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Northeast Focal Point Senior Center

Case Manager (F/T)

N.E. Focal Point Senior Center

Department of Senior Services

City of Deerfield Beach

Description

Performs professional and administrative duties in the area of case management. Develops and implements case management programs; monitors progress and performs a variety of support services. Work is performed under supervision of the Social Services Coordinator and reviewed through direct observation, reports submitted, and counseling.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides continuing individual casework, counseling, and/or case management for center clients
  • Observes patients' and/or families' condition, mental state, and social behavior and reports observations
  • Develops and implements individual social work treatment plan in conjunction with medical staff
  • Plans and assists appropriate supportive on-going groups for the well-being of clients
  • Contacts service provider or agency on behalf of client as requested
  • Performs out-reach efforts to encourage membership in programs/facilities
  • Collaborates with community organizations
  • Updates and maintains resource file for service providers and other agencies
  • Sets up and maintains appropriate client file system
  • Maintains confidential client information, such as medical charts
  • Participates in departmental and interdisciplinary conferences pertaining to policies and procedures
  • Participates in agency and team meetings
  • Prepares various reports related to activities performed
  • Performs all other related duties as required

Education and Experience

Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field and at least five (5) years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the techniques, methods, procedures, principles and practices of the medical profession and the ability to apply them
  • Knowledge of case management principles, protocols, and clinical treatment plans
  • Knowledge of workers' compensation state statutes, City procedures, and Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Ability to review, modify, improve, and design case management systems
  • Ability to review medical reports and accurately make recommendations for case management care
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to operate a personal computer and review, analyze and prepare case management reports
  • Ability to maintain working relationships with vendors, City employees, and the general public.
  • Ability to use small office equipment and computers

Physical Demands

The physical demands involve grasping, hearing, mental acuity, near acuity, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, standing, talking, visual acuity, and walking. May be required to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.

Work Environment

The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environment conditions: job likely consists of typical office work or administrative work. The employee works in a position where they regularly make decisions that could lead to major community or organizational consequences if they fail to make the appropriate decision at the time.

Hours and Compensation

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday – Friday, 35 hours/week. $19.5745 - $24.9577 hourly.

Apply to Human Resources, 150 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441


Northeast Focal Point Senior Center

Certified Nursing Assistant (P/T)

N.E. Focal Point Senior Center

Department of Senior Services

City of Deerfield Beach

Description

Assists clients with all activities of daily living as needed. Assists staff with recreation and socialization activities for clients. Assists van drivers as needed. Work is performed in a clinical setting and the employee may be exposed to communicable diseases. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Nurse and reviewed for quality of service rendered to clients.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists clients with all activities of daily living as needed, such as using the restroom and eating
  • Assists staff with recreation and socialization activities for clients
  • Assists bus drivers as needed and helps clients on and off bus
  • Logs entry and exit times
  • Takes and documents patient vitals
  • Responds to telephone inquiries
  • Maintains clients’ charts as needed
  • Serves snacks and meals
  • Attends staff meetings and nursing seminars
  • Reports client activity and responses to the Nurse
  • Work is performed in a clinical setting and the employee may be exposed to communicable diseases
  • Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Nurse and reviewed for quality of service rendered to clients

Education and Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent and two (2) years’ experience in working with cognitively impaired adults; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of cognitive impairment
  • Skill in CPR, Heimlich maneuver, use of blood pressure cuff, and stethoscope
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with in interdisciplinary team with empathy and sensitivity
  • Ability to use small office equipment

Physical Demands

The physical demands involve balancing, crouching, far acuity, feeling, fingering, grasping, handling, hearing, kneeling, lifting, mental acuity, near acuity, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, standing, stooping, talking, visual acuity, and walking. May be required to exert in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds or force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Work Environment

The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions: one or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases or poor ventilation. The employee works in a dynamic environment that requires them to be sensitive to change and responsive to changing goals, priorities, and needs.

Hours and Compensation

10:30 AM – 2:30 PM, Monday – Friday (20 hrs/week,4hrs/day, flexible hours). $16.3423 - $20.8365 hourly

Apply to Human Resources, 150 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441


Northeast Focal Point Senior Center

Licensed Practical Nurse (F/T)

