CPRF CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Case Manager | Full Time
Responsible for assisting individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or a developmental disability & their support network to identify, select, obtain, and coordinate paid services and natural supports to enhance independence, integration, and productivity. Experience working with HCBS waiver systems preferred. Knowledge of I/DD systems preferred. BA Degree in Social Work, Rehab, Psych, or related areas. Six months of relevant experience equivalent to a semester of BA. Three years experience working with persons with disabilities required. Must have own transportation & good driving record. Submit resume & letter of application to: Director of HR, Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation. 5111 East 21st, Wichita, Kansas 67208 or email to HR@cprf.org. EOE/AA Drug Free Workplace.
POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for assisting the individual with disabilities and their support network to identify, select, obtain, and coordinate and use both paid services and natural supports to enhance the individual's independence, integration, and productivity as outlined in the individual's Person Centered Support Plan. Performs other duties as directed by Supervisor or Director.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
*Determines on an ongoing basis the individual’s preferred lifestyle, current and potential strengths, resources, and basic needs.
*Facilitates the development, update, and monitor the Person Centered Support Plans, with the participation of the individual and their support network.
*Provides support by identifying, securing, and coordinating supports and services outlined in the Person Centered Support Plans and Plans of Care.
*Maintains regular communication with other providers of serviced as identified on the PCSP.
*Provides oversight to monitor the individual’s satisfaction and their quality of services.
*Advocates with the individual and their support network to gain access to needed services, entitlements, and seeks modification of service systems, when necessary to increase accessibility and appropriateness.
*Participates in transition and portability plans for individuals leaving institutions, transitioning from high school to adult services, or other transitions in that person's life.
*Maintains necessary documentation for tracking case management, billing, and program evaluation that are in compliance with DCF, CDDO, Medicaid, and other regulatory agency guidelines.
*Maintains accurate and current documentation as required by the organization and/or is needed for the case records.
*Completes reports and/or compile information as needed by CPRF, CDDO, and/or DCF.
*Meets requirements for Targeted Case Management as stated by CDDO and/or DCF.
*Reports all suspected cases of abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation as required by DCF and the agency.
*Treats persons with disabilities with respect and dignity.
*Protects the confidentiality of information of which you have knowledge or access to unless released by signed consent for a specific purpose.
*Participates in training as outlined by director, as required by DCF and CDDO to remain qualified to provide Targeted Case Management services.
*Submits billable activity in a timely manner.
*Performs other duties as directed by Supervisor or Director.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Rehabilitation, or related areas required. Relevant experience in the field of services to individuals who are developmentally disabled may substitute for any portion of a Bachelor's Degree at a rate of six months of experience for each semester.
EXPERIENCE: Three years or more experience in field of services to developmentally disabled individuals. Familiarity with the WORK program helpful.
SKILLS: Good oral and written communication skills; computer literacy – able to process progress and case notes, transfer billings to an electronic billing system. Excellent time management skills. Self directed. Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Normal physical exertion. Requires sitting, standing, bending, and reaching. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate machines such as computers, copier, fax machine, and telephone. Requires normal range of hearing and vision. Must be able to meet clients, referral agencies, and other resources in the community and county.
TYPICAL MENTAL DEMANDS: Daily mental concentration required; some creativity required as to assessing methods and procedures. Must handle diverse work problems on a daily basis. Personal maturity and sensitivity are important attributes.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Office environment; also residential environment; Surroundings can be dirty or noisy; 40 - 45 hours per week required for full-time; Travel on a daily basis to meet with clients, support network, and community resources.apply now