Position Overview: The AFC Case Manager is responsible for the implementation and administration of the AFC programs. This shall include maintaining records, advocating for participants, counseling host families and participants, coordination of services (such as transportation, respite, etc.) with other community agencies, and other social service tasks. The interdisciplinary approach for implementation of placements including pre-matches and monitoring of AFC homes will be completed in cooperation with the program nurse.
Responsibilities include: Participates in the admission process with can include: screening and matching of host families and participants; arranging pre-placement visits; assisting with participants move into homes, and making follow up visits as indicated. Create, review, and maintain paper and electronic case records, and ongoing tracking mechanisms. Act as an educator and advocate for consumers and caregivers in identifying and accessing health care other services or supports. Also completes Home Community Services Information Systems (HCSIS) reports for the Department Developmental Services (DDS) contract consumers. Encourage and assist participant caregivers and guardians to complete Mass Health eligibility forms to secure ongoing Mass Health coverage.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have excellent:
+ Interpersonal skills
+ Documentation & record-keeping accuracy
+ Computer proficiency
+ Time management skills
+ Advocacy skills
+ Ability to establish positive relations
+ Multi-tasking skills
Bachelor?s degree in relevant field and two years? experience providing case management supports to elders and/or persons with disabilities are required. Knowledge or previous experience with Adult Family Care program a plus. Successful candidate will have reliable transportation with a willingness to frequently travel throughout assigned areas.
Compensation and Benefits:
This is Monday-Friday, 35 hour-per-week position with competitive pay, mileage reimbursement, excellent work environment and an outstanding benefits package, including health, dental, vision, company paid life insurance, short term disability, and health reimbursement account. Additionally, this position offers a 403B retirement plan, flex scheduling/remote options, generous paid time off, and employee referral bonuses!
Montachusett Home Care is an AA/EOE employer committed to a diverse workforce.