Curry In-Home Services Coordinator
Summary
Title:Curry In-Home Services Coordinator
ID:2014
Location of Job:Curry County
Department:Area Agency on Aging
Salary Range:$22-$24.57/hr
Job Category:Part-time
Description
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POSITION SUMMARY
The In-Home Services Coordinator helps seniors continue to live independently in their homes by identifying, evaluating and assessing their needs; creating and monitoring such services and care plans; coordinating nutrition, home care and other support service programs offered through the Area Agency on Aging; position provides a wide variety of information and refers seniors to other social service agencies as needed within Curry County.  This job is performed in a home office and in the field requiring travel to clients in a variety of settings, homes, facilities, etc.  The service area is all of Curry county.  

RESPONSIBILITIES

Case Management

  • Assess participants for Older Americans Act and Oregon Project Independence program eligibility through home visits with older or disabled adults to assess their Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs); interviews individuals to evaluate care and current support needs.
  • Prepares service plans to meet the needs of aging or disabled adult clients; refers clients to outside agencies; describes agency and financial options to clients and families; determines financial eligibility and priority of service; and guides clients and families through agency procedures.
  • Monitors client progress and independence through regular staffing with care providers; follows-up with clients not assigned to specific programs to ensure needs are met; And provides for additional services if new needs arise.
  • Manages a caseload of clients; maintains regular contact with clients and provider personnel, and verifies service administration; develops post-hospitalization or post-institutionalization plans in coordination with client, staff, and outside agencies; arranges aftercare services within availability of Older Americans Act (OAA) and Oregon Project Independence (OPI) programs; and maintains contact with client.
  • Prepares reports and provides statistical information; and maintains caseload records of investigations, evaluations, treatment plans, referrals and follow-up reports.
Coordination
  • Provides service coordination for adults with chronic or acute age related or physical disabilities which limit independence; determines eligibility for services; develops a care plan to prevent premature institutionalization through provision of in-home services; and coordinates referrals to other community services and monitors client progress.
  • Works with other County agencies and community organizations to coordinate effective service provision to clients; and facilitates the development of community partnerships to promote services for clients or their families that do not currently exist or accommodate the specific identified needs
Program Support
  • Completes and reviews application forms for home delivered meal eligibility and necessary follow-up for participants in Curry County.
  • Provide program explanations to participants and gather required data.
  • Maintains the system of computerized agency program/fiscal performance reports as specified by state and/or federal law and compiles appropriate data and completes necessary reports for all services provided through the Area Agency on Aging.
  • Maintains records and files in accordance with applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures in a manner that supports state and federal requirements.
ABILITIES, SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge of: local, state and federal laws and regulations relevant to program area; basic understanding of the aging process and its impact on the older adult population, as well as a willingness to assist in the prevention and solution of problems and awareness of aging services; available community resources and parameters for populations served; knowledge of in-home services, including the role of the Home Care Worker, the Home Care Commission and the client employer; understanding of the role of individual’s preferences in care success; knowledge of the Employer Resource Connection program, including purpose, objectives and eligibility requirements; knowledge of rules around documentation and mandatory reporting; preparation of materials for and conducting public speaking.

 

Skill/Ability to: organize and maintain computer data and reports; demonstrate proficiency in both oral and written communication; correspondence in a neat, accurate and legible manner; ability to interview others, observe and assess situations accurately; ability to learn software and programs related to assessment and plan development; establish and maintain effective working relationships with personnel of all programs within the AAA; demonstrate ability to relate to the elderly and their families; work independently; developing and conducting training; ability to build relationships and network; exhibiting technology skills related to the work needing to be done, (word processing, spreadsheets, database, internet research, mail, IM, phones, assessment programs like CAPS, Oregon ACCESS, etc.); and demonstrate a high level of organization ability.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience, which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job will be considered.
  • Successful completion of a background check.
  • Ability to secure and maintain a driver’s license valid in the state of Oregon, or an acceptable alternative means of transportation.
  • Successful completion of computer, typing and/or written assessments administered.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or related field
  • Two years of social services experience, working in a similar capacity with similar populations.
BENEFITS
  • Competitive Wages for High Performance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation/Sick Time
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Medical/Vision/ Dental
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Employer Paid Retirement
  • And much more!
About Us:
South Coast Business Employment Corporation (SCBEC) was incorporated in 1982 under IRS code 501(c)(3) private nonprofit and currently serves Coos, Curry & Douglas counties in Oregon.   Our Vision: Thriving people living in vibrant communities.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer
  • This position/project is funded by Older Americans Act and other state contracts.

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