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Neighborhood Coordinator

Inglis enables people with disabilities – and those who care for them – to achieve their goals and live life to the fullest. The primary purpose of your job position is to provide clerical support at the nursing station important to life in the neighborhood.  The support you provide includes telephone communications, typing, data entry, chart management, scheduling of personnel and requisitioning of medical supplies.

As the Neighborhood Coordinator, you are responsible for scheduling EKGs, X-rays, and ultrasounds as well as remind residents of their scheduled specialists and physician appointments. You are required to manage all resident’s charts and appointments while ensuring all documentation is included.   This role is responsible for preparing medical record packets for residents to take to their appointments.  The NH Coordinator must communicate and coordinate appointments with residents, clinical staff, and residents and process reports as needed. 

Role Competencies:

Organization:

  • Time Management-  Able to determine the appropriate allocation of time for daily work and projects.
  • Space Management- Effectively manages the workspace (i.e. keeps a clean and organized office, appropriately handles all paperwork, maintains control over the physical environment, etc.)
  • Task Management- Balances conflicting priorities to manage workflow, ensure the completion of essential projects, and meet critical deadlines.

Communication Skills:

  • Listening Skills:  Understands that the most important aspect of communication is the act of listening and actively works to improve those skills.
  • Oral Skills: Speaks with confidence using clear, concise sentences and is easily understood.
  • Written Skills: Produces well thought-out, professional correspondence free of grammatical and spelling errors.
  • Telephone/Email: Uses high quality, professional oral and written skills (as described above) to project a positive image of the business.

Team player: Works as a competent member of the team, willingly providing back-up support for co-workers when appropriate and actively supporting group goals.

Computer/Technical Skills: Displays proficiency using standard office equipment such as a computer, fax, photocopier, scanner, etc. Demonstrates advanced proficiency by quickly adapting to new technology and easily acquiring new technical skills

Professional Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent required.  
  • Has a genuine interest in working with physically challenged adults.
  • Demonstrates understanding and endorsement of Inglis’ Mission, Vision, Standards of Excellence, LIST ONE and PersonFirst Values.
  • Respect and value of consumers’ choices, decisions, and preferences; accepts diversity in others, and treats all individuals with respect.
  • Personal integrity, credibility, and flexibility within the scope of position responsibilities.
  • Ability to understand, interpret, and uphold Inglis policies.
  • Ability to utilize a wide range of appropriate knowledge, skills, and attributes to achieve desired outcomes and to incorporate new knowledge and skills into work performance within scope of the job responsibilities.

About Inglis:

Founded in 1877, Inglis' Mission is to enable people with disabilities - and those who care for them - to achieve their goals and live life to the fullest Inglis House is a specialized, skilled nursing, long-term care community-based in Philadelphia, PA.  

Inglis House is a Person-Centered Care community specializing in services for 252 adults (mostly younger - average age is 46) with severe neurodegenerative physical disabilities resulting in paraplegia and quadriplegia.  Inglis' Person-Centered Care vision is to strive every day to create a homelike environment where residents and staff work together with autonomy and a deep sense of community. 

Along with providing medical and personal care, a key aspect of the mission of serving younger adults is recognizing that they typically have a wider range of needs than a geriatric nursing home resident. Younger adults, whether congenitally disabled or disabled later in life, struggle to achieve goals that give a sense of autonomy, mastery, and creativity.  Inglis House provides a range of medical, personal and enrichment services that enable residents to live life to the fullest. Our Adapted Technology program is nationally recognized - and can get anyone online. Inglis is one of only a handful of organizations in the country designated a “Center of Excellence in Long-term MS Care” by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and is one of only eight residential facilities throughout the United States offering such highly specialized, long-term care for people with physical disabilities.

Inglis also supports nearly 1000 people living independently in the community through resources including care management (helping people navigate the healthcare system), an innovative day program, Adapted Technology and community employment services.  

Inglis is the largest private provider of affordable, accessible housing in the Greater Philadelphia region with nearly 350 units, including 80 units opened at Inglis Gardens at Belmont in 2016 and 44 new units at Pennypack Crossing, developed with Conifer, opened November 2017 and more in development.

Inglis welcomes great people without regard to disability, race, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, military service, marital status, or any other characteristics, as protected by law.  We encourage all people with disabilities, protected veterans and the long-term unemployed to apply.  Please send resume to Inglis, Attn: Xavier Johnson, Human Resources, 2600 Belmont Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131, via fax: 215-878-3082 or via email to careers@inglis.org   EOE, M/F/D/V