services determined necessary under the care plan with appropriate social service agencies, The Senior Alliance funded providers, and other human service organizations.
    • Monitors participant care plans to ascertain delivery of needed services, and performs participant reassessments functions to determine needed alterations in the participant care plans.
    • Works with family members and other volunteer caregivers to maximize available informal support systems. 
    • Maintains liaisons with hospitals, human service providers, home care agencies, and other referring agencies in geographic area of responsibility.
    • Ensures compliance with all program standards and guidelines.
    • Assists in providing documentation of project activities for reports and/or participant applications to Michigan Aging and Adults Services Agency, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and/or other program funding sources.
    • Handles other duties as assigned.
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