ATC Healthcare Services is HIRING !!!!
We have many open Aging Care Manager opportunities in Philadelphia and Delaware County!!
The primary responsibility of this position is the assessment of risk and the development of care plans to eliminate or reduce that risk for persons reported in need of protective services.
This work is performed under the supervision of the Protective Services Supervisor. The Care Manager is responsible for the assessment of the need for Protective Services, determining level of risk, reducing/removing level of risk in consumer situations, determining the consumer's capacity to remain in the community and assisting with appropriate measures to safeguard the consumer in other settings.
Specific job responsibilities include:
• Obtaining information from consumers, caregivers, family members, neighbors and others in order to complete a risk assessment.
• Assessing all available information and making a determination that the report of need is substantiated or unsubstantiated.
• Developing a care plan with the consumer to solve presenting and underlying problems.
• Arranging informal supports and ordering necessary formal services.
• Maintaining detailed case information in SAMS.
• Providing/arranging emergency shelter when indicated.
• Investigating institutional sites for those clients who are reported at risk.
• Initiating emergency involuntary procedures when necessary to remove risk) when no other alternative has been adequate.
• Initiating procedures for the appointment of a guardian by the court as a remedy of last resort when less restrictive measures are inadequate and geriatric evaluation indicates such necessity.
• Preparing documents for submission to the court.
• Giving testimony in-court for emergency involuntary intervention and guardianship cases.
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
One year as an Aging Care Manager 2 or Aging Program Assessor; OR three years of experience in public or private social work, including one year of direct aging care management experience and a bachelor's degree which includes or is supplemented by 12 semester hours of college level courses in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, or other related social sciences; OR two years of experience in public or private social work including one year of direct aging program experience and a bachelor's degree with a social welfare major; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training including successful completion of 12 semester hours of college level courses in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, or other related social sciences.