Careers at LifeSpan Resources

LifeSpan Resources is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Updated September, 2022

FIELD OPTIONS COUNSELOR/MEDICAID SPECIALIST

SUMMARY: The Field Options Counselor/Medicaid Specialist will fulfill the agency’s function of being the intake point for all long-term services and supports.

WAGE STATUS: Exempt (Salaried/Full Time) with an array of benefits.

BENEFITS: Relaxed working office environment, ability to work from home/flex time, medical, dental and vision insurance, life and disability insurance, 401K plan, tuition and employee assistance programs, mileage reimbursement, paid vacation, birthday, holidays, personal and sick days, reduced YMCA membership, and more!!

JOB ACTIVITIES:

  1. Provide phone and/or face to face Options Counseling by using an interactive process to make informed choices about long term services and supports (LTSS).
  2. Use appropriate screening and assessment tools to discover individual’s strengths, values, preferences, and eligibility as required by various programs.
  3. Develop initial service plans and determine level of care for individuals.
  4. Complete Medicaid Application Assistance activities.
  5. Be knowledgeable of all resources available for people who are aging and /or with disabilities.
  6. Maintain privacy and confidentiality of all client information.
  7. Execute other assignments as requested.
 

ABILITIES AND SKILLS NEEDED:

Abilities: Ability to assess specific needs both in person and on telephone; the ability to empathize and understand individual behaviors. Ability to organize information, prioritize assignments, complete tasks in a timely manner, and to use sound judgment.

Skills: Establishing and sustaining interpersonal relationships, good communication, organization and planning skills,

SPECIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS: Ability to lift supplies up to 25 lbs. on an occasional basis. Frequent use of computer, copier and phone. Able to sit for long periods of time and stand/walk for various periods of time.  Frequent travel to entire service area for client meetings, events, and/or training.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in any field.
  • OR
  • A registered nurse with 1 year experience in human services
  • OR
  • An Associate’s degree in nursing.
  • OR
  • An Associate’s degree in any field with a minimum of four year full-time, direct service experience with the elderly or disabled.
  • OR
  • Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP)

LifeSpan Resources is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

SEND LETTER OF INTEREST AND RESUME TO:
Michelle Brantley, Case Management Supervisor: mbrantley@LSR14.org

Transportation Driver

Part Time/Full Time
Benefits

We have an immediate opening for a Transportation driver. 

Position involves transporting elderly and disabled clients to and from medical and non-medical appointments, using LifeSpan Resources vehicles. 

Requirements include:

  • Valid driver’s license with “Just For Hire” certification
  • Excellent customer service; personable demeanor
  • Good oral/written communication skills
  • Willingness to assist other staff/team player
  • Basic tech skills – computer/tablets (comfortable with tablets/apps for scheduling software)
  • Sensitivity and/or experience working with elderly and disabled
  • Familiar with roadways in Clark, Floyd, Scott and Harrison Counties
  • Must ensure client confidentiality

Hourly wage is commensurate with level of applicable experience.

This position starts out as on-demand, with potential transition to permanent part or full time

As Needed, Monday – Friday. No weekends.

Please submit resume/letter of interest to Ramona Miller, rmiller@lsr14.org or fax (812.206.7937 or 812.944.8739)

LifeSpan Resources is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.