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Person-Centered Care Project Ombudsman

Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE), a non-profit regional law firm that provides high-quality legal assistance to low-income persons and groups in western Ohio, seeks a bright, creative, hardworking Ombudsman to fulfill the duties of the Person-Centered Care Project.

The Ombudsman will advocate for and offer assistance and support to participating nursing facilities to enhance staff retention and engagement for improved resident quality care. The Ombudsman will be responsible for the development and growth of person-centered care practice in ten regional nursing homes through the use of relational tools, enhanced communication, and other foundational practices, such as: recruit ten Medicaid/Medicare certified nursing facilities to participate by June 1, 2017; assist facilities to perform initial self-assessment tool; attend quality assurance program improvement (QAPI) team meetings; assist facilities to create resident interviews and other duties that are detailed in the position job description.

The Person-Centered Care Project Ombudsman must be an Ombudsman Specialist or qualified candidate for specialist certification. The Project Ombudsman must work as a full-time equivalent employee for the regional program. Salary depends on relevant legal experience. Excellent fringe benefits.

To apply, send resume and cover letter electronically by Friday, April 21, 2017, in Microsoft Word format, to:

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ABLE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and places a high value on diversity in our workplace, including diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, and physical ability. We strive to create an environment welcoming to all individuals and we encourage applications from individuals traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession. Equal access to ABLE's office is available. Applicants requiring accommodation to the interview/application process should contact the recruitment coordinator at the address listed above.