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Working For Tri-Valley

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 (Blue Cross Blue Shield – HMO Blue New England Deductible)
  • *Dental Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield – Dental Blue Select)
  • Short/Long Term Disability Insurance (no cost to employee)
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Work Schedule (after one year of employment)
  • Generous Paid Vacation (accrues up to 21 days)
  • Paid Sick Leave (accrues to a maximum of 30 days)
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Personal Time and Bonus Days
  • 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
  • Digital Credit Union (DCU) Optional Membership
  • Discounted Home and Auto Insurance (Liberty Mutual)
  • Travel reimbursement  50 cents per mile for work related travel

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

Current Employment Opportunities

Adult Family Care (AFC) Case Manager – The Case Manager provides social work and case management components in the Adult Family Care Program. Responsibilities include: Completes Central Intake Form and Participant Referral form. Facilitates and participates in making recommendations with respect to matching clients with caregivers at clinical team meetings. Facilitates and participates with team nurses in the development of plans of care for clients, giving attention to psychological behavior, social needs and discharge plans including transfer to another AFC home. After acceptance into the AFC Program, the Program Director and/or Case Manager advises caregivers/clients with respect to community psych/social resources. Makes referrals, coordinates and monitors services they receive, as needed. These services may include counseling, social day care, adult day health, workshops, transportation and other social needs. Advocates for and completes all necessary documentation with respect to Social Security, Medicaid, SSI and post-eligibility application requirements, including Medicaid spend down and re-determinations, and taxes, if necessary. Qualifications: BA/BS in relevant field is required. Experience working with DDS or elder population preferred. Strong computer acuity and documentation skills. Ability to organize and plan work effectively. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing. Ability to develop and maintain positive, effective relationships with providers, consumers, and the general public. Ability to work constructively as a team member. Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment. Valid driver’s license; minimum insurance requirements and Motor Vehicle record check. Must submit results of a physical exam completed within the past 12 months. Must submit documentation of a tuberculosis screening within the previous 12 months.

Crisis Intervention Worker – Full time – Monday through Friday – 7 paid hours per day with a one hour unpaid lunch each day. The Crisis Worker determines the need for protective intervention and the delivery or arrangement of services for self-neglected elders. The worker carries a case load at program standard. Responsibilities include: Accepts referrals from supervisor on appropriate cases requiring intensive and extensive casework. Conducts an assessment of each client referred and establishes an appropriate service plan. Maintains records regarding the case plan including physio-psycho-social characteristics and disposition of said clients. Utilizes community professionals who can act as consultants in developing case plans for clients in crisis. Qualifications: Must possess a Bachelors’ degree in Social Work Human Services or related field. Communicate with clients, co-workers, etc. both face to face and telephonically. Computer acuity. Ability to travel to appointments using employee’s own transportation. Driver’s license; motor vehicle record check and minimum insurance requirements. Maintain case load at program standard. Mileage allowance of 50 cents per mile for all Tri-Valley work related travel. Valid driver’s license, insurance verification and comply with Motor Vehicle Report requirements.

Adult Family Care RNFull Time – 35 hours or Part Time – 2 – 3 days a week (14 to 21 hours) No nights or weekends! The AFC RN provides elements of the nursing component of the Adult Family Care Program relative to the physical health of clients. Helps evaluate clients and caregivers and assist with program monitoring and helps to maintain placements. Responsibilities include: Completes assessments of potential long-term clients within two weeks of date of referral to determine eligibility. As a member of the AFC team, recommends suitability of clients for Adult Family Care. As a team member, participates in the recommendation of client/caregiver matching.  Once a potential caregiver is identified, participates in initial match visits as needed. Initiates and develops client’s medical portion of plan of care within one week of placement and submits them to client’s physician for recommendation and approval. In conjunction with the case worker, evaluates caregivers and makes home assessments to determine the suitability of the home and the caregiver’s abilities. Presents completed assessment to the team.  Performs the initial caregiver training related to the identified client and respite teaching as needed.  Advises caregivers and clients of community health resources (i.e.-ADH programs). Refers, coordinates and monitors the services they receive.  Monitors caregivers to make certain they arrange routine medical appointments and yearly physicals for clients.  Participates in program outreach, including presentations, information dissemination or other activities as directed.  Qualifications:  Valid Massachusetts RN License required. Must have at least two years’ recent experience in the field of elders or disabled adults. Must submit results of a physical exam and documentation of a tuberculosis screening completed within the past 12 months. Ability to communicate with clients, co-workers, etc. face to face and telephonically. Computer acuity. Maintain case load at program standard. Travel/reliable transportation required.  Valid driver’s license, insurance verification and comply with Motor Vehicle Report requirements.

Long Term Care Options Counselor – 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday – Friday, 35 paid hours per week – 1 hour unpaid lunch each day. The Long Term Care Options Counselor assists elders and people with disabilities in need of long term support services with making informed choices about setting, services and financial resources that best meet their identified needs. Counseling may be provided in hospitals, nursing facilities, rehabilitation facilities and community settings. Responsibilities include: Provide unbiased information about long term support services, information about resources to pay for services. Ensure the consumer’s goals and preferences are honored. Coordinate activities with other trained agency staff providing LTC Options Counseling. Coordinate activities with other Counselors stationed at ADRC of Central MASS member agencies. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in human services field and knowledge of the long-term care and social services delivery systems. Strong interview skills, knowledge of community resources, ability to screen individuals for public benefit eligibility, and experience advocating for elders and persons with disabilities. Strong computer acuity and documentation skills. Ability to organize and plan work effectively. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing. Ability to develop and maintain positive, effective relationships with providers, consumers, and the general public. Ability to work constructively as a team member. Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment. Travel and reliable transportation required. Valid driver’s license, insurance verification and comply with Motor Vehicle Report requirements.

PCA Per Diem RNs – 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.

By email:

hr@tves.org

By mail:

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

No phone calls, please.

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

Hiring a PCA or looking for work as a PCA – go to the www.MassPCADirectory.org referral directory. The directory will put those needing PCAs in direct contact with PCAs looking for work.  The site also has a direct phone line at 1-888-MassPCA (627-7722).