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Community Support Specialist

Company: Vitra Health
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

About the Role:

Our company is growing, and we believe that our team is the key to our success. That is why we are looking for a Community Support Specialist to support our in home clients. This position will be responsible for making home visits to our clients to support their psychosocial well being. If you're a passionate, caring, motivated professional who is looking to become part of an awesome organization while making a difference in your community, we encourage you to apply today!

We require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 31, 2021. You may be exempt from this requirement if you qualify for a limited exemption because of a medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief. We will do our best to work with each and every individual to discuss their needs, exemptions, and necessary accommodations.

Community Support Specialist Perks and Benefits:

Health Insurance with a 75% employer contribution!
Dental and Vision Benefits
Supplemental Benefits including; Life, Accident, Critical Illness and Disability Insurance
401K with a company match
Generous Paid-Time-Off
$500 annual Wellness & Selfcare Benefit
Unique one-on-one care environment
An extensive continuous training program
Upward career movement and growth

Community Support Specialist Essential Functions:

Conduct on-site visits with each client and caregiver at the qualified setting
Obtains a social history and conducting a psycho-social evaluation
Conducts the initial and ongoing evaluations of the AFC and/or GAFC setting
Maintain and update client charts, medical records and submit all relevant information to authorized organizations
Work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team to create, monitor, and implement a client-centered care plan
Assist participants with finding community, financial and legal services
Partake in both care plan creations and reviews, along with discharge plans
Assess and address motivational, psychosocial, and environmental concerns
Conducts weekly calls to AFC Caregivers to confirm compliance with program
Performs any other additional duties that may be required by management at any time

Community Support Specialist Requirements:

Travel is required this is a community based position
Valid MA Drivers License and reliable transportation required
1 Year of experience working with the geriatric or behavioral health population
population or in a medical setting (ex. Hospital, Nursing Home, Home Health, Adult Day Health, or Community Health Center)
Fluency in both English & Spanish highly preferred
Strong communication, writing, organizational, and time management skills
Case management, social services, and/or community health worker experience preferred
Solution-oriented with the ability to multitask
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite

About Us:

Vitra Health is a Home Health Care and Adult Day Health organization that specializes in care management of adults and seniors. We are a rapidly growing company that was started to improve access to quality home health care services. We rate ourselves solely by the quality of care we provide our clients. We realize that our clients are someone's parent, grandparent, child, friend, or neighbor - we pride ourselves on never taking this fact for granted.%27600673%

Keywords: Vitra Health, Lawrence , Community Support Specialist, Other , Lawrence, Massachusetts

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