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ST. MARY’S COUNTY GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT OF AGING

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS:

Francis Jack Russell, President Lawrence D. Jarboe, Commissioner Cynthia L. Jones, Commissioner Todd B. Morgan., Commissioner Daniel L. Morris, Commissioner

Lori Jennings-Harris, Director Rebecca J. Kessler, Division Manager Home & Community Based Services Scope of Work Home & Community-Based Services Caseworker

Job Summary: The Caseworker works within the Division of Home & Community Based Services (HCBS) to provide assistance in case management for the Medicaid Waiver for Older Adults Program, Money Follows the Person Options Counseling Program and Caregiver Support. Description of Duties: • Speaks with consumers and family members to relay information to Case Manager; • Does in-home assessments and other visits; • Does quarterly visits, which include defined tasks; • Handles consumer needs as requested by the Case Manager; • Writes detailed case notes as appropriate; • Supports caregiver training/education; • Supports the HCBS Division in a positive manner; • Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree and; • Two years or more of experience or additional education in a specialized area; • Or equivalent technical training, education, and/or experience. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Ability to operate relevant computer programs; • Ability to gain knowledge of Federal, State and Local regulations regarding assigned programs; • Ability to effectively communicate with other staff and members of the public in a courteous and caring manner; • Ability to prioritize and multitask; • Ability to use available resources to research information; • Ability to keep accurate records. Payment: The contractor will receive $15.00/hour, up to 20 hours per week. The number of hours is contingent upon referrals and funding. Payment will be made from the Medicaid Waiver for Older Adults and the Money Follows the Person Options Counseling funding and are contingent upon the

availability of funds.

Garvey Senior Activity Center 41780 Baldridge Street Leonardtown, Maryland 20650 301-475-4200 ext. 1061 FAX: 301-475-4503 e-mail: Rebecca.kessler@stmarysmd.com


Case Worker