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Clinical Social Worker - PACE

Company: CarePartners
Location: Asheville
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Under the supervision of the Operations Director, plans, organizes and implements social work services for PACE participants and families. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: participant social work assessment; treatment; and teaching and counseling of participant, caregiver or other appropriate representatives/family to maintain participant support in the community. Social Worker interventions may also include: individual participant contacts; appropriate collateral contact; participant and family education, assessment, and counseling; assistance with locating resources; addressing mental health needs as they arise; ongoing case management; advocacy to ensure participant and caregiver needs are met and addressed; and disenrollment procedures. The Social Worker is the liaison between the interdisciplinary team, caregiver representatives, and community agencies.

Required Education: Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work.

Preferred Education: None

Required License: LCSWA and pass ASWB Clinical Evaluation Examination within 1 year; LCSW within 6 years. Driver's License and proof of insurance.

Preferred License: LCSW.Required

Certification: NonePreferred

Certification: Member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW) or other NASW-recognized certification.

Required Experience: Minimum of 1 year working with a frail or elderly population.

Preferred Experience: Two (2) years of experience working on an interdisciplinary team in a hospital, nursing home or community-based setting is preferable.Familiarity with the psycho-social issues of the frail and chronically ill and their caregivers.Ability to provide psychosocial assessment and individual, family and group counseling.Ability to maintain accurate records and to prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials.Good public speaking skills with all size groups.Effective verbal and written communication skills.Demonstrated ability to work in an interdisciplinary team setting.Computer literacy.Medical Clearance: Employees must have medical clearance for communicable diseases and up-to-date immunizations before having direct participant contact.

Keywords: CarePartners, Asheville , Clinical Social Worker - PACE, Other , Asheville, North Carolina

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