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Case Manager

Company: Washington County Mental Health Services
Location: Barre
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Job Description:

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.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.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. On-call coverage may be expectedAssure that all team members are aware of and complete delegated responsibilities as required.Provide training and support to individuals who use specialized communication systems such as augmentative & alternative communication and Facilitated Communication.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.Additional duties as required or assigned by your supervisor.QUALIFICATIONS: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -QDDP status preferred. Bachelors Degree in a related field with a minimum of 3 years experience working with individuals with developmental disabled, and supervisory experience. - Possession of a driver's license, excellent driving record and access to a safe, reliable, insured vehicle are required. - - Full time with benefits. Equal Employment Opportunity StatementWCMHS is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on business need, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Washington County Mental Health Services, New England , Case Manager, Executive , Barre, Northeast

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