Job: CASE MANAGER LEAD-EARLY INTERVENTION(Job Id 38799)

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Posted: 06/08/2018

Job Reference #: 38799

Job Description

06/08/2018 06/15/2018
SOCIAL AND HUMAN SERVICES 18
CASA GRANDE 0.00-40,630.10

 

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY

Providing Opportunity, Assistance and Care for Arizonans in need!

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS):

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

CASE MANAGER LEAD-EARLY INTERVENTION

Division of Developmental Disabilities

555 W. Main Ave.

Casa Grande, AZ 85122

www.azdes.gov

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Division of Developmental Disabilities’ (DDD) Case Manager Lead - Early Intervention serves children with developmental and their families. The end result of Early Intervention is to develop a firm foundation, that is convenient and attainable for the family, upon which the family may challenge and nurture development to build a child’s independence and well-being in all environments throughout their lifetime.

 

JOB DUTIES: 

 

-          Conducts home visits and meets with individuals/families to develop relationships and become familiar with family’s dynamics/priorities/resources/concerns/supports and makes appropriate referrals to community agencies

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

-          Assist families in choosing appropriate providers

-          Assists the family with orientation into all systems, any problem solving or system issues which may arise

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

-          Develops and maintains files for each child, and writes comprehensive progress notes and maintains case records

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

 

-          Methods, procedures and techniques used in the development of Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP)

-          Federal and State Statues and agency policies and procedures relating to the care and assistance for individuals with developmental disabilities

-           Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPAA)

-          Child development principles

Skill in:

 

-          Verbal and written communication

-          Interviewing, counseling, and interacting with members and family members

Ability to:

 

-          Work independently and within diverse work teams

-          Organize and manage case load

-          Maintain confidentiality

-          Drive a vehicle

SELECTIVE PREFERENCE(S):

-          The 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.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: 

-          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)

-          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

-          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 

 

BENEFITS: 

 The Department of Economic Security offers a comprehensive benefits package to include: 

-          Sick leave

-          Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year

-          Health and dental insurance

-          Retirement plan

-          Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

-          Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

RETIREMENT: 

Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). 

Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

CONTACT US: 

If you have any questions please feel free to contact (602) 771-1702 for assistance.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-364-3981. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

 

Application Instructions

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