Social Worker- Care Manager
Company: Elderwood Administrative Services
Posted on: August 18, 2019
Are you looking to be part of a superior team in a growing and
dynamic healthcare organization* If so, this just might be the
right opportunity for you!
Established in 1978, Elderwood has grown to become the largest
network of rehabilitation, skilled nursing, assisted living and
independent living communities in Western New York, with over 40
facilities and 5,000+ employees. Elderwood is well known to, and
highly regarded by the communities that each location serves. As an
Elderwood staff member, you ll have all the tools, training and
resources you need to succeed. We offer a variety of positions and
plenty of opportunities for growth and advancement.
We welcome you to join us, a company that cares about YOU!
Our Excellent, Competitive Compensation, and a Full Benefit Package
* Up and Coming downtown location with FREE PARKING!
* Competitive wages and opportunities for advancement
* Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
* Life insurance
* 401(k) with matching
* Paid Holidays
* Generous Paid Time Off
Elderwood Health Plan is looking for a Social Worker to join our
growing team in Buffalo, NY!
The Social Work Care Manager will provide individualized support
and advisement to clients and families seeking to apply for
Medicaid funded Long Term Care Services. Primary responsibilities
will include assessment and interventions related to obtaining and
retaining long term care and in supporting a member centric service
plan. This process is key to assisting our clients maintain the
highest level of independence possible both at home and within
their communities. The Social Worker partners with the RN Care
Manager to facilitate the care model in MLTC by coordinating
services and community resources and meeting member socioeconomic
needs to support the quality of life.
* Master s in Social Work, preferred
* Minimum of one (1) year Social Work experience with at risk
populations in home care, case management, discharge planning or
* Minimum of one (1) year experience working with the frail or
elderly population and/or members with chronic illness or
behavioral health issues
* Previous Managed Care experience, within a MLTC or working with
special needs populations preferred
* Must have a valid NYS Driver s license, a safe driving record and
dependable car, as well as willingness to travel throughout the
* Must be in good standing with the Medicare and Medicaid
* Bilingual skills are preferred, but not required
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are
considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental
or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national
origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status,
sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal,
State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the
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