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Job Description: Social Service Worker - FlexCare

Are you inspired by helping others? Valley Behavioral Health is seeking an exceptional, full-time, professional, dedicated, customer-service focused Social Service Worker (SSW) for our FlexCare program. Who can work as part of an outstanding, multi-disciplinary clinical team whose focus is providing specialized long-term medical case management services for a medically frail population. Will be serving clients throughout Salt Lake and Utah Counties.

Location:
4460 South Highland Dr., Salt Lake City, UT, 84124

Schedule:
M-F; 8-5

Pay:
$16.45/hr

Benefits:
Yes…Valley provides a generous benefits package including Health and Dental insurance, Paid time off, paid holidays, health savings plan, Employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, 401K and Roth IRA and Long and Short-Term Disability.

FlexCare provides medical case management for nursing home eligible Medicaid clients. We help people move out of nursing homes and maintain independence in the community by identifying resources and coordinating services to meet their individual needs and preferences. RN and SSW teams then meet with the clients in the community and monitor them to make sure their needs are met. We coordinate with medical doctors, mental health and substance use providers, other service providers, families, Medicaid, and Medicare to help people have the highest possible quality of life.

Responsibilities:
• Evaluating potential enrollees for discharge from nursing homes to a less restrictive community placement while maintaining their health and safety
• Coordinating all facets of medical and psycho-social care
• Working closely with a multi-disciplinary team.
• Link and coordinate services based on the needs of the individual being served in order to maintain health and safety

Qualifications:
• Bachelors Degree or higher in social work or a related field from an accredited university/college
• Have a Social Service Worker License current in the State of Utah
• You enjoy working with a primarily older adult population
• You are proficient in using MS Office, social media and you have an ability to learn new software programs quickly
• You are a highly organized individual in order to meet contracting requirements for paperwork and timeliness for moving people out of nursing homes onto New Choices waiver
• You naturally have excellent communication skills when collaborating with community partners, nursing homes and assisted living facilities
• You are a thorough, tenacious problem solver.
• You thrive in an independent work environment.
• You enjoy spending time with people and interacting with them
• Professionalism and a standard of excellent customer service is second nature!

We’re known for helping those we serve lead more fulfilling lives. That’s the focus of what we do, but we are much more. We’re a growing and evolving organization that focuses on its people. At our core, we are a people powered organization. Our employees and our culture define us.

Let us be the best place you’ve ever worked.
Location: Salt Lake City

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