Benefits

At Tri-Valley Inc. we value our staff as much as our mission.  As we work to maintain the highest possible quality of life for our elder and disabled clients, we also strive to retain the most qualified staff members.  Qualified applicants of all backgrounds are carefully interviewed, references are checked and a criminal record check is part of our employment process.  Tri-Valley Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Our employees enjoy a modern work space in a renovated mill building in Dudley, Massachusetts, central to our service area.  Our location is convenient to Interstates 290 and 395 and has ample, free parking.  Benefits available to eligible employees include:

  • *Health Insurance (United Health Care: Navigate/Choice)
  • *Dental Insurance (United Health Care)
  • Long Term Disability Insurance (no cost to employee)
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Work Schedule (after successful completion of 90 day probationary period)
  • Working Remotely
  • Generous Paid Vacation (accrues up to 21 days)
  • Paid Sick Leave (accrues to a maximum of 30 days)
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Personal Time and Bonus Days
  • Merit Bonus
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Employee Wellness Plan
  • Pension Plan (agency contributes the equivalent of 5% of eligible employee’s annual salary into fund)
  • 403(b) Plan
  • 125 Plan/Flexible Spending Accounts
  • EyeMed Vision Care Supplementary Coverage
  • AFLAC Supplementary Coverage
  • Discounted Pet Insurance (Nationwide)
  • Digital Credit Union (DCU) Optional Membership
  • Travel reimbursement .50 cents per mile for work related travel

* Tri-Valley pays 75% of the monthly health and dental insurance premiums.

United Health Care Transparency in Coverage

Current Employment Opportunities

CAE/CSSM Registered Nurse (Full Time 35 hours a week)

Clinical Assessment and Evaluation (CAE)/ Comprehensive Screening and Service Model RN 

The basic function of the CAE/CSSM RN is to screen consumers for Nursing Home, Adult Day Health, ECOP and 2176 Waiver and eligibility. Assess consumers for personal care. Provide nursing consultation to case managers, consumer, and providers of personal care. Make on site visits to assigned skilled nursing facilities in Tri-Valley
service area on a weekly basis. Conduct face to face visits with all identified consumers

Responsibilities:
1. Perform on site assessments for Nursing Home (SNF), Adult Day Health (ADH) and ECOP and Waiver screenings as needed in our service area.
2. Perform on site assessments for personal care and HHA services.
3. Determine medical eligibility for all CAE screenings: SNF, ADH, Waivers, Enhanced Community Options Program (ECOP), Community Choices and 42 plus assessments.
4. Accurately complete the CDS RN 3; CDS NF 2, and CDS Nursing Module for all applicable clinical assessments.
5. Monitor and supervise the appropriateness, frequency, and quality of personal care service via an annual visit. Update the pc care plan annually and at time of change.
6. Monitor and supervise the appropriateness, frequency and quality of HHA service. On an annual basis, update the Home Health Communication form and complete provider RN consult.
7. Attend meetings with providers, case conferences and be available for consultations, as necessary.
8. In conjunction with care managers, determines client appropriateness for specific service options, promotes cost effective service substitutions, and establishes the frequency, scope, and duration of services.
9. Participates in assessment and interdisciplinary review of cases; consults with involved caregivers and documents findings.
10. Advocate for HC clients with HMO’s, VNA’s and MD’s.
11. Maintains records and prepares reports as requested, including case summaries for Department of Medical Assistance hearings.
12. Responsible for maintaining collaborative relationships among community agencies and institutions that serve medical and social needs of consumers.
13. Confers with Care Managers when consumers are being discharged from the hospital or rehab setting.
14. Participates in the CSSM discharge planning meetings as needed.
15. Document any conference the RN initiates with case manager on consumer journal notes (ICC).
16. Performs other duties as may be assigned by Nurse Manager.
17. Assist with orientation of new CAE RN and CM staff as needed.
18. Identify, in collaboration with Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) staff, Medicaid members/applicants and identify barriers to discharge.
19. Identify CSSM consumers from referrals on Section Q of the MDS 3.0 as referred by the Nursing Homes and present all active consumers in the monthly CSSM meeting held at Tri-Valley.
20. Complete the required CDS and CCTF tracking forms in the required time frame and submit them as directed

