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JOB TITLE:Health Equipment Lending Program Coordinator

Starting Salary: $12.76 per hour

General Description:
This position is responsible for the daily management of the Health Equipment Lending Program, including loaning and accepting durable medical equipment (DME); ensuring that equipment is properly sanitized, repaired and refurbished for the benefit of clients; and supervising DME †

Essential Functions:

  • Monitor and respond to phone and e-mail messages daily.
  • Ensure the Health Equipment Lending Program office and warehouse areas are maintained in a clean, safe, and orderly manner.
  • Safeguard and account for agency tools, equipment, and parts.
  • Inspect and test equipment prior to loan to ensure that equipment is in good working condition.
  • Complete or arrange for any necessary repairs.
  • Assist clients in loading and unloading equipment.
  • Maintain client and donor information in agency database.
  • Keep records of equipment loans, returns, and donations.
  • Manage relationships with volunteers through personal contact, and ensure that volunteers are appropriately trained.
  • Provide periodic program reports for grant reporting and/or grant writing purposes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelorís Degree, Associates Degree, and/or High School Diploma.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Must be able to bend, lift, squat, and carry items weighing up to 40 lbs.
  • Computer proficient, including knowledge of Microsoft Office and use of the internet.
  • Ability to operate related computer software and standard business equipment including multi-line telephone systems, copiers, and fax machines.
  • Ability to interact with clients and their caregivers using patience, tact, and respect.
  • Possess a commitment to the mission, vision, and values of the agency.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

Abilities:

  • Ability to manage time effectively and prioritize workload.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Professional appearance and attitude.
  • Knowledge of health care and aging issues preferred.
  • Establish cooperative relationships with community agencies.
  • Work independently and as a team member.

Characteristics Helpful to the Position:

  • Spanish language skills.
  • An understanding of a nonprofit service organization and the impact that has on the culture and operation of the program.

Authority:
The Health Equipment Lending Program Coordinator is authorized to take reasonable action necessary to carry out responsibilities as long as such action does not deviate from established agency policies, and is consistent with sound professional judgment.

Working Relationship:

  • Selected by the Caregiver Support Manager or Deputy Director of Programs and is responsible to him/her.
  • Establish the necessary relationships with staff, clients, constituency, and local community groups in order to ensure the delivery of service and proper program functioning.

Hours of Work:
This is a full-time hourly position, at 40 hours per week.

Pay Rate and Benefits:

  • $12.76/hour
  • 90-day probation
  • Health insurance, 85%-15%
  • Up to 20 days of PTO earned in the first year
  • Eight paid holidays per year

Evaluations:
Job performance will be evaluated at the end of the first three months of employment and at least once a year thereafter.† The performance appraisal will be conducted by the Caregiver Support Manager.

General Statement:†
It is understood that this document may be changed in the future in the best interest of the agency and/or the people served.† Any changes will be discussed with the incumbent. †

To Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to Annette Juba:

  • Email: ajuba@ageofcentraltx.org
  • Fax: 512-451-3110

Email submissions are preferred.† Please, no phone calls. ††Updated 6/13/17

 


 

JOB TITLE:Caregiver Support Manager

Starting Salary: $15.00 per hour

General Description:
Responsible for delivering a caregiver support program providing information, education, and resources to seniors and family caregivers.††††

Essential Functions:

  • Respond to inquiries from seniors and family caregivers regarding programs and services that meet their needs.
  • Plan, organize, and execute educational events throughout the year that meet the training and information needs of family caregivers.
  • Supervise the Health Equipment Lending Program Coordinator.
  • Provide periodic program reports for grant reporting and/or grant writing purposes.
  • Remain current on local resources and care options by establishing collaborative relationships with community partners and by attending and participating in professional meetings.
  • Provide individual and group supportive consultations as needed.
  • Perform other duties as directed.

Required Qualifications:

  • EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
    • A social worker who is licensed by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) and some experience working with seniors and family caregivers, OR
    • A masterís degree from an accredited college or university and 1 year of experience working with seniors or family caregivers, OR
    • Bachelorís degree from an accredited college or university, 2 years of experience working with seniors or family caregivers.
  • Professional appearance and attitude.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing) and courteously with the public, fellow employees, and caregivers on a daily basis.
  • Effective time management with good prioritization of tasks.
  • Knowledge of human aging issues.
  • Mid-level computer skills, including thorough knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.††
  • Ability to operate related computer software and standard business equipment, including multi-line telephone systems, copiers, and fax machines.
  • Must be able to bend, lift, squat, and carry items weighing up to 40 lbs.
  • Possess a commitment to the mission, vision, and values of AGE of Central Texas.

