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Young at Heart Resources is an EOE.
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Care Coordinators assess the needs of older adults and/or their caregivers in order to obtain services and supports to maintain their independence.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Information and Assistance
- Possess a working knowledge of resources and services available to older adults, people with disabilities, and caregivers in the service area.
- Refer consumers to appropriate entities for further assistance when necessary.
- Serve as a source of accurate and unbiased information on topics affecting older adults, people with disabilities, and caregivers.
- Obtain AIRS certification when eligible.
- Be familiar with the eligibility requirements for programs available to older adults, people with disabilities, and caregivers.
- Provide consumers individualized assistance with paperwork, application, and enrollment in public and private benefits programs.
- Advocate on behalf of consumers to ensure that they receive the benefits and services for which they are eligible.
- Perform consumer-directed need/risk assessments.
- Facilitate informed decisions about long-term supports and future planning including aging in place through objective information, advice, counseling, and assistance.
- Help consumers access programs, information, and services both private and publicly funded.
- Perform assessments for in-home services for multiple funding sources including Medicaid.
- Develop care plans.
- Manage units of service for in-home services within the assigned area.
Perform all other duties as assigned.
SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS, & ABILITIES REQUIRED:
- Computer skills to include basic computer skills as well as electronic application to various programs.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Cultural sensitivity to older adults and people with disabilities.
- Strong networking/collaborative skills.
- Solid problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
- Strong attention to detail and time management skills.
- Reliable transportation for necessary travel within service area.
- Able to perform moderate lifting, pushing, and pulling.
- The ability to work and communicate with other staff efficiently and effectively.
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Human Services or a related field.