• Social Worker- EHP

    Posted Date 2 hours ago(7/17/2018 8:48 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-4186
    # of Openings
    3
    Area of Interest
    Social Work
    Company
    Elderwood
    Location
    Elderwood Administrative Services
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Right Place, Right Care, Right Employer!

     

    Are you looking to be part of a superior team in a growing and dynamic healthcare organization in the Buffalo, NY region? If so, this just might be the right opportunity for you! Elderwood has an exciting new position for a full-time Social Worker to support our rapid expansion!

     

    This position has the opportunity to work remotely!

     

    Our Excellent, Competitive Compensation, and Full Benefits Package includes:

    • Up and Coming downtown location with FREE PARKING!
    • Competitive wages and opportunities for advancement
    • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
    • Life insurance
    • 401(k) with matching
    • Paid Holidays
    • Generous Paid Time Off

    Responsibilities

    The Social Work Care Manager will provide individualized support and advisement to clients and families seeking to apply for Medicaid funded Long Term Care Services. Primary responsibilities will include assessment and interventions related to obtaining and retaining long term care and in supporting a member centric service plan. This process is key to assisting our clients maintain the highest level of independence possible both at home and within their communities. The Social Worker partners with the RN Care Manager to facilitate the care model in MLTC by coordinating services and community resources and meeting member socioeconomic needs to support the quality of life.

    Qualifications

    • BSW/MSW Preferred.
    • Minimum of one (1) year Social Work experience with at risk populations in home care, case management, discharge planning or managed care
    • Minimum of one (1) year experience working with the frail or elderly population and/or members with chronic illness or behavioral health issues
    • Previous Managed Care experience, within a MLTC or working with special needs populations preferred
    • Must have a valid NYS Driver’s license, a safe driving record and dependable car, as well as willingness to travel throughout the service area
    • Must be in good standing with the Medicare and Medicaid programs
    • Bilingual skills are preferred, but not required

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