The primary purpose of the CASE MANAGER is to plan, organize and implement social services to Mercy LIFE of Alabama participants and families. Under the supervision of the Center Manager, the CASE MANAGER
Range of duties in managing and coordinating participant care provided by team members across the continuum of care settings..
Assures participant services are coordinated to provide a seamless, integrated system of care that is high value, cost effective and customer focused.
Is responsible and accountable for the efficient and effective delivery of excellent participant care.
Is responsible for oversight of participant care 24/7.
Will have successful working relationships with participants, caregivers, Interdisciplinary Team Members, contracted facility staff and community services members to achieve desired goals of care for participants.
Is the liaison between the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT), caregiver representatives, and community agencies.
About Mercy LIfe of AL
Mercy LIFE of Alabama
Mercy LIFE is a PACE program, Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly. It is a unique program providing a full spectrum of health care services, from primary to acute to long-term care for frail elderly individuals who are certified to require nursing home care. PACE programs are centered on the belief that it is better for the well-being of seniors with chronic care needs and their families to be served in the community whenever possible.
At the center of the Mercy LIFE program is the LIFE Health Center. At the Center, clinical and rehabilitative services are coordinated and participants visit, socialize and build meaningful relationships with doctors, nurses and other program participants. Transportation to and from the Center is coordinated for participants.
The program is able to provide the entire continuum of care and services to seniors with chronic care needs while maintaining their independence in their homes for as long as possible. Care and services include:
•Adult day health services such as recreational and social programs
•Primary and specialty medical care
•Prescription and over-the-counter medications
•P...hysical, occupational and speech/language therapies
•Social work services
•Vision and hearing care
•Personal care services
•Spiritual care and support