Children's Home Society of Florida

  • Targeted Case Manager

    Job Locations US-FL-S. Daytona
    Job ID
    2017-3180
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Case Management
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Founded in 1902 to care for orphans, CHS is now among the oldest, largest and most respected private nonprofits serving children and families. Expanding from early roots in adoption and foster care, CHS offers an array of specialized services designed to nurture children and grow families. Last year, CHS delivered hope to more than 139,000 children and adults.

    Responsibilities

     

    SUMMARY: 

     

    The Targeted Case Manager will identify and assess client and family needs and evaluate, coordinate and oversee necessary services and/or treatment is provided; provide in-home services to clients; complete required assessments; assist and counsel individuals and families by using such activities as delineating alternatives, helping to articulate goals and providing needed information. Overall, the Targeted Case Manager contributes to the CHS high performance culture by exhibiting our values and providing quality results that keep CHS as the premier provider of child, family and behavioral health support services.

    PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS: 

    1.  Provide case management services (information, plan referral and linkages) as needed.

     

    • Develop and maintain clinical records and program documentation according to contract and CHS standards (assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, termination summaries, etc.)
    • Coordinate and advocate for services with other professionals and para-professionals.
    • Conduct community outreach as needed.
    • Arrange for transportation of clients to appointments, community agencies, etc., as needed.
    • Work with the client's family to address issues related to the client's service plan.
    • Monitor the appropriateness of services to the client.
    • Complete billing related documentation for the Medicaid billing department ensuring billing documentation is accurate and complete.
    • Utilize the Client Information System (CIS) to document and track outcome measures, regular documentation and progress notes, demographic documentation and Child Functional Assessment Rating Scale (CFARS).
    • Participate in clinical review of client for services and enhanced placement when appropriate.
    • Participate in Family Service Planning Team (FSPT) to arrange for non-Medicaid funded services.
    • Attend staffing’s on behalf of the client to oversee the needs of the client are being addressed fully (schools, clinical, etc.)
    • Complete documentation related to authorization for Targeted Case Manager (TCM) services.

    2.  Contribute to an engaging, positive work environment.

     

    • Participate actively in departmental meetings, training and education, as well as the quality management process.
    • Comply with CHS policies, procedures, code of conduct, contracts and other legal obligations.
    • Assist with training other team members and providing back up when necessary.
    • Pick up projects on the fly; perform other duties as assigned from time to time.
    • Demonstrate the CHS Common Bond Values in the performance of all job duties.

    This list of essential functions is not intended to be exhaustive. Children's Home Society of Florida reserves the right to revise this job description as needed to comply with actual job requirements.

    Qualifications

     

    Education, Licenses and Certifications:  All degrees must be from an accredited university. 

    • Bachelor's degree with a major in a human services related field, required

    or

    • Bachelor's Degree in a non-human services related field, required

    Experience:

    • With a major in a human services related field, one year full time or equivalent experience working with severely emotionally disturbed children, required
    • With a major in a non-human services related field, three years full time or equivalent experience working with severely emotionally disturbed children, required
    • Successful completion of AHCA-approved mental health targeted case management training within three months of initially providing Medicaid services, required
    • Must successfully complete the Certified Case Manager Certification as specified, required

     

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