|Department||Department of Human Services|
|Date Opened||10/9/2018 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||10/22/2018 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||H21B-Hiring Rate: $2,840.25 month|
|Full or Part Time||
Announcement #: 18-A095
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN TO CURRENT OR FORMER DHS EMPLOYEES ONLY!
Organization: DDS Cherokee Case Management
Address: 1298 West 4th Street, Tahlequah, OK 74464-4723
Job Description, essential functions:
Leads the personal support team to prescribe ongoing services to individuals with intellectual disabilities. Provides quality assurance monitoring of services delivered by contracted service providers. Monitors client satisfaction with services.
Preference may be given to applicants with a minimum of one year experience working with persons with intellectual disabilities. QIDP qualified.
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities related to providing direct and indirect casework services to children and adults with intellectual disabilities and their families.
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.
At this level employees are assigned responsibilities at the full performance level in managing a caseload of substantial size and complexity 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 IHP for desired outcome and developing the plan of care; including the development of individualized treatment plans. Additional responsibilities include coordinating guardianship procedures for adult consumers who do not have legal guardians; providing individual and family counseling to consumers and their families with social and/or emotional problems; 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.
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 persons with intellectual disabilities in social work, case management, special education, psychology, counseling, vocational rehabilitation, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, 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, nursing or a closely related field and one year experience working with persons with intellectual 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 persons with intellectual 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.
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.