RN SUPPORTS COORDINATOR
Company: Area Agency on Aging 1B
Posted on: September 17, 2022
Sign-On Bonus $2,500 (limited time) The Supports Coordinator
(SC) uses person-centered principals to perform comprehensive
assessments to determine health care and social needs of applicants
and eligibility for enrollment to the MI Choice Waiver Program.
Assess medical, functional, psychological, financial, and
environmental needs of applicants. Coordinates support services to
assist participants in developing a person-centered long-term care
(LTC) plan. The SC will be expected to cover the entire six-county
region of the MI Choice program area as needed. Community based
staff schedule will accommodate daytime, evening and weekend hours
as required. Models AAA1-B values and mission. Conducts dual
discipline in-person initial assessments for the purpose of
evaluating MI Choice Program eligibility. Assessment tools per
contract of iHC and NFLOC. Identify resources, organizations that
may meet the participants' needs. Actively participate in linking
the participants to needed services and LTC strategies/resources.
Conduct monitoring contact calls for participants.
Provide person-centered counseling on LTC options and strategies
including the frequency, duration, and financing of services.
Educate participants and caregivers regarding the participant's
health status, health promotion, and risks and benefits of
treatment options or personal choices, and work with family members
and other volunteer caregivers to maximize available informal
support systems and community resources. Determine gaps in care and
develop overall Person-Centered Service Plan in managing
Demonstrate quality, adherence to department, contract and program
standards, compliance through consistent audit outcomes conducted
by quality department, Supervisor and other metrics identified by
MDHHS, OIG, CSS Department, CQAR.
Complete case transfers to ongoing Supports Coordinator once
approved by Quality department and Supervisor of Enrollments.
Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with other
participant support systems, and conduct referral and case
conferencing activities as needed. Establish and maintain working
relationships with physicians, hospital discharge planners, human
service providers, home care agencies, Department of Human Services
(DHS), and other referring agencies.
Maintain accurate records and participant files. Enter necessary
information into the established participant tracking system. Meet
quality requirements per contract/standards. Participate in peer
reviews and quality activities. Report metrics.
Other duties as assigned. (to view the entire job description,
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RN Candidates: Minimum Assoc. or Nursing Degree with current State
of MI nursing license required.
Candidates with Experience: Must have 2-4+ years of experience in
clinical assessments or psycho-social assessments including: home
care experience and working with a similar target population.
Demonstrates problem solving ability and knowledge of LTC programs,
Excellent organizational skills and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work in a community-based setting, independently with
little direct supervision of daily duties.
Strong computer skills required in MS Office Word, Excel, and
Outlook; will test.
Valid drivers license required; will travel within a geographic
region utilizing own reliable transportation. BENEFITS: The Area
Agency on Aging 1-B in Southfield has outstanding benefits for this
position that include: Choice of 3 excellent low cost Medical
Fitness and Wellness programs
Dental, Vision, Short and Long-Term Disability
Excellent PTO package
We recognize 10 regular and 3 floating holidays
Centralized commute since main office is in Southfield, MI
AND you work with very pleasant colleagues at our Agency!! Our
recruiting team would love to hear from you today! Please complete
our on-line application and submit your resume for immediate
consideration. The Area Agency on Aging 1-B is an Equal Opportunity
and Affirmative Action Employer.
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