Aging Wisely seeks to provide the best elder care by employing the best people. We hire experienced geriatric care managers, professionals with gerontology, social work and elderly and disability case management experience. We take pride in our team of Florida geriatric care managers, providing Tampa Bay and Clearwater caregiver consulting and elder advocacy. Love to help families? We’d love to talk to you!
Come join a dynamic care management team! Aging Wisely has been providing geriatric & disability care management services in the Tampa Bay area and consultation to families worldwide since 1998. Our team has a well-established reputation amongst local professionals as well as throughout the nation. We expect a lot from our team members and you can expect a lot from us! We offer a great benefits package (life insurance, PTO/Holiday pay, CEUs, 401k, etc).
Our goal at Aging Wisely is to enable every individual we work with to live the most fulfilling life possible, with utmost dignity, focusing on their physical, mental, spiritual, family and financial wellbeing.
Full Time Geriatric Care Manager Needed
Our Care Managers assist clients and their families with decisions related to aging, available services and long-term care planning. The position is responsible for managing and navigating the issues clients and their families face managing a chronic condition, multiple health issues and care needs. The care manager will assess each family situation by evaluating the client’s functionality, health, emotional state, living environment and social supports, as well as financial and legal needs, in an effort to enhance overall quality of life.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Uses professional care management skills to independently assess and reassess client status, including physical and mental health, social resources, environmental safety, economic resources and functional ability.
- Drafts, implements and revises the client Plan of Care to ensure appropriateness, effectiveness, efficiency and client satisfaction.
- Collaborates with families and other service providers to facilitate care coordination and information sharing within HIPAA and other regulatory guidelines.
- Ensures effective communication with clients, families and in-home staff through ongoing home visits, meetings with members of the client team, telephone contact, email updates and written documentation.
- Provides supportive counseling to and conflict resolution with clients and family members; serves as an advocate for the well-being of the client.
- Makes referrals to appropriate community agencies for crisis intervention; legal advocacy; medical, mental, physical, financial and social needs.
- Communicates elevated care issues with Clinical Advisor/Executive Director.
- Extends client expected length of stay through the delivery of exceptional care management services and consistently exceeding client expectations.
- Maintains productivity/billable hours targets based on company guidelines.
- Anticipates client/caregiver issues in order to maintain quality care and investigates potential risk management issues.
- Performs all responsibilities in accordance with professional code of ethics, Aging Wisely policies and procedures and applicable state and federal regulations.
- Assists with Care Manager on-call duties, receiving pages and telephone inquiries evenings and weekends during on-call rotation.
- Documents and updates activity in multiple systems to ensure compliance with company protocols.
- Assists with education curriculum development and presentations.
- Collaborates with community organizations and related professionals to promote awareness and understanding of eldercare issues.
- Participates in business development/networking activities in the community and committees and meetings as needed.
- Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge and Skills Requirements:
- Preferred candidate: Master’s degree in social work or related field, or Registered Nurse (RN) with current license. Acceptable candidates: Bachelor’s degree in gerontology, psychology, nursing, health and human services, or other related field. Licensure in clinical social work highly desired.
- A minimum of two years experience in geriatrics and/or care management required; other professional experience may substitute.
- Care Management Certification (CCM or CMC) preferred.
- Ability to interface effectively and professionally with client team, including family, physicians, attorneys, etc.
- Ability to work in a team environment required.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
- PC literacy required.
- Valid driver’s license and proof of current auto insurance required.
Also Available: Entry level position with direct daily supervision and training allowing candidate to become eligible to become a certified Care Manager, with advancement opportunity.
Email your resume to Linda Chamberlain’s attention at linda(at)floridaelderlawyer.com.