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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Area Agency on Aging 3 is announcing the following job opportunities.   All resumes are kept on file for six months. Those interested should submit a resume to attention Michele Gibson HR at mgibson@psa3.org or fill out the application below.

RECOVERY MANAGER-FT Exempt

(Case load: Montgomery, Miami, Preble counties)

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • RN or possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or similar field required.

  • A minimum of three years post degree experience working with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI). 

  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide the level care management/assessment appropriate to the scope of program responsibilities.

  • Genuine interest in the Mission of Area Agency on Aging 3.

  • Must be able to adapt to changing job duties, be flexible, and have exceptional organizational skills.

  • Proficient in computer skills.

  • Must have a valid driver's license, access to an automobile, and automobile insurance meeting the minimum requirements of state

  • Final candidate must agree to a BCII Criminal Records Check, which includes fingerprinting and pre-employment Drug Screen at the expense of PSA 3 Agency on Aging, Inc.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  

Monitoring the provision of services included in the Person-Centered Plan to ensure that individual’s needs, preference, health and welfare are promoted. Must have the following abilities to perform the essential duties: 

  • Ability to effectively communicate with general public, both in person and by phone.

  • Ability to comprehend written material related to essential job functions.

  • Ability to accurately document facts related to essential job functions.

  • 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 consumer's health/hygiene and the safety of the consumer's environment.

  • Ability to use and transport a laptop computer and case; therefore, must be able to lift/carry a minimum of 20 pounds.

  • Ability to ambulate enough to access private homes/locations which may not be readily accessible.

  • Ability to travel to community and consumer locations within our 14 county service area.

  • Ability to occasionally travel outside service area including but not limited to Columbus, Ohio.

  • Maintains regular contact with the consumer/individual, informal caregivers and other providers of service to determine whether services are appropriate, of high quality and are meeting the consumer's/individual’s current needs.  Includes verifying whether services are delivered according to plan and modifying the care plan to meet the consumer's/individuals changing needs.

  • Manage a caseload and complete home visits and contacts both as required and as needed to assess program eligibility, ongoing service eligibility as well as ongoing care plan for identified/continued needs.

  • Conducts a comprehensive reassessment every 12 months or more frequently (event-based reassessment) to reassess the consumer's/individuals needs and re-evaluates the appropriateness of care.

  • Monitors the consumer's/individuals progress with respect to the comprehensive goals and objectives/All Service Plan.

  • Provide the consumer/individual with information on community services and agency services which will address their needs and make the appropriate referrals on behalf on the individual.

  • Participates in consumer care conferences with informal/formal providers.

  • Act as an advocate for individual.  Participate in state hearings when required.

  • This position is directly responsible to the SRS Supervisor.

  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the SRS Supervisor/Vice President of Program Operations/Chief Operations Officer/Chief Executive Officer.

  • Adheres to consumer privacy and HIPAA regulations.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Grantor Agency. All candidates will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.

 

If you know someone who may be interested, please have them email their resume and interest to Michele Gibson at mgibson@psa3.org or apply at www.aaa3.org/careers

Adult Protective Services Worker-FT (Hardin County cases)

 OVERVIEW OF POSITION: 

This position is established for the purpose of providing adult protective services to vulnerable adults.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate degree, Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Public Health, Education, or related field preferred

  • Experience working directly with families and/or case management experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of community resources.

  • Professional telephone and administrative skills.

  • Genuine interest in the Mission of Area Agency on Aging 3.

  • Strong computer skills, including use of Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Ability to make sound decisions and demonstrate critical thinking skills.

  • Ability to prioritize, organize and maintain accuracy in a flexible job environment.

  • Must maintain strict confidentiality and comply with all Agency HIPPA policies and procedures.

  • Must have a valid driver's license, access to an automobile and automobile insurance meeting the minimum requirements of state law.

  • Final candidate must agree to a BCII Criminal Records Check, which includes fingerprinting and pre-employment Drug Screen at the expense of Area Agency on Aging 3.

  • It is the sole responsibility of the employee to keep up licensure, if any, (i.e.: RN, LSW, RD), including continued licensure renewals throughout employment with Area Agency on Aging 3

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Performs intake screening and processes reports, including after- hours calls alleging abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation.

  • Investigates, as directed, reports of abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation; conducts home visits to observe surroundings and interview reported adults, caregivers, and alleged perpetrators.

  • Assesses living arrangements, physical capabilities, cognitive abilities, medical requirements, and financial resources.

  • Develops protective service plans and provides on-going follow-up and monitoring to reduce risk and increase safety of reported adults.

  • Recommends, prepares, and attends legal interventions, such as guardianship, power of attorney, protective services, and /or placement, as necessary to ensure individuals safety and well-being.

  • Provides information and referrals to local agencies and organizations, coordinates community resources.

  • Interacts with health care providers, community organizations, law enforcement, and government agencies.

  • Completes case documentation using appropriate computer applications to document events, record interviews and other relevant information.

  • Corresponds verbally and in writing with associated parties to ensure all those affected are informed.

  • Responds to reported elder-related emergency situations outside normal agency operating hours.

