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Program Coordinator HCBS

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Position Summary
Works under general supervision while carrying out the responsibilities of assessing, enrolling, and performing task to maintain enrollment of older and disabled persons in Home and Community Based programs. The Program Coordinator assists persons in securing support and services which allow them to maintain health and functional abilities to reside in the community.

Salary Commensurate with Experience and Education

Minimum Qualifications
1. Two (2) years of experience in geriatric case management, social work, or as an LPN; AND

2. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, sociology, nursing, or related field; OR

3. An equivalent combination of related education and/or experience.

4. PROOF OF EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Completes an assessment plan, a care plan and a referral plan before enrolling consumers in HCBS Programs.

2. Plans and conducts social assessments for seniors and adults with disabilities seeking enrollment into Home and Community Based Service Programs (HCBS).

3. Ensures a comprehensive screening, assessment and evaluation of individual consumer’s health and functional abilities to ascertain the need for long-term care services.

4. Conducts follow-up reassessments and follow-up visits and provides service options to consumers in planning and rendering direct services.

5. Coordinates care plan compliance and service delivery for individuals eligible for Home and Community-Based Service Programs to prevent nursing home placement.

6. Works collaboratively with the staff of the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disabilities, service providers, and other medical professionals to ensure individuals eligible to receive services are enrolled and served.

7. Ensures that an adequate number of consumers transition from referral to enrollment and subsequently receives services.

8. Assures case records remain current and accurate.

9. Monitors all cases for the cost of service delivery dollar allocations, documents the cost for HCBS services, and ensures individual service costs do not exceed per client program maximums.

10. Assists with compiling data and reporting.

11. Provides in-service training on the HCBS Program Systems as needed.

12. Performs other related duties as required or directed.

KSA’s
1. Knowledge of the principles and techniques of social work.

2. Ability to complete prescribed forms.

3. Ability to work tactfully with co-workers, the public and government agencies.

4. Ability to use good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions.

5. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely.

Special Requirements
Must pass background check to include: Criminal History, Tennessee Abuse Registry, Tennessee Felony Offender Registry & the National and Tennessee Sexual Offender Registry.

To apply for this job please visit tn-shelbycounty.civicplushrms.com.

  • Full Time
  • 160 N. Main Street
  • Disclaimer: This position is subject to a background check for any convictions that have a substantial relationship to potential job duties. Only convictions that are substantially related to potential job duties will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate.

Shelby County Government

Full Time

160 N. Main Street

  • Disclaimer: This position is subject to a background check for any convictions that have a substantial relationship to potential job duties. Only convictions that are substantially related to potential job duties will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate.
  • To apply for this job please visit tn-shelbycounty.civicplushrms.com.