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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Aging
Job Title: Senior Care Act Program Coordinator
Salary: $34687.67 Annually

Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.

Job Description:

Usual working days/hours:

Monday - Friday | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location of work:

West River Plaza, 2622 W Central, Suite 500 | Wichita, KS

Job Objectives:
Manage and oversee Senior Care Act (SCA) program. Conduct functional assessments, plan of care development, and management of services for persons 60 years of age and older allowing the consumer to age in place in the community.

Essential Job Functions:
PROGRAM MANAGEMENT & COMPLIANCE AND QUALITY STANDARDS Provide program management and quality assurance to ensure contract services are in accordance with required guidelines. § Manage SCA program operations for compliance with contract requirements, outcome achievement, required service levels and best practices in accordance with division policies. § Assist wit division contract and service monitoring. § Budget oversight. § Work within and across departmental units to ensure teamwork, integration of services, high quality, and compliance with administrative procedures. § Provide quality assurance by continual monitoring and random checks to ensure contract compliance and quality standards are met, and provide quality review for other division units. § Assists in the evaluation of program services as needed. § Produce documentation and other reports as requested by required deadlines. SERVICES MANAGEMENT & ASSESSMENTS COMPONENT Provide oversight of services to consumers with an ultimate goal of continued in home placement. § Complete the SCA Functional Assessment Instrument (FAI) to determine eligibility and appropriate care choices for SCA In-Home program. § Plan of care development and ongoing management of services to individuals receiving SCA services. § Monitor client usage of services and work with client and provider to resolve concerns. § Prepares and maintains client files in accordance with HIPAA guidelines. § Complete other tasks and projects as assigned by the Director of Mill Levy and Mobility. This position requires driving. Valid Kansas Driver's License and proof of automobile insurance is required. Must be able to safely operate a motor vehicle, and meet Driver Qualification standards as set forth in Sedgwick County's Fleet Vehicle Operation and Usage policy. Individuals applying must have strong interviewing skills and knowledge of assessment procedures.

Job Standards:
EDUCATION & LICENSURE Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred from an accredited college or university with a major in social work, gerontology, healthcare administration or closely related human service field. Licensed Social Worker preferred. EXPERIENCE & ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS At least two (2) years’ experience in the field of aging or physical disabilities and case management experience with an emphasis in administration and/or project management. Valid State of Kansas driver's license and proof of automobile insurance required. § Knowledgeable about community resources, services and benefits available to seniors and persons with disabilities. § Project management and organizational development skills. § Ability to interpret and analyze raw data and summarize results § Ability to conduct annual audits and assessments on provider program compliance. § Demonstrate strong interviewing skills and knowledge of assessment procedures. § Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to collect and convey accurate information face to face, by telephone or by email. § Knowledge of problem solving and conflict resolution principles, including active listening and interviewing. § Demonstrate strong customer service skills working with people of different race, ethnicity, or sexual orientation; manage difficult or emotional customer situations; and respond promptly to customer needs. § Ability to provide accurate assessments within a timely period. § Ability to operate basic office machines, such as personal computer, fax, copy machine and phone.

Testing/Screening Requested:
• Background checks including but not limited to KBI. • Motor Vehicle Report. • Pre-employment urine drug screen.

Office: Personal Computer, Vehicle, Copier/Fax/Scanner, Multi-line Phone, Printer.

Work Environment:
Work is performed 50% in field in all weather conditions. Will have exposure to wide variety of environmental conditions. Travel to consumers is required covering Sedgwick, Butler and Harvey County

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate. Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.

Vacancy Number: 200010127

Open Date: 11/6/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 12/6/2017 11:59:59 PM