Careers

Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified individuals are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, disability or marital status.


Our Juneau Office is looking for a dedicated part-time Care Coordinator to join us in enriching the lives of Alaskans in need. This is a great opportunity to work in our Juneau location part time.

Position Summary:
Assess individual/family needs; identify and coordinate the delivery of services. Individual-oriented tasks will involve screening, assessment, service coordination, monitoring, follow-up and advocacy. The Care Coordinator will act as a liaison between community members, service providers, recipients and state representatives. Click here for Job Description

Benefits:
Generous leave policy that includes paid holidays, sick leave and paid vacation days.
Employer matched retirement.
Working with partners who make a difference every day!

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, nursing, health, human services or closely related field. (Some of the education requirement may be substituted for additional work experience).
  • Minimum of one full year paid work experience in human services.
  • Training is possible for the right candidate.
  • Ability to complete the Care Coordination Certification process by the State of Alaska to provide Medicaid Waiver care coordination.
  • Ability to pass a state and federal criminal background check.

How to apply:
Please send cover letter and resume to:
Care Coordination Resource of Alaska
Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska
Attn: Kimberly Adkison, Care Coordination Manager
3225 Hospital Dr,, Ste. 202, Juneau, AK  99801
Or by email to kadkison@ccralaska.org

www.ccralaska.org

Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska is a statewide 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and Conflict Free Care Coordination Agency dedicated to ensuring the best possible quality of life for individuals who qualify for Alaska’s Home and Community Based Medicaid Waivers. Our Mission: Support Alaskans affected by Alzheimer’s disease, related dementias and other disabilities to ensure quality of life.   We serve Alaskans with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, elderly needing assistance, people with disabilities and their families. Care Coordination Resource of Alaska is a program of Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

 


Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Position Overview
The Education Director is a key member of the Agency’s leadership, responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of all aspects of the Agency’s Education efforts. This includes identifying needs and coordinating education and family support activities throughout the state of Alaska; developing program content and advising the Executive Director on the needs of caregivers and the need for expansion or re-direction of programs. Target groups for education programs include family caregivers, health care providers, community agencies, and other professionals who interact with persons with ADRD and/or their families. The Education Director recruits and supervises all Education program staff in all offices.

Essential Job Functions
• Responsible for program development and planning of annual goals.
• Assures responsive service to all persons inquiring about educational programs and resources.
• Assesses community needs and plans strategies to meet these needs. Identifies and works with new partners in under-served areas to expand programs and conduct Education activities.
• Identifies community resources, maintains community contact, and updates referral information.
• Locates and provides direct consultation, support and follow-up for Alzheimer’s caregivers and clients statewide.
• Develops and coordinates implementation of caregiver education programs such as the Savvy Caregiver and the ABC’s of caregiving.
• Develops and coordinates implementation of ADRD training programs for professionals.
• Plans and coordinates with Agency staff and volunteers to make Education presentations for religious, civic, and social organizations, schools and the public at large.
• Oversees the development and distribution of informational flyers and brochures on various aspects of ADRD and caregiving for people with dementia.
• Establishes, oversees and facilitates ADRAA support groups; provides technical assistance to other support groups and volunteers.
• Oversees the development and maintenance of a multi-media library with 4 locations.
• Coordinates with Communications Director the implementation of public information campaigns.
• Oversees agency’s participation in health fairs.
• Coordinates a semi-annual Research/Speakers Forum.
• Represents the Agency to funding agencies, health care organizations and the community.
• Writes grant proposals to access continuation and new funding.
• Coordinates corporate solicitations with Development department.
• Provides verbal and written reports, budgets and program statistics as requested.
• Attends Agency meetings, such as staff and board meetings as required.
• Trains and supervises staff, interns and community volunteers assigned to Education programs.
• Promotes the Agency’s philosophies, goals and programs to the public.

Requirements and Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in social work, nursing, health, human services or closely related field; Master’s degree preferred.
• Minimum four years experience in the human service field.
• Minimum three years supervisory experience.
• Ability to pass a state and federal criminal background check.
• Valid Alaska driver’s license with a good driving record and proof of auto insurance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Knowledge of program planning, implementation and evaluation.
• Ability to work with a wide range of people including family caregivers and health care professionals in rural and urban areas.
• Knowledge of or the ability to learn about Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders
• Knowledge of geriatric issues.
• Ability to be sensitive to clients of all cultures.
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities.
• Ability to anticipate, identify, organize and analyze growth opportunities
• Ability to direct, supervise and evaluate personnel.
• Ability to analyze information and make timely, appropriate decisions.

• Ability to work effectively with volunteers, staff and external contacts to build and maintain successful teams.
• High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to speak in public and conduct training programs.
• Ability to work independently, follow directions and organize materials and time.
• Ability to operate computers and other office equipment.
Ability to drive, and to use personal vehicle for Agency business.

Physical and Special Requirements
• Must have the ability to perform lifting and transferring of no less than fifty pounds and demonstrate good body mechanics while performing these tasks.
• Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
• Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties.

How to apply:
Please send cover letter and resume to:
Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska
Attn: Pamela Kelley, Executive Director
1750 Abbott Road, Anchorage, AK 99507
Or by email to pkelley@alzalaska.org

Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska is a statewide 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and Conflict Free Care Coordination Agency dedicated to ensuring the best possible quality of life for individuals who qualify for Alaska’s Home and Community Based Medicaid Waivers. Our Mission: Support Alaskans affected by Alzheimer’s disease, related dementias and other disabilities to ensure quality of life.   We serve Alaskans with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, elderly needing assistance, people with disabilities and their families.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.