Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

First Choice In-Home Care is seeking a full-time Social Services Case Manager / Social Worker to manage a diverse client caseload consisting of vulnerable and/or at-risk minors, adults and seniors with a primary focus on consolidating the service recipients' care team through the addition of qualified care providers. Our aim is to enable our clients to continue living in the comfort and safety of their home setting versus being transitioned to assisted living, an institutional type setting or from becoming homeless by establishing and then managing their ongoing, in-home care team.

Our ideal candidate is able to prioritize client health and safety, is team oriented, responsible, reliable and accountable, has passion for helping others that shows through in many ways and feels a strong motivation to undertake challenging work for the benefit of vulnerable and/or disabled children, adults and seniors.

First Choice is licensed by the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) and contracted with the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) to provide personal care assistance to our population of developmentally disabled children & adults, individuals with mental health disorders, veterans and seniors. We provide services to both State funded (Medicaid) and Private clients living in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties. We are an established and still growing Agency managing the care of over 1,900 vulnerable community members and are now hiring qualified, passionate and motivated staff members into our Pierce County Case Management Department.

Schedule:

The position is full-time, 4-10hr shifts – 40hrs/week

Schedule is either Monday-Thursday OR Tuesday-Friday

Benefits:

  • Paid health insurance - Medical, Dental, and Vision - valued at $925/month
  • 2 Weeks Paid Vacation --- 1 additional week of Paid Vacation awarded at 3-year anniversary
  • 1 Week Paid Personal Days
  • 3% Matched 401K Retirement Plan
  • Consistent 3-Day Weekends!
  • Regular Pay Increases

Qualifications, Education, and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree with emphasis: Psychology; Social Services, Social Work, Sociology or related field is preferred.
  • RN's, LPN's, MA's and NAC's with 4+ years of work experience are encouraged to apply.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment.
  • Experience working or volunteering with disabled and/or vulnerable children, adults, and seniors.
  • Ability to problem solve and to pro-actively seek solutions.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Responsible driving record, valid automobile insurance and ability to pass a criminal background.
  • Previous supervisory/management experience is a plus!
  • Extensive training for all essential functions is provided.

Key Responsibilities & Competencies; include but are not limited to:

  • Managing a client caseload comprised of 50-100 minors & adults with disabilities and elderly/aging individuals --- average Caseload size is 70 Clients per Case Manager.
  • Establish Client Care Teams, coordinate regular care regiment, assign and direct care providers.
  • Attend bi-weekly department meetings.
  • Attend weekly strategy meetings with intermediate team members.
  • Ensure Client health and safety is maintained through comprehensive supervision and oversight.
  • Coordinate with Human Resources Department, Training Department and Fiscal Department.
  • Conduct one-on-one Intake Assessments with new Clients.
  • Conduct semi-annual home visit meetings with existing Clients
  • Complete administrative reports as needed and within stated deadline.
  • Utilize proactive and creative problem solving methods to address the items arising within assigned caseload.
  • Ability to prioritize team work and contribute to pressing needs outside of dedicated caseload assignment.

Detailed and extensive training is provided before receiving a Caseload Assignment

Apply for the opportunity to join our team and DO WORK THAT MATTERS!!!

key words/tags:

Healthcare, Social Services, Social Work, Social Worker, Case Manager, Care Management, Entry Level Social Work, Entry Level Social Services, Behavioral Therapist, Behavioral Specialist, MSW, BSW, Case Management, Entry Level Healthcare, Entry Level Case Management, Behavioral Tech., Senior Care, Senior Care Services, Healthcare Services, Disability Services, Human Services, Developmental Disability, Disabled, Lakewood, Puyallup, University Place

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Job ID: 236560308

COMPANY OVERVIEW

First Choice In-Home Care

First Choice was founded in 1999 and is licensed by the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) and contracted with the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) to provide personal care assistance to our population of developmentally disabled children & adults, individuals with mental health disorders, veterans and...
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