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Psychiatric Social Worker

Company: Center for Elders' Independence
Location: oakland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionAbout us:The Center for Elders' Independence is a PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the elderly) organization that uses an interdisciplinary team approach to care planning and care implementation for the purpose of providing high quality, affordable, integrated health care services to the elderly, including an Adult Day Health Center, and promoting autonomy, quality of life and the ability of individuals to live in their communities..Responsibilities:As a Psychiatric Social Worker at CEI, you are a mental health professional, helping the frail and elderly PACE participants find solutions to a wide range of social problems. You will serve as an integral member of an Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) and are responsible for performing psychosocial assessments, developing and implementing plans of care, and facilitating communication between the participant, family and CEI staff. Other duties of the Psychiatric Social Worker include:Psychiatric Social WorkerServes as an interdisciplinary team (IDT) member responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive, integrated plan of care, monitors progress toward objectives by evaluating behavioral adjustments and communicates participant changes to team members. Completing semi-annual assessments and care plan updates for all participants while continually evaluating social service needs of the participants and their families.Psychiatric Social Worker is responsible referrals to community resources including those necessary for financial management, benefit eligibility and to address related participant needs. Managing an assigned caseload; preparing narrative and other reports, documents, and correspondence regarding client status; documenting case files. Responding to, investigating and reporting complaints of elder abuse. The Psychiatric Social Workeris responsible for conducting 30-day conferences and annual reviews, and as-needed family and/or caregiver conferences. Psychiatric Social Workerresponsible for developing and maintaining working relationships with other agencies, such as Department of Social Services, psychiatric facilities, hospitals, social agencies, and may participate in hospital and/or SNF discharge planning. Maintaining the confidentiality of all company procedures, results and information about participants, clients or families in conformance with HIPPAA principles. Making home visits, visits to hospitals and other places to meet with participants and service providers. Qualifications of the Psychiatric Social Worker:Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work, Licensed Clinical Social Worker or license-eligible; and, one year experience working with a frail and/or elderly population. Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural and multidisciplinary team environment.Ability to work with minimal supervision. Excellent oral and verbal communication and meeting facilitation skills. Experience working with severe mental illness is desirable. Bilingual ability preferred (Spanish, Korean, Cantonese, and/or Mandarin). Valid California driver's license, acceptable driving record and insurance with access to a reliable transportation.What's in it for you: We offer a $ 1,000 sign on bonus for the Psychiatric Social Worker position! In addition, CEI offers a robust benefits package that includes, but is not limited to: medical, dental, vision and much more! We work in a great environment that promotes work-life balance, and the best part is, we make a remarkable impact on our participants lives every single day! Also Supervised clinical hours are available for those pursuing licensure.This is what our employees say about working at CEI: "I really appreciate working in such a positive, caring environment. The things I like most about my job are my dedicated colleagues, the strength of the participants, and the opportunity to become a better clinician.""I love my job and what it stands for - TEAM: Together Everyone Achieves More.""CEI is a great organization and it is an honor to be a part of this wonderful team."Center for Elders' Independence is a PACE (Program of All- Inclusive Care for the Elderly) organization that uses an interdisciplinary team approach to care planning and care implementation for the purpose of providing high quality, affordable, integrated health care services to the elderly, including an Adult Day Health Center, and promoting autonomy, quality of life and the ability of individuals to live in their communities. Unlike other healthcare plans, CEI is not a "fee-for-service" plan. It is a a "capitation" healthcare plan. CEI is paid a set amount for each person enrolled in our program, whether or not that individual seeks care. We are a growing company that offers stability and continues to thrive.

Keywords: Center for Elders' Independence, Oakland , Psychiatric Social Worker, Other , oakland, California

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