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Waystone Health & Human Services
Lawrence, Massachusetts - Merrimack Valley, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
Toward Independent Living and Learning
Carlisle, Massachusetts - Merrimack Valley, United States (on-site)
29 days ago
Waystone Health & Human Services
Lawrence, Massachusetts - Merrimack Valley, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago

Description

To establish and maintain individuals in a stable home environment with qualified caregivers or family members

PARKRIDGE, HAVERHILL, MA

SCHEDULE FOR THIS POSITION: 15 HOURS,  (flexible hours)

KEY ACTIVITIES:

  • Regular home visits- Conduct home visits with each individual at the qualified setting bi-monthly (alternating with the bi-monthly visit by the registered nurse) for Level I, and monthly for Level II. Provide counseling and support for the family, monitor health and safety in the home, and regularly receive and review the AFC caregiver log)
  • Support, evaluate and train families/caregivers in conjunction with the registered nurse.
  • Provide referrals to community service organizations when needed-Assist individuals and families to advocate for their needs, providing information and referral to community resources when required.
  • Provide case management as needs arise Assist families with coordinating care and services.
  • Document all visits and communication and complete required MassHealth documentation. Complete a care management progress note corresponding with each on-site visit and upon significant change.

OTHER DUTIES:

  • Conduct on-going assessments of the home, monitoring for conditions that affect the health and safety of the individual
  • Review and document the fire and safety procedures for the home
  • Coordinate visits and support with AFC nurses
  • Communicate with DDS service coordinator or day program staff
  • Assist families with the MassHealth documentation requirements


Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree and two years’ experience in the care of elderly or disabled adults
  • Experience in working with families in their homes preferred.
  • One year of driving experience and a valid drivers license
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Ability to use electronic software programs for documentation

Job Information

  • Job ID: 67216170
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Lawrence, Massachusetts - Merrimack Valley, United States
    Massachusetts, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Waystone Health & Human Services
  • Position Title: Case Manager, Adult Foster Care
  • Job Function: Case Worker
  • Job Type: Part-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

Fidelity House Human Services is a nonprofit organization committed to supporting people with developmental disabilities and their families. We are proud to offer 20 community residences throughout Lawrence, Methuen, Haverhill, Georgetown and Andover along with specialized services across 68 cities and towns in Northeastern Massachusetts. Our goal is to help children, teens and adults with disabilities such as Autism and Down Syndrome to achieve the richest and fullest lives possible. Over the years, our direct service p...

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