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CURRENT LISTINGS


Posted 10/1/2022

State University at New York Binghamton

Tenure Track Open Rank Professor in Social Work

https://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=153536


Posted 10/1/2022

Position: Lead Case Manager

Organization: Jewish Family & Career Services Reports to: Senior Director of Programs

Position Type: Full Time

FLSA Status: Exempt Location: Louisville, Kentucky

Jewish Family & Career Services expands possibilities for each person and every family to meet life’s challenges with confidence. We are guided by our Jewish values to ensure all in Greater Louisville live with dignity and purpose. Our core program areas include Employment Services, Clinical Services, Family Stability Services and Klein Older Adult Services.

Our Values

  • Kavod: Respect for the undeniable humanity of each person.
  • Chesed: Actions rooted in compassion and empathy.
  • Kehilah: Connections that strengthen individuals and build community.
  • Tzedek: Advocacy that fosters fairness and equity.
  • Avodah: Service to others that has the power to repair our world.

Purpose: Provide case management activities with economically marginalized individuals and families from diverse backgrounds through a strengths-based approach that honors life experiences and builds capacity for long-term success.  Supervise a team of case managers and work collaboratively with agency program teams to facilitate comprehensive service delivery.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage a case load of clients.
  • Supervise and mentor case managers on the Family Stability team.
  • Coordinate Family Stability client intake for staff assignment and advise on care plans.
  • Supervise special projects/programs and ensure data collection.
    • Provide concrete services such as completing eligibility forms, resource coordination, securing government assistance, financial planning, etc.
    • Conduct client assessments, identify goals, establish care plans and quarterly reviews.
      • Network with community service providers.
      • Actively engage with and remain current on general community resources and local/federal entitlement programs; assist clients in obtaining them.
      • Track and monitor case notes; report client progress.
      • Collect client demographic and outcome data and complete reports according to schedule.
      • Provide administrative assistance for clients to complete necessary forms to access private and public benefits.
      • Advocate for clients to access private and public benefits.
      • Information & Referral (I&R) services for agency clients.
      • Maintain accurate, complete and timely client records and associated notes in the mandated systems in accordance with agency HIPAA, confidentiality and ethical standards.
      • Attend staff, team and impact area meetings.
      • Other duties as assigned.

Secondary Duties:

Supervisory Responsibility: Supervise Family Stability Case Managers.

Travel Requirement: Considerable local travel (Louisville Metro area) required during the course of business.

Pre-Employment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of a pre-employment background check.

Education, Training and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree or 5+ years equivalent experience in human services or related field.
  • Ability to develop constructive, professional and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain those relationships over time.
  • Proficiency with general and program-specific computer programs (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite, client database, etc.)
    • Knowledge of and sensitivity to different cultural, socio-economic and age groups.

Performance Requirements:

  • Responsible for meeting agency, grant and other funder outcomes in a timely manner
  • Attend all agency and department meetings, including weekly clinical meeting with peer clinical supervision.
  • Meet reporting and departmental deadlines.
  • Maintain up-to-date client case records and outcomes measurement as mandated by internal policies and procedures, and by those with contracted organizations.
  • Handle all Protected Health Information (PHI) and Personally Identifiable Information (PII) confidentially and follow agency mandates procedures regarding the security of client/agency information.
  • Conduct self in a professional and respectful manner with coworkers and community members.
  • Tasks involve sitting, standing, walking, kneeling, bending, crouching, reaching and performing other physical requirements commensurate with demands of the position, specifically conducting home visits.
  • Sedentary work which involves sitting most of the time.
  • Must be able to speak (expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words)
  • Must be able to hear (hearing aids acceptable)
    • Close visual acuity to perform activities such as viewing a computer terminal, excessive reading, and preparing and analyzing data and figures (corrective devices acceptable).
    • The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (typical office work).

Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions:

JFCS welcomes people with a growth mindset to our team and in return offers a generous and comprehensive compensation and benefits package including paid annual leave and sick time, medical and dental insurance, 403B, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance and generous paid holidays.

