Long Term Care Advocacy Asstnce Specialist 1

Grade 18

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  1. Long Term Care Advocacy Asstnce Specialist 1

    Grade 18

  2. Long Term Care Advocacy Asstnce Specialist 2

    Grade 23

Summary of Job Description

As a Long Term Care Advocacy Assistance Specialist 1, under the supervision of a Long Term Care Advocacy Assistance Specialist 2, the incumbent would assist local governmental and non-governmental organizations in forming and operating locally based Long Term Care Ombudsman Programs in an assigned region of the state. In addition to planning activities relevant to implementing the Long Term Care Ombudsman Programs you would also oversee, arrange, and conduct training programs for local ombudsman candidates and provide technical assistance and responses to requests for information regarding various aspects of residential long-term care for the elderly and the utilization of volunteers. You would investigate and work to resolve complaints made by, or on behalf of, older persons in long-term care facilities. You would monitor and assess programs, provide data analysis, and coordinate programs with other State and federal agencies.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

Candidates must have Four years of professional experience in advocacy or elder rights programs that primarily serve older adults or persons* with disabilities living in long-term care facilities. Your experience must have included advocacy on behalf of the rights of residents of residential care facilities, training or coordination of training, working with volunteers, and organization and coordination with community groups.

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