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Jobs:

Social Service Assistant


This position provides assistance to the Case Management team at Bluegrass Area Agency on Aging & Independent Living.  Assistance will be in the form of clerical support as well as client contact.
Duties Include, but are not limited to:

  • Filing
  • CDO timesheets checked and submitted to appropriate staff
  • Mail incomplete/timesheets with errors to the employee
  • Call employees listed on payroll problem list
  • Fax supply request packets to Medicaid
  • Keep employee hire packets stocked
  • Keep participant enrollment packets stocked
  • Track renewal dates for medical supplies
  • Make monthly telephone contact to participants, including documentation and notification to the Case Manager of any issues
  • Data input into appropriate database system
  • Maintain program wait list
  • Help determine the type of assistance a participant needs
  • Assist the participant in getting services to carry out the plan of care
  • Coordinate services provided to the participant
  • Assist participants in applying for other services or benefits for which they may qualify
  • Monitor participants to ensure services are provided appropriately
  • Work under the direction of the Case Manager Supervisor or Case Manager

Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must possess excellent time-management skills
  • Strong organizational skills and follow-up ability
  • Ability to effectively communicate with participants, participant employees, and staff
  • Proper telephone techniques and etiquette
  • Flexibility
  • Skills in Excel and other computer operating systems

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience with computer
  • High school diploma
  • Experience in a service oriented agency preferred

Deadline:  June 4, 2014
Submit Resumes to:  Kim Fry, Human Resources Director
                                       kfry@bgadd.org
EOE
                                                                                                               
BLUEGRASS AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY, INTERPRET, OR APPLY THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IN ANY WAY the Company DESIRES.  THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IN NO WAY IMPLIES THAT THESE ARE THE ONLY DUTIES, INCLUDING ESSENTIAL DUTIES, TO BE PERFORMED BY THE EMPLOYEE OCCUPYING THIS POSITION.***

 


Aging Program Assessor

An Assessor must perform the process of assessing clients in the Home and Community Based Medicaid Waiver Program, Homecare Program, Title IIIB and C2 Programs as well as Adult Day Center Social Model participants in order to achieve the best possible resolution to individual needs in the most effective way for all participants.  The Assessor will also complete a plan of care with the participant.  The Assessor will complete this process for all Aging Program Clients upon initial enrollment as well as annually.

Duties May Include:

  • Assess needs and determine client eligibility
  • Determine cost sharing (fee for service) and notify fiduciary or provider
  • Identify resources and coordinate benefits to program participants
  • Develop a care plan
  • Submit assessment to Carewise/QIO for level of care for all waiver participants
  • Educate individuals on steps necessary to become a Medicaid recipient through the Department for Community Based Services
  • Answer directly to Eligibility Coordinator
  • Other duties as assigned by the AAAIL director

 

Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively coordinate and communicate with clients, service providers and the general public and other staff members
  • Skill in establishing interpersonal relationships
  • Knowledge of human behavior
  • Knowledge of community organizations and service system development
  • Problem solving skills and techniques
  • Knowledge and skill in social and health service intervention techniques and methodology
  • Ability to determine natural supports and effectively communicate those supports as irreplaceable by program/services

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health or Human Services Profession from an accredited college or university, with one (1) year experience or more in the field of aging or physical disabilities; OR
  • The educational or experiential equivalent in the field of aging or physical disabilities;
  • RN licensed currently as defined in KRS 314.011(5), and who has two (2) years or more experience as a professional nurse in the field of aging or physical disabilities; OR
  • Master’s degree from accredited college or university can substitute for experience
  • Current Kentucky driver’s license.
  • Use of own vehicle
  • Current Kentucky automobile insurance
  • Ability to travel daily

 

Deadline:      May 16, 2014

Submit Resumes to:  Kim Fry, Human Resources Director
                                        kfry@bgadd.org

EOE
                                                                                   
BLUEGRASS AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY, INTERPRET, OR APPLY THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IN ANY WAY the Company DESIRES.  THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IN NO WAY IMPLIES THAT THESE ARE THE ONLY DUTIES, INCLUDING ESSENTIAL DUTIES, TO BE PERFORMED BY THE EMPLOYEE OCCUPYING THIS POSITION.***

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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