Case Manager-Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities
|istrict 19 Community Services Board Intellectual Disability Services, located in Petersburg, VA is offering a full time Case Management opportunity. This position will perform case management, service coordination, screening and assessments for adults diagnosed with intellectual disabilities. The essential job duties include: assisting people in accessing services to meet their individual needs through coordinating resources across agency boundaries; serving as a primary Case Manager in providing supportive counseling; monitoring consumer behavior and consumer services; ensuring the physical, mental, medical and social well being of the consumer; documenting consumer’s progress and maintaining records in accordance with program policies and procedures.|
|Requirements: (Experience, Essential Education, and Skills Needed):|
|Employees or contractors providing case management services shall have knowledge of:
1. Services and systems available in the community including primary health care, support services, eligibility criteria and intake processes and generic community resources;
2. The nature of serious mental illness, intellectual disability, substance use disorders, or co-occurring disorders depending on the individuals served, including clinical and developmental issues;
3. Different types of assessments, including functional assessment, and their uses in service planning;
4. Treatment modalities and intervention techniques, such as behavior management, independent living skills training, supportive counseling, family education, crisis intervention, discharge planning, and service coordination;
5. Types of mental health, developmental, and substance abuse programs available in the locality;
6. The service planning process and major components of a service plan;
7. The use of medications in the care or treatment of the population served; and
8. All applicable federal and state laws and regulations and local ordinances.
Employees or contractors providing case management services shall have skills in:
1. Identifying and documenting an individual’s need for resources, services, and other supports;
2. Using information from assessments, evaluations, observation, and interviews to develop service plans;
3. Identifying and documenting how resources, services, and natural supports such as family can be utilized to promote achievement of an individual’s personal habilitative or rehabilitative and life goals; and
4. Coordinating the provision of services by diverse public and private providers.
Employees or contractors providing case management services shall have abilities to:
1. Work as team members, maintaining effective inter- and intra-agency working relationships;
2. Work independently performing position duties under general supervision; and
3. Engage in and sustain ongoing relationships with individuals receiving services.
Must meet the DBHDS definition of “Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professional” (QDDP/QDIP/QMRP)
Must possess at least one year of documented experience working directly with individuals who have mental intellectual/developmental disabilities and one of the following credentials:
(i) a doctor of medicine or osteopathy licensed in Virginia,
(ii) registered nurse licensed in Virginia, or
(iii) completion of at least a bachelor’s degree in a human services field, including, but not limited to sociology, social work, special education, rehabilitation counseling, or psychology.
Developmental case managers must complete the ISP training modules developed by DBHDS within 60 days of hire.
|Preferred Qualifications / Other Relevant Job Information:|
|Prefer applicant with knowledge of Medicaid Waiver and State Plan Option, QIDP or eligible, experience in case management, and clinical record documentation. Prefer Microsoft Office experience.
A bilingual (English, Spanish) candidate is preferred.
This is a Grade 208 salaried position. The minimum annual salary is $37,591.00