Community Care Unit Case Manager

Application deadline:

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 8:57am

Company: 

CRIS Healthy-Aging Center

Description: 

CRIS Healthy-Aging is looking for an individual with an interest in working with older adults through Social Services to join our team as a Case Manager. Case Managers in the Community Care Unit are client advocates that form ongoing, collaborative relationships with clients and local community service providers to help improve a person’s lifestyle for the better.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide Case Management services as designated in the Illinois Department on Aging - Case Management Manual for person’s age 60 and older.
  • Make appropriate referrals to other agencies when necessary.
  • Provide program information to the client/family and acts as an advocate for the client.
  • Monitor clients and provides follow-up services.
  • Maintain program records as outlined by the Illinois Department on Aging, East Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging, and the Vermilion County Health Department.
  • Support and assist clients by developing an individualized care plan with goals to obtain the resources needed to improve upon the physical, social, and financial wellbeing of seniors.
  • Care Coordination Case Managers take time to connect and work with clients to establish a more comprehensive understanding for their needs and concerns.

Qualifications:

  • Recognize and respect the confidentiality of all clients and records.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity, empathy, and cultural competency toward older adults.
  • Maintain a level of work that is detail-oriented, organized, and accurate.
  • Commitment to a positive team environment with goal driven individuals.
  • Requires the ability to respect and adapt to a diverse variety of care solutions for clients.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Human/Social Services, Social Work, or Gerontology related field, RN/BSN or LPN with program experience.

Successful Candidate will also have:

  • A passion for helping others, a desire to learn, and a positive attitude.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Flexibility and ability to function well as a part of a team.  
  • Computer experience including timely and accurate data entry skills.
  • Valid Driver’s License with reliable transportation and insurance.

Benefits as a Full-time employee:

  • Accumulation of 10 vacation days in 12 months.
  • 6 sick days earned on a monthly accrual system.
  • 14 paid holidays per year.
  • Individual Retirement Account with matching contributions.

Work Hours will vary from 7:30AM - 4:30PM Monday – Friday.Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. EOE

Employment type: 

  • Full time

Days per week: 

Monday - Friday

Shift: 

1st

Years of experience: 

  • 1 - 2 years

Required degree level: 

  • Bachelor's degree

Worksite Info: 

EOE

Benefits: 

Benefits as a Full-time employee: Accumulation of 10 vacation days in 12 months, 6 sick days earned on a monthly accrual system, 14 paid holidays per year.