Geriatric Support Services Coord. Full-time

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Elder Services of Berkshire County
877 South Street - STE 4E
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

Website: esbci.org

Company Description:
The mission of Elder Services of Berkshire County, Inc. is to provide Berkshire elders, caregivers, and individuals with disabilities the opportunity to live with dignity, independence, and self-determination, and to achieve the highest possible quality of life.

Excellent Benefits include Health Insurance, Free Dental Insurance for Full-time positions, Vision Plan, Pension Plan, Life Insurance, Twelve Paid Holidays, three weeks paid Vacation in the first year, Sick and Personal Days, Employee Assistance Program. Public Services Loan Forgiveness Program may apply.

Geriatric Support Services Coord. Full-time
Pittsfield
Full Time
Social Services
Bachelor's Degree
Required
2+
Required
Elder Services of Berkshire County Inc (ESBCI) is hiring for the full-time position of Geriatric Support Service Coordinator (GSSC). This position is an integral part of the Primary Care Team responsible for case management of clients enrolled in Senior Care Options (SCO) plans. The GSSC will provide initial assessment and ongoing assessments of clients and their needs, including eligibility for relevant services and community resources. In this position, you will need to develop service plans based on these assessments in a client-centered model and ensure the clients’ needs are met by services. This position requires the ability to work independently, multitask, conduct home visits and family/provider meetings, make frequent telephone contact, and meet regular documentation deadlines. Strong interpersonal skills are crucial to develop and maintain constructive and collaborative relationships with clients, their families and supports, colleagues at ESBCI and SCO representatives, as well as service providers, vendors, and other community agencies. Requirements: Applicant must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience with individuals over the age of 65, with at least one year involving work in a setting where persons over 65 receive health-care services (e.g. hospital, nursing facility, community health agency, or interdisciplinary program within an ASAP). Applicant must have the ability to work remotely, if and when required, with reliable internet connection, telephone, and transportation. AA/EOE.
Applicant must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience with individuals over the age of 65, with at least one year involving work in a setting where persons over 65 receive health-care services (e.g. hospital, nursing facility, community health agency, or interdisciplinary program within an ASAP). Applicant must have the ability to work remotely as needed with reliable internet connection, telephone, and transportation.