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CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Listed below are current job opportunities that exist with SOWEGA Council on Aging.
 

 Long Term Care Ombudsman  

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The employee in this position works under the direct supervision of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman (LTCO) Coordinator to promote the well-being and quality of care and life of residents of long-term care facilities (LTCF’S) by: receiving, documenting complaints / problems and requests for information; providing information and referral on long-term care (LTC) to residents and their families; and identifying LTC issues which may require statutory, regulatory or policy changes and referring them to the LTCO Coordinator.

 
POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience:

Knowledge:     Must have knowledge of the processes of aging – biological, psychological and sociological; of characteristics of institutionalized elderly; of long-term care system; of state / federal statutes and regulations pertaining to long-term care; of Older Americans Act / Georgia Ombudsman Act; of complaint identification / processing / documentation; and of community resources including aging network and legal services.

 

Skills:  Issue identification and analysis; development / implementation of complaint resolution strategies; complaint documentation; written and oral communication, including interviewing, negotiation and representation.

 

Education:  Graduation from high school and two years of professional experience, with at least one of those years in the field of aging.  Comparable education and / or experience may be substituted at the discretion of the State LTCO, upon the recommendation of the LTCO Coordinator.

 

Certification Requirements: Successful completion, as determined by the State LTCO, of certification requirements approved by the Georgia Department of Human Resources pursuant to the Georgia Health Code, chapter 88-19A: Ombudsman Program in Long-Term Care Facilities.

 
ADDRESS RESUMES, COMMENTS, OR QUESTIONS TO:

SOWEGA Council on Aging
PO Box 88
Albany, GA 31702

Note: SOWEGA Council on Aging is a drug-free workplace and all potential candidates will be subject to drug testing. EOE/M/F/H/60+



 
 
 GeorgiaCares Program Assistant  

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Full time position. Works under the direction and supervision of GeorgiaCares Coordinator. The GeorgiaCares program assistant helps provide public education, outreach, and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries, volunteers, caregivers, professionals and the aging network.

 
POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience:

Minimum Qualifications: 
• Associate Degree preferred or a minimum (2) two years experience in aging, Medicare, Medicaid, insurance, volunteer coordination or related fields 
• Good program management skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong presentation skills
• Good computer skills
• Good organizational and interpersonal skills

 
ADDRESS RESUMES, COMMENTS, OR QUESTIONS TO:

SOWEGA Council on Aging
PO Box 88
Albany, GA 31702

Note: SOWEGA Council on Aging is a drug-free workplace and all potential candidates will be subject to drug testing. EOE/M/F/H/60+



 
 
 Application Form  

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

 
POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience:

 
ADDRESS RESUMES, COMMENTS, OR QUESTIONS TO:

SOWEGA Council on Aging
PO Box 88
Albany, GA 31702

Note: SOWEGA Council on Aging is a drug-free workplace and all potential candidates will be subject to drug testing. EOE/M/F/H/60+



 
 

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