Hours of Work:
This is a full-time hourly position.† Some weeknights and weekends are required.† Some local travel is required.

Characteristics Helpful to the Position:

  • Spanish language skills.
  • Event planning experience.
  • An understanding of a nonprofit service organization and the impact that has on the culture and operation of the program.

Authority:
The Caregiver Support Manager is authorized to take reasonable action necessary to carry out responsibilities assigned as long as such action does not deviate from established organizational policies and is consistent with sound professional judgment.

Working Relationship:

  • The Caregiver Support Manager is selected by the Deputy Director of Programs and is responsible to him/her.
  • Must establish the necessary relationships with staff, clients, constituency, and local community groups in order to ensure the delivery of service and proper program functioning.

Pay Rate and Benefits:

  • $15.00/hour
  • 90-day probation
  • Health insurance, 85%-15%
  • Up to 20 days of PTO earned in the first year
  • Eight paid holidays per year
  • Mileage reimbursement for work-related travel

Evaluations:
Job performance will be evaluated at the end of the first three months of employment and at least once a year thereafter.† The performance appraisal will be conducted by the Deputy Director or appropriate supervisor.

General Statement:†
It is understood that this document may be changed in the future in the best interest of the agency and/or the people served.† Any changes will be discussed with the incumbent. †

To Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to Annette Juba:

  • Email: ajuba@ageofcentraltx.org
  • Fax: 512-451-3110

Email submissions are preferred.† Please, no phone calls. ††Updated 6/12/17

 


 

JOB TITLE:Memory Connections Program Associate

Starting Salary: $15.00 per hour

General Description:
Assist Program Director in administering all aspects of cognitive intervention program for people with early memory loss (Memory Connections Program, formerly known as Early Memory Loss Support Program).†

Essential Functions:

  • Plan and facilitate weekly therapeutic and psycho-educational group sessions at designated program sites to assist clients in coping with early memory loss.†
  • Collaborate with Program Director to provide ongoing information about client goals and progress and program status.
  • Assist Program Director with planning and facilitating brain exercise activities at designated program sites.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with program stakeholders and community partners, including, but not limited to:† program participants, caregivers, volunteers, and host site personnel.
  • Monitor program effectiveness and program fidelity.† Assist in creating, distributing, and compiling surveys administered to program stakeholders to evaluate efficacy of program.
  • Remain current on research regarding supportive interventions for individuals with memory loss and their caregivers.
  • Coverage for responsibilities of Program Director on an as-needed basis.†
  • Represent AGE at program and community events, as needed.
  • Conduct client intakes and ongoing assessments, as needed.

Authority:
The Memory Connections Program Associate is authorized to take reasonable action necessary to carry out responsibilities assigned as long as such action does not deviate from established organizational policies and is consistent with sound professional judgment.

Working Relationship:
The Memory Connections Program Associate is selected by the Memory Connections Program Director and is responsible to him or her.†† Frequent and open communication with the Program Director is necessary in order to ensure smooth program delivery at program sites.† The Memory Connections Program Associate is expected to establish and maintain relationships with program stakeholders and community partners.

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 1 year of experience working with seniors and individuals who have dementia or memory loss.
  • At least 1 year of experience in facilitating support groups.
  • A masterís degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, counseling, social work, or other mental health related field.
  • Professional licensure in respective field (LMSW, LCSW, LPC, LMFT).
  • Candidates will be considered with a bachelorís degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, counseling, social work, or other mental health related field, 2 years of experience working in a human service or medically-related program, and LBSW licensure.

Hours of Work:
This is a non-exempt position of 20 hours per week.† Local travel to program sites is required, including South Austin.

Characteristics Helpful to the Job:

  • Advanced level of oral and written communication skills.†
  • Ability to present a confident, professional image to the clients, the community, and co-workers.†
  • Knowledge of human behavior and individual differences in ability, personality, and interests.
  • Leadership, collaboration, and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate complex problem solving.
  • Commitment to the purpose, objectives, values, and goals of the agency.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and multi-task. †Attention to detail and proactive.
  • Knowledge of computers and Microsoft software products.

Evaluations:
Job performance will be evaluated at the end of the first three months of employment and at least once a year thereafter.† The performance appraisal will be conducted by the Program Director or appropriate supervisor.

