Targeted Case Manager (GS)
Children's Home Society of Florida - Winter Park, FL

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Job Description

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.

- 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 Scale (CFARS).
- 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, clinical, etc.)
- 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 university.
- Bachelor's degree with a major in a human services related field
_ A minimum of one year full time or equivalent experience working with severely emotionally disturbed children
-- OR --
- Bachelor's Degree in a non-human services related field
_ 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 strategies
- Ability to identify and understand environmental stressors
- Ability to observe and report accurately on the functioning of individuals & families
- Ability to handle confidential information appropriately
- Effective verbal and written communication skills
- Awareness of sociocultural characteristics of service population
- Ability to make home visits
- Ability to set appropriate limits and boundaries with clients
- Knowledge of community resources
- Ability to work flexible hours as required
- Ability to act decisively when necessary to protect client
- 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

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