Registered Nurse or Licensed Social Worker Case Managers (Full-Time)

The Area Agency on Aging Region 9 Inc. (AAA9), located in Cambridge, Ohio is interviewing for Case Managers.

Applicants must be either a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or a Registered Nurse (RN) with one year of experience working with individuals with physical or behavioral disabilities; in home health care, medical social work; or behavioral health required.

AAA9 provides an excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance, life insurance, 403(B) retirement package, paid time off and work from home opportunities.

Caregiver Education Coordinator

General Duties:

Caregiver Education Coordinator will have a priority focus on Caregiver education and support. Will be responsible for organizing and coordinating education opportunities for AAA9 ensuring a high degree of professionalism and integrity. Develop, coordinate, and implement CG and community education and outreach activities designed to increase aid and bring awareness to CG issues. Will do speaking events related to Caregiver education and be a part of initiatives related to specific targeted CG populations. Will work with community partners to best serve identified CG’s. Carry a caseload of consumers/caregivers. Identify and support through identified service needs. Coordinate and implement service packages. Monitor for service satisfaction and change in needs through routine assigned contacts and visits.

Primary Duties: one on one support, referral, and education; education classes; community outreach, and case management responsibilities. Minimal after hours may be required. Other duties as assigned by Supervisor and/or Director(s). This is not a full list of job duties and duties are subject to change.

Preferred Experience/Skills:

  1. Bachelor’s degree preferred and/or three years equivalent experience
  2. Experience in public speaking and strong interpersonal communication skills required
  3. Computer skills, including word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheet, and PowerPoint is desired
  4. Experience in public speaking and strong interpersonal communication skills required
  5. The ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends may be required on very limited occasion

Office-based position

Kinship & Adoption Navigator, OhioKAN Program

General Information:

OhioKAN is an innovative statewide Kinship and Adoption Navigator Program that supports formal and informal kin caregivers and adoptive parents by providing information and referral services and assistance obtaining support services. OhioKAN is a statewide program organized into 10 geographic regions. Regional staff develop community capacity to deliver a service model designed to support formal and informal kin caregivers and adoptive parents, to access human and social services, hard goods, and other resources they need to achieve positive outcomes for themselves and the children in their home. Navigators support families to increase family resilience, improve family functioning, increase stability, and improve family well-being.

The Kinship and Adoption Navigator is a full-time position dedicated to supporting kinship caregivers and adoptive parents in accessing the services, resources, and social support they need to care for themselves and the children in their homes. The Kinship and Adoption Navigator reports to the AAA9 Community Options Supervisor and primary duties include: one on one support, referral, and education; education classes; community outreach, collaboration, and continued learning of emerging best practices in serving kinship and adoptive families.

Additional Direct Services:

  • Responds to inquiries about participation in the OhioKAN program, determines eligibility, provides referrals, and follows up in a timely manner
  • Partners with kinship and adoptive families to assess their needs, identify their goals, and provide individualized supportive services to achieve their goals
  • Collaborates with diverse families and organizational partners with an empathetic strengths-based orientation that prioritizes dignity and respect
  • In partnership with the Regional Director, builds and maintains relationships with public and private partners to support referrals
  • In partnership with the Regional Coordinator, builds and curates a list of services and resources across the region to serve kinship and adoptive families
  • Advocates alongside kinship and adoptive families for access to services to achieve their goals
  • Organizes and hosts events for outreach, public education, and to support kinship and adoptive families
  • Meets with the family at home, in the community or in partnering agencies to support the achievement of families’ goals and accommodates families’ schedules
  • Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) and Continued Learning
  • Meets regularly with assigned OhioKAN Coach to monitor fidelity to the OhioKAN model, review cases, and set goals
  • Maintains a full and complete family record in the OhioKAN database as specified by the model and in procedure
  • Identifies trends across cases and shares common barriers and facilitators that kinship and adoptive families are experiencing
  • Participates in Learning Collaboratives in order to problem-solve and exchange knowledge with other Kinship and Adoption Navigator sites across the state
  • Implements strategies as defined by the regional and statewide CQI plans and participates in CQI activities as assigned by the Regional Director

Education and Experience:

  1. Associate or bachelor’s degree in social work, Public Health, Education, or related field preferred
  2. Experience working directly with families and/or case management experience preferred
  3. Lived experience as an adoptee or raised in a kinship family, kinship caregiver, adoptive parent or foster parent preferred
  4. TRAVEL REQUIRED, AS NEEDED

Remote-based position

Resumes can be sent to resumes@aaa9.org

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    Updated: 4/2/2024