High Sierra Industries
  • 04-Sep-2018 to 03-Nov-2018 (PST)
  • iLive
  • Reno, NV, USA
  • Full Time

Medical Insurance Paid 100%; Dental and Vision premium share, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Retirement investment options


Role: Facilitates the development and implementation of effective community living environments for people who have disabilities so they can achieve their personal goals.

 

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

 

This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Jobs are always changing to some degree and the existence of the approved job description is not intended to limit normal change and growth.

 

Functions:

  1. Recruits and assists up to 20 people who have a disability with: developing, understanding progress, and achieving personal goals; identifying and sustaining support networks; and remaining healthy and safe in a community living setting.
  2. Coordinates communication with people who have a disability, their family members, guardians, coworkers and other professionals in a manner that maintains high quality of care and customer service; communications reflect all legal and ethical requirements.
  3. Successfully recruits, trains, and authorizes Host Home Providers; ensures a sufficient pool of these providers exists to promote choice in placement for people who select HSI as their Supportive Living Arrangement Provider.
  4. Oversees independent contractor relationships with Host Home Providers and provides constructive feedback when appropriate.
  5. Monitors the effectiveness of services provided and assures people, families, guardians, the State of Nevada, and other customers meet internal quality standards.
  6. Develops professional business relationships internally and externally to facilitate meeting customer needs and departmental/organizational goals.
  7. Completes documentation and paperwork required to ensure people obtain and maintain: entitlement benefits, contracted services, community resources, and basic needs (including rep payee).
  8. Maintain appropriate boundaries with people receiving services and their family members and follow organizational policy and procedure to ensure the person receiving services receives the best care possible.

 

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Document and monitor performance of assistant case manager when working on a shared case.

 

 

Work Environment

 

The work environment described below is representative of what an employee encounters while performing the essential responsibilities and functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made for qualified individuals who have a disability.

 

Physical Requirements and Demands:

  • Regularly required to speak, listen and communicate.
  • Regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, grasp, handle objects or feel objects, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally pulls, bends, stoops, and crouches.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
  • Lifts or carries 50 pounds unassisted to assist with lifting and transferring of persons who use wheelchairs and other mobility assisted devices.

 

Tools & Equipment:

  • Multi-line telephone, calculator, PC, cellular phone and fax/copier.
  • Motor vehicle

 

Hazards:

  • May be exposed to blood and/or bodily fluids.
  • May be exposed to physical aggression.
  • May be exposed to changing weather conditions while traveling by automobile.

 

 

Qualifications/Requirements

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and responsibility satisfactorily with or without accommodation. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made for qualified individuals who have a disability.  

 

Language, Math and Reasoning:

  • Read, write, and speak English proficiently in accordance with essential functions.
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from a diverse range of audiences.
  • Count, calculate figures, time, and amounts such as percentages, develop and interpret graphs.
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Health and Human Services related field. MA or BSN Preferred.
  • At least one year of Case Management experience and one year working with adults who have developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, and/or mental health disabilities.
  • Must meet definitions of Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Practitioner (QIDP) as per governing bodies.
  • Candidates without case management experience may be considered for an Assistant Case Manager role.

 

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Must have a current CPR/FA certification or attend company CPR training within 30 days.
  • Must possess and maintain current NV Drivers License, automobile insurance and clean driving record.

 

Other:

  • Ability to meet background checks requirements of the Organization.
  • Intermediate use of computer applications such as Excel, Word, and other PC based programs.
  • Tolerance of ambiguity and ability to perform essential functions with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively and be flexible amidst frequent changes to work flow.
  • Excellent organizational skills to appropriately manage large amounts of information.
  • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations appropriately.
  • Commitment to person-centered, culturally competent philosophical base.
  • Safe and reliable vehicle to transport people receiving services.
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