Klamath County Oregon
  • 02-May-2018 to 31-Dec-2018 (PST)
  • Mental Health
  • Klamath Falls, OR, USA
  • LH20 $20.51-22.18
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Local 737


Summary

The position provides targeted case management services to Developmentally Disabled (DD) consumers by identifying consumer needs and developing a plan to access available services to support people with developmental disabilities in the community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following may not be all inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

01 Assess and periodically reassess an eligible individual to determine service needs. Develop and periodically revise an ISP or Annual Plan based on information collected through an assessment or reassessment that specifies the desired outcomes, goals, and actions to address the medical, employment, social educational, and other services needed by the eligible individual. Access available services, including referral and related activities to help an individual obtain needed services. Monitor follow-up activities to ensure that the ISP or Annual Plan is effectively implemented and addresses the needs.

02 Assist eligible client/families in developing and implementing a support system for the specific needs of each eligible individual resulting from of a Level of Care assessment and corresponding assessment of need.

03 Utilize choice advising to support eligible individuals in their selection of service, provider, and setting options, including non-disability specific settings.

04 Develop appropriate plans per timelines, and monitor for effectiveness and Medicaid standards. Check Medicaid authorized expenditures and monitor service hours through Plan of Care (POC).

05 Deliver services using person-centered practices to assist individuals in accessing needed medical, employment, social, educational, and other services. Services include, but are not limited to assessment and periodic reassessment of individual needs and preferences; development and periodic revision of the Individual Support Plan; Referral and related activities; monitoring; and follow-up activities.

06 Identify, strengthen, expand, and where required, supplement private, public, formal, and informal support available to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Encourage the exercising of self-determination in the design and direction of the individual receiving services.

07 Authorize any developmental disabilities service chosen by the individual, or as applicable the legal or designated representative of the individual.

08 Develop and maintain effective working relationships with individuals, families, providers and community partners; offering excellent personal centered services.

09 Review satisfaction with customer service.

10 Represent DD/ID on community boards/councils as directed by Program Supervisor or Director.

11 Coordinate with other state, public, and private agencies regarding services to individuals.

12 Participate in a core competency training sequence approved by the Klamath County Developmental Disabilities Services (KCDDS) Department.

13 Assure an individual has all initial assessments and reviews them according to state guidelines.

14 Maintain working knowledge of laws, rules, policies, contracts, transmittals, and any other relevant standards or regulations.

15 Maintain a caseload of clients in various service elements as assigned.

16 Participate in transition planning by attending IEP meetings or other transition planning meetings.

17 Delivery of case management services to individuals as described in OAR chapter 411, division 415.

18 Assist the Director in monitoring the quality of services delivered and identify existing and insufficient service resources or options within the County.

19 Continue to enhance knowledge, as well as maintain a basic understanding of the skills, knowledge, and responsibilities necessary to perform the position. Complete a minimum of 20 hours of I/DD training every year.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Must have knowledge of the public service system for developmental disabilities services in Oregon and at least:

    1. A bachelor's degree in behavioral science, social science, or a closely related field;
    2. A bachelor's degree in any field and one year of human services related experience, such as work providing assistance to people and groups with issues, such as economical disadvantages, employment, abuse and neglect, substance abuse, aging, disabilities, prevention, health, cultural competencies, or housing; or
    3. An associate's degree in a behavioral science, social science, or a closely related field and two years of human services related experience, such as work providing assistance to people and groups with issues, such as economical disadvantages, employment, abuse and neglect, substance abuse, aging, disabilities, prevention, health, cultural competencies, or housing.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

01 Oregon Driver's License

Other Skills and Abilities

Experience with people with developmental disabilities.

Work Schedule

The normal work schedule is 40 hours per week; exact schedules are assigned by management. It is the attendance standard of the employer that all employees be present and on time each shift they are scheduled to work. Full or partial absence during any scheduled shift, arriving late, or leaving early, for whatever reason, may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. Time off may be approved if allowed by applicable policies covering illness, injury, or other personal emergency.

DRUG POLICY                        

Klamath County enforces a drug and alcohol-free workplace. Successful applicants may be required to submit to drug screening.

BACKGROUND

Must pass a criminal background check in order to be eligible for employment.

Klamath County Oregon
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