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Care Coord Svcs Consultant

Company: Boys Town
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

$5,000 Hiring Bonus POSITION SUMMARY: The Care Coordination Services Consultant provides intensive and professional case management services to youth utilizing a strength based and comprehensive model. This position also links children and families to resources and supports, monitors the services, actively advocates for children and families, and assists them in navigating through various systems of care. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & DUTIES:

  • Provides case management services for Care Coordination Services.
    • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with families and with community resources, including medical, mental health, and substance abuse professionals, child welfare personnel, Juvenile Justice personnel, lawyers, therapists, law enforcement staff, school officials, neighbors, and religious and youth organization representatives.
    • Provides assessment to determine program eligibility, problem areas and areas of strength.
    • Maintains current knowledge of available formal services, resources, and supports in the local community. Identifies needed services and links youth to services.
    • Identifies informal supports and assists youth and family members to access these supports.
    • Monitors linked services, resources and supports in order to ensure quality of care.
    • Acts as a youth and family advocate and empowers youth and family members to advocate for themselves in the community.
    • Assists youth and family members in navigating through various systems; educates youth and family members about the systems in order to build their understanding, supports permanency planning and outcomes.
    • Provides support in the development and utilization of functional skills to youth and family members.
    • Develops, monitors, and reviews service plans and develops subsequent service plans as needed to facilitate progress.
    • Maintains appropriate level of direct contact with youth and family members per program requirements, and remains available to youth and family members 24/7, for crisis intervention as needed.
    • Creates and manages discharge planning as needed with a focus on Safety, Permanency and Well-being including step down placements, reunification, adoption, or transition (independent living) plans, and coordination of community resources.
    • Assists youth and family members in building on their spiritual and religious beliefs or practices as a source of strength to reach their goals.
    • Promotes culture of professionalism through role modeling and respect.
    • Meets with youth and family members at various locations; utilizes own vehicle to travel to work destinations and to transport youth as authorized.
    • Completes administrative functions for Care Coordination Services.
      • Prepares and submits reports concerning case load status, budget requests, changes in service plans, and any unusual incidents that occur in the operation of the program.
      • Reports any critical incidents involving youth, family members, or staff according to standard reporting guidelines.
      • Prepares proper documentation including case notes, assessments, service plans, outcome measures, narratives, and reports in a timely manner as defined by the program.
      • Implements feedback from supervisor.
      • Ensures compliance with all contractual, regulatory, program, and accrediting body standards.
      • Notifies supervisor of change in professional status or standing that may affect job status or program compliance including driving record, drivers license suspension, vehicle insurance cancellation, and missed mandatory training.
      • May be trained to become a certified Common Sense Parenting Instructor and as a certified instructor may be asked to conduct Common Sense Parenting (CSP) Courses at designated locations as assigned.
      • Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagans Boys Home mission.
        • Directs all activities towards the fulfillment of the Boys Town mission
        • Directs all actions to reflect the values and principles of Boys Town
        • Establishes and maintains an environment that encourages teamwork, collaboration, and ethical behavior
        • Maintains regular, reliable and predictable attendance
        • Supports other members of the management team and their work KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
          • Knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to youth care and the ability to learn, apply, and explain complex regulations and policies governing child welfare processes and services.
          • Knowledgeable of community resources and service providers available in the geographical area.
          • Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels in the organization and with external business contacts in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.
          • Ability to quickly make decisions in sensitive and sometimes critical areas to adapt responses to situations while maintaining procedural and regulatory integrity.
          • Knowledge of Boys Town Model.
          • Computer skills in Microsoft Office. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
            • Bachelors degree in Human Services or related field.
            • 1 to 2 years of experience including working with children and families; experience working with children and families in community-based programs or Boys Town programs is preferred.
            • Must possess a valid drivers license with a good driving record, plus the ability to provide own transportation to complete travel requirements of the job. Must meet auto insurance requirements established by Boys Town policy and/or State and Local laws and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check.
            • This position is available rotationally to provide crisis response and must be available to work non-traditional business hours including early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays. About Boys Town Nebraska: A National Historic Landmark since 1985, the Village of Boys Town is now the only National Historic Landmark District in Nebraska. At any given time, about 400 boys and girls live in the Village, receiving care and guidance for a wide range of behavioral, emotional and academic issues. When Father Edward J. Flanagan purchased the Overlook Farm in 1921, it became the new, permanent site of Boys Town. Over the decades that followed, schools, churches and homes were built, and tens of thousands of young lives were transformed. Our employees are our supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Towns mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and attractive benefit options. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town Physicians, free prescriptions, tuition assistance, access to the campus Field House, parenting resources from our experts and advancement opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life. Date Posted:03/09/2022 This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-.

Keywords: Boys Town, Council Bluffs , Care Coord Svcs Consultant, Professions , Council Bluffs, Iowa

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