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Attendant Services Program Specialist

This is a full-time position in Alamogordo assisting with providing Attendant Services. Responsibilities include verifying eligibility for services, assisting in the hiring, training and ongoing employment of attendants to work with people with disabilities. Must be able to keep current and accurate documentation needed to process attendants’ payroll, as well as maintain good communication with the NM Human Services Department and developing and maintaining consumer files and records. BA or MA in counseling, health services, education, or closely related area preferred, or a combination of skills, experience and education necessary to perform the duties outlined. The ideal candidate will possess excellent working knowledge of and experience with Centennial Care and Managed Care Organization operations. Experience in accurate and timely record keeping a must. Good verbal and writing skills required. Knowledge and experience in Independent Living philosophy, disability rights advocacy and disability resources desirable. Prefer person who is bilingual and/or who has a disability and/or is a user of attendant services. Becoming proficient in the state regulations under this program within a month is a must as well as ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships.

To apply, fill out an application. To request this announcement in alternative format, please call 266-5022 or 1-800-260-5022.

ILRC complies with the employment requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). Reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities provided upon request. This announcement is available in large print and e-mail.

Job Type:
Full-time

Benefits:
Dental Insurance
Health Insurance
Paid Time Off
Vision Insurance

Schedule:
Monday to Friday

Education:
Bachelor’s (Preferred)

This Job Is:
A job for which people with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Benefit Conditions:
Waiting period may apply
Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:
Temporarily due to COVID-19