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JOB TITLE:†Memory Connections Program Associate
Starting Salary
: $15.00/hour

General Description:
Assist Program Director in administering all aspects of cognitive intervention program for people with early memory loss (Memory Connections Program, formerly known as Early Memory Loss Support Program).††

Essential Functions:

  • Plan and facilitate weekly therapeutic and psycho-educational group sessions at designated program sites to assist clients in coping with early memory loss.†
  • Collaborate with Program Director to provide ongoing information about client goals and progress and program status.
  • Assist Program Director with planning and facilitating brain exercise activities at designated program sites.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with program stakeholders and community partners, including, but not limited to:† program participants, caregivers, volunteers, and host site personnel.
  • Monitor program effectiveness and program fidelity.† Assist in creating, distributing, and compiling surveys administered to program stakeholders to evaluate efficacy of program.
  • Remain current on research regarding supportive interventions for individuals with memory loss and their caregivers.
  • Coverage for responsibilities of Program Director on an as-needed basis.†
  • Represent AGE at program and community events, as needed.
  • Conduct client intakes and ongoing assessments, as needed.

Authority:
The Memory Connections Program Associate is authorized to take reasonable action necessary to carry out responsibilities assigned as long as such action does not deviate from established organizational policies and is consistent with sound professional judgment.

Working Relationship:
The Memory Connections Program Associate is selected by the Memory Connections Program Director and is responsible to him or her.†† Frequent and open communication with the Program Director is necessary in order to ensure smooth program delivery at program sites.† The Memory Connections Program Associate is expected to establish and maintain relationships with program stakeholders and community partners.

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 1 year of experience working with seniors and individuals who have dementia or memory loss.
  • At least 1 year of experience in facilitating support groups.
  • A masterís degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, counseling, social work, or other mental health related field.
  • Professional licensure in respective field (LMSW, LCSW, LPC, LMFT).
  • Candidates will be considered with a bachelorís degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, counseling, social work, or other mental health related field, 2 years of experience working in a human service or medically-related program, and LBSW licensure.

Hours of Work:
This is a non-exempt position of 20 hours per week.† Local travel to program sites is required, including Georgetown.†

Characteristics Helpful to the Job:

  • Advanced level of oral and written communication skills.†
  • Ability to present a confident, professional image to the clients, the community, and co-workers.†
  • Knowledge of human behavior and individual differences in ability, personality, and interests.
  • Leadership, collaboration, and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate complex problem solving.
  • Commitment to the purpose, objectives, values, and goals of the agency.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and multi-task. †Attention to detail and proactive.
  • Knowledge of computers and Microsoft software products.

Evaluations:
Job performance will be evaluated at the end of the first three months of employment and at least once a year thereafter.† The performance appraisal will be conducted by the Program Director or appropriate supervisor.

General Statement:†
It is understood that this document may be changed in the future in the best interest of the agency and/or the people served.† Any changes will be discussed with the incumbent.††

To Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to K.C. Lawrence, LMSW (klawrence@ageofcentraltx.org; fax 512-451-3110).† Email submissions are preferred.† Please, no phone calls.Updated 1/16/2017.

 


JOB TITLE:†Activity Assistant / Driver - Round Rock Adult Day Health Center

Starting Salary: $10.20/hour

General Description:
Assist Activity Director with all activity programs for the facility and transport day center members to and from the center in agency vehicles.† Assist, as necessary, with any delegated responsibilities from the Program Director, i.e. administrative duties, maintaining files, phone calls, maintenance of office and activity supplies. †

Essential Functions:

  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Lead and/or co-lead activities as directed by the Activity Director.
  • Gather supplies, equipment, and materials to carry out activities within budgetary limits.
  • Keep the activity room clean and organized.
  • Encourage members to participate in group activities and assist them as necessary.
  • Work individually with members as necessary.
  • Assist members with toileting (including incontinent care).
  • Assist with monthly activity assessments for each member.
  • Perform other duties as directed by Activity Director.
  • Drive day center members between home and the center in agency passenger vehicle.

Authority:
The Activity Assistant/Driver is authorized to take reasonable action necessary to carry out assigned responsibilities.† No supervision of other staff to be given.† Participatory, cooperative approach to team problem solving is expected.

Working Relationship:

  • Activity Assistant/Driver is hired by the Program Director and is accountable to him/her.
  • Activity Assistant/Driver must establish the necessary relationship with own supervisor, members and their caregivers, other staff members to assure timely and accurate delivery of service.

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years old, high school graduate or equivalent.
  • Experience working with older adults, particularly those with Alzheimerís disease or another form of dementia.
  • Training or experience as an activity assistant preferred.
  • Bilingual (Spanish preferred) skills a plus.
  • Ability to learn first aid and become CPR certified.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Computer proficient, including knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Customer service experience preferred.
  • Ability to interact with members using patience, tact, and respect.
  • Possess a current Texas Driverís License.
  • Ability to accomplish multiple tasks during shift of duty requiring stooping, bending and lifting.
  • Ability to lift 130 pounds with assistance
  • Possess a commitment to purpose, objectives, and goals of the agency.

