Communicare Services, Inc.
  • 17-Oct-2020 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Elizabethtown, KY, USA
  • Full Time

POSITION TITLE: Case Manager                                                                

 

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPERVISOR: Regional Supervisor Case Management           FLSA STATUS: E

 

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for coordinating the provision of services on behalf of persons with Mental Retardation and/or Developmental Disabilities, in gaining access to needed services, i.e., social, medical, educational, vocational.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors Degree in psychology, social work, or related field in human services.

Provide own transportation to program sites and home visits required.

 

SKILL SETS: Possesses superior organizational, oral, and written communication skills. Must demonstrate a high level of familiarity with Microsoft Office specifically MS-Excel and exceptional customer service skills.

 

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: Frequent talking and active listening when communicating to individuals, families, guardians, and staff. Possible exposure to communicable diseases, possible exposure to bloodborne pathogens. Visual acuity necessary for appraising the appearance of individuals and their environment. Conduct home visits with individuals which may cause exposure to risk of unsanitary conditions, abuse and violence. Work is light, standing and sitting, occasional stooping. Ability to handle stress effectively and make decisions accordingly.

 

JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS:

 

    1. Documents through staff notes monthly face to face visits and monitoring of identified services.
    2. Facilitates, reviews and updates Support Plans and Person Centered Plans.
    3. Evaluates and processes pre-admission packets of individuals to receive SCL or DMR funded services.
    4. Participates as an active member of the Support team which develops the support plan and/or facilitates for Person Centered Plans for those individuals who receive funding through the SCL, Crisis Response, Individualized Supports or PASARR Specialized Services Programs.
    5. Serves as an advocate for the individuals in conformity with PL.95-602, Section III.
    6. Assists families and/or individuals in crisis situations which may result in admission into a facility to meet their needs.
    7. Teaches, trains, and monitors the development of service plans and Person Centered Plans through the Support team.
    8. Plan, identify and implement support strategies for individuals which includes principles of empowerment, community inclusion, health and safety assurances, and use of informal supports.
  • Promotes the policy of human rights and attends Human Rights Committee Meetings.

 

  1. Responds by phone in a timely manner to crisis calls and advises caller of possible options.
  2. Participates and provides leadership in agency continuing quality improvement (CQI) activities.
  3. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS:

 

  1. Adheres to Communicare policies and procedures.
  2. Attends mandatory inservices and other training/educational programs as required.
  3. Completes and maintains CPR and First-Aid Certifications.

 EOE

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