Maxim Healthcare services is currently seeking a Case Manager for a direct placement opportunity with our client to provide services to youth and children.
Full time, 40 hours per week. Required to work a flexible schedule to facilitate program services.
• Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
• 401(k) savings plan
• Continuous professional and clinical training
• Awards and recognition programs
• *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.
The Case Manager is responsible for the submission of service plans and other assessments required for the compiling of a comprehensive case file with supporting documentation maintained in physical files. The Case Manager is required to maintain a flexible, organized and efficient work schedule and is subject to work extended hours, weekends, and be on-call.
Qualifications and Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience is required in Social Work, Psychology, Human Services, Counseling or other social service field.
- 1 year experience preferred working with adolescents or in the youth services field (volunteer and internship experienced included)
- Must be computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Windows (Word Perfect, Microsoft Word, Excel)
- Required to work a flexible schedule to facilitate program services.
- Bilingual. (English/Spanish)
- Must be at least 21 years of age at the time of hire.
- Valid Driver’s License
- Conduct initial intake interviews of youth to include gathering familial, possible sponsorship information and to establish age of the youth.
- Conduct interviews of family members, friends of family and/or sponsors to determine the integrity of the relationship and verify information received from minor within 24-48 hours upon admission to the shelter.
- Determine options available for youth within 48-72 hours and proceed with the required documentation to reunify youth with family in home country or in the United States as deemed applicable.
- Coordinate with local pro bono attorneys for the timely provision of “Know Your Rights” presentations to youth and ensure youth signs the acknowledgment and receives a copy of the Legal Service Provider list and Notice to Juvenile Aliens in Federal Facilities Funded by DHS or HHS.
- Ensure the timely completion of (assessments) Initial Intake, Emergency Placement, and Preliminary Service Plans in accordance with, State, and Federal requirements. Additional assessments may be required depending on the location of the program and state licensing requirements. Forms are subject to change at any time.
- Ensure the timely submission of the initial Individual Service Plan due within 21 days of the youth’s arrival to the shelter and 30 day updates thereafter in accordance with, State and Federal requirements.
- Document all actions taken and contacts with youth, sponsor, and stakeholders in the form of progress notes (efforts) as required by State and Federal contracts.
- Complete and submit reunification packets for initial review to Lead Case Manager or Designee. (if applicable)
- Submit completed reunification packet with appropriate referral made by Case Manager for the timely release of youth to designated ORR representative.
- Provide weekly face to face updates to youth and telephonic updates to family members/sponsor with documentation found in ETO.
- Ensure the provision of two weekly telephonic contacts with family of origin, primary caregiver and/or sponsor.
- Facilitate incoming calls to minors with the appropriate family members and other approved caregivers.
- Facilitate attorney to client contact as requested by youth.
- Coordinate weekly treatment team meetings with representatives from all departments at the shelter.
- Attend case staffing with funding source representative.
- Maintain physical and web-based client files.
- Drive clients to facilitate program services, may include transportation to court appointments, attorney visits, other appointments as per contractual requirements as needed. May also include transporting youth within the United States if reunified.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Must be able to obtain Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certification and First Aid Certification (CPR). Must be able to supervise clients indoors and outdoors as necessary. Bending, stooping and lifting up to 15 lbs required to complete daily tasks. Job requires extended periods of sitting; use of various office equipment.
This is a twenty four hour residential facility at which minors receive multiple services. Three shifts per twenty four hour period. Work shifts are subject to change. Noise levels vary from mild to moderate. Predominantly indoors, occasional outdoor monitoring or activities.