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Case Manager

Company: TC Harris
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:SUPERVISION: This position reports to the Treatment Director or the Clinical Director, who in turn reports to the ExecutiveDirector.POSITION PHILOSOPHY: Functions as a team member with clinical expertise. Is knowledgeable in assessment, behavioralmanagement, and treatment modalities. Is primarily responsible for developing, coordinating, and monitoring the support of studentson their assigned case load to be sure that each student receives a comprehensive, person-centered treatment program of support. TheCase Manager is the central communicator and collaborates with internal and external stakeholders in the design andimplementation of the treatment program and assures that each individual treatment program is consistently implemented anddocumented.Responsibilities:ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS LISTED BUT NOT LIMITED TO:I. WORKS A SCHEDULE THAT MEETS THE NEEDS OF THE DEPARTMENT AND THEAGENCY1. Works scheduled hours as designated by supervisor.2. Submits requests for the use of benefit time and schedule changes to supervisor.3. Uses timekeeping system per agency procedures.4. Accepts caseload and team assignments per supervisor.5. Establishes daily work schedule in coordination with others' schedules and informs supervisor.II. MEETS THE OVERALL AGENCY & DEPARTMENTAL EXPECTATIONS:1. Functions within legal, licensing, agency, and professional standards in maintaining a therapeutic environment for the students.2. Maintains a valid Indiana driver's license and excellent driving record to utilize agency vehicles and/or transport students in personal vehicle. Maintains personal auto insurance with current insurance information on file with Human Resources. Informs supervisor regarding changes in license and/or personal auto insurance.3. Demonstrates knowledge and appropriate implementation of company policies, procedures, and Employee Handbook information.4. Observes rules of confidentiality, both on the job and in the community.5. Ensures the proper use of agency forms per policies and procedures.6. Maintains a positive, open, and supportive working relationship between departments in all actions and communication.7. Conducts self in a positive, respectful and collaborative manner. Demonstrates proactive actions and decision making that fosters supportive work relationships and promotes a healthy and safe environment. Communicates effectively verbally and in writing with internal and externally, maintaining professional conduct and confidentiality.III. IMPLEMENTATION:Individual and Unit Programming1. Prepares, develops, and reviews the student's overall treatment and support plan. Completes assessments of the student, including the Life Skills Assessment (LSA) and Ansell Casey. Completes monthly reports and progresses monthly on students' behavioral and life skill IEP goals.2. Ensures that programming is developed that is of a therapeutic nature and takes into consideration age, level of functioning, likes/dislikes, cultural/ethnic differences, resident risks, appropriateness of activity, and recreation budget.3. Establishes Life Skill goals and support strategies based on input from internal and external team members including therapists, program coordinators, direct support staff, and families. Monitors the implementation of treatment goals and strategies.4. Monitors implementation of treatment strategies per the Individual Education Program (IEP)/Individual Treatment Plan (ITP) by direct contact, consultation, and monitoring of required paperwork.Qualifications:QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of 1-year case management/QSP experience. Bachelor's degree from an accreditedcollege/university in a human services field or equivalent combination of education and case management/QSP experience. Minimumof one year of demonstrated knowledge and skills in working with and supporting children, adolescents and/or young adults diagnosedwith emotional, mental health, neurological and/or developmental disabilities.

Keywords: TC Harris, Lafayette , Case Manager, Executive , Lafayette, Indiana

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