Essential Functions/Qualifications:
1. Must have valid/current RN license in the state of Massachusetts.
2. Must have minimum of two years of clinical experience.
3. Regular and reliable attendance.
4. Organizational and time management skills
5. Communication Skills with consumers, physicians, family members, providers (telephone, email or in person, as needed) and employees.
6. Cultural competency and the ability to provide informed advocacy.
7. Knowledge of home and community-based service systems and how to access and arrange services.
8. MassHealth programs.
9. Medical Terminology.
10. Knowledge and experience with long term care and social service delivery system; community resources.
11. Familiarity with statewide health care network.
12. Written communication skills.
13. Meet deadlines in a timely fashion.
14. Able to develop and maintain positive effective relationships with providers, consumers, and the public.
15. Problem solving skills.
16. Works as a member of a team and independently.
17. Motor vehicle and valid Driver’s license; maintain minimum insurance liability on vehicle and complete motor vehicle driving record check.
18. Accurate record keeping skills.
19. Maintain Confidentiality.
20. Computer Acuity.
21. Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment.
22. Maintain caseload/production at program/department standards.

Physical Demands:
1. Computer access.
2. Ability to traverse homes, yards, and stairways.
3. Must be able to sit for periods of time at computer or while driving.
4. Must be able to carry files of up to 5 pounds and laptop.
5. Frequent Standing and walking.

Work Environment
Office, work from home and Skilled Nursing Facility setting

Maintenance Worker (part-time; 10 hours/week)

We are looking for a reliable, self motived, skilled Maintenance worker to perform traditional ‘handyman’ services not performed by the off hours cleaning company. You will be responsible for collecting recycle from deposit areas in the building, moving furniture, cleaning file rooms, clean up of emergency messes, etc.

Responsibilities

  • Recycling – Collecting single-stream and cardboard/paper recycling from deposit areas in the building to the pick-up locations.
  • Moving furniture, tables, chairs, and deliveries of paper products, etc.
  • Minor repairs, spackling, paint touch-up, changing light bulbs/batteries, assembling furniture, hanging bulletin boards, replacing ceiling tiles, etc.
  • Cleaning locked file rooms and other areas as needed
  • Clean-up of emergency messes/leaks as needed and regular sweeping of stairwells.
  • Changing building and refrigerator water filters on schedule.
  • Emptying and cleaning the grease trap in the Meals of Wheels kitchen during the summer.
  • Test emergency lights throughout the building monthly.
  • Cleaning and turning on and off auxiliary heaters on seasonal schedule.
  • Cleaning roof drains in warm weather.
  • Checking supplies in 1st and 2nd floor janitorial closets and replenishing.
  • Refilling dispensers such as paper towels throughout the building as needed.
  • Emptying trash from outside waste container to dumpster, picking up littered trash on property.
  • Identifying areas of concern in the building.
  • Any other miscellaneous duties as required by the Administrative Manager.

Essential Functions/Qualifications

  • Two years’ experience in maintenance or similar field.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Time management skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization.

Physical Demands:

  • Constant bending, reaching, twisting, standing and climbing
  • Frequent Standing and walking
  • Use of equipment and tools including ladders, hand and power tools, hammers and screw drivers.
  • Must be able to carry or push items up to 25 pounds

Work Environment:
Work is performed inside main office building; limited outside work in the elements.

Meals on Wheels Driver - Franklin (part time, 15 hours every other week)

Basic Function: Responsible for a home delivered meal route and related jobs at the Nutrition Center.
Part Time – 15 hours, every other week, Monday – Friday 9:00-12:00

Responsibilities:
1. Count and pack food trays for home delivery.
2. Count and pack hot and cold food products into carriers.
3. Monitor food temperatures during delivery.
4. Deliver meals to homebound participants and maintain records for route.
5. Maintain paperwork and report any emergencies or changes in participant status to the Nutrition Center Coordinator or Nutrition Case Managers.
6. Clean meal delivery equipment daily.
7. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions/Qualifications:
1. Must have valid driver’s license, good driving record and required insurance coverage.
2. Must have a motor vehicle.
3. Accurate record keeping skills.
4. Ability to work well with elderly participants.
5. Ability to learn delivery routes and capable of training other drivers.
6. Capable of handling emergency situations and able to maintain confidentiality.
7. Ability to climb/descend stairs and navigate potentially uneven terrain (walkways, driveways, etc.)
8. Ability to lift equipment up to 40 pounds.

PCA Registered Nurse (Part Time 21-28 hours a week)

The Registered Nurse (RN) participates in screening consumers for adjustments via telehealth and reviews Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) reassessments. The RN will also provide ongoing monitoring and support to program participants as indicated in the PCM program regulations

Responsibilities:
1. Be knowledgeable of and comply with all state, federal and agency regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to the PCM program including time frames and Tri-Valley’s agency mission.
2. Conduct adjustment requests by telephone as needed.
3. Re-assess the consumer’s physical and cognitive condition and resulting functional limitations to determine the type and amount of personal care assistance required.
4. Provide timely and complete written documentation of re-evaluations and adjustment requests.
5. Maintain contact with physicians, MassHealth and consumers as needed.
6. Provide information about the PCA program and community resources. Refer consumers to appropriate medical providers or other community resources when necessary.
7. Communicate with PCA Program Supervisor, Nurses, Functional Skills Trainers, and/or PCA consultants to resolve any PCA related issues.
         Participate in the PCA Appeals Process.
         Attend meetings and trainings, in person or virtually, as directed by the Program Manager.
8. Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Manager/Director.

