Social Work Coordinator/Ombudsman - Anniston, AL
The Area Agency on Aging, East Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission has the following open position: Ombudsman needed to serve as an advocate for residents of long-term care facilities. Initiates grievance resolution techniques and follow-up with each complaint in order to ensure resolution. Refers complex cases to the appropriate state agencies or the Long Term Care State Ombudsman. Provides community education, attends and participates with resident and family council groups, and facilitates in-services training. Makes presentations about the Ombudsman Program and other related long-term care topics. Attends/conducts meetings of the long-term care advisory committee. Conducts quarterly visits to nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
The Ombudsman must possess good communications skills and have the ability to relate to the elderly and other residential groups who live in long term care facilities. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university, preferably in the field of social sciences with at least two years’ work experience in social work or related program. Must possess a driver’s license and be insurable under EARPDC policy. Drug testing and criminal background check is mandatory.
Entry level salary is $27,331.
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Application Deadline: Open until filled.
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Posted August 18, 2016