Catholic Charities of Louisville is an apostolate of the Archdiocese of Louisville and member of Catholic Charities USA. We provide service for people in need, advocate for justice in social structures, and call the entire Church and other people of good will to do the same.
Catholic Charities of Louisville is the social-service arm of the Archdiocese of Louisville. We provide help and create hope for the poor and vulnerable through a wide range of programs, assisting clients of all races, backgrounds and beliefs. Our service area includes 24 counties throughout Central Kentucky.
Catholic Charities of Louisville was established in 1939 and incorporated as a 501(c)(3) human service organization in 1993. It is one of over 160 Catholic Charities USA social service agencies in the United States.
Catholic Charities of Louisville has established three core values to represent us as an organization and are a gauge for how we work with each other as well as our clients and partners. They are Welcome, Strengthen and Empower.
The Associate Long-Term Care Ombudsman/Volunteer Coordinator* is certified to visit in Long-Term Care facilities in the KIPDA and Lincoln Trail Districts to improve the quality of life for those residents. She/he will protect the rights and dignity of nursing home residents. She/he has the additional responsibilities of recruiting, of recruiting, training, and retaining Certified Volunteer Ombudsman, and Friendly Visitor Volunteers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND TASKS:
This work is performed in an office setting with moderate noise due to computers, printers, and people moving about, and out in the community visiting long-term care facilities.
MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT:
Telephone, computer, printer, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, scanner, shredder, and Outlook
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Associates degree is preferred. The completion of 2 years of undergraduate studies is required or the equivalent years of experience in assessing and dealing with long-term care needs of the elderly can be substituted at the discretion of the state LTCO.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to those who are able to perform the essential duties of the job.
SPECIALIZED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
* This position is subject to change beginning October 1, 2020, pending the outcome of VOCA grant application. This position will become an Associate LTC Ombudsman only if grant is received.
2 years of undergraduate studies is required or the equivalent years of experience in assessing and dealing with long-term care needs of the elderly
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan
This job reports to the Director of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman
This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift.
Number of Openings for this position: 1