EEOC statement: Jewish Family & Career Services IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and does not discriminate against any person or group of persons on the grounds of race, ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or physical or mental disability as defined by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; 1991 Civil Rights Act amendments; The Americans with Disabilities Act; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; the Kentucky Civil Rights Act; or in any manner prohibited by the laws of the United States, the Commonwealth of Kentucky, or local ordinance, in the recruitment, selection, promotion, evaluation or retention or any terms and conditions of employment for employees or volunteers.

The employee is expected to adhere to all company policies while employed.  Responsibilities and tasks outlines in this document are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of the company.

Resumes can be sent to:

Mauri Malka, mmalka@jfcslouisville.org (email is best)

2821 Klempner Way, Louisville, KY 40205

502-452-6341 ext. 250  502-452-6718 fax

 


Posted 9/22/2022

Assistant Professor in Social Work Job Opening in Nashville, Tennessee - CSWE Career Center - careers.cswe.org

Description. Job Type: Tenure Track (Faculty) Description: The College of Health Sciences at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2023. Job functions: Job responsibilities include teaching across the social work curriculum. This includes the BSW foundational level, as well in the candidate’s ...

https://careers.cswe.org/job/assistant-professor-in-social-work/65462520/?utm_source=JobFlash&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=JobFlash-9%2B20%2C%2B2022


Posted 9/22/2022

Position Opening for THREE Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professors Job Opening in Detroit, Michigan - CSWE Career Center - careers.cswe.org

Description. To begin August 2023. The School of Social Work at Wayne State University (WSU) in Detroit, Michigan is committed to community engaged practice within our dynamic urban setting.

https://careers.cswe.org/job/position-opening-for-three-tenure-track-assistantassociate-professors/65462635/?utm_source=JobFlash&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=JobFlash-9%2B20%2C%2B2022

 


Posted 9/16/2022

Postdoctoral Fellow
   George Mason University
   Institute for Immigration Research
   Fairfax, VA,    United States
   Date Posted: Aug. 1, 2022

https://socialsciences.academickeys.com/seeker_job_display.php?dothis=display&job[IDX]=191511-SO220915m-6e&oid=187006

 


Posted 9/16/2022

Visiting Clinical Assistant, Associate, or Prof. in Socia...
   University of Kentucky
   8T110:College of Social Work
   Lexington, KY,    United States
   Date Posted: Aug. 5, 2022

https://socialsciences.academickeys.com/seeker_job_display.php?dothis=display&job[IDX]=191753-SO220915m-8e&oid=187006


Posted 9/16/2022

Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Social Work
   University of Kentucky
   8T110:College of Social Work
   Lexington, KY,    United States
   Date Posted: Aug. 2, 2022

https://socialsciences.academickeys.com/seeker_job_display.php?dothis=display&job[IDX]=191528-SO220915m-8e&oid=187006

 


Posted 9/16/2022

NEW! - Assistant Professor in Social Work   University of Kansas
   Social Welfare
   Lawrence, KS,    United States
   Date Posted: Sep. 1, 2022

https://socialsciences.academickeys.com/seeker_job_display.php?dothis=display&job[IDX]=193397-SO220915m-8e&oid=187006


Posted 9/13/2022

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Posted 9/7/2022

Wayne State University

Position Opening for THREE Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professors To begin August 2023

The School of Social Work at Wayne State University (WSU) in Detroit, Michigan is committed to community engaged practice within our dynamic urban setting. We invite applications for three faculty positions from outstanding candidates with focused research and exemplary teaching.

Tenure Stream Faculty (3 positions): There are three tenure stream positions: Two at the entry level (Assistant) and one at a more senior level (Associate or Full). Evidence of a beginning research trajectory, potential for external funding and some teaching experience is desirable at the Assistant Professor rank. Appointment at the rank of Associate/Full Professor with tenure requires a strong record of research, external funding, publications, teaching and service.

