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) and insurance policies related to the elderly, various rules & regulations regarding aging program and services; Coordinates referrals for service to the care coordination program in the region to ensure prescribed needs of client are carried out in accordance with OAAA/service definitions, and provides technical assistance and contract management in planning, development and implementation of programs and services for the elderly in the 13 counties of the Area Agency on Aging (AAA). Assists in the development and review of the care coordination section of the policies and procedures manual per Quality Assurance; Provides input to the area plan and any necessary amendments by providing input based on evaluation of the care coordination program; Assists in updating Care Coordination Program.
Duties include Providing resource information or referrals to elderly clients and /or their family members through the documents intake of clients information in physical or electronic records (SAMS database or equivalent) client assessment, service plan development, arrangement of necessary case and services follow-up and ongoing monitoring of clients’ status, which may include making home visits, determining eligibility, assessing hours for personal care and coordinating with contracted vendors. AACOG business hours 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. M-F. This is a non-exempt position. Pay Grade 8. Open until Filled. Only electronic online applications will be accepted.
Desired Education/Degree: Associates. Desired Major: Social services, Business, Public Administration Desired Job Experience: Any equivalent combination of experience and any training which provides the knowledge, skill, and abilities.
Equal Opportunity Employer