N.E. Focal Point Senior Center

Department of Senior Services

City of Deerfield Beach

Description

Performs professional nursing duties, ensuring quality care by monitoring and treating patients. Supervises health care and medications of clients as directed by primary physician. Communicates with caregivers and primary physicians. Documents client status and suspected abuse as per HRS guidelines. Employee is required to develop and/or maintain effective policies and procedures. Work is performed under supervision of the Nurse. Work is performed in a setting where the employee may be exposed to communicable diseases and asked to intervene in counseling of more volatile patients and/or situations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interprets and reports responses of patient to appropriate members of the health team
  • Observes patients' and/or families' condition, mental state, and social behavior and reports observations
  • Maintains sanitary conditions in workstations and examining rooms
  • Records and maintains nursing care plans and progress notes on patients to ensure continuity of care
  • Maintains client charts as appropriate
  • Maintains client information confidential
  • Responds to medically related telephone inquiries and directs calls to appropriate persons, follows policy in transferring injured patients to emergency rooms
  • Arranges, under policy and procedure guidelines, for transportation of injured employee to other medical facility
  • Maintains professional competence through participation in continuing education and other appropriate learning experience
  • Attends staff meetings, nursing continuance education seminars, and shares information with other nursing staff; makes written recommendations on updated nursing procedures to management after attending each seminar
  • Participates with other nursing staff in determining conditions, resources, and policies essential to the delivery of services
  • Maintains environmental conditions conducive to the comfort and safety of patients
  • Acts as liaison with State Health Services for reports and follows up on communicable diseases
  • May provide staff relief for the Senior Center and Alzheimer’s Center
  • Performs other professional nursing activities as delegated by management

Education and Experience

High School Diploma/GED and at least four (4) years of experience in; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Licenses and/or Certificates

Florida Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the basic principles and practices of nursing
  • Knowledge of community resources and medical/health providers in the community
  • Skill in nursing techniques and practices in dealing with older people and in completing health assessments for seniors
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate health services with medical providers
  • Ability to use small office equipment and computers

Physical Demands

The physical demands involve balancing, crouching, depth perception, far acuity, feeling, fingering, grasping, handling, hearing, kneeling, lifting, mental acuity, near acuity, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, standing, stooping, talking, visual acuity, and walking. May be required to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Work Environment

The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environment conditions: job likely consists such as of typical office work or administrative work. The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions: one or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases or poor ventilation. The employee works up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Hours and Compensation

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday (35 hours per week). $18.4317 - $23.5005 hourly

Apply to Human Resources, 150 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441


Northeast Focal Point Senior Center

Licensed Practical Nurse (P/T)

N.E. Focal Point Senior Center

Department of Senior Services

City of Deerfield Beach

Description

Performs professional nursing duties, ensuring quality care by monitoring and treating patients. Supervises health care and medications of clients as directed by primary physician. Communicates with caregivers and primary physicians. Documents client status and suspected abuse as per HRS guidelines. Employee is required to develop and/or maintain effective policies and procedures. Work is performed under supervision of the Nurse. Work is performed in a setting where the employee may be exposed to communicable diseases and asked to intervene in counseling of more volatile patients and/or situations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interprets and reports responses of patient to appropriate members of the health team
  • Observes patients' and/or families' condition, mental state, and social behavior and reports observations
  • Maintains sanitary conditions in workstations and examining rooms
  • Records and maintains nursing care plans and progress notes on patients to ensure continuity of care
  • Maintains client charts as appropriate
  • Maintains client information confidential
  • Responds to medically related telephone inquiries and directs calls to appropriate persons, follows policy in transferring injured patients to emergency rooms
  • Arranges, under policy and procedure guidelines, for transportation of injured employee to other medical facility
  • Maintains professional competence through participation in continuing education and other appropriate learning experience
  • Attends staff meetings, nursing continuance education seminars, and shares information with other nursing staff; makes written recommendations on updated nursing procedures to management after attending each seminar
  • Participates with other nursing staff in determining conditions, resources, and policies essential to the delivery of services
  • Maintains environmental conditions conducive to the comfort and safety of patients
  • Acts as liaison with State Health Services for reports and follows up on communicable diseases
  • May provide staff relief for the Senior Center and Alzheimer’s Center
  • Performs other professional nursing activities as delegated by management

Education and Experience

High School Diploma/GED and at least four (4) years of experience in; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Licenses and/or Certificates

Florida Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the basic principles and practices of nursing
  • Knowledge of community resources and medical/health providers in the community
  • Skill in nursing techniques and practices in dealing with older people and in completing health assessments for seniors
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate health services with medical providers
  • Ability to use small office equipment and computers

Physical Demands

The physical demands involve balancing, crouching, depth perception, far acuity, feeling, fingering, grasping, handling, hearing, kneeling, lifting, mental acuity, near acuity, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, standing, stooping, talking, visual acuity, and walking. May be required to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Work Environment

The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environment conditions: job likely consists such as of typical office work or administrative work. The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions: one or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases or poor ventilation. The employee works up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Hours and Compensation

