Community Choices Waiver/ Veteran Directed Care Case Manager - Casper

Wyoming Independent Living
4.0 out of 5
305 W 1st St, Casper, WY 82601
$42,500 a year - Full-time

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Pay

  • $42,500 a year

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Monday to Friday

Location

305 W 1st St, Casper, WY 82601

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  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

Do you have personal or professional experience with a disability and would like to work with a supportive team, in a flexible work environment to empower people with disabilities to live independent and inclusive lives? Wyoming Independent Living’s (WIL’s) mission is to advance independence, dignity, and a world without barriers where people with disabilities are empowered to participate fully in our communities and fulfil their individual life choices.

ROLE SUMMARY

Community Choices Waiver/ Veteran Directed Care Case Manager empowers individuals with disabilities to address barriers in order to regain, maintain or increase their independence and access the life and community which is most meaningful to them. CM coordinates in-home services and supports to support Medicaid eligible individuals to maintain independent living.

Specific Duties Include:

· Partner with eligible consumers to:

o Provide information and referral regarding disability related resources

o Build a support network of peers with disabilities (encourage peer support)

o Promote self-advocacy and consumer control

o Increase skills for independent living

o Facilitate comprehensive assessment of consumer’s independent living needs

o Assist consumers to establish Independent Living Goals and Plans

o Provide ongoing support as consumers move toward stated goals

o Deliver services in accordance with policies and procedures established by the Wyoming Department of Health, Community Based Services Section

· Maintain accurate and timely consumer records, including case notes, reports, and documentation using various digital platforms

· Coordinate and conduct community outreach and systems advocacy

· Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with community partners and stakeholders

· Advocate for the rights, resources and services that are key to independent living

· Travel throughout designated service area to meet with consumers and other stakeholders.

· Participate in staff training and related conferences

· Other duties as assigned

her duties as assigned

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified and employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

· Demonstrated understanding of the IL Philosophy – self-determination, self-advocacy, consumer control

· Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to connect to people

· Interviewing and facilitation skills

· Ability to plan, implement and document programs and services

· Ability to adhere to programmatic deadlines

· Proficiency in various technology applications including Microsoft Office

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

· Bachelor’s degree in social services or related field and,

· One year case management or related experience

OR

· Associate degree in social services or related field and,

· 4 years case management experience

Preferred:

· Personal experience with a disability

· Knowledge of disability related issues and resources

· Experience with or knowledge of Centers for Independent Living

Wyoming Independent Living, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $42,500.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • Please include a cover letter to describe your interest in this position.

Education:

  • Associate (Required)

Experience:

  • case management: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: In person

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