Long-Term Care Ombudsman (Toledo)

Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE), a non-profit law firm that provides free, high-quality legal assistance to people living in poverty in western Ohio, seeks a Long-term Care Ombudsman for ABLE’s Ombudsman program. The position will be based out of ABLE’s Toledo office.

Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE), a non-profit law firm that provides free, high-quality legal assistance in civil matters to low-income individuals and groups in northwest Ohio, seeks an Ombudsman for its Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.  The Ombudsman will receive, investigate, and work to resolve complaints filed on behalf of consumers of long-term care services, primarily in nursing homes in the 10-county service area of Toledo, Ohio, Region 4. The Ombudsman will also support our volunteer program, and provide community education, and systemic advocacy related to long-term care.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in social work, social services, a health-related field, or any other related field.  Commensurate experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree.  Must pass a criminal background check and complete a Conflict-of-Interest screening through the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman within six months of hire. Must possess a valid driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance. Candidates should have excellent communication and human relations skills and a demonstrated commitment to advocacy on behalf of consumers of long-term care services.  Candidates must have the combined qualities of excellent interpersonal and administrative skills.  Computer proficiency required along with daily travel in Northwest Ohio required.

Competitive salary based on relevant experience, and comprehensive fringe benefits.

To Apply: Please visit https://www.ablelaw.org/careers-with-able/ to submit your application. Position will remain open until filled.

ABLE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and places a high value on diversity in our workplace, including diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, and physical ability. We strive to create an environment welcoming to all individuals and we encourage applications from individuals traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession. Applicants requiring accommodation for the interview/application process should contact the recruitment coordinator at [email protected]