General Qualifications for both Tenure Stream Positions:

  • An earned doctorate in social work or related field (e.g., psychology, criminal justice, sociology)
  • An earned MSW is preferred
  • A record of scholarly publications (particularly for those applying as Associate/Full)
  • A track record of external funding preferred, particularly for those applying as Associate/Full
  • Training/experience in intervention research and evaluation preferred
  • Strong analytic ability (quantitative/qualitative analysis)
  • Experience in primary data collection preferred
  • Commitment to and ability to teach within a social work curriculum
  • Interpersonal skills that facilitate communication and connection in diverse communities and disciplines
  • Teaching experience and expertise in MSW curricular areas
  • Content and research expertise should use a social justice lens and be specific in one or both of the following:
  • 1) health (health care, health disparities, substance use disorders, intraprofessional practice);

2) criminal/legal continuum (violence, victims, trauma, behavioral health interface)

3) child well-being (child welfare, workforce retention, clinical practice with children and families)

The School of Social Work is committed to social justice and social work practice. We strongly encourage a ‘person in environment framework’ with a particular interest in race equity and attention to vulnerable populations. The ideal tenure stream candidates will be involved in research consistent with this philosophy and capitalize on the SSW established and emerging connections to academic units, service agencies, communities and government.

Wayne State University School of Social Work, accredited since 1945, is situated in the heart of Detroit’s Cultural and Historic District. Opportunities to engage in a community-centered research/practice/advocacy abound!  The School’s status as part of the premier urban research institution in Michigan is also supported by the activities of our two Centers:

1) Center for Behavioral Health (CBHJ) and Justice and the

2) Center for Social Work Research (CSWR).

CBHJ is currently home to multiple state, foundation, and federal grants focused on the intersection between behavioral health and the criminal/legal continuum. The goal is prevention of confinement through diversion and deflection. The CSWR supports faculty research, scholarship, community engagement and interdisciplinary collaboration on projects relevant to social work and social justice. For more information about the School please visit our website at http://socialwork.wayne.edu.

Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit (Midtown) where students from all backgrounds are offered rich, high-quality education. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

A curriculum vitae and cover letter (2 pages) are requested. The cover letter should include information on approaches to research, teaching and diversity. In addition, please provide the names and full contact information of three references and one writing sample.

Contact , Chair of the Search Committee, with questions and/or concerns.

For all positions, please submit your documents to:  , Executive Assistant to the Dean.

Clearly label on the Subject Line which position you are applying for.

Please apply for the position(s) of choice as soon as possible. The School of Social Work’s Search Committee will be begin reviewing applications immediately. The positions will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified.


Posted 9/7/2022

St Vincent de Paul Louisville

Title: Clinical Services Coordinator  

Full-time, 2nd Shift Position

Develop program components, facilitate services, partner with community resources, and monitor program performance to best address the mental health and substance abuse needs of homeless or formerly homeless individuals and families residing on St. Vincent de Paul Louisville’s campus.

  • Master’s degree in social work, psychology or related field
  • CSW or equivalent required
  • Certified Social Worker licensure or equivalent through the state of Kentucky required

Learn more at svdplou.org/jobs


Posted 9/7/2022

JOB TITLE: Administrative Research Assistant Senior (Full-Time)

TITLE OF ORGANIZATION: University of Kentucky

DESCRIPTION: The Center for Drug and Alcohol Research is seeking an individual to work on grant-funded research study collecting data from adult drug users in the community.  Duties include recruiting participants, collecting survey data, conducting qualitative interviews, locating participants for follow-up data collection, and adhering to study protocols. In addition, the position will require collecting urine samples and behavioral data.  The successful candidate will also be expected to coordinate daily operations; draft study materials; serve as a liaison; monitor the study tracking system; prepare reports; and perform other duties as assigned. This position requires strong interpersonal skills for establishing rapport with participants and development a partnership with the research team, community-based partners, staff and administration. This position will require frequent late-afternoon/evening hours and in-state day travel.

