Case Manager I

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Department: All locations
Division: Satellite Services & Vigo County Services
Supervised By: Program Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt/Regular/Full-time or Part-time
Effective Date: July 2013

Position Summary

Case Management consists of services that help consumers gain access to needed medical, social, educational, and other services. This includes direct assistance in gaining access to services, coordination of care, oversight of the entire case, and linkage to appropriate services. Case Managements includes: (1) assessment of the eligible consumer to determine service needs; (2) development of an individualized integrated care plan; (3) referral and related activities to help the consumer obtain needed services; (4) monitoring and follow-up; and (5) evaluation. Case Management does not include direct delivery of medical, clinical, or other direct services. Case Management is on behalf of the consumer, not to the consumer, and is management of the case, not the consumer.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

* Case Manager I without qualifying major will not be eligible for CM II. No exceptions.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to communicate in person or by telephone. The employee must be able to travel to client locations. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, bend; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally must sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Work Environment

These characteristics are representative of those an employee may encounter performing the essential functions of the job. The employee works with seriously mentally ill individuals where a high degree of stress is possible. The position does not normally involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues; but it may require performing unplanned tasks where exposure may occur. The position requires the use of standard precautions.

Conditions of Employment

Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed, to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job. They are meant to be accurate reflections of the principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about jobs.

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