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Monday – Friday (20 hours/week, 4 hours/day, flexible hours). $18.4317 - $23.5005 hourly

Apply to Human Resources, 150 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441


Northeast Focal Point Senior Center

Grants Coordinator (F/T)

N.E. Focal Point Senior Center

Department of Senior Services—Administrative

City of Deerfield Beach

Description

Performs managerial and supervisory work directing the functions and staff of several community senior services programs. Work is performed under the direction of the Director of Senior Services and is reviewed for accomplishment of departmental objectives through reports, conferences and results obtained. Assists the Director of Senior Services in a wide array of functions including fiscal analysis for community development. Serves as a key member of the management staff. Responsible for researching and preparing grant applications for federal, state, and private foundations. Confers with upper management in the selection and implementation of programs and initiatives. Manages the implementation, outcomes, performance measures, and evaluation of the grant funded projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Initiates and/or procures Federal, State, County, and private grants for a variety of programs and projects
  • Plans, organizes, and manages grant opportunities for the operations of the department
  • Prepares responses to management and other grant funders and organizations
  • Directs, monitors, trains, and evaluates staff and outside partners for implementation of grants
  • Monitors City departmental issues and projects when grant-funded or grant eligible
  • Performs research and analysis to compile data for reports, cost estimates, etc.
  • Researches issues and processes department wide to make recommendations and implement solutions
  • Calculates figures, develops graphs, and other visuals
  • Assists the Director in preparing the department’s budget for submission to the City Commission
  • Develops, coordinates, and implements special project assignments
  • Coordinates and attends meetings with staff members to plan programs, identify issues, and improve services/programs
  • Develops, coordinates and manages various current and new grants from private, State and Federal agencies
  • Provide systematic fiscal oversight of grant-funded programs by monitoring and documents review
  • Maintain spreadsheets, tracking systems, and master files on grants and applicants
  • Design and develop advertisements, applications, and other methods to the efficiency and effectiveness of the department
  • Markets and promotes the department via public relations, social media, website, education, outreach, and fundraising opportunities for the department and the community
  • Operates personal computer and other office equipment
  • Serves as member of various committees team projects, task forces, etc.
  • Performs other tasks as required

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field, and five (5) years of experience in a professional/administrative environment, including three (3) years’ experience administering federal grants for local government; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Licenses and/or Certificates

Valid Florida Driver’s License

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of public administration principles and modern management theory. Knowledge of the functions and organization of municipal government. Knowledge of the functions and operations of interrelating departments, divisions, and agencies. Knowledge of management techniques sufficient to direct the activities of a project work group.
  • Knowledge of Computer Proficient-Websites, Content Management Systems, Graph Design, Desktop Publishing.
  • Skill in budget analysis and financial/accounting principles. Skill in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with other City employees and the public. Skill in coordinating the work of others and prioritizing work assignments. Skill in resolving problems or situations requiring the exercise of good judgment. Skill in preparing clear and concise written reports. Skill in interpreting policies.
  • Ability to articulate and present plans to City staff, the Commission and the public. Ability to train or advise City personnel in related tasks and activities.

Physical Demands

Essential physical activities include hearing, repetitive motion, talking, near acuity, talking, and walking.

Work Environment

None: The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environment conditions: job likely consists such as of typical office work or administrative work. The employee works in a relatively safe, secure, and stable work environment.

Hours and Compensation

8:00 AM – 5:30 PM, Monday – Friday. $24.6649 hourly

Apply to Human Resources, 150 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441


Northeast Focal Point Senior Center

Active Lifestyle Instructor (Will Call, 2 Positions)

N.E. Focal Point Senior Center

Department of Senior Services

City of Deerfield Beach

Description

Instruct groups or individuals in active exercise programs and the fundamentals of various exercise activities. Demonstrate techniques and methods of participation. Observe participants and inform them of corrective measures necessary to improve their skills.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plans, schedules, and implements active exercise programs
  • Works with clients, mainly senior citizens
  • Instructs staff, participants, senior aides, and volunteers in recreation and socialization methodology
  • Creates flyers and promotes programs
  • Coordinates and attends meetings with staff members to plan programs, identify issues, and improve services/programs
  • Evaluates effectiveness of programs and activities by personal inspection, interviews, and consultations with the participating public and assigned employees
  • Enforces departmental policies, procedures and regulations as they affect the participating public and assigned employees
  • Evaluates equipment and material needs for assigned programs
  • Maintains attendance records. Prepares and submits required reports
  • Answers and follows up all customer requests efficiently and expeditiously as received by telephone, mail or personally from citizens, elected officials, agencies, City employees and/or clients
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

Education and Experience

High School, degree or equivalent and at least one (1) year of experience in geriatric recreation or related field; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Licenses and/or Certificates

Valid Florida Driver’s License. Certification may be required for a particular program.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of recreationally therapeutic techniques and philosophy
  • Skill in group and individual active exercise and recreation activities
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients
  • Ability to work with clients with varying degrees of physical ability
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with the public and City employees
  • Ability to accept, receive, and collect payment for activity programs
  • Ability to use small office equipment and computers

Physical Demands

The physical demands involve crouching, fingering, hearing, lifting, mental acuity, near acuity, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, standing, talking, and visual acuity. May be required to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force to move objects.

