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Geriatric Care Manager


  • Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco
  • 07/10/19
  • Palo Alto, CA
  • 94301
  • Full-Time
Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Seniors At Home, the Geriatric Care Manager provides responsive and comprehensive assessments and services to the older adult population served by JFCS. THIS POSITION CAN BE BASED IN PALO ALTO, CA OR SAN RAFAEL, CA.

The Geriatric Care Manager is an experienced care manager with advanced training in the area of Gerontology and is able to effectively work with seniors and families across a broad socio-economic spectrum, including both low income and high income clients. The Geriatric Care Manager is flexible, customer-service oriented, and highly skilled in working with older adults and their families to improve quality of life, ensure a safe home environment, and planning for future needs.

The Geriatric Care Manager understands and assists in meeting budget and services goals, understands the mission and objectives of Jewish Family and Childrens Services and works within the limitations of the Agencys resources and performs all duties in compliance with agency standards

Responsibilities

1. Able to effectively represent the Seniors At Home care management program with prospective clients and families, in order to engage clients and families in service.

2. Networks with the professional community in the region by attending local meetings or through targeted outreach in coordination with the SAH Community Outreach team in order to generate new program referrals.

3. Responds to all clients and prospective clients promptly and sets up, preferably, a home visit or, if requested by clients or prospective clients, an office visit.

4. Implements a thorough assessment in the seniors home, which includes completing a goal-oriented care plan that is given to the client and his/her family.

5. Provides comprehensive, personalized care management services, based on the assessment and the Seniors At Home protocols for service. Provides a range of levels of care management service based on the intensity of client need and client and family preference.

6. Provides supportive counseling and other services as required.

7. Consistently establishes a strong relationships and excellent rapport with clients, families, referral sources and other community agencies and resources in within the County in order to facilitate the care management process.

8. Uses agencys electronic record keeping to complete all charting on a weekly basis. Updates care plans on a regular basis in response to changing client needs. Closes case records in a timely fashion, in accordance with the Seniors At Home protocols for service. Complies with all client billing and registration procedures, including accurate timekeeping for program billing purposes.

9. Complies with all contract and grant requirements, if indicated.

Qualifications

MSW with LCSW preferred. Degree in Gerontology with direct service focus may be substituted.
Five years of experience providing care management to seniors preferred.
Ability to form relationships with seniors and their families required.
Ability to use the computer as a tracking and planning tool.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Car and current drivers license and current automobile insurance.

This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position with benefits.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Traci Dobronravova at TraciD@jfcs.org. Please use Geriatric Care Manager as your email subject line.


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