VLA seeks f/t Long-Term Care Ombudsman – NEK

Vermont Legal Aid
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Location: Caledonia County, Essex County, Lamoille County, Orleans County,
About the Job

General responsibilities: Advocate for long-term care recipients. Identify, investigate, and help resolve complaints made by, or for, individuals receiving long-term care services in long-term care facilities and in the community through Vermont’s Choices for Care Medicaid program. Visit long-term care facilities to talk with residents and monitor conditions. Empower long-term care recipients to direct their own care. See https://www.vtlegalaid.org/vop-ltcombudsman for details.

Starting salary is $44,200, with additional salary credit given for relevant prior work experience.

Four weeks paid vacation and retirement, as well as excellent health benefits.

This position is based in our St. Johnsbury office. Significant in-state travel in a personal vehicle required.

Application deadline is September 13, 2023. Your application should include a cover letter & resume, writing sample, and three professional references with contact information, sent as a single PDF. Applicants must be able to pass conflict of interest review and background check. Email your application to hiring@vtlegalaid.org, Include in the subject line your name and “VOP Ombudsman September 2023.” Please let us know how you heard about this position.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

VLA has a Racial Justice Committee made up of staff who are interested in systemic change within our organization. There is a sub-committee who is involved in the hiring process from screening resumes to interviews of candidates, as well as informing the application process.

Wage or Salary
Starting salary is $44,200, with additional salary credit given for relevant prior work experience.