Disability Rights Wisconsin is happy to have promoted from within and is now hiring for a Family Care and IRIS Ombudsman!
The Family Care and IRIS Ombudsman Program (FCIOP) provides a variety of assistance to Family Care, Partnership, and IRIS enrollees statewide. The Ombudsman works independently under the supervision of the Program Manager and Supervising Attorney(s). The Ombudsman collects case information, investigates complaints, and provides information, guidance, self-advocacy support, consultation, and referrals. The Ombudsman works collaboratively and via negotiation and mediation to resolve enrollee problems, and to provide assistance and/or direct representation with complaints, grievances, appeals and state fair hearings. Ombudsmen also provide outreach and training on FCIOP and rights and issues of adults in long-term care programs.
The position is based in Dane County or surrounding counties and requires Wisconsin residency. We have offices in Madison and Milwaukee, with hybrid and remote options available.
The deadline to apply is 5pm on July 31st. The position will remain open until filled.
Learn more about key responsibilities and qualifications for our Family Care and IRIS Ombudsman position below:
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