Employment Opportunities

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CAREGIVER CASE MANAGER

SUMMARY:  The Caregiver Case Manager is a social work program coordinator whose primary responsibilities are to provide family caregiver support through evidence-based practices and interventions; program development; caregiver and staff education on caregiver issues; community outreach; continuous quality improvement activities; and reporting evaluation/consultation. Caregiver Case Management is a collaborative process which serves as a means of achieving family caregiver wellness, empowerment and autonomy through advocacy, assessment, planning, consultation, education, resource management and service facilitation.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:  A social worker who is licensed by the South Dakota State Board of Social Work Examiners as a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), with one year of work experience working directly with the aging population or individuals who have a dementia-related disorder, has experience with individual and/or family caregiver consultation support, and one year of supervision/management experience.

CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE AND/OR REGISTRATIONS:  LSW or LMSW

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND JOB DUTIES:

  • Assist family caregivers in resolving and planning for immediate and long-term care issues.
  • Coordinate and schedule care conferences for the adult day service program participants and their caregivers.
  • Provide the required documentation and support to the VA adult day services participants’ care plans.
  • Facilitate family caregiver and grief support groups. Offer additional support group for working caregivers. 
  • Direct, execute, and ensure effectiveness of program’s daily operations.
  • Recruit, select, and supervise volunteers and/or interns.
  • Schedule and conduct volunteer trainings as needed.
  • Provide reports on the program outcomes for tracking and reporting.
  • Identify and establish collaborative relationships with community partners.
  • Remain current on local resources for and care options.
  • Attend professional meetings and/or participate in outreach activities to educate the public about caregiver case management services.
  • Provide individual and group supportive guidance and consultation as needed.
  • Develop and implement information systems to track service activities including visits, referrals, caregiver demographics and caregiver satisfaction, confidence and stress reduction.
  • Possess an understanding of Palliative and Hospice Care.
  • Develop curriculum and provide instruction for family caregiver educational classes on various topics.
  • Become certified in Advance Care Planning.
  • Knowledge base to include an understanding of dementia care.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate guidelines and protocols to establish appropriate utilization of services.
  • Adhere to organizational policies and be consistent with sound professional judgment.
  • Support and maintain compliance with the Social Work Code of Ethics and with Federal, State and local certification rules and regulations.
  • Participate in United Way trainings and application process.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Email resume to Carmen Spurling or download our Job Application