Essential Functions/Qualifications:
1. Minimum two years of clinical experience of the dually diagnosed, younger disabled, ID/DD and elder population.
2. Regular and reliable attendance.
3. Communicate with Consumers/Surrogates, co-workers, etc. both in person and/or telephonically.
4. Computer acuity.
5. Valid MA RN License
6. Organization and time management skills
7. Written communication skills
8. Meet deadlines in a timely fashion
9. Attention to detail
10. Knowledge of PCA program and or MassHealth programs and community supports
11. Maintain confidentiality
12. Works as a member of a team
13. Works independently
14. Accurate record keeping skills
15. Problem solving skills

Physical Demands:
1. Computer access
2. Must be able to sit for long periods of time at computer

Work Environment:
Traditional office/home office environment

Resident Services Coordinator- Dudley & Bellingham/Uxbridge Area (Full Time 35 hours a week)

The Resident Services Coordinator’s basic function is to provide onsite services to housing authority residents.

Responsibility:

• In collaboration with the staffs of Ashland, Bellingham, Blackstone, Medfield, Millis and Uxbridge housing authorities identifies residents in need of services.
• Provide assessment, outreach, early and/or crisis intervention and advocacy to diverse resident population.
• Coordinate delivery of support services.
• Develop, implement and review comprehensive support service plans for residents, including connecting residents with needed in home supports.
• Work with area ASAP staff including Tri-Valley, HESSCO and Bay Path on behalf of residents.
• Collaborate with housing authority executive directors to address the needs of residents at risk of eviction due to lease violations.
• Assist residents in changing/monitoring behaviors which, constitute lease violations to maintain tenancy, if possible. Provide counseling and support to residents concerning day-to-day adjustments.
• Provide on-going support for developing a cohesive sense of community in each development by facilitating communication among residents. Coordinates educational/information programs at each development.
• Provide technical assistance and education to housing authority staff concerning relevant elder and disability issues.
• Establishes and acts as chairperson to a MAT (Multi-Assessment Team) consisting of local service providers and housing authority personnel to meet on a regular basis to provide necessary assistance in addressing specific needs of residents.
Seeks appropriate housing arrangements for residents who require alternative housing.

Essential Functions/Qualifications:

• BA/BS Degree required; knowledge of housing/social services with elders or adults with disabilities strongly preferred.
• Knowledge of Housing/Disability laws and regulations.
• Solid written, verbal, interpersonal and team skills.
• Regular and reliable attendance.
• Communicate with consumers, co-workers, family members, both face to face, email and/or telephonically.
• Computer acuity; Software including Word and Outlook.
• Motor Vehicle, valid driver’s license; maintain minimum insurance liability requirements and complete motor vehicle driving record check.
• Organizational and time management skills.
• Communication skills to include public speaking.
• Cultural competency and the ability to provide informed advocacy.
• Knowledge of home and community-based service systems and how to access and arrange services.
• MassHealth programs.
• Outreach and educational services.
Public benefits.
• Written communication skills.
• Demonstrated analysis and problem-solving skills.
• Meet deadlines in a timely fashion.
• Able to develop and maintain positive effective relationships with providers, consumers, and the public.
• Works as a member of a team & independently.
• Maintain Confidentiality.
• Attention to detail.
• Consumer Advocate.
• Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment.
• Maintain caseload/production at program/department standards.

Physical Demands:

• Computer access.
• Ability to traverse homes, yards and stairways.
• Must be able to sit for periods of time at computer or while driving.
• Must be able to carry files of up to 5 pounds and laptop.

Work Environment:

• Traditional office environment along with meeting consumers at their homes or in public places.

PCA RN per diem

The Personal Care Attendant program (PCA) is designed to help people of any age with chronic illnesses or permanent disabilities and need assistance with personal care tasks who are living in a home environment. Per diem RNs are needed to conduct assessments for the PCA program. MassHealth requires standard documentation and complete assessments for all people applying for services. The assessment itself takes approximately one hour to conduct. Per diem RNs are paid $80.00 for each completed assessment. The Tri-Valley, Inc. service area includes 29 towns in the Worcester County and Milford area.  Driver’s license, motor vehicle record check and minimum insurance requirements.

