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126162
Professional Services
Full Time
Rochester, NY
2 Years
Bachelor's Degree
December 6, 2016

Care Coordinator I-The Alzheimer’s Association

Essential Job Functions:

  • Coordinate a DSSP caseload.
  • Participate as a team provider for assigned consumer individualized service plan meetings.
  • Maintain required frequency of face to face visits with all consumers.
  • Timely completion of all required documentation.
  • Timely data entry into appropriate databases.
  • Develop care consultations and goal plans for each consumer.
  • Assess individual needs of consumers and make necessary referrals for respite, environmental assessments and other services as needed.
  • Provide DSSP education for residential habilitation locations and day programs as needed to staff and/or peers. Assess the educational needs on an ongoing basis.
  • Provide coordination and delivery of various Alzheimer’s Association social activities, support group coordination and physician outreach programs, as assigned.
  • Provide coverage to other programs and services as needed.
  • Provide care consultations as requested.
  • Lead with sensitivity to diversity and inclusiveness efforts of program delivery.
  • Provide leadership or support where needed for special events, conferences, etc. sponsored by programs and services, representing the Alzheimer’s Association as needed. Occasional weekend and/or evening events or services will require coverage.
  • Participate and provide leadership for special projects as assigned.
  • Attend all required staff and community based meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum requirement includes a Bachelor’s of Social Work with a Master’s preferred, or comparable degree.
  • Two to four years’ experience working with caregivers and persons with dementia, consumers with developmental disabilities, aging services or comparable human services experience is preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to work independently, as a team and be self-motivated.
  • Strong public speaking and communication skills.
  • Background working collaboratively with external service providers and developing community partnerships.
  • Empathy for individuals with dementia and their caregivers.
  • Computer skills are essential in Microsoft 2010 and Adobe PDF format.
  • Driver’s license, car and proof of insurance are necessary

Status: Full-time
Reports To: Director of Programs and Services


The Alzheimer’s Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not lawfully discriminate on the basis of religion, sex, age, national origin, race, color, marital status or disability. This commitment to equal opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, training, compensations and benefits. Employees are responsible for abiding by the Agency’s commitment to equal opportunity in their personal conduct and also are responsible for addressing any conduct by Agency personnel which deviates from this commitment.


Resume & Cover Letter:
Kelly Harris, Director of Administration, Alzheimer's Association, 435 East Henrietta Road, Rochester NY 14620
or email: rochesterjobs@alz.org

 

 

 

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