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Are you looking for a job where you can make meaningful impact in the lives of older adults, their family caregivers and younger persons with disabilities? Apply for one of our open positions that provide a great work/life balance. We're looking for the best, most passionate people to join our growing team as we work to promote the health, well-being and safety of older adults, persons with disabilities and family caregivers to foster independence. From case management to assessment, we offer incredible opportunities to make a difference by doing what you love most. Know someone who is a good fit? Share this with them and encourage them to apply.

Drug Abuse Response Team (DART) Officer

Employment Status: Full-time
Application Deadline: January 19, 2019

Overview

  NOTICE OF JOB VACANCY
  AOoA D.A.R.T. Officer              

JOB DUTIES:

Typical job duties carried out in conjunction with the Lucas County Sheriff’s Department include:

  • Serving and protecting the public interest by providing confidential assistance to older adults who are afflicted with the disease of opioid addiction by providing education, intervention/treatment, investigation and recovery. 
  • Working with the Area Office on Aging’s (AOoA) volunteer peer-to-peer educators to create a curriculum volunteers present at senior centers, senior housing, libraries, etc. 
  • Educating the AOoA/Toledo Police Department’s Retired Senior Volunteer Patrol Program volunteers who provide weekly safety visits to homebound older adults on warning signs of individuals who are suffering from opioid addiction and preventative measures to mitigate the risk of opioid addiction when they are doing home visits. 
  • Educating attendees at Health Fairs/Expos along with volunteers on warning signs of individuals who are suffering from opioid addiction and preventative measures to mitigate the risk of opioid addiction. 
  • Educating caregivers, grandparents and other relatives as well as grandchildren regarding warning signs of individuals who are suffering from opioid addiction and preventative measures to mitigate the risk of opioid addiction. 
  • Making referrals to the AOoA’s pharmacist of those identified who need medication reconciliation help as well to receive referrals from those the AOoA’s pharmacist identifies who could benefit from help provided by the D.A.R.T. Officer.  
  • Accompanying AOoA care managers to home visits where issues relating to opioid misuse, abuse or addiction are suspected, alcohol and other drug services are going to be discussed and/or home visits that require police involvement.  
  • Investigating reports from contracted senior centers and other service providers that are alcohol and other drug-related. 
  • Providing training to AOoA staff on warning signs of individuals who are suffering from opioid addiction and preventative measures to mitigate the risk of opioid addiction.  Write and submit reports on the D.A.R.T program progress and outcomes, including developing proposals for enhancements or changes, as appropriate.  Conduct needs assessments, research and surveys, as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Certified Ohio Peace Officer required.  Bachelor’s Degree in criminal justice, social service, sociology, gerontology, or related field preferred. Consideration may be given for work experience. Minimum of one year experience working in criminal justice or with older adults. Knowledge of community resources desirable. Excellent verbal and written skills needed. Computer proficiency required.  

Reliable transportation, insurance, valid driver's license and the ability to satisfactorily undergo  drug/alcohol screening, and a Motor Vehicle Record check (MVR) on at least an annual basis.

     

Deadline for application:

Until position filled  

Submit resumes to:

Samuel H. Hancock Ed.D.

Human Resources Officer

Area Office on Aging of NW Ohio, Inc.

2155 Arlington Avenue

Toledo, Ohio 43609

    Or                                           
jobs@areaofficeonaging.com    

This description is intended to indicate the kind of tasks and level of work difficulty required of the position.  The title of this job shall not be construed as declaring the specific duties and responsibilities of the position.  This position description and/or job vacancy notice is not intended to limit or in any way modify the rights of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision.  The use of this particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned.  


Medicaid Waiver Case Aide

Employment Status: Full-time
Application Deadline: February 28, 2019

Overview

MEDICAID WAIVER CASE AIDE

 

Provides data entry and monitoring of Medicaid eligibility through the MITS and Ohio Benefits (OB) computer systems. Facilitates program enrollment for PASSPORT and other waivers.

 

Requires excellent interpersonal skills and computer/data entry skills. Associates Degree in Human Services or 2 year degree with at least I year of experience in human services and experience with Medicaid in the State of Ohio preferred. Reliable transportation, insurance, and valid driver's license and successfully passing criminal background check and drug/alcohol screening required.

 

EEO/APP, Bilingual and minority applicants encouraged to apply.

 

 

Deadline for Application:       Until Filled


Care Manager

Employment Status: Full-time
Pay: Contract Funded
Application Deadline: February 28, 2019

Overview

LICENSED SOCIAL WORKER OR REGISTERED NURSE

 

Care Manager with three (3) years of experience in home care, or gerontology. To work with MyCare Ohio program in the Toledo area. To conduct care management, and assessments for individuals in need of community based long-term care. Benefit package. Knowledge of community resources and reliable transportation required. 

 

EEO/AAP, Bilingual and minority applicants encouraged to apply.

                                                                 

Deadline for application:    Until position filled


Care Manager Assistant

Employment Status: Full-time
Application Deadline: February 28, 2019

Overview

Assist assigned Care Managers and Waiver Service Coordinators by handling general telephone inquiries and forwarding calls to appropriate staff; checking and triaging care manager voice mail; sending faxes, creating memos, letters, duplicates, sorts, and collates documents; monitors forms, supplies, office equipment and reports findings to designated staff.

                                   

Reliable transportation, insurance, valid driver's license and successfully passing criminal background check and                 drug/alcohol screening required

OPEN UNTIL FILLED


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