Current Job Opportunities
Care Consultant Northeast Indiana
This position is responsible for management and delivery of programs and services in the Northeast Area (Ft. Wayne and surrounding counties) of Indiana, this will include delivering education programs for caregivers, persons with dementia and professionals, In addition this position will provide care consultation and be cross-trained and knowledgeable on all Association services.
Job responsibilities include:
Programs and Services
• Develop solid relationships, partnerships and collaborations in order to promote and advance the Alzheimer’s Association mission, programs and services.
• Promote the Greater Indiana Chapter as the key source of information, support, education and advocacy.
• Assist Northern director in planning, promoting and delivering Association standardized family and professional education programs in the northeast service delivery area.
• Implement special projects and other duties as assigned.
• Maintain accurate records, prepare monthly reports, annual budgets and other reports as required by National, the Chapter and funders
• Remain qualified, knowledgeable and cross-trained on all major Association programs such as Trial Match, Medic Alert+Safe Return and all Association common program presentations
• Actively participate as a member of the Chapter Teams to ensure effective integration of mission strategies interdepartmentally.
• Maintain accurate contact information, territory demographics, referral resources and opportunities for expansion
• Assess the needs of Alzheimer’s disease patients and families
• Assist families in developing care plans, setting goals, and coordinating services for the Alzheimer’s disease patient
• Educate families about services needed, availability of services, and how to access services
• Empower families to take an active and ongoing role in the development of a care plan and the arranging of services for the patient
• Monitor and evaluate the services delivered and reassess the client’s situation
• Develop and maintain strong relationships with area physicians, neurologists, and health care providers
• Advocate on behalf of the person with dementia and his/her caregivers
• Implement, screen and facilitate early stage services in Northeast Indiana
• Facilitate and manage ongoing early stage graduate groups
• Engage early stage persons and their care-partners in Alzheimer’s Association volunteer opportunities
• Support all fundraising efforts to further the mission of the Alzheimer’s Association including Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Resource Guides, grants and third party fundraisers.
• Build relationships with corporate partners, the healthcare community, civic leaders, area business/industry and volunteers to assist Northern Director in increasing revenue.
• Master’s degree in psychology, gerontology, social work or other human services related field required.
• 1 – 3 years’ experience in non-profit or community-based human service provider
• Knowledge of healthcare delivery system as it applies to older adults
• Experience and comfortable with public speaking
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Excel and Power Point
Prior Work Experience
• 2-4 years care consultation or related experience required
• Experience facilitating groups
• Proven skills in assessment
• Demonstrated ability in working with older adults, individuals with dementia and families in crisis
• Strong communication skills required; especially interpersonal and facilitation skills
• Skilled in identifying community resources and collaborating with other agencies
• Proven ability in prioritizing and managing multiple projects
• Ability to communicate effectively and compassionately with all clients
• Ability to manage and maintain volunteers and external contacts to build and maintain successful relationships
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities
• Ability to manage a high volume of details
• Ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing and electronically
• Ability to speak in public to groups of all sizes
• Ability to transport program materials to off-site locations
• Ability to work effectively with diverse populations
• Ability to work with committees
• High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative
Apply with cover letter and resume to Christine.Franz@alz.org.
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