The Administrative Research Assistant Senior position is full time and located in Louisville, KY.  This position has a competitive salary range that has increased to $17.07-27.31/hour.

This is a limited-term (4-5 years) position.

Quick link to apply for the Administrative Research Assistant Senior position: https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/404760


Posted 9/6/2022

St Vincent de Paul Louisville

Title: Crisis Clinical Services Coordinator   Reports toAssoc Director of Clinical Services

FLSA Status: Full-time, Non-exempt EEO Code: 2

Overview:

St. Vincent de Paul Louisville is one of the longest serving social charities in Louisville. We are located in the up-and-coming Shelby Park neighborhood. Through our homeless shelters, community kitchen, supportive housing programs, professional case management, clinical services and retail thrift stores, we house, feed and support those in need with compassion and dignity on the path toward self-sufficiency.

Position Summary:

The Crisis Clinical Services Coordinator, is responsible for developing program components, facilitating services, partnering with community resources and monitoring program performance to best address the mental health and substance abuse needs of homeless or formerly homeless individuals and families residing on St. Vincent de Paul’s campus. This position requires knowledge of and experience working with homeless persons, chemical dependency, mental illness, community resources and delivery of direct services to clients. *This position is 2nd shift.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical services for SVDP clients through individual and/or group therapy, crisis intervention, and psycho-educational classes
  • Conduct mental health and/or substance abuse assessments on referred clients
  • Facilitate topical group sessions surrounding mental health and/or substance abuse for SVDP clients
  • Coordinate with external service providers to ensure accessible supportive services for clients with mental health or substance abuse issues
  • Maintain appropriate documentation in the form of assessments, treatment plans and progress notes
  • Maintain active communication with case managers regarding referred clients
  • Participate in program activities to assist program staff in determining appropriate goals and services for clients and to guide/educate staff on mental health and substance abuse issues
  • Collaborate with external agencies regarding specific client needs
  • Attend staff meetings, case conferences and other relevant meetings pertaining to referred clients
  • Serve as task supervisor, collaborate with and provide assistance to SVDP licensed Social Work staff for Practicum Students
  • Facilitate staff trainings surrounding mental health and substance abuse issues
  • Work cooperatively with the MH/SU staff in assisting in the research and development of best practices within the mental health and substance abuse service field
  • Assist the Associate Director of Clinical Services in monitoring expenditures of grant funds for program and client activities
  • Provides clinical expertise, training and support to SVDP staff in mental health and substance abuse to inform services and client interactions.
  • Other duties as assigned

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the principles, philosophies, procedures, techniques and standards to optimize mental health and substance abuse counseling practice
  • Demonstrated ability to: o Analyze complex social problems and develop effective solutions
  • Interpret and apply a variety of legal requirements and policy standards
  • To select, supervise and evaluate the performance of others as required
  • To organize and maintain cooperative relations with community groups and other public and private agencies
  • To speak effectively and provide clear and concise written reports
  •  Excellent organizational skills including planning, budgeting and computer skills
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and management skills
  • Extensive knowledge of community resources

Education, Qualifications, Certifications, Trainings, Licenses:

  • Master’s degree in social work, psychology or related field
  • CSW or equivalent required
  • Certified Social Worker licensure or equivalent through the state of Kentucky required
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, (Licensed) Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist or Licensed Clinical Psychologist preferred
  • Candidates who have not already obtained a LCSW credential are required to participate in Agency Provided Supervision for the purpose managing clinical practice
  • Successfully pass any required pre-employment background and drug screening
  • Commitment to the Mission, Vision and Values of St. Vincent de Paul Louisville
  • Valid Driver’s License

Reporting to this position: Practicum Students when applicable

Benefits/Additional Information:

In addition to a sense of purpose and pride that comes from serving others, eligible employees enjoy paid holidays, paid leave, paid Life/Short/Long Term Insurance as well as access to SVDP’s Section 125 Health and 401(k) Retirement Plans.

