Area Agency on Aging (AAA) -Care Specialist II
This is a responsible, non-supervisory, position requiring familiarity with various government programs, such as Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Administration for Community Living (ACL), Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), Older Americans Act (OAA), Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), and Area Agency on Aging (AAA). Duties include: Assist, manage, implement and coordinate the care coordination program in the region to ensure prescribed needs of clients are carried out in accordance with specified OAAA/service definitions. This position provides technical assistance, planning, writing, implementing and monitoring of Quality Assurance plan policies and procedures for internal/external agencies and contract services for the elderly. In addition, provides technical assistance in comprehensive by Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). Monitors, reviews and processes monthly vendor invoices for billing accuracy and payment and follows-up with care coordinator at a minimum on a quarterly basis of outstanding invoices; Facilitates family caregiver support groups as needed; Contributes to the development of the Aging Area Plan and any necessary amendments by providing input based on evaluation; Lead role in providing data for Care Coordination program-daily, weekly, monthly, yearly for internal/external reports, Annual Closeout, and SPURS/SAMS issues; Generated reports using statistical and analytical proficiency; Assist in annual closeout of budget/units/rates and provides input on the development and implementation of planning and working budget to HHSC; Monthly, quarterly basis runs to NAPIS report and Return on Investment report and provides findings to care coordinator and AAA management; Presentations and representation to AAA Senior Advisory Committee, elected officials, health fairs, etc.; Perform other job related duties as assigned.
Desired Education/Degree: Bachelor’s Degree. Desired Major: Social services, Public Administration, or a related field.
Two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in the field of aging, nursing, social services, other human services, or related field. Two (2) years of full-time aging, social services or registered nursing experience may be substituted for one year of the required education with the maximum substitution of four (4) years for two (2) years of education OR any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.
AACOG business hours 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., M-F. This position is a Pay Grade 9, with a starting hourly rate of $16.84. This is a non-exempt position. Open until Filled. Only electronic online applications will be accepted.
Equal Opportunity Employer