Employment

Since 1970, Elder Care’s mission and vision have been furthered by a dedicated team of compassionate and skilled individuals. As an agency, we prioritize treating each individual client with sensitivity, courtesy, and professionalism. We value honesty and respect above all. Think you would make a great addition to the team? Available positions listed below.

All positions require a mandatory pre-employment drug screen, TB test and criminal history check. ADA, EOE, Drug Free Workplace.

Applications can be submitted to our main office of Elder Care Services at 2518 West Tennessee Street Tallahassee, FL 32304 or our Elder Day Stay Location 2400 North Monroe Street Suite 11 Tallahassee, FL 32303, as well as to the email account info@ecsbigbend.org.

**NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE**

All positions require a mandatory pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and criminal history check. ADA, EOE, Drug Free Workplace.

Download the Elder Care Services Standard Application for Employment

WE ARE HIRING!

RN/LPN

Part Time/Non-Exempt

JOB SUMMARY: Performs medication administration and other health care needs for clients at Elder Care Services’ Adult Day Care Center.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor medical needs of Elder Day Stay Clients.
  • Perform medication administration/ management and other health care activities as ordered by client’s physician and maintain medical records.
  • Supervise, train and instruct all CNAs in medical issues to maintain consistency and quality of medical aspect of the Elder Day Stay program.
  • Act as liaison between physician, Elder Day Stay and family to maintain continuity of care and provide support for medical issues.
  • Perform client assessments as directed by the Director of Elder Day Stay.
  • Conduct wellness and nutrition activities to benefit the participants and assist in planning other daily activities.
  • Respond to medical emergencies as needed.
  • Assist individual clients in ambulation, eating, and toileting needs.
  • Attend staff meetings, staff trainings, and other activities integral to Elder Care Services as required.
  • Maintain and complete all required records, reports and other client activities.
  • Serve as the acting director when Director and Assistant Director are not present in the building.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of the Elder Day Stay and/or the President/CEO.

Knowledge, Skill, and Ability Requirements

  • Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse by the State of Florida
  • A reliable personal vehicle available and a good driving record
  • Experience working with the elderly, particularly in an adult day care setting (preferred)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to stoop, lift, bend, and move up to 50 pounds. Must be able to use proper body mechanics in assisting clients to transfer
  • Full wrist dexterity at a repetitive motion
  • Must pass a level II criminal history check and drug screen prior to employment

Case Manager

Full Time/Non-Exempt

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follows prioritization procedure for enrolling new clients on MOW program.
  • Works closely with Clinical Director to determine when new clients should start services from waiting list.
  • Completes initial client assessments to identify:
    • Appropriateness for the MOW program.
    • Problems and immediate needs of the client.
    • Client’s strengths and ability to cope with his/her limitations
    • Support available from caregivers and/or other resources
    • Need for referral to other programs
  • Generates information on new clients for entry in CIRTS and route assignment.
  • Evaluates client needs and refers client for placement on appropriate waiting lists.
  • Educates clients on nutritional programs available to them including Meals on Wheels, Congregate Meals and Frozen Meals.
  • Conducts annual assessments on all MOW – C2 clients on caseload and determines if client still qualifies for MOW services and if any new gaps in services exist.
  • Conducts periodic re-assessment interviews with persons receiving services to determine continued eligibility and increased need.
  • Maintains client files with all required documentation.
  • Follows up on clients who do not answer the door during Meals on Wheels delivery to ensure safety of client.
  • Substitutes for other Nutrition Program staff and Meals on Wheels volunteers, as needed.
  • Provides case management to clients who may be at risk for social isolation
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Clinical Director and/or the President/CEO.

Knowledge, Skill, and Ability Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in social work, sociology, psychology, nursing, gerontology or a related social services field is required; or four years of related job experience or any combination of education and related experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree upon approval of the Area Agency on Aging.
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge is required.
  • A reliable personal vehicle available and a good driving record, travel is required within in Leon County.
  • Successful completion of Area Agency on Aging for North Florida Case Manager certification as made available by the Area Agency on Aging
  • Employee must successful complete the 701B Assessment training within 10 business days of hire.
  • Available to work hours beyond the usual workday of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. when necessary
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will spend a majority of time in client home and will be frequently exposed to a variety of patient conditions and elements. The noise level is moderate to quiet.