Career Opportunities with Senior Connections
Senior Connections is a person-centered non-profit organization that has been serving our community since 1973. Senior Connections leadership and employees are dedicated to our vision, mission and core values. If you feel you would be a good fit in our organizational culture, please email, fax or mail a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at the following address:
(804) 649-2258 (fax)
Long-Term Care Ombudsman
Description: Senior Connections, the nonprofit Area Agency on Aging for the Richmond Metropolitan Region, is accepting applications for a part-time (22.5 hours per week) position of Long-Term Care Ombudsman.
Work includes: investigating complaints, mediating conflicts, and facilitating resolutions; counseling and assisting persons with long term care service needs, questions, and information needs; conducting in-service training for long term care facility staff.
Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in human services, health care, or Gerontology is required. Prefer 2 years experience in advocacy on behalf of long-term care residents/recipients.
Ability to establish effective working relationships; communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; and prepare and maintain records and reports accurately and timely. Computer skills in word processing and data management. Ability to interpret and apply long-term care laws, policies and other regulations. Knowledge of aging and long-term care issues and the techniques of mediation and conflict resolution.
Must successfully complete the state certification process for Long-Term Care Ombudsman within six months of employment. Local travel required.
Salary: Range for starting salary is: $22,800.00 to $24,600.00 annually, based on experience and qualifications.
Process: Submit cover letter, resume, and 3 references by 5 p.m. Thursday, 8/30/2018. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax to 804-649-2258 or mail to Human Resources, Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging, 24 East Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23219-3733. EOE/AA
Attn: Human Resources
24 East Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23219-3733
Equal Employment Opportunity
Senior Connections is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees (and applicants for employment) without regard to race, creed, color, religion, gender, gender identification or expression, or sexual orientation, ancestry, family and medical genetic information, disability, perceived disability, pregnancy, age, national origin, marital status, civil union status, domestic partnership status, or veteran status, in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.