Veteran Directed Care Coordinator

Elder Options is seeking a Veteran Directed Care Coordinator to coordinate care services for Veterans with home health care needs. The Veteran Directed Care Coordinator is responsible for providing the case management support necessary to coordinate, implement, and administer the activities of the Veteran Directed Care (VDC) program.  The Coordinator serves as a consultant to veteran beneficiaries and their representatives to assist with:

  • Developing a care plan,
  • Developing a budget, and
  • Engaging and employing caregivers to support Veterans with home health care needs.

The VDC Coordinator will provide support services necessary to coordinate the VDC program between Elder Options, and:

  • The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA),
  • Eligible veteran beneficiaries (and/or their representatives), and
  • the fiscal employer agent (FEA).

VDC Coordinators conduct home-based and virtual visits with each veteran and/or representative to perform assessments, develop service plans, identify functioning level and sources of support, etc. The incumbent VDC Coordinator will maintain their case load through regular contacts and provide reassessments as required, or when there are changes in condition, program or situation.

Ideal candidates should be able to demonstrate exceptional client care, a willingness to travel to client homes, and flexibility and independence with client visits.  Candidates should be able to demonstrate a high level of skill in organization to meet deadlines, and in working with diverse client populations.

A Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) from a four-year college or university, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Experience as a case manager and/or experience working with the military preferred.

Salary is $35,000. Excellent benefits. ADA/EOE

The selected candidate will be required to:

  • Successfully pass a Level II background screening,
  • Have a valid Florida Driver’s license,
  • Pass a driver screening, and
  • Maintain reliable transportation for frequent local travel. Travel reimbursement is provided.

Career Center Link – External Applicants:

To apply click below, and select the Veteran Directed Care Coordinator position: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AgingInc&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US

Position closes:  July 22, 2021

Community Health Care Coach

Seeking qualified individual to fill position of Community Health Care Coach. The Community Health Care Coach is responsible for implementing evidence-based programming to qualifying patients geared toward patient self-management of chronic diseases via teaching/modeling, self-advocacy, and education on how to negotiate complex health care systems and community resources.  The Community Health Care Coach will conduct assessments with elderly or disabled patients to determine program appropriateness and service needs.  Patient visits will be completed in the home, hospital or rehabilitation center, or by virtual and telephone sessions.  Provided by Elder Options, the position requires completing EnhanceWellness and Program for Encouraging Active and Rewarding Lives (PEARLS) certificates and the Take Charge Training. The position requires flexibility and an ability to work with a population that is elderly and/or frail/disabled.  Applicant must have excellent interpersonal skills, effective verbal and written communication skills, and be computer proficient.  Must be able to work independently as well as function as a member of a multidisciplinary team.  The Community Health Care Coach must have valid driver’s license and drive his or her own vehicle within the 16 counties of the North Central Florida area.  Mileage reimbursement at the state of Florida rate.  Level Two background screen required.  BA/BS required.  Human service/aging network experience a plus.

Salary: $35,000. Excellent benefits.  ADA/EOE.

Position Closes:  August 23, 2021

Career Center Link:

To apply click below, and select the Community Health Care Coach position: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AgingInc&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US

If you have questions or need to apply using an alternate method, contact Kathy Dorminey at dormineyk@agingresources.org. Elder Options, Inc. is located at 100 SW 75th Street, Suite 301, Gainesville, FL 32607.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Address: 100 SW 75th Street, Suite 301 Gainesville, FL 32607
Phone:1-800-262-2243  •  Fax: 352-378-1256

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