JFS Care Navigator
TWO POSITIONS: seeking applicants for Wilmington & Sussex
JFS is looking for a Care Navigator to join the new Care Navigation program, designed to support the needs of older adults who want to age safely and with dignity in their own homes or their community of choice. Care Navigators combine compassionate care with the expertise necessary to help older adults and/or their caregivers manage the growing and complex responsibilities of aging. Services are tailored to meet the individual needs of clients and provide peace of mind for them and their families.
Essential Responsibilities Include:
- In-Home Assessment
& Development of Individualized Care Plan
- Care Management/Coordination
- Wellness Monitoring
- Patient/Medical Advocacy
- Document Preparation (e.g. benefits applications)
- Providing transportation may be required for medical appointment accompaniment
This position includes meeting people in their homes or at other community locations. The ideal candidate has strong engagement and interpersonal skills, and is comfortable making home visits and meeting with families/caregivers on an as-needed or on-call basis.
BSW, BSN, MSW and/or experience working with older adults and caregivers preferred. Driver’s license & clean driving record, proof of insurance, and car in good working condition required.
This is a part-time position. Hours must be flexible an may include weekends or evenings.
Email Karen Commeret at firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume & cover letter.