Alzheimer's Association

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Care Service Coordinator

at Alzheimer's Association

Posted: 11/15/2018
Job Reference #: 2492
Keywords: data entry

Job Description

General Summary:  

Care Service professional coordinates and provides supportive services for various Alzheimer’s Association programs, including the Assistive Support Dementia Supports Program (ASDSP), a program for people with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities/Dementia and delivery of other programs and services as assigned.  

Essential Job Functions:  
  • Coordinate an ASDSP caseload.
  • Participate as a team provider for assigned consumer individualized service plan meetings.
  • Maintain required frequency of face to face visits with all consumers.
  • Timely completion of all required documentation.
  • Timely data entry into appropriate databases. 
  • Develop care consultations and goal plans for each consumer.
  • Assess individual needs of consumers and make necessary referrals for respite, environmental assessments and other services as needed. 
  • Provide ASDSP education for residential habilitation locations and day programs as needed to staff and/or peers.  Assess the educational needs on an ongoing basis.
  • Provide coordination and delivery of various Alzheimer’s Association social activities, support group coordination and physician outreach programs, as assigned.
  • Provide coverage to other programs and services as needed.
  • Provide care consultations.
  • Cover on call for I&R’s, care consultations, and activity/event registrations in the office.
  • Facilitate support groups across the 10 county territory.
  • Conduct outreach and promotion of programs and services across 10 county territory.
  • Facilitate social engagement activities for people with dementia and their care partners.
  • Assist with conferences and events.
  • Lead with sensitivity to diversity and inclusiveness efforts of program delivery.
  • Provide leadership or support where needed for special events, conferences, etc. sponsored by programs and services, representing the Alzheimer’s Association as needed. Occasional weekend and/or evening events or services will require coverage.
  • Participate and provide leadership for special projects as assigned. 
  • Attend all required staff and community based meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum requirement includes a Bachelor’s of Social Work with a Master’s preferred, or comparable degree.
  • Two to four years’ experience working with caregivers and persons with dementia, consumers with developmental disabilities, aging services or comparable human services experience is preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to work independently, as a team and be self-motivated.
  • Strong public speaking and communication skills.
  • Background working collaboratively with external service providers and developing community partnerships.
  • Empathy for individuals with dementia and their caregivers.
  • Computer skills are essential in Microsoft 2010 and Adobe PDF format.
  • Driver’s license, car and proof of insurance are necessary

Application Instructions

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