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Cleveland, Ohio Full Time Posted: Thursday, 18 October 2018
 
 

Dedicate yourself to an Organization and Mission you can be proud of by joining the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging!

Our Mission:

We provide choices for people to live independently in the place they want to call home.

About Us:

Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging (WRAAA) is a private non-profit corporation, organized and designated by the State of Ohio to be the planning, coordinating and administrative agency for federal and state aging programs in Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain and Medina Counties. It is one of twelve Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) in the state organized together with local service provider organizations and the Ohio Department of Aging (ODA) to form the state's public aging services network. The network works together to create opportunities for Ohioan's to receive needed home and community services and supports; and to age successfully in their own homes and communities.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The MyCare Ohio Case Manager is responsible for the assessment and care management of long- term clients ages 60 and older enrolled in the waiver programs. Social Worker (LSW) or Registered Nurse (RN) licenses are required. At least one year of experience working with individuals with physical or behavioral disabilities in a home health care, medical social work, or behavioral health environment is required.

Qualifications

Current licensure as a social worker by the State of Ohio Counselor and Social Work Board, or as a Registered Nurse with the Ohio Board of Nursing.

  • At least one year of experience working with individuals with physical or behavioral disabilities in a home health care, medical social work, or behavioral health environment is required.
  • Excellent verbal and written interviewing and assessment skills.
  • Basic knowledge of major chronic disabling illnesses for persons of all ages, disease processes, and normal aging or special knowledge in pediatrics and young adults.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with the disabled and elderly populations and general public, both in person and by phone.
  • Ability to communicate in a collaborative, effective manner with others and to maintain good working relationships.
  • Ability to comprehend written material related to essential job functions.
  • Ability to comprehend basic medical terminology.
  • Knowledge of local resources for older adults and persons with disabilities.
  • Ability to comprehend, recall, and apply facts related to essential job functions.
  • Ability to analyze, evaluate, and implement a reasonable course of action based on available information.
  • Ability to detect specific odors related to the assessment of a client's health/hygiene and the safety of the client's environment.
  • Ability to ambulate enough to access private homes/locations which may not be readily accessible.
  • Must have basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications (intermediate/advanced skills preferred.
  • Ability to use and transport a laptop computer and case, therefore must be able to lift/carry a minimum of twenty (20) pounds.
  • Must have a car available during working hours, as well as the ability to legally drive a car.
  • *Please note: If selected for an in-person interview, a complete job description will be provided.

Candidates we love

Self-motivated and compassionate Social Workers (LSWs) and Registered Nurses (RNs) looking to be part of a Best-in Class organization

Team players who are committed to providing superior service to all they serve

Enthusiastic professionals excited to grow with an organization that values dedication, innovation and collaboration.

What our staff loves about us

A generous PTO program and paid holidays

An investment in professional development through a substantial, annual training funds allotment

A 401K program with company match

Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits and so much more


Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
Healthcare
HR & Recruiting Manager
CB
10/18/2018 8:04:16 AM

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