Care Coordinator/Case Manager
Would you like working with Alaskans in need and do you want to make a difference in your community? You can by joining our team of care coordinators!
Care Coordination Resource of Alaska is looking a dedicated Care Coordinator to join us in enriching the lives of Alaskans in need. This is a great opportunity for full time work in our Juneau location.
We are a statewide 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and Conflict Free Care Coordination Agency dedicated to ensuring the best possible quality of life for individuals who experience a disability or health issues.
Care Coordinators must have a broad understanding of individuals with disabilities and health issues as well as being able to assess client/family needs and identify and coordinate the delivery of services. Client-oriented tasks will involve screening, assessment, service coordination, monitoring, follow-up and advocacy. The Care Coordinators act as a liaisons between community members, services, clients and state representatives.
Essential Job Functions
•Process requests for services, provide referrals, assessments, consultation, monitoring and follow-up.
•Develop a plan of care with and for individuals enrolled in the Care Coordination service and update the plan as needed.
•Explain and negotiate the fee system with each individual family enrolled in the Care Coordination program.
•Implement the plan of care, coordinating with the necessary providers.
•Monitor client situations to ensure the individual and family are receiving the services outlined in the plan of care.
•Advocate for new, improved and/or enhanced services to meet the needs of family coping with ADRD, CCMC or IDD.
•Establish a network with other community service providers.
•Assist with new referral process by accepting phone call or appointment, collection of information, and referral to
appropriate department (commonly known as “intake”).
•Promote the Agency’s mission, goals and programs.
•Perform other duties as assigned.
Requirements and Qualifications
•Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, nursing, health, human services or closely related field. Master’s degree preferred.
•Work experience can be substituted for a degree.
•Experience in human services is preferred but willing to train the right individual.
•Must be able to be certified by the State of Alaska to provide Medicaid Waiver care coordination.
•Ability to pass a state and federal criminal background check.
•Valid Alaska driver’s license with a good driving record and proof of auto insurance.
•Negative TB screening and annual negative re-screening.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
•Knowledge of or the ability to learn about Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders
•Knowledge of health care or social service systems.
•Knowledge of the Medicaid Waiver system.
•Ability to be sensitive to clients of all ages, cultures. Disabilities and health issues.
•Ability to evaluate client needs and complete assessments.
•Ability to network with representatives of other agencies.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Ability to work independently, follow directions and organize materials and time.
•Ability to operate computers and other office equipment.
•Ability to drive, and to use personal vehicle for Agency business.
Physical and Special Requirements
•Must have the ability to perform lifting and transferring of no less than fifty pounds and demonstrate good body mechanics while performing these tasks.
•Must be able to climb stairs and access individuals in non-accessible rooms or apartments.
How to Apply
Submit your resume and cover letter to the appropriate location listed below.
To apply contact Rebecca Marinelli by email at xxx-xxx-xxxx by mail at 1750 Abbott Road, Anchorage, AK 99507
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
Care Coordination Resource of Alaska is a program of Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska and an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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