COMMUNITY-BASED CASE MANAGER

Remote with travel
Part Time
Salary $25,000 - $30,000 a year

Athena Advocacy was founded based on a simple philosophy: everyone deserves the right to be physically, emotionally, and financially safe as they age.  At Athena, we serve adults in a wide variety of services based on needs and requests.  Our team is filled with empathetic, organized, creative, and motivated individuals.  
 
As a Case Manager at Athena Advocacy a typical work week will entail spending half your time conducting one-on-one client or care team meetings while the other half will be following up with clients, family, providers, and community resources.    For this position, the hours of work will be Monday to Friday. Full-time employment could be considered.  Travel is required for this position, with the radius being Vermont and New Hampshire. Must have personal vehicle and valid driver’s license.  When not traveling, remote work will be possible after six months.  Company cell phone will be provided.  For the right candidate, we are offering growth opportunity, paid time off, and a great work environment!!

Summary of Position
The Case Manager will collaborate closely with Athena staff, various organizations, and institutions to deliver effective case management services to our clients. As a case manager you will provide care coordination services and advocacy to ensure clients’ well-being, safety, and the greatest degree of independence possible, within the least restrictive environment. A part-time caseload is between 15 – 20 clients who are chronically ill or diagnosed with neurological or mental illness.  A vast majority of individuals reside in long-term care facilities.  The Case Manager is expected to serve as a continuous link between clients and their family/caregiver(s), clinic/hospital/specialty providers and staff to:

  • Promote timely access to appropriate care
  • Create and promote adherence to a care plan
  • Promote continuity of care by managing relationships with care providers, transitions-in-care, and referrals
  • Establish and manage personal care needs (groceries, personal care items, durable medical goods)
  • Maintain complete and accurate electronic records
  • Educate client, caregiver(s), and/or family about relevant community resources
  • Re-assess client for status changes and suggest changes to care plan to meet immerging needs
  • Assist team with dentification of “at-risk” clients, 
  • Provide feedback to team for improvement of care coordination program
 
 
Skill Set Required
  • 3-5 years’ experience in clinical or community resource settings as a provider, preferred, reduction of years of experience will be considered for licensed personnel
  • Proficiency in communication technologies (email, cell phone, text, information technology systems)
  • Highly organized with ability to keep accurate notes and records
  • Local knowledge about connections to community health care a plus
 
Athena Advocacy is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

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