Evaluations:
Job performance will be evaluated at the end of the first three months of employment and at least once a year thereafter.† The performance appraisal will be conducted by the Program Director or appropriate supervisor.

General Statement:†
It is understood that this document may be changed in the future in the best interest of the agency and/or the people served.† Any changes will be discussed with the incumbent.††

To Apply:
All applicants must email a resume and cover letter to†Lauren Greenwade, Center Director, at†lgreenwade@ageofcentraltx.org.†

Calls are not accepted, and position open until filled.††Updated 1/16/2017.

 


JOB TITLE:†Program Aide / Driver - Round Rock Adult Day Health Center

Starting Salary: $10.20/hour

General Description:
Assist day center clients so that they are able participate fully in each dayís programming.† This position floats between the Round Rock and the Austin Adult Day Health Centers, according to staffing and census levels.

Essential Functions:

  • Be prompt and reliable to agreed upon work schedule of agency
  • Drive daily routes in van, as necessary
  • Assist program participants in boarding and departing from vehicle and assure that they reach the center safely
  • Perform and document daily safety check on the vehicle you are driving
  • Assist on field trips and other special outside events as scheduled
  • Assist with activities with clients
  • Perform other duties as directed

Authority:
The Program Aide / Driver is authorized to take reasonable action necessary to carry out the responsibilities assigned as long as such actions do not deviate from established organizational policies and is consistent with sound professional judgment.

Working Relationship:
The Program Aide / Driver is hired by the Program Director or appropriate supervisor and is accountable to the Program Director at the site in which they are working.† Establishment and maintenance of team-building relationships with supervisor, staff, volunteers, clients, and families is expected.

Qualifications:

  • Possess a good driving record
  • Sensitive to the needs of disabled and/or older adults, using patience, tact, and respect
  • Be flexible and versatile
  • Previous experience with older adults is desirable
  • Ability to accomplish multiple tasks during shift duty requiring stooping, bending, and lifting
  • Ability to lift 130 pounds safely and with assistance
  • Possess a commitment to the purpose, objectives, and goals of the agency

Evaluations:
Job performance will be evaluated at the end of the first three months of employment and at least once a year thereafter.† The performance appraisal will be conducted by the Program Director or appropriate supervisor.

General Statement:†
It is understood that this document may be changed in the future in the best interest of the agency and/or the people served.† Any changes will be discussed with the incumbent.††

To Apply:
All applicants must email a resume and cover letter to Lauren Greenwade, Center Director, at†lgreenwade@ageofcentraltx.org.†

Calls are not accepted, and position open until filled.††Updated 1/16/2017.

 


JOB TITLE:†Certified Nurse Aide / Driver - Austin Adult Day Health Center

Starting Salary: $10.20/hour

General Description:
Provide assistance in all areas of client services and care.

Essential Functions:

  • Be prompt and reliable to agreed upon work schedule
  • Become familiar with and responsive to clients and their individual needs
  • Keep accurate daily documentation of clients
  • Assist clients with personal needs so that they can fully participate in and enjoy activities at the day center (including personal hygiene, toileting, incontinent care, walking and transferring, eating, and participating in activities)
  • Record client weight and take and record vital signs as required
  • Transport members to and from the day center in agency vehicle
  • Assist members in boarding and departing from vehicle and assure that they arrive at home or at the day center safely
  • Perform and document daily safety checks on the vehicle you are driving
  • Perform other duties as directed

Authority:
The Certified Nurse Aide is authorized to take reasonable action necessary to carry out responsibilities as long as such action does not deviate from established organizational policies and is consistent with sound professional judgment.

Working Relationship:

  • The Certified Nurse Aide is selected by the Program Director or appropriate supervisor and is accountable to him/her.† The facility nurse will supervise any medically related functions.
  • Establishment and maintenance of team-building relationships with supervisor, staff, volunteers, clients and their families is expected.

Qualifications:

  • Be on the State of Texas Nurse Aide Registry
  • Be flexible, versatile, and able to work as an effective team member
  • Possess a good driving record and a current Texas Driverís License
  • Be sensitive to the needs of older adults and those with cognitive impairment, using patience, tact, and respect
  • Previous experience with older adults is desirable
  • Able to accomplish multiple tasks during shift duty requiring stooping, bending, and lifting
  • Able to lift 130 pounds safely and with assistance
  • Possess a commitment to the purpose, objectives, and goals of the agency

Evaluations:
Job performance will be evaluated at the end of the first three months of employment and at least once a year thereafter.† The performance appraisal will be conducted by the Program Director or appropriate supervisor.

General Statement:†
It is understood that this document may be changed in the future in the best interest of the agency and/or the people served.† Any changes will be discussed with the incumbent.††

To Apply:
All applicants must email a resume and cover letter to:
Austin - Heidi Fischer, Center Director, at†hfischer@ageofcentraltx.org.
Round Rock - Lauren Greenwade, Center Director, at lgreenwade@ageofcentraltx.org.†

Calls are not accepted, and position open until filled.††Updated 1/16/2017.

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