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SUMMARY: EISEP Case Manager
Provide Care Management services to older adults. Interact with the client and their caregiver(s) to promote optimal physical, psychological and social functioning in their home environment. Conduct home visits and follow-up with clients. In addition, advise seniors and their care givers in areas of personal and family adjustment. Facilitate referrals for services at other agencies when indicated and assist with access.
Full-time Position with Benfits including, Vacation, Sick-time, Holiday, 403B, Life Insurance, Health Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES & ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Acquires knowledge of EISEP regulations and standards.
Keeps updated on new regulations and standards set by SOFA.
Provides case management services to functionally impaired elderly.
Screens individuals for program eligibility.
Conducts in-home psychosocial assessments to determine client need and financial status with client and caregiver
Completes full assessments on computer.
Develops and implements comprehensive care plans.
Authorizes and arranges for home care through contracted Aide Agencies/Day Programs.
Authorizes for payment of bills by tracking services.
Monitors clients and services in accordance with state regulations.
Keeps up-to-date records and documents according to policy.
Acquires up-to-date knowledge of aging services and professional practices through reading and attending seminars, workshops and conferences.
Participates in staff meetings and case reviews in accordance to state regulations.
Completes all statistics and written reports in a thorough and timely fashion.
Conducts outreach and public relation activities as requested.
Is aware of and actively supports the Agency’s cultural competency goals, efforts, and activities
Other duties as requested by supervisor
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field
2 years working with older adults
Must have a current, valid NYS driver license and a reliable car. Able to climb stairs.
This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job related instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.