Job Description

At the Alzheimer's Association we are the brains behind saving yours.  Many of us who work for the Alzheimer's Association have some connection with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia. It's what drives us to make the extra effort in the daunting task of modifying a disease that currently has no cure. With 78 million baby boomers entering the age of greatest risk for Alzheimer's, we need passionate, hardworking people committed to helping the Association meet the increasing demand for care and support and fund vital Alzheimer's research.

Why join us? We have been recognized as a Best Nonprofit to Work For by the Nonprofit Times seven consecutive years.

The Care Consultant assists persons affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders in accordance with the mission of the Association. This position goal is to significantly scale up the Chapters ability to serve persons affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders to achieve growth outlined in the strategic plan. 

This position is part-time, 20 hours per week and will work weekday afternoons.  Office located within the healthcare system with virtual office capability; services provided to clients throughout the chapter area and virtually through telephone and/or videoconference.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Care Consultant primary responsibilities (90%)
  • In coordination with the designated partner health system, provide high quality consultations to new and existing patients and families either in person or virtually.
  • Consultations include education for Alzheimer’s families, creation of action plan for future care needs and linkages to appropriate chapter and community resources
  • Ensure high quality program delivery (at least 90% satisfied initially) and significantly increase participation in clinical research, early stage programs and advocacy.
  • Ensure compliance with Home Office data collection and generate qualitative and quantitative reports for the partner health system.
  • Provide back-up to other Alzheimer's Association Care Consultants as needed.
General responsibilities (10%)
  • Serve on Alzheimer’s Association and community workgroups/committees as assigned
  • Maintain case histories, service statistics and grant-related paperwork. 
  • Attend Alzheimer's Association and (designated health system) staff meetings as assigned.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Master's degree in Social Work, LCSW preferred
  • Clinical experience: 3 years’ clinical services experience providing care consultation or case management; dementia care experience preferred
  • Experience in student supervision and volunteer management preferred
  • Demonstrated success providing quality clinical support to individuals with Alzheimer’s and their families with solid knowledge of dementia, dementia-related resources, constituent needs and best practices.
  • Demonstrated success working with diverse populations 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (especially Word ); ability to learn donor and service user software
  • Position operates in a flexible work environment which requires some travel by car throughout chapter service area and flexibility to work evenings and weekends to meet community needs
  • Must be able to lift and carry 25 lbs of equipment and supplies.

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