Waiver Service Coordinator - Buckeye Healthcare

Job Description

Dedicate yourself to an Organization and Mission you can be proud of by joining the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging!

Our Mission:

We provide choices for people to live independently in the place they want to call home.

About Us:

Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging (WRAAA) is a private non-profit corporation, organized and designated by the State of Ohio to be the planning, coordinating and administrative agency for federal and state aging programs in Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain and Medina Counties. It is one of twelve Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) in the state organized together with local service provider organizations and the Ohio Department of Aging (ODA) to form the state's public aging services network. The network works together to create opportunities for Ohioan's to receive needed home and community services and supports; and to age successfully in their own homes and communities.

Candidates we love…

  • Self-motivated and compassionate Social Workers (LSWs) and Registered Nurses (RNs) looking to be part of a Best-in Class organization
  • Team players who are committed to providing superior service to all they serve
  • Enthusiastic professionals excited to grow with an organization that values dedication, innovation and collaboration.

 

What our staff loves about us…

  • A generous six week PTO program and paid holidays
  • An investment in professional development through a substantial, annual training funds allotment
  • A 401K program with company match
  • Paid parking in a covered parking garage
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits and so much more…

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The MyCare Ohio Waiver Service Coordinator is responsible for evaluating assessment and care management data to determine ongoing care needs and service options and the coordination and authorization of all waiver services for assigned members enrolled in community based waiver programs.*

Qualifications

Qualifications and Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Current licensure as a Social Worker by the State of Ohio Counselor and Social Work Board, or as a Registered Nurse with the Ohio Board of Nursing is required.
  • At least one year of experience working with individuals with physical and/or behavioral disabilities in a home health care, medical social work, or behavioral health environment is required.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to community and consumer locations within our five county service areas (Cuyahoga, Lorain, Geauga, Lake and Medina counties).
  • Superior critical thinking, judgment and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written interviewing and assessment skills.
  • Must have a car available during working hours, as well as the ability to legally drive a car.
  • Ability to ambulate enough to access private homes/locations which may not be readily accessible.
  • Knowledge of local resources for older adults and persons with disabilities.
  • Ability to communicate in a collaborative, effective manner with others and to maintain good working relationships.
  • Must have basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications (intermediate/ advanced skills preferred).
  • Ability to use and transport a laptop computer and case, therefore must be able to lift/carry a minimum of  (100) one hundred pounds.

 

  • Physical Requirements:
  • May sit, stand, stoop, bend, and ambulate intermittently during the day.
  • May need to sit or stand for extended periods.
  • See in the normal visual range with or without correction.
  • Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
  • Finger dexterity to operate office equipment required.
  • Ability to communicate in face to face, phone, email, and other communications.
  • Ability to push/pull/lift/100 pounds.
  • Requires some exposure to warm chemicals and cleaning products.
  • Requires exposures to warm and cold temperatures.

 

*Please note: If selected for an in-person interview, a complete job description will be provided.

If you are interested in joining a dynamic team of professionals, please submit your resume and a cover.