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 (Tufts Advantage HMO)
- *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
Current Employment Opportunities
- Care Manager – State Home Care – The Care Manager assists 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 include: Conduct an initial assessment of physical, social, environmental and emotional status to determine needs and eligibility requirements within EOEA time frame guidelines. Develop service plan and supportive networks through contact with client, formal and informal supports, and consultation with supervisor. Assist client to obtain and utilize other community services such as: VNA, housing, fuel assistance, council on aging, Medicaid, etc. Monitor client’s needs and service plan on an ongoing basis. Provide support and information to client and those directly involved in client’s care. Complete authorizations, notices of suspension, and termination and other related forms in a timely manner. Record statistical data. Accurately complete monthly reports. Qualifications: Self-starter with strong organizational skills, detail oriented, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as the ability to work with a frail population and their families. Maintain case load at program standard. BA/BS in relevant field is 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.
- Meals-on-Wheels Driver – Milford Area – part time position available; 3 hours/day, Monday – Friday, 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. every other week. Responsible for one or two home delivered meal routes and related jobs at the Nutrition Center. Responsibilities include: counting and packing food trays for home delivery. Count and pack hot and cold food products into carriers. Monitor food temperatures during delivery. Deliver meals to homebound participants and maintain records for routes. Maintain paperwork and report any emergencies or changes in participant status to the Site Manager or Meals on Wheels Coordinator. Clean meal delivery equipment daily. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Must have valid driver’s license, insurance verification, motor vehicle record check and a motor vehicle. Ability to work well with elderly participants. Ability to learn delivery routes and capable of training other drivers. Ability to climb/descend stairs and navigate potentially uneven terrain (walkways, driveways, etc.). Capable of handling emergency situations and able to maintain confidentiality. Ability to lift equipment up to 25 pounds. Mileage allowance of 50 cents per mile for all Tri-Valley work related travel.
- PCA RN – The PCA RN participates in screening potential program participants in their homes or other setting and provides ongoing monitoring and support to program participants as indicated in the PCM program regulations. Responsibilities include: 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. Assess the consumer’s physical and cognitive condition and resulting functional limitations to determine the consumer’s personal care assistance services. Determine the type and amount of personal care assistance required by the potential participant according to state guidelines through face-to-face interviews. Work in conjunction with the Functional Skills Trainer and Occupational Therapist to insure the evaluation is consistent in all three areas. Develop and follow the schedule for re-evaluations to insure timeliness and continuity of PCA services. Provide education to all PCA staff in the areas of personal health care and self care vs. hands-on assistance with ADLs. Qualifications: Have a valid Massachusetts RN License. Must have at least two year’s recent experience in the field of elders or disabled adults. Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred but not necessary. Ability to communicate with clients, co-workers, etc. face to face and telephonically. Travel/reliable transportation required; Valid driver’s license, insurance verification and comply with Motor Vehicle Report requirements.
- FUNCTION SKILLS TRAINER – (Bi-Lingual – English/Arabic) – The Functional Skills Trainer provides elements of training for participation in the Personal Care Attendant Program relative to the social needs and psychological health of clients. Responsibilities include: 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. Arranges intake visit with consumer and/or surrogate within ten days of receipt of referral. Completes all required paperwork (MassHealth application, Prior Authorization request and additional documentation) to submit on behalf of the consumer for MassHealth approval. Adhere to program timelines as outlined in the regulations. Visit the consumer and/or surrogate once the MassHealth approval is received to review the entire program, complete the Service Agreement and Fiscal Intermediary Paperwork. Visit the consumer at least quarterly in the first year of approval to review the program and services being provided and more often as needed or requested. Attend PCA related events as directed by the Program Director (quarterly FI meetings, PCA Coalition, etc.) Qualifications: Bi-lingual (English/Arabic) Experience working with MassHealth is preferred. Strong computer acuity and documentation skills. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing and to work constructively as a team member. BA/BS preferred but not required. Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, minimum insurance coverage and complete driver record check are required.
- GERIATRIC SUPPORT SERVICES COORDINATOR (GSSC) Full time – 35 hours per week – Monday thru Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM with a 1 hour unpaid lunch each day. The GSSC is part of an Interdisciplinary Care Team that helps the enrollee with person centered integration of medical, behavioral and long term services and supports and provides case management services to Senior Care Organization (SCO) enrollees based on enrollee needs assessment. The GSSC is responsible for assessing for eligibility, developing and monitoring enrollee care plans based upon their care needs with the goal to improve or maintain their health and functional status. Qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess strong organizational skills, detail oriented, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written as well as the ability to work with people with disabilities and or elders. Must have BA/BS in Social Work or Human Services and knowledge of the long term care and social services delivery systems. Travel/reliable transportation are required.
- 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.
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 www.MassPCADirectory.org The directory will put those needing PCAs in direct contact with PCAs looking for work.