Aging Services Coordinator

Position Status

Open

Site

Central California

NHC Position Type

Care Coordinator

Position Summary

The member will analyze the conditions of our aging patient population and how One Community Health can better meet the needs of this particular patient population. This analysis is critical for our patients over the age of 50, particularly for those patients that are low-income, have co-morbidities, are HIV-positive, and/or face unstable housing situations.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Developing new programs or services to address community needs
  • Building relationships with community partners
  • Conducting research, mapping community assets, or reviewing data to strengthen the ability to meet community needs
  • Developing/implementing surveys, focus groups, interview guides, observations, or other data collection tools to identify opportunities for improvement in service delivery
  • Developing and/or providing staff education or training
  • Planning, scheduling, and/or convening working groups
  • Generating and disseminating reports

Characteristics of an Ideal Candidate

  • Familiar with health equity-related issues
  • Self-starter
  • Team-oriented
  • Research and analytical skills
  • Writing skills
  • Able to review and synthesize information
  • Comfort speaking with others, individually or in groups
  • This position will be working with an elderly patient population and must be sensitive to the needs of that group

Knowledge Required for the Position

  • Knowledge of AmeriCorps/Health Corps member requirements
  • Skill with Microsoft Office or other software for a variety of data processing operations involving a range of problem solving, record keeping, correspondence, and service tracking options

Supervision

Member uses initiative in carrying out recurring assignments following set procedures, independently.

Review

The service activities are reviewed for accuracy through spot checks, through feedback from customers, and through observation of the Member at service.

Completed projects are reviewed very generally to determine that objectives have been met and are in compliance with policies and regulations.

Guidelines

Member must use considerable judgment in adapting current or developing new guidance.

Complexity

Member has to develop, analyze, or evaluate information before the service position can progress.

The Member must develop new techniques, methods, or approaches to complete service position assignments.

In interviewing elderly patients, the Member may find new approaches are required.

Purpose and Impact of Service Position Assignments

The Member’s service output is necessary in order to facilitate the service of other staff.

The member is required to investigate or analyze a variety of unusual conditions, problems, or questions.

Nature of Contacts

Clients.

Purpose of Contacts

To interview.