Job: Case Manager 2(Job Id 31849)

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Job Description

08/08/2017 08/13/2017
SOCIAL AND HUMAN SERVICES 17
BULLHEAD CITY 0.00-37,500.00

 

Arizona Department of Economic Security

 

Case Manager 2

2601 Highway 95, Bullhead City, AZ 86442  

Openings: 1

 

Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) works with families, community organizations, advocates, and State and Federal partners to realize our collective mission to make Arizona stronger by helping Arizonans reach their full potential through temporary assistance for those in need. To learn more about DES visit DES Overview and visit our careers page to see current job opportunities. Join the DES Team!

 

Responsibilities

The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Case Manager 2.This position serves our members diagnosed with developmental disabilities (Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Intellectual Disability, and Epilepsy) by supporting them and their families to lead the healthiest, most self-sufficient, and productive lives within their capabilities. Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Managing an average caseload of 40 members and meeting with supervisor regarding case status 

- Providing support coordination that consist of identifying needs and available services and resources, planning, obtaining, and monitoring the effectiveness of contracted medical and non-medical services in meeting our members’ identified needs 

- Working with members, family members, and care professionals as a team to review the needs and develop an Individual Service Plan (ISP)

- Meeting regularly to assess needs and supports, monitor progress, or make changes to the ISP, which includes travelling at different times throughout the day within and outside business hours to conduct onsite-visits to member’s home, placement, schools or program sites; This activity represents 30% of work time and may require driving your own personal car; Mileage will be reimbursed

 

Qualifications

- Experience in conducting interviews and writing Individual Service Plans (ISPs)

- Knowledge of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

- Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

- Strong verbal and written communication skills

- Proficient using Microsoft Office and other office computer software

- Must have at least one of the following requirements: a) Two years of professional experience coordinating social services activities that includes ISPs, Client referral for services, or community services, b) One year as a Human Services Specialist I in Arizona State Service, c) A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university 

- Experience working in the Developmental Disabilities field

- Case management experience in the social services field

- Bilingual (English and Spanish) is preferred

 

Benefits

DES promotes career development by offering a learning environment, team oriented culture. Our new hires enjoy several other benefits such as paid holidays, vacation days, sick leave, medical, dental, and vision benefits, tuition reimbursement, and participation in the Arizona State Retirement Plan. Click here to learn more about benefits.

 

Staffing Disclosure

Applicants will be required to:

- Have a current, valid state issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employee is subject to driver’s license record checks and must maintain an acceptable driving record, valid motor vehicle insurance and registration, and must complete any required training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

- Employee shall have a valid level one fingerprint clearance card issued pursuant to Arizona Revised Statute 41-2758.07 in order to work with children and vulnerable adults

- Candidates for this position shall be subject to a search of both the Child Protective Services Central Registry pursuant to A.R.S. 8-804 and the Adult Protective Services Registry pursuant to A.R.S. 46-459

- Successfully complete the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify), applicable to all newly hired State employees

- Successfully pass background and reference checks. Employment is contingent upon completion of the above-mentioned process and the agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions

 

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DES is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Fair and Equal Employment Opportunity Practices: DES does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, parental status, or military service.

Reasonable Accommodation Request: During all stages of the recruitment process, persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation which includes but are not limited to a sign language interpreter or an alternative format of documents. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact DES Human Resources Administration at (602) 771-2870. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

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