St. Vincent de Paul Louisville will conduct a thorough background investigation as part of its application process. Investigations are not limited to, but will include review and verification of the following: previous employment, character references, motor vehicle reports, personality and aptitude testing, drug screening and a comprehensive criminal background and credit check.

Apply online: www.svdplou.org

Email cover letter and resume to:

Apply in person:  St. Vincent de Paul Louisville

1015-C South Preston St

Louisville, KY 40203

Mail cover letter and resume to: St. Vincent de Paul Louisville, Attn: HR Director,

PO Box 17126

Louisville, KY 40217-0126

Cover letters are appreciated.

St. Vincent de Paul Louisville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and absolutely committed to diversity. (M/F/D/V)


Posted 9/2/2022

Youth villages

LifeSet Specialist, full-time role

Contact Information:

Email: 

Number: 901-251-4895

Interested students can submit their applications to https://careers-youthvillages.icims.com/jobs/13454/lifeset-specialist/job

Overview

Company Overview
Youth Villages has been a national leader in the adoption and implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services. 

If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.

Responsibilities

Program Overview

Our Lifeset Specialists provide their 17-21 year old clients with the knowledge to utilize all available community resources.These counselors are able to help clients become self sufficient by assisting them in locating and learning how to use community resources such as housing, employment and education.

 Position Overview

  • Carry a maximum caseload of 8-10 young adults
  • Meet with the young adult a minimum of one time per week, increasing and decreasing as directed by the Clinical Supervisor on the basis of clinical need.
  • Provide on call crisis support to the client 24 hours a day 7 days a week (alternating on-call duties).
  • Provide accurate and complete information to Clinical Supervisor in a timely manner in the event of a crisis situation.
  • Implement suggestions of interventions provided by supervisor and/or consultant in a timely manner to be reflected in the next treatment plan cycle.
  • Participate weekly in all supervision exercises to ensure the appropriate conceptualization and implementation of treatment.
  • Provide all therapeutic services in accordance with Youth Villages’ Mission and Values and LifeSet Model Principles.
  • Conduct on-going assessment of the young adult’s needs from a strength focused, solution-based perspective.
  • Engage and align with the young adult and their support system to elicit full participation in treatment.

Additional Information

Schedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served.
Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.
Community Based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage

**This position would temporarily work out of the Jeffersonville, IN office**

Salary

$41000 - $48000 / year based on education and clinical license

Qualifications

Requirements

  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in a social services discipline is required. 
  • Degrees that can be considered include: social work, counseling, drug and alcohol education or counseling, psychology, criminal justice, guidance counseling, or marriage and family therapy. Other degrees will have to be evaluated further to determine if they meet the qualifications.
  • One year of related experience in counseling and/or case management is preferred
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule

Covid-19 Vaccine Requirement

 As of October 15, 2021, Youth Villages has required the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment to help ensure the safety of all employees and youth and families served

Experience growth and development through our continuous training as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.

Additional Benefits

Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision

Retirement Savings Pension Plan
403 (b)
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
10 paid holidays
Paid Parental Leave
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement


Posted 8/23/22

New Hope Foster Homes, Inc.

Job Description

Social Services Worker – Part Time Position

Responsibilities of a part – time social services worker include a caseload of not more than 6-10 children. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Case Management Services
  • Report for supervision daily/weekly
  • Telephone or visit weekly at least one (1) of the foster parents of each child on the worker’s caseload. Visit the foster home a minimum of two (2) times a month with at least one visit being in the home. 
  • Visit the foster child face-to-face a minimum of two (2) times a month with at least one (1) visit in the foster home and one (1) visit outside the home
  • Court Hearing attendance when requested
  • Preparation of monthly/weekly reports by due dates
  • Work with the Treatment team to complete a quarterly Individual Treatment Plan.
  • Organization and up to date maintenance of assigned case files
  • Responsible for assuring all paperwork/file information is kept secure and confidential
  • Attend staff meetings and training opportunities (24 hours annually)
  • Be knowledgeable about safety/risk factors within the foster home.
  • Review of foster parent paperwork in the home biweekly
  • Immediately report directly to supervisor any concerns regarding the child, foster family or home 
  • Transportation of children to and from appointments, when appropriate, for foster parents
  • Work well within a team environment, collaboratively with other professionals.
  • Communicate effectively and in a professional manner.
  • Make case management decisions effectively and appropriately as regulated by State Regulations and New Hope Foster Homes, Inc. policy/procedures

