The African American Elders Program serves African American Elders living in Seattle, Shoreline, and South King County. The program identifies frail, isolated elders, and their caregivers, and assist them in accessing and receiving needed social and health services through ongoing care coordination, support and referrals. The nurse addresses the health effects of inequalities in the prevalence of risk factors and chronic conditions of older African Americans.
This position covers a range of services from assessment through teaching, counseling, health coaching and follow-up activities with the medical community and care coordinators.
The AAEP Nurse promotes access to clinical and preventative health services by:
All employees working in CCS have the responsibility for developing and safekeeping a workplace which values and supports a culturally diverse work environment. Employees’ treatment of each other, their willingness to try new ways and ideas – all these things contribute greatly to the organization’s success in providing an open, culturally enriched and diverse workplace.
If the position requires driving then……..
♦Master’s degree in Nursing
♦Familiar with social services