We strongly encourage persons who experience a disability to apply!
Access Alaska is looking for an Independent Living Manager to join our Fairbanks office! Our ideal candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, previous non-profit experience in the field of Human Services experience with traumatic brain injury/mental health. This is a full-time, exempt, position that supervises the IL TABI Advocates, Intake and Referral Coordinator and IL DD Advocate.
Access Alaska is an Independent Living Center that encourages and promotes the total integration of people with disabilities and elder Alaskans to live independently in the community of their choice. The agency accomplishes its mission through; teaching independent living skills, facilitating peer support, promoting advocacy, providing information and referral services and consumer directed personal care assistance. Access Alaska also has a Durable Medical Equipment loan closet in both Anchorage and Fairbanks. The agency is consumer controlled with over 50% of its staff and Board of Directors having disabilities.
Core Supervisory Responsibilities:
Provides supervision, coaching and support to all ILC direct service staff. Oversees peer support groups or skill development classes as needed.
Coordinates direct service staff meetings; in coordination with Clinical Manager
evaluates new Intakes and Referrals, Medicare enrollees, assures proper staff assignments
including meeting with case managers to develop consumer treatment
Intervenes in specific consumer case problems; provides direct services to consumers
as needed. Provides Medicare Counseling to eligible consumers, assessing
their individualized needs, and helping with enrollment into a plan.
Supervises Medicare counselors, providing direction and training, oversight for
Medicare enrolment and throughout the year.
Fills in for direct service staff during their absences.
Documents all consumer contacts utilizing Cil Suite, and Medicaid notes
Develops service delivery reports, complete quarterly grant reporting for ILS, and
other current grant programs. Completes staff performance reports. Maintains
report deadlines including monthly consumer chart and MICIL reviews.
Maintains organizational systems for data collection including client files and Cil
Suite reporting and/or Medicaid progress notes. Ensures monthly Medicaid billing
is completed; collaborates with case managers to assure monthly data reporting.
Reviews case files quarterly in order to maintain accuracy and consistency.
Updates policies and procedures, filing systems and documentation templates.
Networks with and coordinate service delivery with other agencies and service
providers. Encourage consumer advocacy issues, and provide outreach.
Participates in efforts that empower people with disabilities, creates an environment
more conducive to independent
Education & Training
4 yr. college or equivalent combination of education and experience
3 yrs. Social Services, Independent Living, Care Coordination or Similar experience preferred
2 yrs. of supervisory experience required
Confidentiality, Integrity, Professionalism, Strong Work Ethic,
Active support of our mission & vision
Customer focused services
Access Alaska, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Access Alaska, Inc. makes every effort to ensure that in every phase of its recruitment and selection processes equal employment opportunity is provided to all individuals regardless of race, color, genetics, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital status, change in marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability, national origin or citizenship, or veteran’s status. Access Alaska, Inc. is an at-will employer.