State Home Care - Care Manager (Full Time 35 hours a week)

The basic function of the State Home Care – Care Manager is to assist elders in obtaining services that will secure an independent lifestyle. To identify gaps in services and advocate for services that will maximize independent functioning. To educate and promote awareness of community services

Responsibilities:
1. Conduct an initial assessment of physical, social, environmental and emotional status to determine needs and eligibility requirements within EOEA time frame guidelines.
2. Develop service plan and supportive networks through contact with client, formal and informal supports, and consultation with supervisor.
3. Implement service plan by telephone immediately followed by authorization to provider agencies.
4. Assist client to obtain and utilize other community services such as: VNA, housing, fuel assistance, council on aging, Medicaid, etc.
5. Monitor client’s needs and service plan on an ongoing basis.
6. Participate and recommend client’s for ICR meetings as needed.                                                                                
7. Provide support and information to client and those directly involved in client’s care. Encourage self advocacy.             
8. Keep the files up to date, includes changes in services and observations. The files should include copies of all correspondence with client.                                                                              
9. Keep journal notes up to date, including summary of telephone contacts, service changes and calls concerning client.
10. Complete authorizations, notices of suspension, and termination and other related forms in a timely manner.
11. Record statistical data. Accurately complete monthly reports.
12. Verify client file information for the annual hand count for EOEA.                                                
13. Update knowledge pertaining to gerontology and services for elders through courses, and in services.
14. Participate in staff meetings to discuss home care and other related issues.                                                                                            
15. Meet with supervisor on a regular basis.
16. To work with and monitor in-house programs and vendors. Conduct ongoing client satisfaction and vendor observation visits and complete the appropriate corresponding forms.
17. Perform miscellaneous duties and assignments as directed by immediate supervisor.                                        

Essential Functions/Qualifications:
1. Regular and reliable attendance.
2. Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Services or related field.
3. Organizational and time management skills.
4. Communication Skills with consumers, physicians, family members, providers (telephone, email or in person, as needed).
5. Communication skills with funders, state and federal agencies, ASAPs.
6. Communications skills with employees.
7. Cultural competency and the ability to provide informed advocacy.
8. Knowledge of home and community-based service systems and how to access and arrange services (preferred).
9. MassHealth programs (preferred).
10. Public benefits.
11. Familiarity with state-wide health care network (preferred).
12. Written communication skills.
13. Demonstrated analysis and problem-solving skills.
14. Meet deadlines in a timely fashion.
15. Able to develop and maintain positive effective relationships with providers, consumers, and the public.
16. Problem solving skills.
17. Works as a member of a team and independently.
18. Motor vehicle.
19. Valid Driver’s license; maintain minimum insurance liability on vehicle and complete motor vehicle driving record check.
20. Accurate record keeping skills.
21. Maintain Confidentiality.
22. Attention to detail.
23. General office procedures.
24. Consumer Advocate.
25. Computer Acuity.
26. Software: Windows, Excel, Power Point, Outlook.
27. Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment.
28. Maintain caseload/production at program/department standards.

Physical Demands:
1. Computer access.
2. Ability to traverse homes, yards and stairways.
3. Must be able to sit for periods of time at computer or while driving.
4. Must be able to carry files of up to 5 pounds and laptop.
5. Occasional bending, reaching, twisting, standing and climbing.
6. Frequent Standing and walking.

Work Environment:
Traditional office environment along with meeting consumers at their homes or in public places

Tri-Valley, Inc. is a private not for profit agency dedicated to enabling elders and individuals with disabilities to remain at home. Tri-Valley is truly a great place to work.

We offer excellent vacation, sick and personal time off policies which allow for the ability to de-stress and unwind throughout the course of the year. Tri-Valley has excellent benefits, including medical (United Health Care), dental (Altus) and EyeMed vision insurance, (Tri-Valley pays 75% of the monthly premium for medical and dental) LTD and not one but two pension plans (a 403b for your contributions and a traditional pension plan where 5% of your salary is deposited on your behalf.) Our Compensation Plan provides for annual step increases, merit bonuses and a competitive salary. Fifty-six cents per mile for all Tri-Valley work related travel (increased temporarily from fifty-cents).

Please check out our website www.trivalleyinc.org for more information about us.

Supportive Housing Coordinator - Milford (Full Time 35 hours/week)

The Supportive Housing Coordinators basic function is to provide coordination of services and support to all residents living in Milford at Fairfield Court, Birmingham Court, Greenleaf Terrace and in Mendon at Sunrise Apartments. Coordinator is based in the community and comes into the Tri-Valley office in Dudley only a couple of times a month.

