Developmental Disabilities Professional - Case Manager - #197711

Highland Rivers Health

Date: 04/08/2021 23:01 PM

City: Dalton, Georgia

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Highland Rivers provides a variety of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) that includes learning opportunities, day programs, community integration, living supports and supported employment. Services are integrated, person-centered and support individuals in acquiring valuable life skills that foster self-direction, self-sufficiency and independent living to the extent possible. IDD services also include support and education for family members.

Highland Rivers Health is currently seeking a DDP Case Manager.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for participating in the individual's meetings (ie:ISP, HRST).
  • Make face to face contact with assigned individuals on their caseload monthly.
  • Monitor the individual's progress toward goals and complete a monthly note in the electronic health record to reflect the progress or lack of progress toward goals.
  • Monitor CIS to ensure all required individual timelines are met for following documents: SIS, ISP, DMA-7, and PA. If not processed as required, will notify the S/C and Supervisor via email.
  • Participate with other treatment team members in identifying individual's strengths, weaknesses and developing an ISP.
  • Monitor the individual's progress towards treatment goals and objectives.
  • Communicate with individual, Support Coordination, family members, host home providers, and community resources to ensure that individual's needs are met.
  • Ensure supervised staff has a clear understanding of results that are required and outcomes expected.
  • Ensure behavior and management style exhibits the Core Values of the agency: Integrity, Collaboration, Fiscal Responsibility, Respect for the Individual (including other staff), Recovery, Empowerment, and Quality of Care for the whole individual.

  • Bachelor's degree in human services or related field.
  • Must meet qualifications to acquire a DDP certification or currently hold DDP certification.
  • Must have at least one year working experience in development disabilities environment.
  • Must be able to travel in service area.
  • Must be able to pass background investigation, drug screen and have good 7year motor vehicle report.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, fiscal management and critical thinking skills.

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