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Posted by GeriatriCare Management, Inc on 11/28/2022 in Senior Housing
Professional Geriatric Care Manager

Professional Geriatric Care Manager

GeriatriCare® Management, Inc.,

Employment Type
Part-Time

GeriatriCare® Management, Inc., founded in 1995, is looking for a caring and compassionate Part Time Care Manager to join our team! Do you want to join an organization that will also invest in you and help you grow as a Care Manager?? If you love working as a team member, learning about resources in the community and want to GROW in the field of Care Management, then look no further!

Our company provides a wide range of individualized services to the elderly, disabled and their families. The Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) is trained and experienced in any of several related fields, including gerontology, social work, nursing or psychology. The Case Manager is a professional with specialized skills in the psychological, emotional and social aspects of geriatric client care, with a working knowledge of community and social resources. Geriatric care management is a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for older adults or others facing ongoing health challenges and/or cognitive impairment.  Working with families, the Professional Geriatric Care Manager’s expertise provides the answers to a variety of issues at times of uncertainty.

Hourly Compensation (between $25-35 per hour) based on experience and credentials.

Benefits:

  •  Flexible work schedule
  •  Part of a team of eldercare professionals with a supportive work environment
  •  Career Growth Potential: Supervision offered or provided to employees of GeriatriCare Management for social workers (LCSW) and/or Certification (CMC)
  •  Simple IRA after 2 years of employment
  •  Paid sick days/based on hours worked
  •  Paid vacation/based on hours worked

Position Description: The GCM assists in a variety of areas including:

  •  Medical management – accompany (drive) clients to physician’s appointments, facilitating communication between doctor, client, and family, and if appropriate, monitoring client’s adherence to medical orders and instructions
  •  Performing comprehensive psychosocial assessments to determine client service needs; implement Plan of Care
  •  Housing – helping families evaluate and select appropriate level of housing or residential options in the community
  •  Safety and security – monitoring client at home; recommending technologies to add to security or safety; observing changes and potential risks of exploitation or abuse
  •  Communication – keeping family members and professionals informed as to the well-being and changing needs of the client
  •  Acting as a liaison to families at a distance
  •  Visiting clients on a regular, routine basis to make sure they are safe, doing well, eating properly, and taking needed medications
  •  Referral to community resources
  •  Post-hospital discharge planning
  •  Provide on-going case management to individuals so they can maintain their independence
  •  Maintain client files and daily documentation

The Ideal Candidate:

  •  Case Management experience in a multidisciplinary clinical setting (i.e., hospital, long term care community, case management organization).
  •  Master’s degree in field of Geriatrics; LCSW or RN preferred
  •  Two years of experience in geriatrics, care management or related disciplines required.
  •  Ability to interface effectively and professionally with client support network, including family, physicians, attorneys, etc.
  •  An entrepreneurial spirit, drive, and goal-oriented, strong work ethic
  •  High energy and a positive attitude, with the ability to excel under pressure
  •  Must have own transportation and be able to drive to meet clients and/or their families
  •  Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  •  Ability to prioritize, plan, flex and manage a very busy work environment.

Contact

Stephanie I. Thomopoulos, BCD, LCSW, CMC

GeriatriCare® Management, Inc.

stephanie@geriatricare.net 

(703)313-6114 Ext. 110
www.geriatricare.net

 

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