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Job: Older Adult Care Manager


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Title Older Adult Care Manager
Categories Northern California
Position Type PERMANENT
Salary $67k – $75k
Location Los Gatos
Job Information

We are seeking an experienced Social Worker/Care Manager who will provide community-based services to live quality independent lives in the community. The Care Manager will work with a dynamic team of professionals who provide innovative wrap-around services including, care management, occupational therapy for fall prevention, mental health counseling, caregiver support, volunteer friendly visitors and home-based enrichment programs. Care management services are provided to individuals of all income, religious, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. This is a hybrid position.

Key Areas of Responsibility
• Conducts comprehensive psychosocial assessments which include mental health, physical, environmental, and spiritual needs.
• Develops comprehensive care plans in partnership with clients and or their caregivers.
• Conducts home visits, acute hospital & skilled nursing facility visits.
• Coordinates community and agency based services that will support quality, safe and independent living.
• Establishes and maintains relationships with caregivers, providing support as needed.

• Creates and maintains required documentation in a timely manner which is based on policy and procedure protocol.
• Maintains a clear, concise, and consistent system of documentation.
• Provides information and referral to clients and caregivers to empower self- sufficiency.
• Establishes and maintains open and effective communication with community providers, including physicians and other health care and social service workers, while maintaining HIPAA compliance.
• Collaborates with agency colleagues to provide wrap-around services that will enhance clients’ ability to remain safely at home.
• Participates in data collection, as required.
• Attends and actively participates as a contributor in team meetings.
• Utilizes strong collaborative skills with the team members, leadership, and community.
• Utilizes supervision appropriately, maintaining open lines of communication, ability to receive feedback and providing updates on caseload activity.
• Provides culturally responsive and trauma informed care for clients and their caregivers.
• Responds to unpredictable of situations that may include crisis intervention and conflict resolution.
• Actively incorporates the ethical and legal standards of the National Association of Social Workers into all aspects of the work.
• Engages in knowledge development by attending trainings, seminars, and conferences.
• All other reasonably related responsibilities as assigned.
• Able to work with individuals from diverse income, cultural and socioeconomic statuses, including those who have the ability to pay for services, as well as those who receive subsidized services.

Required Qualifications and Experience:
• BA degree
• At least one year working with older adults as a case manager
• Experience with and understanding of the medical and psychosocial problems of functionally impaired older adults.
• Experience and understanding of the stressors and needs facing caregivers

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