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at Gila River Indian Community

Posted: 6/10/2019
Job Reference #: 19247-1
Keywords: caregiver

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Job Title: Caregiver Coordinator

Closing Date: 04/29/2019
DEADLINE: Attach any required documents, i. e., Transcripts, Certificates, diploma and Motor Vehicle
Record, to your online application by midnight on the closing date. Late Applications or documents will not
be considered
Job Number: 19-247

Job Type: Full-Time Regular

Department: Community Services Department/Elderly Services Program
City:Sacaton, AZLocations: 431 E. Pima Street
Area of Interest: Elderly Services

Salary Type: Base Pay
Salary/ Hourly Rate: $47,252 Salary

Tribal Driving Permit Required: Yes


Develops, implements, and coordinates the Caregiver Program

The Caregiver Coordinator goal is to accomplish the development of resources, information, services and training
to the Native American Caregivers within the Gila River Indian Community.

Develop information on counseling, support groups, training and supplemental services provided under a
caregiver grant’s scope of work. Develop Public Service Announcements and written articles on
Caregiver Services.Review and revise all administrative procedures and guidelines for the Caregiver Program.Develop linkages with tribal, federal, state and county service agencies, which provide services to Gila
River Indian Community elderly. Develop information on eligibility requirements, necessary
documentation, funding or service thresholds and limitations, application process, contact person for
tribal, federal, state and county service agencies, which provide services to Native American elderly.
Assist in follow-up to ensure that Caregivers have successfully accessed services.Provide advice, guidance and instruction about options and methods for providing support to caregivers
in an individual or group setting.Assist support groups by coordinating logistics in terms of identifying a meeting place, helping to develop
an agency, assisting with transportation and noti?cation to support group members of time, date and
location of meetings.Arrange trainings related to issues concerning caregivers of older Native American.Develop and implement a reservation wide referral system with all affected agencies.Assist in recruitment, certi?cation, and monitoring of respite works and clients.Maintain a timely schedule of payment to Respite workers.Maintain an ef?cient ?ling system and continued maintenance of such ?les.Perform other related duties as assigned.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:0 Knowledge of how to implement services in compliance with Grant requirements.
0 Knowledge of development and coordination of caregiver trainings, support groups, case management and
follow up of support services to individuals and their families.Ability to provide direct casework and case management services.Ability to maintain databases and accurate statistical data.Ability to maintain comprehensive case ?les that includes assessments, case plans and other documentation.
Ability to utilize computers and related applications software (e.g., word processing, spreadsheets, database,
etc.).Ability to express ideas clearly, orally and in writing.Ability to prepare required correspondence, reports and records.Ability to communicate and negotiate favorably with other Tribal departments and programs,Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, Community Of?cials
and the general public.
0 Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position, agree to maintain a Drug-free workplace.REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:o Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Human Services, Sociology,
Gerontology or a closely related field, and two (2) years’ experience with human services planning, case
management, community service with emphasis in social services or management of programs specifically
related to the elderly and which included one (1) year supervisory experience, Or0 Sixteen (16) to thirty (3 0) credit hours from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Human
Services, Sociology, Gerontology or a closely public service related field, and four (4) years’ experience
with human services, planning, case management, community services with emphasis in social services or
management of programs specifically related to the elderly and which includes two (2) year supervisory

Required to pass a background check. Background checks are required for positions that involve regular contract
with or control over Community Children in accordance with The Indian Child Protect and Family Violence
Prevention Act, 25 US. C Sections 3201 through 3210 and C.F.R Part 63 and positions that have regular contact
with the Elderly.Required to obtain a Tribal Driving permit. Valid state driver’s license with a current proof of driving record for
the past 39 months will be required to qualify for a tribal driving permit. Proof of driving record must be
submitted with application and must not be more than 60 days old from the date of submission of the
application.Supervisory, Salaried Position
Reports to Director or designee


- Medical - EPO or FPO Self-Funded Plan utilizing Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Network

- Prescription Program

- Dental - Plan is provided through CIGNA with no deductible for preventive services or $50 (individual)/ $150
(family) deductible for basic and major services

- Vision - plan benefits are provided through SightCare of Arizona and carry a $10 co-pay for exams, zero co-

- Life and AD&D - We offer voluntary or supplemental life insurance for Employee & Dependents through
METLIFE Group Insurance. GRIC pays the full cost for your Basic Life and AD&D.Other Voluntarv Benefits -

- Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
° Short Term Disability

- Long Term Disability

- Employee Assistance Program

- 12 Paid Holidays

- Vacation Leave

- Sick LeavePreference in ?lling vacancies is given to quali?ed Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference
Act (Title 25, US. Code, Section 472 and 473). The Gila River Indian Community is also committed to achieving
the full and equal opportunity without discrimination because of Race, Religion, Color, Sex, National Origin,
Politics, Marital Status, Physical Handicap, Age or Sexual Orientation. In other than the above, the Gila River
Indian Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.If you are claiming Preference in one or more of the following categories please attach a copy of the
required documentation to the completed Employment Application.Preference for Community Members (with proof of enrollment)Preference for Native Americans (must meet membership requirement of a federally recognized Tribe.)
Preference point for Spouse of Community Member (with proof of spouse enrollment)Preference point for Veteran (must meet statutory requirements)


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