Case Manager II-Nebraska Family Works (Sunday through Thursday 11pm-7am)

  • Heartland Family Service
  • Omaha, NE, USA
  • Jun 13, 2019
Full time Case Management

Job Description

At Heartland Family Service, we are committed to building a culture that is trauma informed and values and celebrates diversity and inclusion. We believe this allows for better service delivery and innovation, as it encourages our employees to bring various experiences and uniqueness to the workplace.

Trauma Informed Care is an approach to engaging people with histories of trauma that recognizes the presence of trauma symptoms and acknowledges the role that trauma has played in their lives.  Trauma Informed Care also acknowledges the effects of working with trauma survivors on our workforce, and seeks to build collaborative and supportive working environments and relationships.

If you believe in our mission of creating healthy families and communities, and like a fast pace, collaborative and team oriented environment, then Heartland Family Service is the agency for you.

SUMMARY  DESCRIPTION  OF  WORK

This Program Specialist will serve as a direct care staff/case manager in a residential substance abuse treatment facility that serves women and their children.  This position provides supervision and support to residents as a part of the 24 hour direct care staff, as well as case management services for assigned families.  The Specialist will be part of the team that provides education and support programming for women, their children and family members.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • *Provides supervision and support for program participants as a part of residential program staffing for 24 hour per day, 7 day per week schedule.
  • *Documents client activity, progress and needs per established record keeping procedures.
  • *This is an “awake shift”; case manager is to remain alert at all times to meet client/staff ratio & to monitor families.
  • *Implements case management plans and provides support services for program participants under the direction of Office Manager and Program Coordinator.
  • *Does follow-up with individual clients as assigned.
  • *Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of facility, including monitoring residents’ activities.
  • *Implements case management support and provides support services for office tasks under the direction of Program Coordinator and Office Manager.
  • *Orients clients to WCC rules and addresses client non-compliance as necessary to create a safe and secure environment for other residents.
  • Assists in medication compliance by monitoring prescription medication counts and coordinating with team.
  • Works as a team member with other program staff to provide trauma-informed care to clients.
  • *Provides parenting training in one-to-one interaction with clients as needed.
  • Networks with community providers and other agency programs in order to assist clients in accessing needed community resources.
  • *Remains knowledgeable of support group services that provide support services for persons with substance abuse problems and their families.
  • *Develops supportive relationship with clients.
  • Advocates for clients in the community.
  • Assists with training volunteers in WCC.
  • Able to work independently with little supervision during overnight program coverage.
  • Maintains required records and statistical information.
  • Displays a courteous and caring attitude at all times to the clientele, volunteers, and visitors of the Agency.
  • Cooperates and collaborates with program area staff, volunteers, and other Agency staff.
  • *Is dependable and punctual regarding scheduling and attendance.
  • Abides by all specific program and Agency procedures, policies, and requirements.
  • Develops personal and program related skills through participation in internal and external training   opportunities including printed material and audio and/or visual media.
  • Performs other program related duties as assigned.

        *DENOTES ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Job Requirements

MINIMUM  QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology or a related field preferred
  • Two or more years experience in human services field
  • Alcohol/drug abuse experience preferred
  • Valid drivers license/ acceptable driving record
  • Bilingual-Spanish speaking abilities preferred

CORE COMPETENCIES

To excel an individual must demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.

Communication – Clearly conveying and receiving messages to meet the needs of all, expressing oneself effectively, understanding underlying issues and adapting communication for the situation.

Teamwork – Working cooperatively and productively with others to achieve results by actively participating in the team and involving other team members.

Problem Solving & Judgment – Ability to assess options and implications in order to identify a solution by breaking down problems, recognizing basic and multiple relationships and can develop complex plans and/or analyses.

Adaptability – Personal willingness and ability to work in and adapt to change, valuing the need for adaptability, demonstrating adaptability through adapting approach and strategy.

Client Focus – Understanding and meeting or exceeding client needs through responsive client service and contributing to positive outcomes for the client, meeting long term client needs.

Innovation-Using original and creative thinking to make improvements and/or develop and initiate new approaches for own job/area as well as the organization, and does things new to the organization.

Relationship Building – Developing and maintaining win/win relationships and partnerships through establishing formal working relationships.

Service Facilitation – Creates networks to ensure required services are delivered effectively, providing information as required.

Organizational Awareness & Commitment – Understands the structure and culture of the organization and supports the organization’s values, principles and goals; demonstrating an understanding of the organization beyond own workgroup and can anticipate and meet organizational needs. 

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY SPECIFICATIONS

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

(Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).        

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Loan Forgiveness?

Yes