General Statement:†
It is understood that this document may be changed in the future in the best interest of the agency and/or the people served.† Any changes will be discussed with the incumbent. †

To Apply:

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to K.C. Lawrence, LMSW (klawrence@ageofcentraltx.org; fax 512-451-3110).† Email submissions are preferred.† Please, no phone calls. Updated 5/4/2017.

 


JOB TITLE:Program Aide / Driver - Williamson County Adult Day Health Center

Starting Salary: $10.20 per hour

General Description:
Assist day center clients so that they are able participate fully in each dayís programming.† This position floats between the Williamson County (Round Rock) and the Austin Adult Day Health Centers, according to staffing and census levels.

Essential Functions:

  • Be prompt and reliable to agreed upon work schedule of agency
  • Drive daily routes in van, as necessary
  • Assist program participants in boarding and departing from vehicle and assure that they reach the center safely
  • Perform and document daily safety check on the vehicle you are driving
  • Assist on field trips and other special outside events as scheduled
  • Assist with activities with clients
  • Perform other duties as directed

Qualifications:

  • Possess a good driving record
  • Sensitive to the needs of disabled and/or older adults, using patience, tact, and respect
  • Be flexible and versatile
  • Previous experience with older adults is desirable
  • Ability to accomplish multiple tasks during shift duty requiring stooping, bending, and lifting
  • Ability to lift 130 pounds safely and with assistance
  • Possess a commitment to the purpose, objectives, and goals of the agency

Authority:
The Program Aide / Driver is authorized to take reasonable action necessary to carry out the responsibilities assigned as long as such actions do not deviate from established organizational policies and is consistent with sound professional judgment

Working Relationship:
The Program Aide / Driver is hired by the Program Director or appropriate supervisor and is accountable to the Program Director at the site in which they are working.† Establishment and maintenance of team-building relationships with supervisor, staff, volunteers, clients, and families is expected.†

Evaluations:
Job performance will be evaluated at the end of the first three months of employment and at least once a year thereafter.† The performance appraisal will be conducted by the Program Director or appropriate supervisor.

General Statement:†
It is understood that this document may be changed in the future in the best interest of the agency and/or the people served.† Any changes will be discussed with the incumbent. †

To Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to Lauren Greenwade, Program Director (lgreenwade@ageofcentraltx.org; fax 512-451-3110).† Email submissions are preferred.† Please, no phone calls.†Updated 4/28/2017.

 


JOB TITLE:Program Aide / Driver - Austin Adult Day Health Center

Starting Salary: $10.20/hour

General Description:
Assist day center clients so that they are able participate fully in each dayís programming.

Essential Functions:

  • Be prompt and reliable to agreed upon work schedule of agency.
  • Drive daily routes in van, as necessary.
  • Assist program participants in boarding and departing from vehicle and assure that they reach the center safely.
  • Perform and document daily safety check on the vehicle you are driving.
  • Assist on field trips and other special outside events as scheduled.
  • Assist with activities with clients.
  • Perform other duties as directed.

Authority:
The Program Aide / Driver is authorized to take reasonable action necessary to carry out the responsibilities assigned as long as such actions do not deviate from established organizational policies and is consistent with sound professional judgment.

Working Relationship:
The Program Aide / Driver is hired by the Program Director or appropriate supervisor and is accountable to the Program Director at the site in which they are working.† Establishment and maintenance of team-building relationships with supervisor, staff, volunteers, clients, and families is expected. †

Required Qualifications:

  • Possess a good driving record.
  • Sensitive to the needs of disabled and/or older adults, using patience, tact, and respect.
  • Be flexible and versatile.
  • Previous experience with older adults is desirable.
  • Ability to accomplish multiple tasks during shift duty requiring stooping, bending, and lifting.
  • Ability to lift 130 pounds safely and with assistance.
  • Possess a commitment to the purpose, objectives, and goals of the agency.

Evaluations:
Job performance will be evaluated at the end of the first three months of employment and at least once a year thereafter.† The performance appraisal will be conducted by the Program Director or appropriate supervisor.

General Statement:†
It is understood that this document may be changed in the future in the best interest of the agency and/or the people served.† Any changes will be discussed with the incumbent.††

To Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to Heidi Fischer (hfischer@ageofcentraltx.org; fax 512-451-3110).† Email submissions are preferred.† Please, no phone calls.†Updated 2/17/2017.

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