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Kansas Employer Transitions Program Manager - AGING in Wichita, Kansas

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Date: Nov 20, 2022

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department: Aging

Pay: $21.01 per hour

Work Schedule: 8am - 5pm, Mon - Fri

Provide program oversight and coordination of transition focused services for older adults and individuals with disabilities seeking transition from nursing facilities to the community. This includes provision of options counseling for all referrals to ensure comprehensive discussion of individual’s unique situation, resources and goals. Transition services includes determination of eligibility, Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) screening and coordination of referral and access to services available. Provide referrals to the core service providers including community services, Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) staff, Assistive Technology of Kansas (ATK), Independent Living Resource Center (ILRC), housing providers and others as needed. Responsible for tracking client data, expenditures, service provision and outcomes. Ensure that budget is tracked and services are provided within the program guidelines and funding allocated.

Service Provision

+ Direct services: Options counseling, SDOH screening, referrals to service providers. Provide consultation to program partners and maintain communication with all service providers. Documentation of all services provided, case logs, billings and tracking of outcomes.

+ Coordination: Coordinate with all service providers, department staff, nursing facilities, KDADS and MCO’s to ensure seamless transitions, appropriate referrals and clear and consistent communication.

+ Marketing: Work closely with CPAAA Director to develop messaging, marketing plan, and implementation plan to ensure statewide marketing of the ADRC Call Center and the Transition services. Provide options counseling for individuals seeking transition from nursing facilities impacted by COVID-19 to the community referred from various community partners.

+ Conduct eligibility determination to determine referral options

+ Conduct Social Determinants of Health comprehensive screening to assesses appropriate service needs

+ Provide outreach and education to older adults, caregivers and partners in the tri-county area (Sedgwick, Harvey and Butler Counties) to increase program referrals and knowledge of the service

Specialized Program Coordination

+ Coordinate with and assist the CPAAA Director in the development and implementation of the program with the goal to enhance delivery of services to older adults, individuals with disabilities and caregivers

+ Activities may include, but not be limited to, assessment of referral procedures, timeliness of service provision, access and successful utilization of technology and transition assistance, referrals to other agencies or internal programs

+ Communication with partner organizations, program manager and financial staff.

+ Community education and outreach to older adults, caregivers and professionals to promote the transition program and the ADRC Call Center

Marketing and Messaging

+ Assist with continual refinement of a marketing plan fo r the Transition program

+ Coordinate with CPAAA Director to identify venues for marketing the program

+ Monitor the referrals and reach into the community

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Social work, gerontology, psychology or related field. Two years of experience in social services field focused on working with older adults and individuals with physical disabilities. Per Sedgwick County policy, this is a driving level position that requires a valid State of Kansas driver’s license without restrictions and current proof of automobile insurance.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Social work, gerontology, psychology or related field. Two years of experience in program management. Licensed Social Worker. Bilingual in English and a language other than English.

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 Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050,