Job Title: ADRC Community Transition Coordinator
Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt
Reports To: ADRC Program Manager
Location: Remote / North County Office
ADRC Purpose: The Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) of Orange County is an emerging collaborative of local senior and disability service agencies, led by the Dayle McIntosh Center and the Orange County Office on Aging. The goal of the ADRC is to streamline access to long-term services and supports, provide person-centered information and counseling services, and enable community-based living for Orange County seniors and residents with disabilities. As part of the ADRC service team, this position will play a key role in implementing the ADRC’s mission, goals, and philosophy.
Position Overview: The ADRC Community Transition Coordinator provides information, supports consumers in decision making, and coordinates multiple services from a variety of organizations in order to successfully move older adults and individuals with disabilities from medical or residential facilities to community-based living options.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
- Conducts outreach to hospitals, nursing homes, and other medical and residential facilities to identify individuals who want to transition back into the community;
- Using a person-centered approach, interviews consumers to ascertain immediate and long-term needs for services;
- Develops consumer-driven transition plans in consultation with licensed care professionals;
- Coordinates transition from medical and residential care facilities;
- Liaisons with community agencies in Orange County to arrange ancillary services and implement long-term services and supports;
- When needed, assists consumer in applying for California Community Transitions (CCT), the transition fund managed by the Department of Rehabilitation, (DOR), or other funding sources to aid transition;
- Collaborates with core and extended ADRC partners to implement the No Wrong Door approach to services;
- Enters consumer demographics and service activities into a database as part of the monitoring and evaluation process;
- If appropriate, offers peer advice and support to consumers;
- Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
- A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;
- Two years’ experience working with individuals with disabilities, in health and human services, or as a case coordinator; or
- An equivalent combination of education and experience;
- Demonstrated knowledge of essential services and benefits to facilitate community transition;
- Multitasking, organization, and team leadership skills;
- Evidence of computer literacy;
- Working knowledge of the Independent Living philosophy and methodology;
- Valid California Driver’s License or state identification card; car insurance, (if applicable); and reliable mode of transportation.
- Bilingual and/or ability to communicate in ASL is preferred.
- Takes initiative to ensure successful results;
- Works cooperatively with others;
- Communicates effectively orally and in writing;
- Focuses on solutions rather than problems;
- Understands and supports consumer-directed services;
- Respects the opinions of others;
- Represents the agency in a professional manner;
- Upholds the principles of the organization;
- Exhibits a commitment to professional growth.
Work Environment/Physical Demands:
Normal office temperature-controlled conditions with quiet to moderate noise level and little to no exposure to heat, dust, or fumes. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to remain in a stationary position working at a desk; operate a computer and other office machinery including printer, copier, and telephone; move about inside the office to access office machinery; exchange information with coworkers and the public; and may need to lift or move up to 10 pounds.
Diversity / Inclusion:
The Dayle McIntosh Center is committed to maintaining a culture of diversity and inclusion and seeks to be representative of the communities we serve, including minorities and individuals with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. DMC welcomes the unique contributions that employees bring in terms of their education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and beliefs. DMC does not and will not discriminate on the basis of these or any protected category in any of its activities or operations.
How to Apply
Please send resume and cover letter to:
* Only qualified individuals will be contacted for an interview.
501 North Brookhurst Street, Suite 102, Anaheim, CA 92801 www.daylemc.org