Employment Opportunities

We are a growing non-profit organization based in Bay City, MI that offers its employees a competitive and comprehensive benefits package, a flexible work schedule, and a rewarding work environment.

The Company: Region VII Area Agency on Aging is a non-profit organization that helps seniors, adults with disabilities and their families have greater independence in their homes and communities and is known for the great care we take with clients and employees alike.

We believe in advocating, planning, developing, and supporting a comprehensive system of quality care and services designed to achieve the optimum level of health, well-being, and independence of people as they age.

Why Should You Apply?

  • Growing Organization
  • Great benefits
  • Reasonable hours

The Position: We’re looking for a full-time Community Health Worker using a care transition model. This position works with patients being discharged or referred from hospitals or health plans to reduce the chance of re-admission. Focus is placed on coaching and empowering patients to take an active role in their post-discharge recovery and/or healthcare. Effectively educates and links patient and providers to available community-based resources by coordinating with Area Agency on Aging staff. Strong customer service, patient/peer coaching, medical patient interaction, community relations, outreach, data entry and public speaking is recommended. Candidate must have the ability and willingness to provide emotional support, encouragement and motivation to patients.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required with experience working in a community-based setting for at least 1 to 2 years preferred.
  • Pharmacy Technician certification preferred.
  • Desirable experience includes: customer service, patient/peer coaching, medical patient interaction, community relations, outreach, data entry, public speaking, and non-profits.
  • Ability and willingness to provide emotional support, encouragement and motivation to patients.
  • Knowledge of some medical terminology preferred.
  • Ability to initiate and maintain positive working relationships with staff, clients, and other organizations.
  • Understand the community served – community connectedness.
  • Have good communication, interpersonal and group processing skills.
  • Must be accurate, conscientious and flexible with attention to detail and is proficient with computers.
  • Accepts direction, is well organized, and has the ability to meet deadlines.
  • This position is subject to the rules/regulations of the hospital and standards which at a minimum include: annual tuberculosis test, flu vaccinations, and vaccinations (or proof of immunity) for MMR, Varicella, Hepatitis B, and potentially others as required.
  • We offer medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability and paid time off (PTO) benefits.
  • We also offer a flexible work schedule.

Apply:  Please submit a cover letter and resume to Region VII AAA, 1615 S. Euclid Ave., Bay City, MI 48706, email rubisk@region7aaa.org, or apply through Indeed.com by July 13, 2018.  EOE

 

The Position: We’re looking for a full-time Eligibility Specialist within the MI Choice Medicaid program. This position will determine the eligibility of participants to participate in the MI Choice Waiver and/or other programs as needed, and ensures accuracy in performance and targeting program clientele for a multi-county service area.  This individual also serves as a liaison between agency and community-based agencies regarding issues related to service provision, direct intervention issues and /or participant advocacy.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  Associate’s Degree with a minimum of two years in community health programs preferred.  Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) preferred.  Additional related experience or combination of education and experience may be considered, if in the opinion of the organization, equivalency is established.

Apply:  Please submit a cover letter and resume to Region VII AAA, 1615 S. Euclid Ave., Bay City, MI 48706, email rubisk@region7aaa.org, or apply through Indeed.com by July 9, 2018.  EOE

 

Region VII Area Agency on Aging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and conditions related to pregnancy), genetic information, disability, height, weight, citizenship, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, misdemeanor arrest record, marital or veteran status and any other statuses protected under federal, state, or local law.