GRADE: A/B 19
OBJECTIVE: To identify and assess client and family
needs and evaluate, coordinate and ensure necessary
services and/or treatment are provided; provide in-home
services to clients; complete required assessments;
assist and counsel individuals and families by using
such activities as delineating alternatives, helping to
articulate goals and providing needed information.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS MAY INCLUDE:
- Provide case management services (information, plan
referral and linkages) as needed.
- Develop and maintain clinical records and program
documentation according to contract and CHS standards
(assessments, treatment plans, progress notes,
termination summaries, etc.)
- Coordinate and advocate for services with other
professionals and para-professionals.
- Conduct community outreach as needed.
- Arrange for transportation of clients to appointments,
community agencies, etc., as needed.
- Work with the client's family to address issues
related to the client's service plan.
- Monitor the appropriateness of services to the client.
- Complete billing related documentation for the
Medicaid billing department ensuring billing
documentation is accurate and complete.
- Utilize the Client Information System (CIS) to
document and track outcome measures, regular
documentation and progress notes, demographic
documentation and Child Functional Assessment Rating
- Participate in clinical review of client for services
and enhanced placement when appropriate.
- Participate in Family Service Planning Team (FSPT) to
arrange for non-Medicaid funded services.
- Attend staffings on behalf of the client to ensure the
needs of the client are being addressed fully (schools,
- Complete documentation related to authorization for
Targeted Case Manager (TCM) services.
- Participate in the quality improvement process.
This list of essential functions is not intended to be
exhaustive. Children's Home Society of Florida reserves
the right to revise this job description as needed to
comply with actual job requirements.
QUALIFICATIONS: All degrees must be from an accredited
- Bachelor's degree with a major in a human services
_ A minimum of one year full time or equivalent
experience working with severely emotionally disturbed
-- OR --
- Bachelor's Degree in a non-human services related
_ Three years full time or equivalent experience working
with severely emotionally disturbed children
- Successful completion of AHCA-approved mental health
targeted case management training within three months of
initially providing Medicaid services
- Florida Driver's License within 30 days from hire
- Effective assessment skills and intervention
- Ability to identify and understand environmental
- Ability to observe and report accurately on the
functioning of individuals & families
- Ability to handle confidential information
- Effective verbal and written communication skills
- Awareness of sociocultural characteristics of service
- Ability to make home visits
- Ability to set appropriate limits and boundaries with
- Knowledge of community resources
- Ability to work flexible hours as required
- Ability to act decisively when necessary to protect
- Ability to learn computer skills sufficient to perform
all essential functions
NEEDED: sitting, reaching, repetitive motion, driving
PREFERRED: standing, walking, lifting, carrying,
kneeling, pusing/pulling, bending/stooping