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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 (Cigna Open Access Plus In-Network)
  • *Dental Insurance (Cigna PPO)
  • 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.

Current Employment Opportunities

  • Adult Family Care RN – The Adult Family Care 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:  1. At the time of referral, completes the AFC Central Intake Form and Participant Referral Form.  2. Upon receipt of referral contacts the client’s primary care physician to obtain the physician’s clearance for participation in the program.  3. Completes assessments of potential long-term clients within two weeks of date of referral to determine eligibility.  4. Complete Minimum Data Set (MDS) and Prior Authorization Paperwork.  5. As a member of the AFC team, recommends suitability of clients for Adult Family Care.  6. As a team member, participates in the recommendation of client/caregiver matching.  7. Once a potential caregiver is identified, participates in initial match visits as needed.  8. 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.  9. Makes arrangements for visiting nurse and hospitalization needs of clients, as required, to facilitate appropriate medical care.  10. Completes caregiver telephone intake form when a referral is made.
    11. 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.  12. Performs the initial caregiver training related to the identified client and respite teaching as needed.  13. Participates in the planning and presentation of specialized training programs pertinent to the caregivers and participants, whether through quarterly trainings or in-home support.  14. Works cooperatively with other agencies in the health and aging network and represents the Adult Family Care Program as directed by the Program Director.  15. Participates in the Massachusetts Council for AFC in order to network with other AFC programs as directed by Program Director.  16. Advises caregivers and clients of community health resources (i.e.-ADH programs). Refers, coordinates and monitors the services they receive.  17. Makes scheduled monthly and emergency follow-up visits to clients and caregivers for on-going supervision, training, support and monitoring.  Qualifications include:  1. Have a valid Massachusetts RN License.
    2. Must submit results of a physical exam completed within the past 12 months.  3. Must submit documentation of a tuberculosis screening within the previous 12 months. 4. Must have at least two years’ recent experience in the field of elders or disabled adults. 5. Travel/reliable transportation required; Valid driver’s license, insurance verification and comply with Motor Vehicle Report requirements.
  • Behavioral Outreach Clinician – Works collaboratively with client and outside providers to conduct crisis intervention, refer and access needed services and provide short term assistance and lead/coordinate support groups. Responsibilities include:  Work directly with older adults experiencing emotional challenges and/or behavioral health conditions, in their homes, in a community setting, and/or using technology; Conduct in-depth behavioral health assessments on an as needed basis for high-risk individuals or connecting these individuals to the appropriate behavioral health care setting for further assessment; Assess older adults’ needs for support in the community and referring to service providers to ensure older adults experiencing emotional challenges and behavioral health conditions have their underlying and/or contributory needs addressed; Help older adults accept, seek, and navigate to additional behavioral health care services and treatment (e.g., Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) and acting as the bridge between older adults and the behavioral health care system; Provide professional consultation around cases for Tri-Valley Staff; Consult and collaborate with community partners, including but not limited to; Police, Fire, Council(s) on Aging, housing service coordinators and others; to refer, assess and provide assistance to older adults in need or distress in a timely manner; Work with community and health care partners to proactively identify and refer older adults who may be at-risk (e.g., socially isolated);  Assist with efforts to grow community awareness of the Elder Mental Health Outreach Team (EMHOT) Program. Including creating and distributing marketing materials and participating in public speaking opportunities; Identify barriers and gaps to accessing behavioral health services and working with community and health care partners to ameliorate those barriers and gaps. Facilitate problem solving with partners to ameliorate challenges such as transit subsidies to ensure travel to appointments or building cultural competency to provide behavioral health equity; Complete a warm hand-off between older adults and other network service providers when they are in need, including aging services, housing, financial, and physical and behavioral health care supports; Provide information and connections to established support groups; Gather information to determine the need for additional local support groups. If a gap is identified, then work on establishing a support group and serve as a group leader to meet that need; Participate in local mental health and aging coalition task force and other mental health provider groups as needed; Provide field supervision and support for master’s degree interns who are granted internships at Tri-Valley; Attend trainings to increase knowledge base, become a resource for local services and maintain licensure; Maintain timely and appropriate case documentation according to state regulations, Agency standards, and EMHOT Grant requirements; Meet with CSI Supervisor regularly for supervision; Attend CSI Department and other departments (as deemed necessary) Staff Meetings and Tri-Valley Agency Staff Meetings; Other duties as assigned by Director/Supervisor. Essential Functions/Qualifications: Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW) required; Solid written, verbal, interpersonal and team skills; Regular and reliable attendance; Knowledge and Experience with facilitating support groups preferred; Behavioral Health services delivery; Communicate with consumers, co-workers, family members, both face to face, email and/or telephonically; Computer acuity; 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; 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, including HIPAA; Attention to detail; Software including Word Outlook; 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.
