Work among amazing people
What if, instead of giving up the things you hold most dear, you had the opportunity to add things that would enrich your life? That's the whole idea behind PACE - the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly. And it can make a profound difference in the lives of older adults and those who love and care for them.
PACE empowers those who join the program to remain in their homes by providing comprehensive medical and social services. We help older adults continue to live in the homes and community they love, while visiting us for the compassionate, quality care they need.
We are searching for experienced, dedicated individuals to join our interdisciplinary team of professionals.
Social Worker (MSW)
Blue Ridge PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) is a community based program which provides patients with all necessary health services while they stay in their homes. PACE covers many different types of services including a day center, personal care in the home, Lifeline emergency response system, transportation to appointments, delivery of medical supplies, therapy, as well as inpatient services. We have an exciting opportunity for a Social Worker (MSW). Works under the supervision of the Social Work Manager in accordance with the plan of care to provide quality therapeutic services for patients and their families. Assesses participants' psychosocial needs and interests and works with the interdisciplinary team to develop a care plan and coordinate appropriate services and care. Assists participants and families to adjust to changes in functioning and access appropriate resources in the community and facilitates communication between participants/families and the interdisciplinary team. Provides education and assistance with developing advance directives. Assists with crisis intervention for participants and caregivers. Facilitates caregiver support groups. Education: Must have a minimum of a Masters degree in Social Work. Program must be accredited by the Counsel of Social Work Education. Experience Requirements: Two years previous social work experience in a healthcare setting preferred. Must have at least one year previous experience working with the frail or elderly. Licensure Requirements: CPR Certification and First Aid training required and must be maintained current throughout employment. Current, valid drivers license and acceptable driving record required upon hire and to be maintained during employment. Must also have reliable transportation to make visits to patient homes each day Hours: To work primarily 8:00a.m -5:00 p.m. with additional hours as needed to meet the needs of the participants and facility. We offer a competitive salary, compensation package and benefits to include: tuition assistance, Health, Dental, Retirement, Life Insurance and much more!!! A Program of the Commonwealth of VA EOE
To become a member of our PACE Team, we require:
- a minimum of 1 year experience working with a frail and elderly population;
- a satisfactory criminal history and reference background checks per licensing;
- a valid Virginia driver's license with 5 years satisfactory driving record;
- the ability to travel throughout the Charlottesville area.
PACE is a program of the Commonwealth of Virginia.