Would You Like to Help Older Adults Find Help to Stay Independent, Safe and Secure?
Peninsula Family Service has been serving communities on the Peninsula for over 67 years. We empower families and older adults to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency, building a strong and caring community. We are headquartered in San Mateo but also have programs and sites in Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and San Benito counties, through which we assist over 10,000 people per year. As the needs of our diverse community and clientele change, so do the services we offer. Our organization values its diverse workforce and the power of teamwork.
Our communities are strongest when opportunity, financial stability and wellness are secured for all. We provide evidence-based support and tools to help: Vulnerable children reach their dreams; Struggling older adults thrive; Hard-working families break the cycle of poverty.
Want to join us in our mission?
If our passion is your passion, you may be the right person for our MSW – Care Transitions Coach career opportunity. Peninsula Family Service is actively recruiting for an MSW to work with our Peninsula Circle of Care (PCOC) team to deliver services to primarily older adults in our community who are struggling to remain independent and secure in their homes. This position will be working primarily out of our San Mateo office, visiting clients in their homes throughout San Mateo County.
MSW – Outpatient Client Coach and Case Manager
The Social Worker provides intensive outpatient client coaching and case management for Peninsula Family Service’s PCOC (Peninsula Circle of Care) Program for Mills Peninsula Medical Center patients that require post discharge transitional care services. Conducts in home assessments and develops treatment and care plans for the target population.
Master’s Degree in Social Work
Two years’ case management experience including conducting home visits and developing non-medical care plans.
Experience working with older adults
Knowledge of Social Services available in San Mateo County, (or ability to know how to research these sources)
Ability to work in close collaboration with other team members and vendors
Strong organizational skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Computer efficiency in Microsoft office, internet usage and database experience
Operate own vehicle on a regular basis to visit clients, attend meetings
Two years’ previous care management experience with older adults in a medical setting
Background in behavioral health
Bilingual English/Spanish or English/Mandarin or English/Cantonese
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinate the care of a caseload of up to 5 vulnerable adult patients discharged from Mills-Peninsula Hospital per week.
Conducts assessments, creates care plan and determines needed services in collaboration with the client. Provides assessments and interventions in the community including home visits, counseling and coordination and follow up for vendor services (taxi rides, home delivered meals and in-home supportive services) and other services focusing on psycho-social needs of the client.
Maintains database including: entering client information, plan of care, services provided and outcomes and reports on activities.
Coordinates discharge from transitional program and handoffs to PCOC Wellness Coach and other community providers as appropriate.
Prepare PCOC documentation and hospital record documentation within two business days of a home visit and/or call.
Attend and participate in regularly scheduled PCOC meetings, huddles, monthly one-on-one meetings with PFS/PCOC Program Manager, and other meetings as appropriate.
May fill in for other PCOC team members at PFS and with partners such as PAMF and Mills-Peninsula Health Services as appropriate.
Obtain yearly TB clearance and flu vaccination and other vaccinations as needed.
Obtain required drug testing prior to first day of employment.
Obtain fingerprint clearance before first day of employment and maintain.
Verification to legally work in the US and maintain.
Personal car or driver’s license and appropriate insurance if driving is necessary for the position. All drivers will need to have a clear driving record to drive for the Organization.
Please write a cover letter and include answers to the following questions:
1. What experience do you have working with older adults?
2. What experience do you have in a health care setting?
3. Do you have experience visiting clients in their home?
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About Peninsula Family Service
Peninsula Family Service has been serving communities on the Peninsula for over 60 years and has been offering child development programs for 40 of those years. We empower children, families, and older adults to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency, building a strong and caring community. We offer employment opportunities and career growth. As the needs of our diverse community and clientele change, so do the services we offer. If you are just starting out in your career or a seasoned veteran looking to make a difference, Peninsula Family Service can be the perfect step for you. Our organization values its diverse workforce and the importance of teamwork. We provide opportunities for creative thinkers and problem-solvers alike.Why Peninsula Family Service?Our communities are strongest when opportunity, financial stability and wellness are secured for all. We provide evidence-based support and tools to help:•Vulnerable children reach their dreams•Struggling older adults thrive•Hard-working families break the cycle of povertyOur early learning programs prepare children for kindergarten and work with families to provide a stable learning environment for their children. Our older adul...t programs promote wellness, active life styles, and social connections. Our financial empowerment programs help improve financial knowledge, build credit, develop assets, and lead to financial stability.We are headquartered in San Mateo and also have programs and sites in Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and San Benito counties through which we assist about 12,000 people per year. Our annual operating budget is $11.6 million, and our funding is broken down by about 77 percent in federal, state, and local contracts, 18 percent from individual, foundation, and corporate fundraising, 3.5 percent in client fees, and 1.5 percent from a small endowment and other income.