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Job Category:

Human/Social Services

Position Title:

Social Work Manager-Springfield

Position Description:

Summit ElderCare is a medical, insurance, and social support program that helps older adults remain living in the community as an alternative to moving to a nursing home. They get personalized care and attention and comprehensive benefits. It takes a special person to work at Summit ElderCare. We take great pride in matching each person with the role that fits best. Our dedicated professionals are united by compassion for the people we help, each contributing to our unique and innovative approach to health care. If you've been looking for a career you can truly be passionate about, this is your opportunity. Find Summit ElderCare, and find a career that is unlike any other. We fit together best when everyone is included. FCHP is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Summit ElderCare is looking for a Social Work Manager to Function as a member of the PACE Interdisciplinary Team and provide social work services, support and counseling to participants, families and other caregivers. The Social Work Manager supervises and directs the Social Work Department in accordance with accepted social work practice.

Responsibilities: Participates in Interdisciplinary Team's initial assessments, care planning and on-going re-evaluations. Provides clinical services to participants and families in the form of psychosocial assessment and treatment. Provides on-going case management for participants as needs and status changes. Identifies and coordinates resources for participants and their families. Refers participants and their families to appropriate community/government agencies. Acts as advocate and liaison to obtain needed services. Participates in care planning, family meetings, enrollment/disenrollment and reassessments of SE participants to meet regulatory requirements. Assures that participants rights are reviewed during the intake process. Participates in meetings, committees, in-services, orientation etc. as required. Participates in policy/procedure and job description development for Social Work Department. Establishes and maintains effective collegial relationships with interdisciplinary team members. Develops collaborative relationships with other health and human services agencies and community providers. Consults with and advises staff members of the relationship of social, emotional and cultural factors of health and medical care. Participates in Quality Improvement initiatives. Encourages and facilitates subordinates ability to participate. Directly supervises and provides clinical supervision to other social workers. Interviews, hires and trains employees. Conducts performance appraisals. Keeps current on changing rules and regulations regarding Medicare/Medicaid eligibilities. Communicates changes in regulations affecting the PACE program to Social Workers. Pursues relevant professional development. Attends appropriate workshops and in-services activities to maintain current professional status. Consistently follows Social Work Code of Ethics. Performs all duties in accordance with FCHP and Summit ElderCare policies and procedures.

Qualifications Education: Master’s in Social Work License: Licensed to practice as a Social Worker in Massachusetts. Certification: CPR certification or willingness to be certified.

Experience: At least five years experience in a social work capacity, preferably in a medical setting, with a minimum of 2 years experience working with a frail or elderly population. Supervisory experience preferred.

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Type of position:


Degree Requirement:



Social Work (GR)

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Employer Details:

Employer Name:

Vickie Thebeau


Summit ElderCare


Allied Health Sciences


Human Resources Dept. of Fallon Community Health Plan







Phone Number:

(main number of HR Dept. of Fallon Community Health Plan) 508-368-9893

Website: Website)

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