Job: Case Manager Lead - Early Intervention(Job Id 32057)

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Job Description

08/10/2017 08/14/2017
SOCIAL AND HUMAN SERVICES
PHOENIX 0.00-40,630.00

 

Arizona Department of Economic Security

 

Case Manager Lead - Early Intervention

Various locations in Maricopa County  

Openings: 2

 

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 highly motivated individual to join our team as a Case Manager Lead-Early Intervention. This position is responsible for serving children with developmental disabilities and their families. Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Conducting home visits and meeting with individuals/families to develop relationships and become familiar with family dynamics/priorities/resources/concerns/supports and make appropriate referrals to community agencies

- Convening and facilitating multi-disciplinary Individualized Family Service Plan meetings (a minimum of every 6 months on child) to support children with developmental disabilities and their families

- Assisting families in choosing appropriate providers

- Assisting the families with orientation into all systems, any problem solving, & system issues which may arise

- Gathering all necessary information and documentation for determining eligibility for DDD Early Intervention services

- Developing and maintaining files for each child and writing comprehensive progress notes

 

Qualifications

- Knowledge of methods, procedures, and techniques used in the development of Individualized Family Service Plans

- Knowledge of Federal and State Statutes relating to the care and assistance for individuals with developmental disabilities

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

- Knowledge of Principles and practices of case management and community resources

- Knowledge of Child development principles

- Effective verbal and written communication skills

- Skills in interviewing, counseling, and interacting with members and family members

- Candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood, Early Childhood Special Education, Family Studies, Speech-Language Pathology, Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy from an accredited college or university; OR a Bachelor's degree in a closely related field from an accredited college or university with review of coursework and approved by the Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP) and one (1) year of experience working with people with developmental disabilities; OR Developmental Specialists or Service Coordinators (Support Coordinators), hired in the AzEIP system before July 1, 2001, documentation of continued satisfactory work in the AzEIP system from that date of hire, and three years  of Service Coordinator (Support Coordinator) experience which must include one (1) year of  experience working with people with developmental disabilities, are required

- Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) is desired

 

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

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

- 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 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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