Targeted Case Manager

Location: Topeka, KS
Date Posted: 10-09-2018
Company: Easterseals Capper Foundation
Position: Targeted Case Manager 
Job Classification: Non-Exempt, Full-time
Work Schedule: Flexible hours – Evenings or weekends as requested by families
Reporting Relationship: Manager Targeted Case Management
 
Primary Accountabilities:
The primary function of the Targeted Case Manager position is to provide Case Management services for persons with intellectual disabilities and/or mental retardation.  
 
Major Duties:
  • Complete and submit assessments, Support Plans and signed consents in a timely manner for individuals on assigned caseload.
  • Facilitates community resource availability based on each individual’s needs to assure maximum community participation.
  • Monitors Person Centered Plans follow-up and works with support providers to make necessary improvements in supports provided.
  • Maintain a minimum of one face-to-face contact per month with people on caseload and minimum of one contact per month with parent and/or guardian of people on caseload.
  • Demonstrate positive team behavior to promote a team-oriented environment and maintain positive external and internal customer service relationships.
  • Provide crisis intervention for assigned caseload.
  • Continually improve processes and relationships with people on assigned caseload
  • Participate in agency training and management meetings as assigned.
  • Complete and maintain case management notes as required by licensing entity and Easterseals Capper Foundation (“ESCF”).
  • Support the purpose and practices of ESCF and participate in organizational activities.
  • Follow organizational policies.
  • All other duties as assigned.
 
Qualifications:
  • Two (2) years experience working with people with disabilities and/or;
  • Bachelor of Science degree and/or;
  • Full-time experience in the field which may be substituted for the degree at the rate of six (6) months of experience for each semester.
  • Valid Kansas drivers license and possess reliable vehicle.
  • Must be able to pass background checks and drug test per agency procedures.
 
Training Requirements:
  • Meet annual training requirements as noted in licensing regulations and/or Targeted Case Management Affiliate Agreement.
  • Must complete orientation training.
 
Physical Demands:
  • Regularly required to talk and hear.
  • Regularly sit, stand, walk, reach and use hands.
 
Work Environment:
Direct contact with individuals who are severely physically and/or developmentally disabled and who may exhibit unpredictable behavior and uncontrollable outbursts. The physical characteristics of the work environment are such that noise and odor control procedures are required. May work with individuals with Hepatitis B and/or other blood borne pathogens.
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