Nursing Home Transition Specialist $44,000 annually


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MOLARI Employment & HealthCare Services
166 East Street


Company Description:
Our Mission:
We put people first; building long lasting relationships to support area businesses, care for people in their homes and provide employment opportunities throughout Berkshire County.

About Us:
Founded in 1983 and still led by founder Gail Molari, President & CEO, MOLARI continues to be an integral member of the Berkshire Community; employing people, supporting a wide array of businesses and providing much needed services to the elderly.

Our Healthcare Division provides peace of mind for hundreds of Berkshire County seniors, as well as their families. These important Home Healthcare services are vital to allow those in need of assistance to stay safe and live independently in the comfort of their own homes and communities.

Through our Employment Services Division, we provide opportunities and solutions for job seekers and employers alike.

Molari, Inc is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nursing Home Transition Specialist $44,000 annually
Per Year
Full Time
Human Services
Some High School Coursework

The Nursing Home Transition Specialist will identify and assist people with disabilities move from institutions to community based settings.  The position involves extensive contact with nursing home professionals, consumers, family members, and other human service providers.  In addition, the Specialist will provide counseling, skills training, and information & referral services.

Essential Functions:
1.         Works with nursing homes, family members, and other providers to identify individuals who wish to transition to an independent living setting.  Assesses whether the consumer is ready to move to an independent living setting. 
2.         Assists consumers successfully transition from institutional settings to the community.  This will involve all aspects of the person’s independent living needs.   
3.         Counsels people with disabilities on independent living needs. 
4.         Provides Skills Training to Consumers.
5.         Advocates for consumers.  The Specialist advocates for consumers on any issue of concern to them that affects their independent living.  An appropriate referral is made when legal advocacy is needed.
6.         Provides consumers with needed information and/or makes appropriate referrals to other agencies, providers, etc...
7.         Maintains and submits all required and appropriate documentation in a timely manner.
8.         Attends meetings, trainings, and conferences as required.
9.         Performs other duties as assigned by the Program Manager or Executive Director.

Qualifications: A Bachelors degree in a related field with a minimum of one year experience working with people with disabilities.  An appropriate level of experience and education will be considered.   

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