Social Worker

Memory Care Home Solutions
Memory Care Home Solutions in St. Louis, MO 63108
$54,000 - $62,000 a year - Full-time

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Pay

  • $54,000 - $62,000 a year

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekends as needed
  • Evenings as needed
  • Monday to Friday

Location

Memory Care Home Solutions in St. Louis, MO 63108

Benefits
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  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

Memory Care Home Solutions

Social Worker

Organization Overview

Memory Care Home Solutions (MCHS) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that exists to improve dignity and quality of life for people living with dementia and their families by transforming evidence-based interventions into accessible healthcare solutions. MCHS has developed a package of quality, evidence-based services to equip family care partners to effectively manage dementia progression at home and sustain meaningful relationships within the family.

This organization was founded in response to a gap in individualized services for families affected by dementia and has attracted staff, board members, donors, and volunteers who identify personally with the mission.

MCHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability.

Position Overview

The Social Worker (SW) plays a key role in providing dementia-focused clinical support as part of a specialized multidisciplinary team. The SW supports the Dementia Navigators who are providing evidence-based services for people living with dementia and their families, assess and advocate for caregiver well-being, maintain a current resource database, and coordinate care with persons living with dementia, their families, and health care professionals. This employee will take ownership of our education and outreach service line. They will ensure that Memory Care Home Solutions’ presentations and workshops include current evidence-based research and incorporate elements of diversity, inclusion, and equal access to healthcare. The SW will provide dementia-related educational outreach to healthcare professionals and in the community. The SW reports to the Director of Programs and is 40 hours /week, in-office, full-time position.

Key Performance Objectives and Responsibilities

Clinical Services - 70%

  • Provide clinical assessment and consultation as needed for clients.
  • Facilitate case conferences and provide clinical support to dementia navigators.
  • Deliver in-person and telehealth dementia intervention services using evidence-based protocols.
  • Actively participate in weekly interdisciplinary care conference meetings
  • Develop care plans to address clients’ psychosocial barriers to health and wellness.
  • Coordinate care and communicate with service providers and physicians.
  • Submit thorough and timely documentation and claims submission within 24 hours of service delivery.
  • Develop and maintain resource files and network with other service providers to assist clients.
  • Participate in quality improvement and staff development activities.
  • Perform other special projects and duties as assigned.
  • Supervise practicum students.
  • Track needed data and complete benchmarking tools by the 5th of each month.

Education and Outreach - 30%

  • Develop and lead MCHS presentations and workshops; update existing presentations and create new content that includes current evidence-based research, and incorporates diversity, inclusion, and equity.
  • Provide dementia education to people of diverse backgrounds and literacy levels, efficiently prioritizing learners' needs.
  • Schedule and plan presentations to community groups, places of worship, places of work and other appropriate settings.
  • Build partnerships and vet agencies and organizations to build referral sources and seek funding opportunities.
  • Be available for some evening and weekend work i.e. presentations, workshops, navigation visits.
  • Contribute to monthly web/social media education.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master of Social Work degree and State of Missouri licensure.
  • Practicum or one year of experience working with caregivers and/or people living with dementia.
  • Experience working in collaborative, interdisciplinary teams to meet the goals of care for clients/families.
  • Experience assessing social determinants of health and working with a diverse population of clients and families.
  • Maintain social work licensure with the State of Missouri for duration of employment; apply for State of Illinois social work licensure as needed.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and in completing client documentation in electronic medical record systems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced continuing education in area of geriatrics.
  • Two years of post-degree clinical experience and supervision in the field of geriatrics.
  • Experience implementing evidence-based interventions.
  • Experience working on grant/third-party funded projects, research, or studies.
  • Experience routinely collecting and systematically reporting grant project data.
  • Proven ability to create strategic partnerships.
  • LMSWs interested in pursuing LCSW licensure will be considered; LMSWs or LCSWs with one or more years of geriatric care or chronic disease management experience preferred.
  • Able to lift thirty (30) pounds.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $54,000.00 - $62,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Geriatrics

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work setting:

  • In-person

Ability to Relocate:

  • Saint Louis, MO 63108: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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