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Case Manager

at Elwyn Delaware in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Case Manager

321 E 11th St, Wilmington, Delaware 19801

 

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

Provides direct case management services to consumers and assists in the overall coordination of rehabilitation programs.

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Community Employment Program Supervisor

CONTACTS:

Elwyn staff, funding agency representatives, consumers, families, guardians and residential representatives from community resource agencies, medical professionals, employers and co-workers.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

High School diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor's degree in psychology, vocational evaluation or related field preferred. Minimum of one to three years of successful experience in the field of rehabilitation. Valid driver's license in state of residence with a good driving record.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS/HAZARDS:

See Physical Demands sheet attached.

JUSTIFICATION FOR EXEMPT STATUS defined using FLSA criteria

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Maintain clear communication with employers, families, co-workers and other involved parties on behalf of the individual served.

 

Assist in planning transportation and travel training as part of the interdisciplinary team.

 

Encourage parents'/guardians' support of the individual served.

 

Counsel individuals served to promote maximum social, emotional and vocational skills.

 

Assists individuals served in identifying realistic vocational objectives and/or community options.

 

Assists in designing and implementing learning materials during therapeutic activities in conjunction with training instructors.

 

Work schedules that are flexible to meet needs of consumers served.

 

Transport consumers in Elwyn vehicle as needed.

 

Together with other members of the team, formulate an Individualized Program Plan for each individual served.

 

Monitor consumers' progress and recommend movement to other levels of programming as well as placement when consumer is ready.

 

Recommend supportive services or placement in other rehabilitation facilities as indicated.

 

Coordinates vocational assessments.

 

Acts as liaison with family, residential and funding agencies communicating with them regularly to report progress of the individual served.

 

Prepare case records and reports as required.

 

Prepare information and recommendations to the administration for the purpose of promoting program development and changes.

 

Participate in and recommend necessary training in order to achieve competence in all required skills.

 

Exhibit comprehensive oral and written skills.

 

Function as part of an interdisciplinary, program or agency team, attending team meetings when necessary.

 

Maintain good communication through formal and informal team meetings, team-building, fully sharing knowledge, learning, contributing viewpoints and ideas, always working toward consensus.

 

Is familiar with and conducts business in such a way that reflects the mission, vision and values of the agency.

 

Responsible for contributing to any agency committee(s) either through the process of volunteering or by appointment. Is accountable for individual contributions to the committee(s) on which served.

 

Performs other related duties as required.

Employer reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as needed. This job description is not meant to be an all inclusive statement of the duties and responsibilities of the job nor does it constitute a written or implied contract.

Elwyn is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

"We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."

321 E 11th St, Wilmington, Delaware 19801

Full-time

Non-Union

Case Management

 

Elwyn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Posting: 862074

Posted On: Oct 23, 2021

Updated On: Nov 22, 2021