Responsibilities:
1. Schedule office hours at the Supportive Housing site to provide easy access to residents and Housing Authority Management. Coordinator’s office is in Milford next to the community room at Birmingham Court.
2. In collaboration with housing authority staff identifies residents in need of services.
3. Accept referrals from housing management and/or designated staff for elderly residents and/or residents with disabilities.
4. Inform and refer residents to publicly funded programs (GAFC, ECOP and Home Care, food stamps, Veteran’s benefits, etc…) and assist residents with securing benefits as appropriate.
5. Identify gaps in services to residents. Develop, implement and offer a range of services and programs to residents with the goals of establishing and maintaining cost effectiveness and affordable services, and addressing unmet needs. Including assisting residents who do not qualify for state programs to access private pay options.
6. Coordinate delivery of support services. Including working closely with Tri-Valley nutrition program and HM vendor around the functioning of the congregate meal site for all residents.
7. Maintain contact with Tri-Valley, Inc. Nurse and CM (if Coordinator is not also the CM) to provide ongoing monitoring of residents’ needs and services.
8. Maintain close communication with vendor staff to ensure proper and timely documentation and coordination of services, billing and consumer issues.
9. Meet regularly with residents to address social, recreational and educational needs and address barriers to participation with the goal of developing a cohesive sense of community in the complex by facilitating communication among residents.
10. Coordinate educational/informational/social programs at the site.
11. Work closely with community organizations and social service providers to provide programs, support and services to allow residents to age in place.
12. Provide outreach, advocacy, and crisis intervention to residents accordingly.
13. Collaborate with housing authority director to address the needs of residents at risk of eviction due to lease violations.
14. Provide outreach to perspective residents and their families around the assisted living model of the site.
15. Provide information and referral services to residents in need of housing alternatives.
16. Provide accurate and timely documentation to meet all contractual and administrative standards as required by Tri-Valley, Inc. and Housing Authority; including a quarterly report to the Housing Authority regarding programs/activities, participation numbers, and other pertinent information
17. Maintain secure consumer records for all tenants receiving services.
18. Coordinate and chair monthly Supportive Housing Team meetings.
19. Attend monthly State Home Care staff meetings at Tri-Valley.
20. Meet with Supervisor on a regular basis.
21. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions/Qualifications:
1. BA/BS Degree required; knowledge of housing/social services with elders or adults with disabilities strongly preferred.
2. Knowledge of Housing/Disability laws and regulations helpful.
3. Solid written, verbal, interpersonal and team skills.
4. Regular and reliable attendance.
5. Communicate with consumers, co-workers, family members, both face to face, email and/or telephonically.
6. Computer acuity.
7. Valid driver’s license; maintain minimum insurance liability requirements and complete motor vehicle driving record check.
8. Organizational and time management skills.
9. Communication Skills to include public speaking
10. Cultural competency and the ability to provide informed advocacy
11. Knowledge of home and community-based service systems and how to access and arrange services
12. MassHealth programs
13. Outreach and educational services
14. Public benefits
15. Written communication skills
16. Demonstrated analysis and problem solving skills
17. Meet deadlines in a timely fashion
18. Knowledge of housing and disability laws and regulations
19. Able to develop and maintain positive effective relationships with providers, consumers, and the public
20. Works as a member of a team
21. Works independently
22. Motor vehicle
23. Maintain Confidentiality
24. Attention to detail
25. Consumer Advocate
26. Software including Word Outlook
27. Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment
28. Maintain caseload/production at program/department standards

Physical Demands:
1. Computer access
2. Ability to traverse homes, yards and stairways.
3. Must be able to sit for periods of time at computer or while driving.
4. Must be able to carry files of up to 5 pounds and laptop.

Work Environment:
Traditional office environment along with meeting consumers at their homes or in public places

Volunteer Opportunities

To learn more about volunteering with Tri-Valley please visit the Volunteer Page.

How to Apply

By email:

hr@tves.org

By mail:

Human Resources
Tri-Valley Inc.
10 Mill Street
Dudley, MA  01571

Online:

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Tri-Valley Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Hiring a PCA or looking for work as a PCA – go to www.MassPCADirectory.org  The directory will put those needing PCAs in direct contact with PCAs looking for work.

The new Transparency in Coverage Rule requires most group health plan and insurers to disclose price and cost-sharing information to participants, beneficiaries and enrollees. You will now be able to get accurate, real-time estimates of cost-sharing liability for health care items and services from different providers. Please see the attached link from United Health Care for more information.
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