This position is responsible for the day-to-day operation of Muckleshoot Elders In-Home Support Services (MEIHSS) program, working directly with clients, staff, vendors, and medical professionals, to ensure operational objectives are established and being met so that the scope of services offered provides the highest level of care to enhance the quality of life for clients effectively and efficiently.
Required: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a degree in social services, human services, behavioral sciences or a closely related field; and two (2) years of experience providing professional casework management to families.
Graduation from an accredited Registered Nursing program and two (2) years of clinical experience is required.
Must maintain valid Washington State Driver’s License, own transportation and valid insurance coverage. Experience working with Elders and within a native community.
Special Requirements: Must pass a criminal background check, a drug screen and meet all health and immunization requirements.
Must be able to obtain required certifications within timelines indicated upon hire:
Skill in: Effectively interacting with a diverse group of people; communicating effectively verbally and in writing; using logic and reasoning; problem-solving; planning and managing projects; preparing and maintaining accurate records; using standard office equipment and personal computer, including pertinent software applications; time management; conflict resolution.
Knowledge of: Utilization review, quality assurance and managed health care concepts; clinical or client assessment; elder care and home care practices; HIPAA compliance; the English language including composition and grammar; budget management; human behavior; Native American culture and history.
Ability to: Maintain confidentiality; maintain a positive attitude and work ethic; effectively communicate information and ideas, both written and verbal; comprehend information, both written and verbal; form culturally competent, non-judgmental, supportive and empowering relationships with culturally diverse individuals; gather and interpret data, reach logical conclusions, and present findings and recommendations; use independent judgment; work independently; work cooperatively as a member of a team and in a professional manner; organize and coordinate schedules; work effectively within a high stress environment.
The working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this class.
The employee is continuously required to sit, talk, hear and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to drive a motor vehicle. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb, bend at the waist, kneel, grasp objects with the fingers, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally push/pull up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.