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Case Manager – Weingart Enhanced Services Program

Job Code: 506
Program/Department: Weingart Enhanced Services Program
Reports To: Program Director
Salary Range: Staring salary based on experience, qualification, and budget. (100% time – 40 hours per week) Exempt.

Position Purpose: Under supervision of the Senior Social Worker, the Case Manager provides comprehensive case management services to the clients at the Weingart Transitional Housing Program as a member of the behavioral health and intensive case management team.

Principal Responsibilities:

  1. Performs job functions as prescribed by established policies and procedures within defined scope of education, training and responsibilities
    1. Collects data to facilitate the completion of a comprehensive initial and ongoing assessment of client needs in the areas of functional status, housing, educational status, social/recreational, family, and other special needs
    2. Works with clients to develop individual care plans (ICP) with measurable goals pertaining to all areas identified by the assessment process, including financial/medical insurance benefits, housing, medical, social service, life skills, behavioral health, social/recreational, family, and other special needs
    3. Arranges for access to identification needed for housing readiness
    4. Updates the ICP at weekly client meetings and reports progress at the weekly team case conferences,
    5. Acts as a client advocate to identify resources and provide referrals that will help the client meet the goals of the ICP.
    6. Provides clients with appropriate referrals for all identified needs
    7. Arranges secure transportation and accompanies patients to appointments as needed for SSA, housing sites, or related social services
    8. Coordinates with Department of Health Services (DHS) Homes for Health and Housing case managers to ensure an effective transition to permanent/supportive housing
    9. Coordinates with treatment team to plan and implement a comprehensive community transition proccess
    10. Teaches skills and helps to prepare clients for maintaining permanent housing
  2. Documents pertinent client information, following established policy and procedures
    1. Documents accurately in the electronic medical record, including assessment, ICP, all referrals made, appointments scheduled, and client progress toward meeting their goals,
    2. Documents all data clearly and thoroughly– using name and title, date and time
    3. Follows all requirements to gain access and utilize the electronic medical record
  3. Maintains confidentiality at all times.
  4. Responsibility and accountability for adherence to organizational and department standards and policy.
  5. Participates in organizational programs/committees as assigned
  6. Demonstrates Team Work and Interpersonal Skills
  7. Responsibility and accountability for adherence to organizational and department standards and policy, including dress code.

Requirements:

  1. Bachelors degree in psychology, human services, social work, or related field
  2. Two years experience in a health care setting providing case management or similar duties
  3. Willing and able to work well with low income, homeless individuals
  4. Bilingual English/Spanish a plus

To apply, please fax or email resume or list of qualifications including the job code number to:

JWCH Institute, Inc.
5650 Jillson St.
Commerce, CA 90040
Attn: Human Resources Department
Job Code:  506
Fax Number (323) 215-0170
E-Mail hresources

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