VPAS Begins Search for New Case Manager in Highland
Highland Community Case Manager
Days: Monday – Friday, varied
Hours per Week: average of 6 hours/week
Closing Date: August 9
The Case Manager: supports Highland community residents 60 years and older to remain in their own home; is the gatekeeper to VPAS services such as Meals on Wheels, Personal Care, and Caregiver Support; conducts home visits and a comprehensive assessment using the VA Uniform Assessment Instrument (UAI) to determine program eligibility and identify unmet needs; identifies, coordinates, and arranges services to meet the person’s needs; monitors the effectiveness and utilization of services by conducting annual reassessments and other contact as needed; works with the Highland County Local Council to ensure comprehensive services to Highland community residents; and assists Medicare beneficiaries with questions, appeals, and enrollment issues as a Certified VA Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program Counselor.
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or human services related field or equivalent experience; at least two years of experience working with older adults; knowledge of local community resources; strong detail-oriented skills in assessment, interviewing, record keeping, documentation, data entry; excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong organizational and problem solving skills; ability to work both independently; ability to learn complex material and explain it in understandable language; desire to update skills as aging services evolves; working knowledge of Word, Outlook and ability to learn a web-based application.
Submit resume with cover letter detailing experience related to the responsibilities and qualifications of the position to Jennifer Chestnut, Chief Administration Officer, P.O. Box 817, Waynesboro, VA 22980 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Satisfactory criminal background check, must have reliable transportation, driver’s license, proof of vehicle registration/insurance, and DMV record check required. EOE.
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