Care Coord Svcs Consultant
Company: Boys Town
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: May 14, 2022
$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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Promotes culture of professionalism through role modeling and
- 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
- 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
- Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagans
Boys Home mission.
- Directs all activities towards the fulfillment of the Boys Town
- Directs all actions to reflect the values and principles of
- 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
- 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
- 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)
- 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-.
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