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or another related field
  • Must demonstrate an ability to set appropriate limits/boundaries
  • Experience with computers and Office Software
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Must consent to police check and child abuse/spouse abuse check
  • Must possess a valid driver license
  • Must demonstrate an awareness of cultural competency

 Contact: 


Posted 8/23/2022

Lexington-Fayette County Health Department

LFCHD offers excellent competitive benefits package, good work-life balance due to rare evenings/weekend or on-call requirements, tuition reimbursement program, and referral bonus award.

CLICK HERE for Mission, Vision, and Values:www.lexingtonhealthdepartment.org/about-us/

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Social Worker HANDS

Applications received by September 5, 2022 will be included in Phase 1 consideration.

Two (2) Full-time positions; 37.5 hours per week with full benefits package.

Job 3031 and Job 3032

Department:

Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS)

Status/Pay:

Salary Grade 7, $24.80 per hour; full-time full benefits package

Reports To:

Team Leader HANDS

Summary

Description:

This is a professional level position in the Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) program. Performs work of moderate difficulty in providing weekly home visits to adolescent and adult mothers and/or fathers, and infants. The Social Worker HANDS support the development of maternal and infant health competence. Emphasis is on reinforcing the strengths of parents and providing new choices for coping with problems. Services are providing/using the Growing Great Kids curriculum and HANDS state policies to see children live in a healthy and safe home; to oversee that families experience positive pregnancy outcomes and realize improved family self-sufficiency. Performs client intake surveys and quarterly professional visits. This position requires flexible schedule that may include some evening hours in order to meet the needs of the families we serve.

Summary Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field and a minimum of 1 year of experience performing case management services, or Master’s degree in social work or related field with no experience. Acceptable experience with child/infant care in a professional capacity; or child health or child development in a professional capacity; family health and wellbeing, or experience teaching infant-toddler parenting classes.

Must have valid driver’s license and state required insurance, as job requires use of personal transportation. Must have current CPR certification or obtain within 6 months of hire. Must successfully complete the Family Support Worker 1 training after hiring.

Background check.

 Employee Benefits Summary


8/11/22

KIPDA POSITION DESCRIPTION

Class Title:     Service Advisor

Division:         Social Services

Supervisor:    Waiver Supervisor

Supervises: None

Class Characteristics: Position is responsible for performing activities related to waiver and in-home services for older adults and persons with disabilities; performs related duties as required.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential:

  1. Assists the Community Services and Supports Manager, Waiver Coordinator, Waiver Supervisors, Division Director and any outside agency with the development and implementation of the Participant Directed Services (PDS).
  2. Acts as the Service Advisor for the PDS participants; performs all associated roles and duties, including, but not limited to:
  • Building rapport with the participant
  • Assisting with determining participant’s choices, preferences and goals
  • Creating a plan to support those choices
  • Assisting with monitoring the plan and assuring goals are being reached
  • Acting on behalf of the participant without violating the integrity of the program
  • Encouraging community participation
  • Serves as Advocate, Member of Circle of Support, Coordinator, Monitor, Trainer, Interpreter and Observer.
  1. Monitors participants’ health, safety, welfare and service plans at monthly home face-to-face visits.
  2. Negotiates and prepares care plans; inputs plans into software systems.
  3. Links participant with proper resources to solve problems; works with providers/vendors; schedules and checks on services.
  4. Determines cost-sharing amounts.
  5. Refers participants to other agencies, as appropriate.
  6. Involves family/friends/participant in care planning.
  7. Contacts providers/vendors to arrange for services.
  8. Develops, initiates and monitors corrective action plans; i.e. modifies care plans, reassesses, or terminates services.
    1. Initiates complaint forms and/or helps resolve participant complaints with appropriate staff.
    2. Trains participant and participant’s employees.
    3. Processes participants’ employees’ timesheets.
    4. Prepares case notes and other documents related to services.
    5. Makes frequent contacts with other government agencies to assure service authorizations are accurate and timely.
    6. Works as a team member with other Service Advisors and Waiver Supervisors to assure that the team’s goals are met.
    7. Performs other duties as required.

