Job Description

Partners in Home Care is hiring! Come work with Missoula's premier home health employer.

 

Partners in Home Care is a nationally accredited non-profit organization that has been providing quality home health care services to patients and families throughout Western Montana since 1987. We are passionately committed to assisting patients and families in achieving optimal health, independence, and comfort through high quality, cost-effective home and community health-related services.

 

We offer the following benefits to our employees:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance (that's affordable!)
  • Extensive Paid Leave (including paid holidays!)
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Continuing Education Stipend
  • Tuition Reimbursement

 

POSITION: Social Worker - Home & Community Based Services

LOCATION: Partially Remote - must be based in Missoula, MT

STATUS: Part Time (FTE 0.7 - 28 hours/week), Non-Exempt (eligible for overtime).

SCHEDULE: 4 days/week - flexible.

Job Summary:

Home & Community Based Services is a dynamic program that enables older adults and persons with disabilities to live fully integrated lives within their own communities. Social Work Case Managers and Registered Nurses work closely with members using a strengths-based model to design individualized service plans. All members must be eligible for Medicaid to receive services through the two waiver programs.

This position will be working with members of the Big Sky Home and Community Based Services Program. The Big Sky Waiver Program allows people, who would otherwise be institutionalized, to live in their own home and community. For additional information regarding this program, please visit: https://dphhs.mt.gov/sltc/csb#147868309-montana-big-sky-waiver-program

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Develops individual service plans and conducts annual reassessments and six month evaluations for assigned caseload of HCBS members.
  2. Participates in the development of RN service plans, six month evaluations and annual reassessments as a member of the HCBS team.
  3. Arranges and coordinates services proposed in member service plans in accordance with accepted standards.
  4. Prepares cost estimates for service plans in compliance with waiver requirements.
  5. Makes home visits and/or telephone contact as-needed to evaluate service effectiveness and assess continuing member needs.
  6. Monitors the quantity, quality and cost of services provided under each service plan.
  7. Maintains compliance with the Department of Public Health and Human Services (“DPHHS”) and agency requirements for documentation of care.
  8. Processes referrals and discharges with appropriate involvement of discharge planners, eligibility specialists and other involved parties.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualifications include bachelor’s degree in social work or related behavioral science, a valid driver’s license, appropriate auto insurance and reliable transportation.  1 year of previous experience as social worker in a health care setting required, 1 year of experience working with individuals and populations of any age presenting with severe and disabling mental illness and/or physical disabilities. Working knowledge of community resources preferred.