Coos In-Home Services Coordinator
Title:Coos In-Home Services Coordinator
Location of Job:Coos County
Department:Area Agency on Aging
Salary Range:20.31/hr. - 24.12/hr.
Job Category:Full-time
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Fulfill agency mission by provisioning services available through the Area Agency on Aging including in-home services, the Family Care program, Oregon Project Independence (OPI), and others, thereby helping to ensure seniors and people with disabilities thrive in Coos County.  This job is performed at the Coos Headquarters office and regular field work requiring travel to clients in Coos County at a variety of settings, homes, facilities, etc.  


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); interview individuals to evaluate care and current support needs. 
  • Prepare service plans to meet the needs of aging and disabled adult clients; refer clients to outside agencies; describe agency and financial options to clients and families; determine financial eligibility and priority of service; and guide clients and families through agency procedures. 
  • Monitor clients progress and independence through regular staffing with care providers; follow-up with clients not assigned to specific programs to ensure needs are met; and provide for additional services as new needs arise. 
  • Manage a caseload of clients; maintains regular contact with clients and provider personnel and verify service administration; develop post-hospitalization or institutionalization plans in coordination with clients, staff, and outside agencies; arranges aftercare services within availability or Older Americans Act (OAA) and Oregon Project Independence (OPI) programs; and maintain contact with clients. 
  • Prepare reports and provide statistical information; and maintain caseload records of investigations, evaluations, treatment plans, referrals, follow-up reports.
  • Provide service coordination for adults with chronic or acute age related or physical disabilities which limit independence; determine eligibility for services; develop a care plan to prevent premature institutionalization through provision of in-home services; and coordinate referrals to other community services and monitors clients progress. 
  • Work with other County agencies and community organizations to coordinate effective service provision to clients; and facilitate the development of community partnerships to promote services for clients of their families that do not currently exist or accommodate the specific identified needs. 
Program Support
  • Complete and reviews application forms for home delivered meal eligibility and necessary follow-up for participants in Coos County.
  • Provide program explanations to participants and gather required data. 
  • Maintain the system of computerized agency program/fiscal performance reports as specified by state and/or federal law and compile appropriate data and complete necessary reports for all services provided through the Area Agency on Aging. 
  • Maintain records and files in accordance with applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures in a manner that supports state and federal requirements.
Knowledge of local, state and federal laws and regulations relevant to program area; basic understand 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; and understanding of the role of individual's preferences in care success. 

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; exhibit 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. 

  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience, which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job will be considered. 
  • Successful completion of a background check.
  • Ability to secure and maintain a drivers license valid in the State of Oregon, or an accepted means of transpiration.
  • Experience in developing and conducting training. 
  • Bachelor's degree in social sciences or related field
  • Two years of social service experience, working in similar capacity with similar population
  • 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!
South Coast Business Employment Corporation (SCBEC) was incorporated in 1982 under IRS code 501(c)(3) private nonprofit and currently serves Coos, Curry, Douglas, Marion & Yamhill 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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