  • Provides customer service by responding to general adult protection inquiries, as well as recording specific incidents and offering guidance.

  • Prepares case documentation for administrative or judicial procedures as required and testifies in court, as necessary.

  • Prepares for and facilitates quarterly Interdisciplinary Team (I-Team) meetings. Prepares and presents information related to services provided by APS.

  • Meets procedural deadlines governing management of APS.

  • Prepares case reviews, correspondence and complies statistical information for state and county reports.

  • Attends workshops and training sessions to stay current on relevant legislation. Maintains current manuals, desk aids and instructional guides.

  • Performs duties with respectful communications & behaviors.

  • Represents the Area Agency at community and special events as requested.

  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the VP of Community Living Services/Chief Operations Officer/Chief Executive Officer.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Grantor Agency. All candidates will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.

 

If you know someone who may be interested, please have them email their resume and interest to Michele Gibson at mgibson@psa3.org or apply at www.aaa3.org/careers


Program Operations Assessor - FT Exempt - Hardin/Allen County

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current RN or LSW licensure in the State of Ohio. 

  • At least one-year prior experience in Long Term Care for elderly and/or disabled adults, medical social work, geriatrics/gerontology or other substitute as approved by the Ohio Department of Aging.

  • Must have a valid driver's license, access to an automobile, and automobile insurance meeting the minimum requirements of state law.

  • Genuine interest in the Mission of Area Agency on Aging 3.

  • Proficient in computer skills.

  • Must have a telephone.

  • Final candidate must agree to a BCII Criminal Records Check, which includes fingerprinting and pre-employment Drug Screen at the expense of Area Agency on Aging 3.

  • It is the sole responsibility of the employee to keep up with all required licensure (Examples RN, LSW), including continued licensure renewals throughout your employment with Area Agency on Aging 3.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Conducts a face-to-face comprehensive assessment with the consumer/family system as a basis for determining the consumer's level of care/level of need, eligibility for available community resources and long-term care options.

  • Develops an individualized comprehensive care plan with the consumer/caregiver which addresses the problems identified, the goals and outcomes to be achieved, the services to be pursued in support of goal achievement, the responsibilities of the consumer, informal/formal support and the case manager and defines payment sources for needed services.

  • Arranges for service delivery through a process which includes collaborating and negotiating with service providers (including informal caregivers, volunteers and outside resources) for delivery of needed services to the consumer in a manner described in the care plan.

  • Clarifies for consumers/caregivers their community based long term care options to nursing home placement.

  • Assists the consumer to determine and secure the most appropriate environment for the delivery of long-term care services.

  • Links consumers to resources, services, and opportunities that maintain the greatest degree of consumer independence.

  • Participates in state hearings.  Depending on the circumstances may represent Area Agency on Aging 3, ODHS or may act as a consumer advocate.

  • Participates in the Area Agency on Aging 3 internal quality assurance and utilization review process.

  • Completes weekend Pre-Admission Review as required by Ohio Department of Aging.

  • This position is directly responsible to the Community Options Supervisor/VP of Program Operations/Chief Operations Officer/Chief Executive Officer.

  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Community Options Supervisor/VP of Program Operations/Chief Operations Officer/Chief Executive Officer.

  • Adheres to consumer privacy and HIPAA regulations.


We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Grantor Agency. All candidates will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.

 

If you know someone who may be interested, please have them email their resume and interest to Michele Gibson at mgibson@psa3.org or apply at www.aaa3.org/careers

Mental Health Therapist (Part Time)

Responsibilities include but not limited to develops/coordinates/manages care plan for services for all ages. Advocates for services and benefits, conduct family/service provider case conferences, arrange for service delivery, and reassess needs and services for care. This position will be onsite and remote. This position will report to Jacqueline Carver.

Qualifications: Master’s in social work, LISW required, 1 year's prior experience providing mental/behavioral health services to older adults in Long Term Care or Home and Community Based settings preferred. Strong oral and written communication skills, genuine interest in the Mission of the Area Agency on Aging 3, EHR documentation preferred, ability to work cooperatively with external and internal referral sources. Applicant must have the ability to telecommute and have a valid driver’s license with auto insurance.


We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Grantor Agency. All candidates will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.

 

If you know someone who may be interested, please have them email their resume and interest to Michele Gibson at mgibson@psa3.org or apply at www.aaa3.org/careers

Volunteer Positions: Board of Trustees & Advisory Council

The Area Agency on Aging 3 is always on the lookout for members of our governing bodies.

Our advisory council members meet the third Wednesday, every other month at 10:00am in our agency office. They serve to represent lifestyles and cultures of each county we serve and assist us in meeting the needs of this area’s seniors.

The Board of Directors consists of 11 members, 1 from each of our 7 counties and 4 who are considered at-large. Appointments are for 3-year terms. The board directs the business of the agency and represents the employees and individuals we serve.

If you are interested in applying for one of our volunteer positions, please click here to download the application. Return the application to the Area Agency on Aging 3, c/o Stephanie Lane, 2423 Allentown Road, Lima, OH 45805 or email to slane@psa3.org. For additional information or to check on board vacancies for your county call Stephanie Lane at 419-879-2188.

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