Description General Description :
This is a professional position that is responsible for providing case management services for children and adults receiving Mental Health, Developmental Disability and Substance Use Disorder services. The incumbent performs complex tasks to determine, plan and manage services. Staff providing Developmental Disability services may be referred to as "Support Coordinators," providing "support coordination." Organization
: The Case Manager position is part of Hanover County's Career Development Program (CD). The Case Manager Ladder has three (3) levels: Case Manager I, II, and III. The Case Manager reports to either a Program Coordinator, Supports Coordination Supervisor or a Clinical Supervisor and supervises no staff. Essential Functions :
Working Conditions :
- Assesses client and family needs in order to determine level of care needed and service gaps.
- Develops written case histories and individual service plans for client/family.
- Coordinates, prepares and submits individual service plans for funding for DMAS approval.
- Monitors clients changing needs and coordinates services accordingly.
- Provides supportive counseling/consultation to clients and families.
- Identifies resources to meet needs in housing, transportation, residential and other major service voids.
- Maintains accurate records in accordance with local and State guidelines.
- Performs related work as assigned.
- Customers - May have contact with difficult families and children.
- Conditions -- May be exposed to places that are considered unsafe or unsanitary, often independently.
C. Physical Effort
D. Non-Exempt Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Requires extensive knowledge of Medicaid and Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services policies and regulatory guidelines. Must be familiar with methods and theories of evaluation for mental illness, developmental disabilities and substance use disorders, implementation of service plans, and prevention/early intervention theories and concepts. Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Must be able to work and make judgments independently, as well as function as part of a team. Education, Experience and Training:
Bachelor's degree required preferably in a related field (master's degree preferred) with at least two (2) years of related work experience - OR
- Any equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable. Must meet the requirements for Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professional (QDDP) or Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) designation. Special Conditions:
Revision Date :
- Criminal Records Check, including fingerprinting
- Valid Commonwealth of Virginia Driver's License
- TB test (within 30 days of employment)
- CPS (Child Protective Services) Check
- Twelve-month probationary period
- Work beyond normal work schedule, including on-call as needed
July 2018 Special Instructions to Applicants
This is a professional position that is responsible for providing case management services for children and adolescents receiving mental health and substance use services in Hanover County. The Case Manager also serves as Lead Agency Case Manager for FAPT for youth found eligible for CSA funding through a CHINS process (via FAPT or court). The incumbent performs complex tasks to determine, plan, and manage services, including developing IFSPs, presenting cases to FAPT, linking services for families, and coordinating with collateral contacts.
Bilingual Candidate are strongly encouraged to apply.