Employment & Internship Opportunities

 

Join our Staff!

Connections is a equal opportunity employer, with a belief that what we do individually and collectively makes a difference in the lives of many.

Our application can be downloaded and submitted to the staff member listed in each job posting.


Current Job Openings:

Care Transitions Coach

Care Transitions Coaches ensure the safe and effective transfers in the movement of patients across the care continuum, serving as the bridge between professional staff in the hospital and nursing home setting and the patient and/or family. Acts as a patient educator-advocate empowerment facilitator. Provides information and guidance to the patient and/or family for an effective care transition, improved self-management skills, and enhanced patient-doctor communication.

Requirements:

Currently licensed nurse or degree in social work,

Must have reliable transportation, valid driver's license, auto insurance and must be able to travel in and outside of service area.

Must be able to pass criminal background and dependent adult Abuse background checks before hire.

This position will be based out of the Council Bluffs office.

Applications and resume should be sent to Sherrie McDonald or mailed or dropped off at any of our offices.

 


Service Navigator

The Service Navigator responds to requests for assistance from individuals with short term and long term concerns. At the consumer's direction, the Service Navigator will provide person-centered needs assessments, counseling, planning and referral. For individuals requesting the service, the Service Navigator will help develop a personalized plan of care to meeting the identified needs using home and community based services.

Education & Requirements: Bachelor's degree in human service field, or currently licensed registered nurse. Can substitute up to two years of full time work experience involving direct contact with people in overcoming social, psychological or health problems in a human service field.

Must have experience working with the public. Experience in working with the elderly and disabled and knowledge of community resources is a strong plus

Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, auto insurance and be able to travel in and outside of service area.  Must successfully pass a Criminal and Dependent Adult Abuse background checks before hire.

This position will be full time with benefits, working out of the Council Bluffs office.

For more information or to apply send application and resume to: smcdonald@connectionsaaa.org


Service Navigator/Community Engagement Specialist

This person will share a combined role and responsibilities:

Service Navigators respond to requests for assistance from individuals with short term and long term concerns.  At the consumer’s direction, the Service Navigator will provide person centered needs assessments, counseling, planning and referral.  For individuals requesting the service, the Service Navigator will help develop a personalized plan of care to meet the identified needs using available home and community based services.  Service Navigator will work to promote the Connections Plus program with consumers, providers and the community.  The Service Navigator will facilitate all projects and programs of the Iowa Family Caregivers Program and the Elder Rights Specialist.

Working within a team and with program managers, Te Community Engagement Specialist will coordinate all agency public information and education activities including presentations, exhibit opportunities, implementation of marketing plan; and the updating of website and social media.

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in human service field; or currently licensed Registered Nurse.  Can substitute up to two years of full-time work experience involving direct contact with people in overcoming social, economic, psychological or health problems in a human service field, for two years of the educational requirements

Must of experience working with the public. Experience in working with the elderly and disabled and knowledge of community resources is a strong plus.

Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, auto insurance and be able to travel in and outside of service area.  Must successfully pass a Criminal and Dependent Adult Abuse background checks before hire.

This is a full-time position with benefits and will work from our Creston Office.
For more information or to apply, please send resume and application to: smcdonald@connectionsaaa.org