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Family Case Manager

Community Alternatives Unlimited Chicago, IL
  • Posted: 6 days ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Family Case Manager

GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB

Community Alternatives Unlimited (CAU) is a private not-for-profit corporation governed by a voluntary Board of Directors and operating as a licensed Maternal/Child Health organization and a licensed provider of services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Key Skills: Proven ability to manage documentation, strong organizational skills and practices, at ease visiting families in their home setting, demonstrated ability to establish productive rapport with families, and the ability to handle difficult topics.

Desirable: Knowledge of DHS, prenatal care, infant development, early intervention, community supports and generic services.

Pre-Employment Requirements

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a thorough background check, including fingerprinting by the Illinois State Police (ISP).

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment, home visits at participant homes and outreach/assessment interviews at sites in the community.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.

Position demands include frequent speaking, listening, typing, and viewing/looking at computer screens for long periods of time.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Requires the frequent lifting or moving of items over 50 pounds, the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.

While performing the duties of this very active job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear and frequently is required to stand, sit, walk, bend, kneel, stoop, crouch, crawl, and climb.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Disclaimer

The information provided in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents within this job. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of employees assigned to this job. Management has discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time.

CAU is a drug-free workplace.

CAU is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, gender, sex orientation, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work/Travel

This is a full-time or part-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. Some local travel is expected for this position.

Potential candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • High School diploma or Associates degree will be considered for the Case Manager Outreach position or Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral/Social Science, Social Work or a related field. NOTE: If you earned your degree from a college or university outside the United States, a copy of a Certified Translation of Degree must be provided.

  • Exposure and experience working with pregnant women, families, and children 0-6 years of age.

  • Exposure with community health, maternal and child health care.

  • 1 years of experience in data entry and data processing.

  • Ability to establish good rapport with families and handle difficult topics.

  • Must be computer literate.

  • Strong English language skills.

  • Excellent telephone, interpersonal, and written communication ability.

  • Must provide own reliable transportation.

    Key Skills: Proven ability to manage documentation, strong organizational skills and practices, at ease visiting families in their home setting, demonstrated ability to establish productive rapport with families, and the ability to handle difficult topics. Must be

    Desirable: Knowledge of DHS, prenatal care, infant development, early intervention, community supports and generic services.

Community Alternatives is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Community Alternatives Unlimited

Community Alternatives Unlimited (CAU) is a private not-for-profit corporation operating as a licensed Maternal/Child Health organization and a licensed provider of services for people with intellectual disabilities. CAU is an equal employment opportunity employer.

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8765 W. Higgins Road, Chicago, IL 60631
Chicago, IL
USA

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