Dementa Care Specialist

Washburn County ADRC is seeking applicants for a Dementia Care Specialist to provide free information and assistance to adults with memory or cognitive concerns, or who have a dementia diagnosis, and provide information and support to family members and friends who are providing care to a person with memory concerns.  This position is responsible for creating a dementia capable Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC), dementia friendly communities, and provide dementia specific information and resources to providers, agencies, persons with dementia, caregivers, and the community.  Desired Education/Experience:  Bachelor of Arts or Science degree or a license to practice as a registered nurse in WI, and the equivalent of at least one year of full-time experience in a health or human service field, working with one or more of the client populations served by the ADRC. Qualifying work experience may be paid or unpaid, including internships, field placements, and volunteer work.  In the event a candidate lacks the degree or experience described, approval can be requested from DHS. Starting wage $22.77-$25.31 DOQ and Excellent Benefits. For an application contact the Washburn County Personnel at P.O. Box 337, Shell Lake, WI 54871, Ph. 715-468-4624, fax715-468-4628, email or download an application from our County website at Resumes will be accepted but will not take place of a completed application. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. EOE


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