Case Manager/Service Coordinator - Child & Family Division
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POST DATE 6/2/2020
END DATE 6/3/2020
Seven Counties Services, Inc.
JOB DESCRIPTIONJOB DESCRIPTION:
CENTERSTONE OFFERS MANY AVENUES FOR YOU TO GROW PROFESSIONALLY AND ADVANCE!
A robust Training Institute exists to help you develop your skills and competencies, excel in your current role and prepare for new challenges.
PROFESSIONAL LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
We provide supervision toward licensure and reimbursement for certain license applications, exams and renewals.
Each Licensing Board requires Continuing Education Units. Our Training Institute offers courses that have been approved by the Boards to meet these requirements at no cost to you.
You are encouraged to develop your professional skills in areas that will benefit you within the organization. You may receive up to 50% in tuition reimbursement for up to 18 credit hours per year.
INTERNAL JOB POSTING
All opportunities within Centerstone are posted internally, allowing all employees to self-nominate for consideration.
Under routine-to-moderate supervision, provides case management or service coordination services, promotes clients independence in performing activities of daily living, and empowers clients to manage their symptoms, typically completing work independently, in accordance with instructions, policies and procedures, previous training, and accepted practices, but consulting regularly with supervisor on particularly complex or otherwise challenging situations.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Conducts and documents comprehensive assessment of client and/or client s needs. Participates in development of client s service plan, consistent with assessment. Arranges for delivery of needed services, as identified in assessment. Assists client in accessing needed services through, for example, referrals or linkages. Monitors client s progress by making referrals, tracking client s appointments, performing follow-up on services rendered, and performing periodic reassessments of client s changing needs. Performs advocacy activities on behalf of client (e. g., writing letters to expedite entitlement payments, encouraging client or family members to advocate on own behalf). Prepares and maintains case records documenting contacts, services needed, reports, client s progress, etc., in accordance with CKY and regulatory standards. Provides case consultation (i. e., consulting with service providers/collaterals in determining client s status and progress). Communicates with supervisor about issues related to case management, resourcing, service collaboration, and development of new resources. Provides psychosocial education to clients and/or family members to increase their understanding of client s illness, physical condition, or social situation. Performs crisis assistance (i. e., intervention on behalf of client, making arrangements for emergency referrals, coordinates other needed emergency services). May serve as Primary Case Coordinator (PCC), with volume and complexity of PCC assignments depending on incumbent s skill and autonomy.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
* Bachelor s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Human Services, or related field as approved by Medicaid, or as required by applicable funding source.
Completion of state-required case management/service coordination course within six months of date of employment.
CHILDREN AND FAMILIES DIVISION: at least one (1) year of full-time employment experience post Bachelor s working directly (with direct daily contact) with individuals under the age of twenty-one (21) years in a human service setting, with relevant Master s degree, no experience.
**Education and experience requirements vary among programs. Candidates for employment, hiring managers, and incumbents should refer to program- or team-specific job descriptions for all education and experience requirements applicable to particular case management/service coordinator job classifications.
* Position requires lifting of 20 pounds maximum, with frequent lifting and/or carrying of items weighing up to 10 pounds, or requires significant periods of walking or standing.
* Frequent exposure to threat of bodily harm from clients or families.
* Normal tasks may involve exposure to blood, bodily fluids, or tissue.
* May involve 24-hour on-call responsibilities.
* Reliable transportation for frequent travel.
Within the bounds of their respective job descriptions, all staff are expected to exercise principle-centered leadership, focused on customer service responsiveness, with a continuous quality improvement orientation. Additionally, all staff are expected to develop a working knowledge of and follow all policies and procedures related to safety management and other Joint Commission standards.
* Communicating effective elevator speech regarding role and benefits of a CM to use with clients and providers
* Completes thorough and relevant Strength/Needs Assessment to identify needs in psychosocial domains
* Establishes Treatment Plan objectives for client based on CM activities that can address medical, social, educational, or vocational domains
* Identifies, networks with, and accesses community resources to address specific needs of individual clients
* Facilitates Service Team meetings
* Provides services that are within the scope of definition of case management
* Understanding of normal growth and development, culture/ethnicity considerations, and mental health and/or substance use disorder diagnoses relevant to age groups/populations served
* Manages case load workflow to maximize client time or contacts to best meet client individual needs and meet productivity standards
* Understands role of OTRs to appropriately represent client need for CM services required for authorization
* If providing CM housing support services to homeless individuals, uses appropriate evidence-based or accepted case management practices
* If providing CM housing support services to homeless individuals, uses communication and advocacy skills on behalf of their clients
* If providing CM housing support services to homeless individuals, demonstrates knowledge about Fair Housing rules and regulations
* If providing CM as part of DSD waiver programs, demonstrates knowledge of waiver program requirements and additional reporting documentation
TIME TYPE:Full time
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Seven Counties Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or protected veteran status.