Region 2 Area Agency on Aging

Elder Abuse Victims Specialist Program Manager

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Posted On:
Closing On:
Monday, 30th July 2018
Thursday, 30th August 2018
Category: Administrative
Shift: 1st
Location: Brooklyn, MI
102 North Main Street, P.O. Box 189
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: 4 Year Degree

Job Description:




The Duties of the Elder Abuse Victims Specialist Program Manager will include but not be limited to:

  • Evaluate proposed state and federal policy as it impacts participants and operations and advocate on behalf of the Agency’s
  • Manage the Safe Haven program in a fiscally responsible
  • Supervise and Coordinate with program staff and volunteers.
  • Develop and implement internal systems for person-centered planning, self -determination.
  • Ensure compliance of regulations for Care Management and MI Choice Waive according to the Michigan Aging and Adult Services Agency (AASA), Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) policy, and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS).
  • Oversee the internal operations of the Safe Haven program to assure successful positioning in a competitive market and compliance with funding
  • Prepare and maintain policies and procedures for the Safe Haven Program.
  • Provide service coordination to
  • Disseminate program results to our community and other agencies through presentations at Aging or other appropriate conferences and meetings.
  • In collaboration with the Clinical Supervisor devise and implement plans for the training of new staff and sufficient mentoring to afford maximum self-sufficiency.
  • Serve as the primary after-hours contact for emergency
  • Serve as liaison with the community in regards to capacity issues and participant
  • Coordinate anti-abuse awareness activities including a tri-county coalition.
  • Coordinate with the multidisciplinary teams and partner
  • Work on sustainability by developing other funding sources in the
  • Oversee development of and adherence to a Quality Management Plan in compliance with state and federal
  • Participate in Agency Management Team on all phases of agency
  • Oversee all grant requirements, including management of funds, data collection, program evaluation, staff oversight, and meeting reporting
    • Maintain regular and punctual attendance
  • Other duties as assigned, by the CEO, consistent with the employee’s skills and Agency needs


Preferred Skills:

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able

to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Social Work. Must possess current State of Michigan RN/SW license. Minimum 3 years experience in gerontology field. Demonstrated skill and ability to speak with large groups.


Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to  common inquiries or complaints from end users, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or Board of Directors.


Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.


Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety  of  technical  instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Other Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to analyze budget and policy material, and write
  • Ability to manage time and work well with people on an individual
  • Ability to travel throughout the region (Hillsdale, Jackson and Lenawee Counties) and the State of Michigan to attend meetings/trainings.
  • Ability to work some evening and week-end hours.­
  • Ability to access office
  • Ability to accurately enter and retrieve information from a
  • Ability to sit for long periods of


Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk  and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to travel in all kinds of weather.


The employee will have to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.

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