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POST DATE 8/25/2016
END DATE 11/30/2016

CHSI Reston, VA

Company
CHSI
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
5918-120
AJE Ref #
575975826
Location
Reston, VA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Tracking Code

5918-120

Job Description

SCOPE:

CHSi is accepting resumes of qualified candidates for the Lead Case Manager position to provide reunification of shelter residents with their families throughout the United States. The Lead Case Manager provides guidance and daily activity work direction to the Case Managers and Case Aides. The shelter residents are children ages 13-17. CHSi is proud to offer this work in support of an important government contract, offering full-time schedules for a period of approximately 90 days.





REQUIREMENTS:

* Bachelor s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or other relevant behavioral science.

* Bilingual in Spanish required.

* 2-3 years supervisory experience.

* Clean criminal background check.

* Clean Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) or child protective services check.

* Proficiency with computer and common office equipment, as well as with MS Office products required.

* Must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, be organized, and have excellent oral and written communication skills.

* 3-5 Years experience with Case management (children or adolescents preferred).





JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Coordinate case management and family reunification services for children, mostly ages 13-17

* Initiate and maintain direct contact with each child and the child s family while the child is in shelter care in order to efficiently advance the child s family reunification and release the child from the facility

* Identify potential family members or other sponsors for reunification

* Facilitate the timely release or discharge of children to family members or other authorized caregivers and document the provision of services in each child s case file.

* Support family members or other sponsors to assist them with understanding the process and the child s needs.

* Assist with assessments of each child s needs

* Assist with writing the Individual Service Plan for each child

* Report significant incidents according to policies and procedures

* Maintain case file and Database according to policies and procedures

* Work closely with counselors and Care Coordinators



OTHER DUTIES:

* Performs duties in a safe manner. Follows the corporate safety policy. Participates and supports safety meetings, training and goals. Ensures safe operating conditions within area of responsibility. Encourages co-workers to work safely. Identifies close calls and/or safety concerns to supervisory personnel. Maintains a clean and orderly work area.

* Assists in active implementation of company initiatives to ensure compliance with OSHA VPP, ISO, JCAHO, AAAHC, and other mandated regulations/standards.

* May serve on the OSHA VPP, Safety, and Wellness Committees.

Required Skills

Comprehensive Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and other statuses protected by law.







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