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Elder Resource Specialist I, II

Company: Southcentral Foundation (SCF)
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

The Southcentral Foundation (SCF) Elder Resource Specialist is responsible for partnering with assigned Elders and caregivers to provide information, assistance, and referral to community resources, transportation to medical appointments, essential services, and in-home or group visit services as defined in their service plan with the goal of keeping Elders living independently for as long as possible.The Elder Resource Specialist demonstrates the ability to collaborate with customer-owners, clinical staff within the SCF Primary Care Center and Alaska Native Medical Center Campus and other local medical facilities, municipal, state, and federal agencies and private legal businesses within the community regarding the synchronization of a broad range of services and resources as well as time-intensive care coordination tasks.This position has two (2) levels designed to provide progressively more responsible and independent work experiences. Progression between job levels is based on the demonstrated ability to successfully handle more progressively responsible assignments.Minimum Qualifications:SCF programs are established to serve a primary population comprised of Alaska Native people who are affiliated with Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI) and Alaska Native and American Indian people within SCF's geographical service area. Employees should have a thorough understanding of the cultures and the needs of this population. Such knowledge is critical to ensure the achievement of SCF's vision of a Native Community that enjoys physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellness, and mission of working together with the Native Community to achieve wellness through health and related services:

  • Associates degree in Health Care, Human or Social Services, or closely-related field from an accredited college or university; OR equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • First Aid/CPR certification or must acquire within six (6) months of date of hire.
  • Must meet the following conditions to qualify as an approved SCF driver:
    • . Valid Alaska driver's license that meets State of Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) license requirements to include:
      • May drive in Alaska for up to 90 days with a valid out-of-State license, then must obtain an Alaska driver's license.
      • For Commercial driver licenses, you must obtain an Alaska CDL within 30 days of becoming a resident.
      • No more than three (3) moving traffic violations (as defined by Alaska Statutes Title 28); OR two (2) at-fault traffic accidents in the previous three (3) years.
      • The driver must not have had 'Driving Under the Influence' (DUI); OR 'Driving While Intoxicated' (DWI); OR 'Operating Under the Influence' (OUI) violations as follows:
        • Zero (0) violations in the past five (5) years.
        • No more than two (2) violations in the past ten (10) years.
        • Drivers must be at least 18 years of age. Drivers 18 through 20 years of age may only transport equipment, materials, and employees. Drivers who transport customers must be 21 years of age or older and must have completed the probationary period of license requirements for Alaska.
        • Prior to hire date, must provide current copy no more than 60 days old of driving record from issuing State.Employee Health Requirements:Compliance with our Employee Health Procedure is a condition of SCF employment. You are required to agree that you will comply with all job-related employee health screening and immunizations prior to your first day of employment. Jobs designated as a Health Care Personnel (HCP) position, requires that you have documentation that you have completed the following immunizations prior to your first day of employment: MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Hepatitis B, Influenza, T-dap (Tetanus - Diphtheria - Pertussis), and COVID-19 vaccination is required.QualificationsSkillsBehaviors: Motivations:EducationExperienceLicenses & Certifications Powered by UKG

Keywords: Southcentral Foundation (SCF), Anchorage , Elder Resource Specialist I, II, Other , Anchorage, Alaska

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