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Case Manager II

Recruitment #190513-H21B-I37

Introduction

ALL INTERAGENCY HIRES WILL BE REINSTATED AND BE REQUIRED TO SERVE A TWELVE MONTH PROBATIONARY PERIOD.

Position may house in Carter Co, depending upon Selected Applicant and Space Availability

ANNOUNCEMENT#: 19-H062
ORGANIZATION
: DDS-Area III-Case Mgmt (PV) D3
ADDRESS: 301 S Indian Meridian Rd, Pauls Valley, OK, 73075-4217
TRAVEL:
EXTENSIVE

Job description, essential functions:
Under the direction of a case management supervisor, position provides services to individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities living in their own homes or community living alternatives; obtains in-depth social histories, develops and assures community and/or agency resources to meet service recipient needs; serves as QIDP and provides monthly monitoring of program.

Marginal Functions:
Manages and prioritizes a caseload and provides services to  individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and their families.

This position may be filled at the alternate level of the JFD depending upon the qualifications of the recommended applicant.

Alternate hiring options must be utilized for potential promotional appointments which result in salary inequities within the JFD.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities related to providing direct and indirect casework services to individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and their families.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

This job family consists of four levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity and diversity of the specific job assignments, the extent or responsibility assigned for each level, the expertise required for the completion of duties assigned, and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level I:
This is the basic level where employees are assigned responsibilities involving beginning level casework activities in a training status to build skills in providing case management services to individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. .  In this role they will be assigned tasks which involve managing a caseload of moderate complexity and providing needed services; acting as the individual's QIDP, and monitoring all aspects of the individual’s program and service delivery; and serving as the individual’s advocate.  Additional responsibilities involve ensuring the development, implementation, monitoring/evaluation and modification of the Individual  Plan (IP); including the development of individualized treatment plans; developing plans of care and reviewing the IP/Plan of Care, notifying the individuals and the family/guardian/significant others with appropriate community resources; completing all necessary transition activities.

Level II:
At this level employees are assigned responsibilities at the full performance level in managing a caseload consisting of all disability areas; acting as advocate for the individual to ensure community presence and participation.  Supporting the individual and family/guardian/significant others to make life decisions which lead to independence and interdependence; serving as the team leader of the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT); ensuring the development, implementation, monitoring/evaluation and modification of the IP for desired outcome and developing the plan of care; including the development of individualized treatment plans.  Additional responsibilities include coordinating guardianship procedures for adult individuals when a need is identified; assisting Level I case managers by furnishing information concerning case management practices, standards, rules and regulations and community resources, providers and programs; serving as resource individual for Level I case managers in providing information concerning specialized programs, services and treatments; and participating on committees at both local and state levels to formulate policies and procedures and to promote community awareness. Some positions may serve as mentors as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree in a human services field* and one (1) year of experience working directly with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities; or possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing to practice professional nursing and one year of experience working directly with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.

*For purposes of the Case Manager job family “a bachelor’s degree in a human services field includes any degree from an accredited college or university except for a degree in a physical, natural or biological science or mathematics.

Level II:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree in a human services field* and one year of professional experience working with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities in social work, case management, special education, psychology, counseling, vocational rehabilitation, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, program coordination, nursing or a closely related field; or a bachelor’s degree in a human services field* and one year of professional experience in social work, case management, special education, psychology, counseling, vocational rehabilitation, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, program coordination, nursing or a closely related field and one year experience working  with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities; or possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing to practice professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience working directly with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. 

*For purposes of the Case Manager job family “a bachelor’s degree in a human services field includes any degree from an accredited college or university except for a degree in a physical, natural or biological science or mathematics.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

Applicants must be willing and able to perform all job-related travel normally associated with this position.

Applicants must be willing to work extended hours including scheduled non-business times such as evenings and weekends.

Some positions may be required to be on-call twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

NOTES

Intellectual Disability (ID) means a person, per Section 1408 of Title 10 of the Oklahoma Statutes who has significantly sub average functioning, an intelligence quotient (IQ) of less than 70 that manifests before 18 years of age.
 
Developmental disability means a severe chronic disability of a person that is attributable to a mental or physical impairment or combination of mental and physical impairments and is manifested before the person attains 22 years of age.

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.



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