This is a responsible, non-supervisory position requiring familiarity with various veterans/government programs and insurance coverage related to services for veterans/disabled. Duties include: Implements and coordinates the case management in the region to ensure prescribed activities are carried out in accordance with specified objectives of the Veteran Directed Home and Community Based Service Program; Provides initial assessment, technical assistance and develop spending plans for consumer directed services; Conducts and documents ongoing follow-up contacts and home visits. Serves as a liaison between AACOG, Veterans Admiration, Fiscal Management Agencies and social service agencies. Attends meetings conferences, workshops and other in-service training programs related to the case management program and benefits counseling; Assists in developing the area plan and any necessary amendment program/benefits counseling program; Liaison between AACOG, vendor regarding invoices; Completes related monthly reports; Performs other job related duties as assigned.
Desired Education/Degree: Two (2) years of full-time aging, social services be substituted for one (1) year of the required education, with the maximum substitution of four (4) years of experience for two (2) years of education; OR Licensed as a registered nurse or certified as a social worker; plus at least two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in the field of aging, nursing, social work, other human services, or related field; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skill, and abilities.
Other Qualifications: Provides outreach to those clients who may benefit from other programs developed within the Area Agency on Aging; Implements the case management program through the identification of clients; Proficiency in basic computer skills, Windows, Microsoft programs; Database utilized for maintenance of electronic files; Bilingual Spanish/English highly preferred. Valid Texas driver’s license and reliable transportation required. Travel within 13 Counties of AACOG.
AACOG business hours 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., M-F. This position is a Pay Grade 8, with a starting hourly rate of $16.04. This is a non-exempt position. Open until Filled. Only electronic online applications will be accepted.
Equal Opportunity Employer