Foster Care Case Manager (Entry Level)
Youth Unlimited Inc Troutdale, OR
- Posted: over a month ago
- $33,000 to $38,000 Yearly
- Benefits: 401k, dental, medical, vision
This position provides oversight and support to YUI providers and the clients who are placed in their homes; and coordinates presents and tracks YUI training of foster parents. Additionally, they provide backup for 24 hour on-call duties that includes responding to crisis situations with youth.
Benefits: 160 hours of paid annual PTO, 12 paid annual holidays/6 of your choice, access to 401/k retirement, and medical/dental/vision for employees.
- Develops and maintains a service relationship with youth and meets with youth weekly and document meetings with SOAP notes
- Develops a relationship with assigned YUI Proctor families and provides monthly supervision and support
- Assists Proctor families and DHS with coordinating visits
- Assists in obtaining appropriate services for the youth and families
- Provides crisis intervention on a 24-hour, on call basis via cell phone
- Conducts and completes a ISP for clients when assigned to a home
- Develops and implements, and updates the Master Service Plan
- Develops all case management aspects from intake to discharge and provides aftercare
- Facilitates treatment meetings according to DHS/OHA guidelines
- Assists in coordinating therapeutic assessments.
- Makes referrals, and acts as an advocate when necessary
- Teaches caregivers how to utilize the system to minimize psychiatric and medical symptoms of the child
- Ensures that children are in the proper educational setting
- Maintains ongoing contact with other professionals involved with the youth
- Attends all meetings that are pertinent to the foster child, family or proctor family
- Organization and maintenance of client information and progress notes to BRS guidelines
- Monitors foster parent training
- Develops and monitors corrective action plans for caregivers
- Assures that foster caregivers adhere to DHS/OHA licensing and certification requirements
- Collects and reviews caregivers’ monthly paperwork
- Notifies custodial agencies of any changes according to DHS/OHA and contract guidelines
- Participates in staff training, supervisory and staff meetings
- Maintain regular and reliable attendance
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience in a clinical setting.
- QMHA certified preferred but not required
- Must speak the English language
- Knowledge of theory and practical application of empirical behavioral models
- Working knowledge of foster agency and foster parent licensing and compliance requirements.
- Knowledge of behavioral and health services system throughout Oregon.
- Knowledge of behavioral health policy rules in Oregon for Behavioral Rehabilitation Services OARs 410-170-000 to 410-170-0120, DHS Child Welfare Program OARs 413-090-0055 to 413-090-0090, and Medicaid Reimbursement OARs 309-172-0600 to 309-172-0860.
- Comprehensive knowledge of HIPPA health privacy regulations and compliance requirements per 45 CFR Part 160, 162 and 164.
- Computer literacy to include working knowledge of Microsoft Office Systems, Word and Outlook applications.
- Comprehensive knowledge of training curriculum to provide training to foster care providers.
- Ability to prepare and present high quality trainings and presentations for all key stakeholders (Government-legislatures, community based organizations, funders, foster parents).
- The ability to provide own reliable transportation for transport of self or others for business purposes (YUI provides business mileage reimbursement).
- Physical Demands (The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions).
- Physical: Sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, couch, reach, and twist: to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amount of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard. Ability to drive a motor vehicle.
- Emergency Safety Response: Ability to competently and safely implement verbal and physical components as required by the Oregon Intervention System.
- 21 years of age
- CPR, First Aid, and Crisis Intervention (OIS) certification.
- Oregon Driver’s License
- Proof of Insurance for vehicle liability coverage
- Pass DHS Background Check
Youth Unlimited IncWhy Work Here?
Great new company with full benefits and a flexible work from home schedule.
YUI, an African American foster care agency, provides Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) services through prior agreements with the Oregon Department of Human Services, Child Welfare. We are committed to serving children and youth, girls and boys, ages 5 to 20 who are at risk of being placed in a more restrictive environment (residential care). Our agency places children with high needs in our YUI certified therapeutic foster care homes where we provide case managment and crisis support services.
121 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy TroutdaleTroutdale, OR
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