Location: Chehalis, WA
Pay: $43,812.00 - $58,308.00 /Year
Name: Mikle Yow, Administrative Secretary
Phone: 360-664-3162 x112
AREA AGENCY ON AGING
Assists functionally impaired
adults in identifying, obtaining and effectively utilizing the necessary
services which will enable them to maintain the highest level of independence
in the least restrictive setting.
This class specification
reflects the general concept and intent of the classification and should not be
construed as a detailed statement of all the work requirements that may be
inherent in a position.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Through in-depth interviews and collateral contacts, where necessary, completes a comprehensive assessment, using State-approved computerized tool, to evaluate client strengths, needs and support resources.
Develops or modifies an individualized service plan to meet the identified needs of the client in a community setting, using case staffing and/or consultation as appropriate.
Implements service plan, including making appropriate arrangements with service providers and informal supports.
Conducts reassessment of client situation and reviews service plan, within appropriate timeframes and guidelines, to assure that the plan continues to meet the client’s needs.
Reauthorizes state core services, according to applicable rules and regulations, using DSHS Social Service Payment system. Authorizes other services within given authority and guidelines.
Provides case management supportive functions such as client advocacy, assistance, service referral, consultation, technical assistance, family support, crisis intervention and follow-up as necessary.
Initiates or participates in case staffings as appropriate.
Explains client rights and responsibilities under State core services.
Develops and maintains case records and required forms and reports in the agency prescribed format.
Maintains statistical data and monitors statistical reports.
Develops and maintains knowledge of current applicable laws, rules, regulations and guidelines governing State core services.
Provides input regarding system problems, barriers to service, and service gaps on a regular basis.
Participates in meetings and training as required or appropriate.
Participates in the training of other staff as required.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
Performs other related job
duties as assigned.
Works under general
supervision, handling many details on own initiative and deciding appropriate
actions within established guidelines and procedures.
Works in a variety of settings, both in an office and where the client resides.
May be exposed to allergens and irritants in client homes.
Requires travel to and from client residences and other community agencies.
Must be able to access client homes.
- Must be able to travel frequently within and outside of the service area to meetings and events.
- Must be able to perform the duties of this position, with or without reasonable accommodation, in accordance with the law.
Requires a current Washington State Drivers License, a legally licensed vehicle and auto liability insurance.
Ability to understand federal, state, and local rules, regulations and guidelines pertaining to State core, and other commonly used services.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, in a manner appropriate for the purpose and parties addressed.
Ability to read, write, speak, and interpret information in English.
Demonstrated skills in interviewing, objective analysis, problem solving, and documentation of activities.
Ability to organize and manage own workload in an efficient and effective manner.
Ability to learn and master new job responsibilities.
Ability to work effectively, both independently and as a member of a team; to use sound judgment and tact in dealing with clients and members of the public and in interpreting regulations, policies and procedures.
THURSTON AREA AGENCY ON AGING IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND IS COMMITTED
TO WORKING WITH ITS EMPLOYEES TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE THEM WITH THE PHYSICAL
ASPECTS OF A POSITION. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT
WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, CREED, RELIGION, COLOR, AGE, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN,
MARITAL STATUS, VETERAN STATUS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, OR THE PRESENCE OF ANY
SENSORY, MENTAL OR PHYSICAL HANDICAP.
APPLICANTS REQUESTING A REASONABLE
ACCOMMODATION IN THE APPLICATION PROCESS SHOULD CONTACT JEMMA WILLIAMSON AT: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or 360-664-3162 ext. 131.
To apply for this position please visit our website : www.LMTAAA.org