Elder Services of Cape Cod & Islands,Inc Geriatric Support Services Coordinator in South Dennis, Massachusetts
ESCCI Core Values Advocacy Collaboration Compassion Diversity Innovation Position Overview: The Geriatric Support Services Coordinator is responsible for coordinating support services as part of the Senior Care Options Primary Care Team. The Geriatric Support Services Coordinator?s basic function is to assist eligible SCO & One Care members to obtain services which will enhance their quality of life. Duties & Responsibilities: Perform initial & ongoing assessments of the health & functional status of the member. Assist in the development of the member?s community-based care plan & related service package. Track member transfers from one setting to another, work to adjust the Individual Care Plan as appropriate. Coordinate direct services to members. Assist members with a Loss of Mass Health. Meets monthly with SCO/One Care team members to review cases. Maintains case records as required by the Senior Care Organization, One Care Organization, Agency, & the Executive office of Elder Affairs. Participates in in-service trainings, courses, & workshops. Participates in special initiatives & projects within the agency. Other duties as assigned. Skills & Abilities: Ability to collaborate, take initiative, provide/ receive feedback. Excellent computer skills required. Ability to work independently & professionally. Ability to communicate & work with the elderly & community resources serving the elderly population. Valid MA driver\'s license & car required Education, Licensure & Experience: A Bachelor?s degree in social work or related human services field from an accredited college or university. Physical Requirements: Prolonged periods sitting at a desk & working on a computer. Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds. Travel required throughout the service area. Travel to training & meetings as needed. Diversity, Inclusion, Equity & Equality: Diversity: individual characteristics of employees that make them unique. This uniqueness in the workplace allows for new ideas & creative solutions that can help an organization grow. Inclusion: when employees feel comfortable & safe, or the cultural & environmental feeling of belonging. It can also be defined as how welcomed & valued an employee feels in the workplace. Including your colleagues while also feeling included yourself. Equity: means fair treatment, access, opportunity, & advancement for all employees. By fostering an equitable environment, all employees are given the unique resources they need to succeed. Equitable conditions in a workplace mean that all employees have equal access to opportunities to make the most of their talents. Equality: (Often confused with equity) refers to employees receiving the same resources & opportunities without factoring in individual needs. While equity implies fairness, equality implies sameness. The equitable treatment of all employees is crucial. It is expected that all ESCCI employees will embrace DEI in their professional work, behaviors, relationships, & teams.