Non-essential: None.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

Training and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in a health or human services field from an accredited college or university, at least one year of experience in a health or human services field or educational or experiential equivalent in the field of aging or disabilities; or be a registered nurse who has at least 2 years’ experience as a professional nurse in the field of aging or disabilities or a Master’s Degree in a health or human services field from an accredited college or university.

Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge:

  1. Thorough knowledge of federal and state statutes, regulation, and policies relating to aging issues.
  2. Thorough knowledge of Waiver program regulations and guidelines.
  3. Thorough knowledge of community resources to assist participants with needs of food, shelter, transportation, etc.

Skills:

  1. Skill in use of computers and applicable applications.
  2. Skill in the preparation of detailed reports and plans.
  3. Skill in strong interpersonal skills relating to the elderly.

Abilities:

  1. Ability to formulate comprehensive planning, policies, and procedures and to communicate them clearly and concisely, both oral and written.
  2. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co- workers, participants, family members, and professional staff.
  3. Ability    to    prioritize    work,    meets    deadlines,    schedule    and    keep appointments.
  4. Ability to keep accurate records.
  5. Ability to maintain composure under stressful situations.
  6. Ability to work independently.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Instructions: Detailed and specific covering all aspects of the work.

Processes:    Occasionally must consider different courses of action, or deviate from standard operating procedure to complete work.

Review of Work: Supervisor reviews most of completed work.

Analytical Requirements: Problems require analysis based on precedent. 

Tools, Equipment and Vehicles Used: Normal office equipment (computer, copier, telephone, fax machine, etc.); must operate vehicle and maintain car insurance as a job requirement.

Physical Requirements of the Job: Work is typically performed while sitting at desk or table with intermittent standing, stooping and walking; lifting light objects (less than 25 pounds) is a job requirement; operating a vehicle is a job requirement; work is performed indoors and outdoors, regardless of weather; work is performed in a noisy place; work requires being in high places, confined spaces (elevators), various homes/apartments/apartment buildings, and/or using stairs. Work is also performed in various home environments including those with pets and smoke.

Contacts: Occasional to frequent public and private contacts requiring tact and diplomacy are requirements of the job.

Confidential Information: Regular use of confidential information is a job requirement.

Mental Effort: Moderate to heavy.

Interruptions: Frequent to constant.

Special Licensing Requirements:  Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.

Availability: N/A

Certification Requirements: See Training and Experience Requirements. Must attend regularly provided training to maintain certification. Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses must maintain licenses as a condition of continued employment in the class.

Additional Requirements: None.

Overtime Provision: Exempt.

Beginning Salary: $35,568 Full-time; $19.54/hour Part-time

 

For those interested in applying, they can email me a cover letter, resume, and transcripts to

EOE


Posted 8/11/22

Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency (KIPDA)

KIPDA POSITION DESCRIPTION

Class Title:     Michelle P Waiver (MPW) Case Manager

Division:         Social Services

Supervisor:    MPW Case Manager Supervisor

Supervises: None

Class Characteristics: Under routine or moderate supervision, provides case management, promotes client’s independence in performing activities of daily living, empowers participant. Completes work independently, in accordance with instructions, policies and procedures, previous training and accepted practices; consults with supervisor on complex or otherwise challenging situations.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential:

