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We are a growing non-profit organization, 501(c)(3), 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?

  • We also offer a flexible work schedule
  • Growing Organization
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • May qualify for Student Loan Forgiveness

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.

Supports Coordinator, Social Worker

The Position: We’re looking for a full-time Supports Coordinator, Social Worker performs a comprehensive psycho-social assessment of MI Choice (Medicaid) Waiver and other program participants to identify program eligibility, and supportive service needs. In cooperation with the Supports Coordinator RN, this position is also responsible for the development of participant care plans, arrangement for health and health related services prescribed under the care plan, and ongoing monitoring and reassessment of participants. Has as his/her primary duty, the performance of work requiring advanced knowledge in a field of science or learning customarily acquired by a prolonged course of specialized instruction. This position is responsible for the networking with fellow professionals and clients within the region and state to keep abreast of program offerings and outreach materials. Help to increase awareness and enrich the organization’s mission and goals to their main constituency.

Qualifications: This position requires a current license with the State of Michigan and the completion of two years (4,000 hours) of supervised practice as required by the State of Michigan to practice as a Licensed Bachelor Social Worker or Masters Social Worker with experience in community health programs preferred. A minimum of two years’ experience in a human services agency, with preference given to those with prior experience working with the elderly and/or disabled. A working knowledge of third party reimbursement mechanisms and an understanding of the social service delivery system. Must be able to read and interpret documents such as Medicaid policies and interpret supporting documentation. Working knowledge of public programs, including local community health and social service network required. Valid CPR/AED certification. Ability to become and maintain MMAP Certification (Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program).

Ability to communicate with elderly and disabled participants on a one-to-one basis, analytic and organizational abilities, interviewing and listening skills, assertiveness skills, computer skills (for initial information set-up of services & on-going monitoring), and ability to work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Must have excellent human relation skills, presentations skills, and experience in working in a culturally diverse community setting.

He/She must be willing and able to travel within all ten counties of the region (and at times out of the region area) in reliable transportation. Computer experience is necessary.

This job description is intended to describe the essential job functions. It is not an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other functions may be assigned, changed or added at any time as the WA/CM Manager, MI Choice Waiver/Care Management Director sees fit.

Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume, to Region VII Area Agency on Aging, 1615 S. Euclid Ave., Bay City, MI 48706, rubisk@region7aaa.org, or at Indeed.com.

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.