  • Geriatric Support Services Coordinator – The GSSC Provides case management services to Senior Care Organization (SCO) enrollees based on enrollee needs assessment.  Responsibilities include: Enter new referrals into SAMS from the various SCO rosters; Performs an assessment of the health and functional status of the Enrollee residing in the home setting; Complete the assessment/s in the SCO database; Develops a plan for community long term care and social support services for the Enrollee based upon their care needs with the goal to improve or maintain their health and functional status; With authorization from the SCO, arranges and coordinates the provision of appropriate community long term care and social support services; Maintain the care plans in SAMS including adjustments to ongoing services and suspensions; Monitors the provision and effectiveness of community services as defined by the Enrollee’s care plan; Communicate and document with care team regarding case status; Close case in SAMS according to disenrollment date from the SCO Program; Performs other duties as assigned  Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work Human Services or related field; At least one year working with individuals with disabilities or elders; Communication Skills with consumers, physicians, family members, providers (telephone, email or in person, as needed);  Knowledge of home and community-based service systems and how to access and arrange services; Knowledge and experience with long term care and social service delivery system; community resources; Motor vehicle and valid Driver’s license; maintain minimum insurance liability on vehicle and complete motor vehicle driving record check.
  • Adult Family Care Case Manager The Case Manager provides social work and case management components in the Adult Family Care (AFC) Program. Responsibilities include: Completes Central Intake Form and Participant Referral form in a timely manner; Assists team nurses with completion of the CDS-HC Assessment Tool for new AFC referrals. Obtains Release of Information form signature at time of assessment; 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; Facilitates and participates in initial client orientation to program and initial pre-placement match visits. Provides ongoing follow-up with regular visits and more often if needed; After acceptance into the AFC Program, the Program Director and/or Social Service Caseworker 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; Obtains all necessary client financial information for each program according to orientation form; Discusses the program financial requirements with clients and families and provides initial teaching and on-going financial management assistance. Initiate referrals for rep-payee appointment, if necessary; Assists clients with making funeral arrangements and/or arranging burial accounts upon admission into the AFC Program and incorporates this into the written plan of care; Arranges alternate care for clients, including planned vacations and in emergency situations; Maintains an up-to-date record keeping system, with regard to the affairs of clients and caregivers. This includes written monthly progress notes and other communication as needed; Interviews and evaluates caregivers through home assessments to determine suitability of home and the potential caregivers’ abilities; Completes yearly caregiver evaluations in conjunction with the AFC RN and Program Director. Conducts evaluations with caregivers and obtains necessary signatures; 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 include:  BA/BS in relevant field is required; Bilingual (English/Spanish);  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; Communication Skills with employees, consumers, physicians, family members, providers (telephone, email or in person, as needed); Communication Skills to include public speaking;  Motor vehicle and valid Driver’s license; maintain minimum insurance liability on vehicle and complete motor vehicle driving record check; Computer Acuity; Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment; Maintain caseload/production at program/department standards.
  • Comprehensive Screening & Service Model RN – The CSSM RN makes 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 include: Identify, in collaboration with Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) staff, Medicaid members/applicants; Identify barriers to discharge; Determine clinical eligibility for nursing facility services and issue eligibility notification; Coordinate with SNF/ASAP staff, consumer, and family to facilitate discharge when appropriate; Assist in implementation of plan of care; Attend case conferences when appropriate; Provide information on community resources to SNF, consumers and families; Coordinate and collaborate with ASAP team members including Care Managers, supervisors on the Interdisciplinary Discharge Planning Team; Complete the required CDS and CCTF tracking forms in the required time frame and submit them as directed.  Qualifications include:  Must have valid/current RN license in the state of Massachusetts; Must have minimum of two years of clinical experience; Communication Skills with consumers, physicians, family members, providers, state and federal agencies, ASAPs (telephone, email or in person, as needed) and employees; Cultural competency and the ability to provide informed advocacy; Knowledge of home and community-based service systems and how to access and arrange services; Knowledge and experience with long term care and social service delivery system; community resources; Familiarity with state wide health care network; Works as a member of a team and independently; Motor vehicle and valid Driver’s license; maintain minimum insurance liability on vehicle and complete motor vehicle driving record check; Maintain caseload/production at program/department standards; Physical Demands include: 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; Frequent standing and walking.
  • PCA RN per diemThe 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 areaDriver’s license, motor vehicle record check and minimum insurance requirements.

By email:

hr@tves.org

By mail:

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

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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.

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