Case Manager / Membership Coordinator
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Support Services Case Manager
The Brain Injury Association of Maryland (BIAMD) has a position open for a Support Services Case Manager which will report directly to the Associate Director in the administration of BIAMD’s Maryland TBI Waiver Contract, The Maryland TBI Advisory Board, BIAMD 's Support Services, and BIAMD’s Member services and outreach.
The Core Responsibilities for this position are:
1. Conduct intakes with new clients/family members/providers seeking information and referrals as a walk-in, on the BIAMD Maryland Brain Injury Resource Helpline or through email. These intakes include assessing service needs and specific challenges to accessing services. Upon thorough assessment, provide relevant resources, concentrating on assisting in de-institutionalization or diversion from institutionalization.
2. Develop, execute, and oversee case management services for participants in the Maryland TBI Waiver as assigned, including but not limited to, quarterly visits, quarterly reporting and annual plans of care.
3. Provide follow-up with clients/family members/providers as appropriate to ensure their receipt of medically appropriate services. Appropriate follow-up may include such things as participating in family meetings, support groups, conference calls or other meetings.
4. Develop relationships with clients' other care providers, such as case managers, social workers, medical providers, or home health agencies, particularly CARF accredited long-term care facilities, for purposes of coordinating services, assuring continuity of care, and ensuring compliance with plans of service.
5. Make contact and develop relationships with community organizations serving persons in need of BIAMD services, particularly those long term care facilities in Maryland which are Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) accredited. Distribute written materials and give presentations as needed.
6. Maintain, enter, and update data in BIAMD 's electronic database and create paper files where necessary. Provide information and reports as needed.
7. Attend and participate in BIAMD team meetings for program management and development
8. Assist with and attend all BIAMD events including, but not limited to, conferences, meetings, and workshops.
9. Facilitate and oversee membership activities, programs, and initiatives, designed to increase membership.
10. Create, update, and distribute information to current members as well as prospective members.
11. Perform other duties of position as assigned
The ideal candidate:
1. Has earned a Master's degree in Social Work or social service field preferred, or Bachelor's degree in social service field with a minimum of two years of experience in case management or resource coordination
2. Has five or more years of experience in a direct social service or medical setting. Strong preference for individuals with experience in the field of brain injury (CBIS preferred), and have knowledge of the Supplemental Security Income/Social Security Disability Insurance application process, and the SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) initiative .
3. Has demonstrated ability in engaging clientele or consumers from a wide diversity of communities and backgrounds.
4. Has an up to date understanding about the progression and treatment of acquired brain injury, treatment options, and resources available to brain injured individuals and their families in Maryland and the surrounding area
5. Is able to organize and prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines in a time-sensitive environment.
6. Has experience creating and implementing programs and initiatives designed to increase membership and community engagement.
7. Possesses an understanding of strong professional and ethical boundaries.
8. Has demonstrated skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of applications including Excel and Word.
9. Has worked with electronic relational databases.(Preference given to Salesforce and/or LTSS online)
10. Is able to communicate clearly and professionally in verbal and written form
11. Is comfortable with public speaking, public education, and public outreach
12. Has a proven ability to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team.
13. Is able to develop good working relationships with internal and external clients, members, donors and sponsors.
14. Has the ability to lift up to 25 lbs and walk up one flight of stair
15. Has access to personal transportation.
16. Is able to work a flexible schedule that will include some evenings and weekends.
The Brain Injury Association of Maryland is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
Review of applications will begin on June 1st, 2021
Any application that does not include the requisite resume will not be considered.
Brain Injury Association of MDWhy Work Here?
Serving Maryland's brain injury community for over 39 years, BIAMD has a rich history and an even more exciting future.
For the last 39 years, the Brain Injury Association of Maryland has been the only statewide source of information on brain injury resources. It has provided help, hope and healing to Marylanders who have sustained a brain injury and their families. It has developed significant expertise in providing information and assistance services; staff who answer Information and Assistance calls possess over 40 years of combined experience with brain injury. It maintains, and is constantly enhancing, its lists of brain injury support groups, brain injury professionals, rehabilitation programs, and vocational, financial, and legal resources. BIAMD responded to over 300 calls per month and its website received an average of 12,000 inquiries per month in 2017 from individuals with brain injury, family members, and professionals seeking information and assistance regarding, best practices, quality of care, access to resources and transitional case management services. The majority of inquiries come from families and professionals seeking advice on how to best work with individuals with brain injuries. Brain injury can manifest cognitive, behavioral, or mental health symptoms or in combination. It can bring forth underlying mental health concerns or exacerbate mental health issues already in place. BIAMD offers support from knowledgeable staff who endeavor to provide informed, personalized answers and to reassure these individuals that they are not alone. They receive information about local resources, rehabilitation programs to further their chance of recovery, and professionals or programs who specialize in working with brain injury.
2200 Kernan DriveBaltimore, MD
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