Work Environment

The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environment conditions: job likely consists of active exercise instruction. The employee works in a dynamic environment that requires the ability to be sensitive to change and responsive to changing goals, priorities, and needs.

Hours and Compensation

Monday – Friday, hours may vary based on program needs. $12.0976 - $15.4245 hourly. Closing Date: 09/14/2017.

Apply to Human Resources, 150 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441


Northeast Focal Point Senior Center

Registered Nurse (WC)

N.E. Focal Point Senior Center

Department of Senior Services

City of Deerfield Beach

Description

Performs professional nursing duties, ensuring quality care by monitoring and treating patients. Supervises health care and medications of clients as directed by primary physician. Communicates with caregivers and primary physicians. Documents client status and suspected abuse as per HRS guidelines. Employee is required to develop and/or maintain effective policies and procedures. Work is performed under supervision of the Nurse or Assistant Director. Work is performed in a setting where the employee may be exposed to communicable diseases and asked to intervene in counseling of more volatile patients and/or situations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interprets and reports responses of patient to appropriate members of the health team
  • Observes patients' and/or families' condition, mental state, and social behavior and reports observations
  • Maintains sanitary conditions in workstations and examining rooms
  • Records and maintains nursing care plans and progress notes on patients to ensure continuity of care
  • Maintains client charts as appropriate
  • Maintains client information confidential
  • Responds to medically related telephone inquiries and directs calls to appropriate persons, follows policy in transferring injured patients to emergency rooms
  • Arranges, under policy and procedure guidelines, for transportation of injured employee to other medical facility
  • Maintains professional competence through participation in continuing education and other appropriate learning experience
  • Attends staff meetings, nursing continuance education seminars, and shares information with other nursing staff; makes written recommendations on updated nursing procedures to management after attending each seminar
  • Participates with other nursing staff in determining conditions, resources, and policies essential to the delivery of services
  • Maintains environmental conditions conducive to the comfort and safety of patients
  • May provide staff relief for the Senior Center and Alzheimer’s Center
  • Performs other professional nursing activities as delegated by management

Education and Experience

High School Diploma/GED and at least four (4) years of experience in; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Licenses and/or Certificates

Must be a Registered Nurse (RN).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the basic principles and practices of nursing.
  • Knowledge of community resources and medical/health providers in the community.
  • Skill in nursing techniques and practices in dealing with older people and in completing health assessments for seniors.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate health services with medical providers.
  • Ability to use small office equipment and computers.

Physical Demands

The physical demands involve balancing, crouching, depth perception, far acuity, feeling, fingering, grasping, handling, hearing, kneeling, lifting, mental acuity, near acuity, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, standing, stooping, talking, visual acuity, and walking. May be required to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Work Environment

The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environment conditions. The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions: one or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases or poor ventilation. The employee works up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Hours and Compensation

7:30 AM – 5:30 PM, Monday – Friday, hours may vary. $20.7880 - $26.5048 hourly. Closing Date: 09/08/2017.

Apply to Human Resources, 150 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441


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Quality Assurance/Grants Manager

Aging & Disability Resource Center

Nature of Work

  • Provide quality assurance and oversight of State of Florida and Federally funded programs.
  • Manage providers.
  • Collaborate actively in quality assurance and oversight of data and data integrity.
  • Review consumer information and assess needs to verify appropriate use of funded services.
  • Comply with State, Agency, and Program policies regarding client confidentiality.
  • Prepare reports as required.
  • Participate in coordination and execution of trainings, conferences and other events.
  • Periodic travel with Broward County.

Qualifications

  • Outgoing and detail-oriented.
  • Bachelor's Degree in social work, sociology, psychology, gerontology, or related social services field, plus one year of related work experience.
  • Strong writing abilities and spreadsheet skills.

Hours and Compensation

Thirty-five (35) hours per week, Monday through Friday. $27,500 annually with benefits.

Application Process

Please send resume to adrcprograms@gmail.com. All applicants will need to complete a comprehensive computer skills test when interviewed.