Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 23-Oct-2017 to 17-Nov-2017
  • - Center for At-Risk Elders, Inc. (CARE)
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • $28,000-$32,000
  • Full Time
  • Parking and mileage reimbursement, no other benefits

A Client Advocate provides overall management of health care, support services, and living arrangements for clients of CARE, communicates effectively with hospital and facility staff and family members, collaborates with other CARE staff in management of each client's case, and advocates for the highest quality of care in all settings.

The Center for At-Risk Elders is a non-profit, lawyer-led team of advocates guarding Indiana's neglected, abused, and exploited elders.

Position Duties:

General
• Maintain up-to-date and accurate notes in MyCase software.
• Review and determine best course for treatment, placement and on-going care of assigned clients, including end-of-life decisions, in consultation with medical, therapeutic and legal experts, ethical standards, and – when appropriate – the client and family members.
• Maintain complete, up-to-date files of CARE clients in proper order and location including identifications, documentation, medical information, admission paperwork, guardianship plan, and end of life plan.
• Review and complete documentation necessary for treatment and/or placement of clients.
• Make referrals to health, social services, state agencies, and other agencies identified in the guardianship plan.
• Prepare and present testimony as needed for court hearings.
• Assist other CARE staff to marshal and manage clients' estates.
• Participate in CARE team and/or staff meetings and trainings.
• Keep CARE office calendar updated with all meetings and events.
• Maintain confidentiality of all information on CARE clients.
• Monitor living arrangements and health care of client by seeing assigned clients in person at least one time per month and communicating with facility staff.
• Schedule and attend care planning conferences at least quarterly.
• Upon a client's death, when appropriate, ensure all funeral arrangements are made, all documents related to the death of client are completed and filed appropriately, known family members and other parties are notified, and ensure the deceased client is buried or cremated as timely as possible.
• Completes final report and closes case within established guidelines.
• In cases of potential regained capacity, follow CARE Policies and Procedures regarding dismissal of guardianship.
• Contribute to court reports.

Additional Tasks:
• Follow all CARE Policies and Procedures.
• Assist with CARE events.
• Transport clients to hearings and other necessary appointments or meetings.
• Available to work flexible schedule outside regular office hours.
• Communicate essential information to CARE departments.
• Complete other tasks as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

Required Skills:
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in human services, social work, social sciences, nursing, or a related field or equivalent case management experience
• Ability to interact effectively with critically ill, mentally incapacitated, or dying clients.
• Experience with appropriate treatment for people with physical or mental disabilities, dementia and conditions of aging.
• Proficient with Windows or similar operating system and Microsoft Office or similar software.
• Excellent oral and written English language skills.
• Understanding of Indiana and Federal income and health benefits programs.
• Ability to manage multiple projects one same time.
• Ability to travel independently.
• Excellent time management skills.
• Team player.
• Ability to work in a standard office environment including operation of office equipment including computers, scanners, telephones, printers, and fax machines.

Click the APPLY button to submit cover letter and resume.  Resumes will be accepted through November 17th, 2017.




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