SUMMARY OF POSITION: Provide Case Management Services to individuals with developmental disabilities. It is the responsibility of the Case Manager to facilitate and assist individuals and teams in developing a compliment of services that will meet the ever-changing supports of the individual or family being served. Further assure that the ISA is implemented and modified as determined by each team. 40 hours / week.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Develop services and coordinate the implementation of ISA, strongly fostering self-determination for each individual.
- Provide or obtain technical assistance as requested by the team and/or Services Specialist to establish a network of resources to support the team.
- Mediate and maintain objective viewpoint when dealing with situational difficulties and assist in reaching a resolution.
- Assure communication with all team members by disseminating information and when necessary acting as a liaison between team members.
- Assure that the ISA is a working document that supports the individual in obtaining goals and services. Further, that it meets all technical compliance requirements as outlines by the Division of Disability and Aging Services.
- Coordinate and attend staff and/or Developmental Home Provider meetings/ visits and trainings to monitor changing needs and expand skill of support providers in specific areas as needed.
- Provide advocacy, support, and representation as needed at meetings of additional resources (e.g. schools, court, DCF, therapist, specialists, hospitals. etc.).
- Assure accountability by adhering to the financial and service parameters as set forth in Medicaid Waiver or through targeted case management
- Assist in the interview process for Support Staff and Potential Home Providers.
- Attend approved trainings, in-services, and/or conferences to assure professional growth.
- Coordinate coverage for services during support staff time off (e.g. vacations and sick time).
- Provide coordination and aid in emergency situations when assigned. Participate in on-call responsibilities as determined by each Community Support Services division.
- Assure that all team members are aware of and complete delegated responsibilities as required. Provide regular supervision of Service Specialist and team meetings.
- Adhere to all Washington County Mental Health Services policies and procedures.
- Assist with lifting and transfer of clients as determined by their physical needs.
- Adhere to Augmentative and Alternative Communication & Facilitated Communication best practices. Implement training standards and processes to be followed by support staff.
- Additional duties as required or assigned by your supervisor.
QDDP status preferred. Bachelors Degree in a related field with a minimum of 3 years experience working with the developmentally disabled and supervisory experience preferred but candidates with relevant experience also considered. Possession of a driver’s license, excellent driving record and access to a safe, reliable, insured vehicle are required. Full time with benefits. EOE