  1. Conducts and documents comprehensive assessment of participant’s needs.
  2. Participates in development of participant’s person centered plan of care consistent with assessment.
  3. Arranges for delivery of services as identified in assessment and in accordance with the person centered plan of care.
  4. Assists participant in accessing needed services through referrals, linkages, etc.
  5. Performs advocacy activities on participant’s behalf.
  6. Monitors participant’s progress by making referrals, tracking participant’s appointments, performing follow-up on services rendered and performing periodic reassessments of participant’s needs.
  7. Prepares and maintains participant’s case records documenting all contacts, services needed, participant’s progress, etc. in accordance with KIPDA and regulatory policies.
    1. Provides case consultation (consulting with service providers/collaterals in determining participant’s status and progress).
    2. Consults with supervisor regularly regarding issues about case management, service coordination and development of new resources.
      1. Provides psychosocial education to participants and/or family members to increase understanding of participant’s functional needs.
      2. Performs crisis assistance (i.e. intervention on behalf of participant), making arrangements for emergency referrals, coordinates other needed emergency services.
      3. Initiates corrective action plans as needed to ensure compliance of participant and/or providers.
      4. Initiates complaint forms and/or helps resolve client complaints with appropriate staff.
      5. Participates in Human Rights Committee and Behavioral Intervention Committee meetings as necessary.
      6. For Participant Directed Services Participants: trains participant, participant’s representative and participant’s employees; processes participant’s employees’ timesheets.
        1. Works collaboratively with participant, participant’s representatives, community guides and other providers in development and implementation of the person-centered plan of care.
        2. Performs other duties as required.

Non-essential: None.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Training and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field from an accredited college or university or Bachelor’s Degree in any other field from an accredited college or university with one year’s experience in the field of intellectual disability or Registered Nurse currently licensed as defined in KRS 314.011(5) who has one (1) year or more experience as a professional nurse in the field of intellectual disabilities.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge:

  1. Thorough knowledge of federal and state statutes, regulation, and policies relating to Michelle P waiver.
  2. Thorough knowledge of MPW program regulations and guidelines.
  3. Thorough knowledge of community resources to assist participants with needs of food, shelter, transportation, etc.

Skills:

  1. Skill in use of computers and applicable applications.
  2. Skill in the preparation of detailed reports and plans.
  3. Skill in strong interpersonal skills relating to individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Abilities:

  1. Ability to formulate comprehensive planning, policies, and procedures and to communicate them clearly and concisely, both oral and written.
  2. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co- workers, participants, family members, and professional staff.
  3. Ability to prioritize work, meets deadlines, schedule and keep appointments.
  4. Ability to keep accurate records.
  5. Ability to maintain composure under stressful situations.
  6. Ability to work independently.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Instructions: Detailed and specific covering all aspects of the work.

Processes: Occasionally must consider different courses of action, or deviate from standard operating procedure to complete work.

Review of Work: Supervisor reviews most of completed work.

Analytical Requirements: Problems require analysis based on precedent.

Tools, Equipment and Vehicles Used: Normal office equipment (computer, copier, telephone, fax machine, etc.); must operate vehicle as a job requirement.

Physical Requirements of the Job: Work is typically performed while sitting at desk or table with intermittent standing, stooping and walking; lifting light objects (less than 25 pounds) is a job requirement; operating a vehicle is a job requirement; work in performed indoors and outdoors, regardless of the weather; work is performed in a noisy place; work requires being in high places, confined spaces, or using stairs or ladders.

 Contacts: Occasional to frequent public and private contacts requiring tact and diplomacy are requirements of the job.

Confidential Information: Regular use of confidential information is a job requirement.

Mental Effort: Moderate to heavy.

Interruptions: Frequent to constant.

Special Licensing Requirements: Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.

Availability: N/A

Certification Requirements: See Training and Experience Requirements.   Must attend regularly provided training to maintain certification.

Additional Requirements: None.

Overtime Provision: Exempt.

Salary: $35,568

For those interested in applying, they can email a cover letter, resume, and transcripts to

EOE