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NorthWest Kansas Area Agency on Aging Case Manager in Hays, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12305975

The Northwest Kansas Area Agency on Aging is accepting resumes for a full-time Case Manager to work with seniors and individuals with physical disabilities.


Duties:


Duties include but are not limited to:


+ Assessment of consumer's physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and functional needs and impairments


+ Designing a plan of care addressing the needs and challenges of the consumer considering all resources


+ Implementing the plan of care utilizing formal and informal services and coordinating resources and services


+ Monitoring and evaluating the plan of care and the services delivered and making changes when indicated by the consumer's condition or circumstances


+ Assessing the consumer on a regular basis


+ Complete Benefits CheckUp and assist with applications for public based benefits


Skills:


Qualifications require a four-year degree from an accredited college or university. Preference given to applicants with majors in gerontology, nursing, health, social work, counseling, human development, family studies, or a Registered Nurse licensed to practice in Kansas. One year of experience working with older adults and/or individuals with disabilities is required.


+ Applicant must pass a background check


+ Applicant must be willing to use technology to meet with customers via videoconference and phone


+ Applicant must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable to drive a company vehicle as travel will be required within the 18 counties of northwest Kansas


+ Applicant must be able to effectively communicate with consumers, family members, service providers, and co-workers


+ Applicant must be able to multi-task, have strong computer skills, and the ability to maintain an accurate database


Benefits:


Workweek is Monday – Friday, 8 am-5pm. Successful applicants will receive holiday, vacation and sick time, and will be eligible for KPERS retirement, and health/dental insurance benefits.


How to Apply:


Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to NWKAAA at:


hr@nwkaaa.org


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