Bilingual social worker LMSW/LCSW for older adults

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $45,000
Maximum: $50,000
Details: depending on experience

Published

10/09/2018

Start Date

11/05/2018

Application Deadline

11/01/2018

Address

99 Ft. Washington Avenue
New York
NY
10032
United States

Description

DESCRIPTION


Job Title: Social Worker: Primary Case Manager Riverstone Senior Life Services has been an important and caring resource for older adults and their families in northern Manhattan for over 30 years.


This new position will manage Riverstone's participation as a case management provider for NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital HealthHome which is directed to coordinate care to older adult Medicaid recipients in order to reduce their use of hospital emergency rooms for regular care and to reduce hospitalizations.



Primary responsibilities include:

Be primary liaison between the agency and New York-Presbyterian Hospital's Health Home.

Assess client psychosocial and health related needs

Assist in coordinating services for client care, both medical and psychosocial

Participate in development and revision of client's Plan of Care

Provide advocacy and direct concrete services, short-term individual counseling; crisis intervention;

Identify and utilize appropriate community resources and assess client/family ability to access them

Enter client information into hospital data base

Maintain notes in a timely manner

Assess special needs related to cultural diversity including communication, space, role of family members and special traditions.

Evaluate for long-term care when appropriate and assess ability to accept change in level of care.

Assist in coordination of such changes.


 

Position Requirements:

LMSW or LCSW

Ability to work independently and develop a positive working relationship with clients

Ability to work independently and set up new internal and data collection systems

Willingness to make home visits

Keen psychosocial assessment skills and analytical skills

Organized and detail oriented

Understanding and acceptance of health home philosophy and experience with older adults preferred


Required language: Full proficiency in Spanish/English


HOW TO APPLY


idunner@riverstonenyc.org


http://www.riverstonenyc.org


Please send cover letter and resume to: Ilana Dunner, idunner@riverstonenyc.org


BENEFITS


Benefits: Health insurance, 4 week vacation package, sick time and holidays


  • Good vacation, insurance benefits.

Benefits

Benefits: Health insurance, 4 week vacation package, sick time and holidays

Good vacation, insurance benefits.

Level of Language Proficiency

Full proficiency in Spanish and English

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

idunner@riverstonenyc.org
http://www.riverstonenyc.org

Please send cover letter and resume to: Ilana Dunner, idunner@riverstonenyc.org


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