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CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF SOUTHERN MISSOURI, INC. Support Coordinator-I (Cape Girardeau) in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Position Titlei iiiiiiiiiii Support Coordinator-I Statusiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Full-time, Non-ExemptLocationiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Cape Girardeau, MissouriApply online at:iii https://www.ccsomo.org/employment/Position SummaryThe Support Coordinator-I will manage a caseload of moderate size and complexity involving a wide range of disability areas. This is an entry-level professional case manager position in a comprehensive purchase-of-service and community placement program for persons with developmental disabilities including intellectual disabilities.i Applicant must have a basic understanding of case management and case planning. Applicant must be able to work in a fast-paced social service, faith-based environment with diverse populations.i Duties and ResponsibilitiesDuties will include but not be limited to:Commitment to Mission, Vision, and Values of CCSOMO.Manage a caseload of moderate size and complexity normally involving a wide range of disabilities in a designated county area. Interview clients, their families, and other responsible individuals; collects basic data and obtains appropriate additional information from other agencies; participates in inter-disciplinary teams to review each case. Document daily activities in daily case notes. Complete assessments, and other documentation concerning the client's case. Develop, in cooperation with other staff, a Person Centered Plan (individual support plan) for each client. Attend inter-disciplinary team meetings to discuss client cases in relation to funding eligibility, support plans, progress, and possible changes in the service program. Prepare purchase-of-service authorizations and arranges for clients to access services. Monthly or quarterly monitor services to ensure that the terms of the authorization are being fulfilled by the vendor, to review quality of services, and to review client satisfaction and progress with services. Contact families at least quarterly to review progress and appropriateness of service. Attend staff meetings concerning new or revised policies and procedures. Visit provider service agencies, attend meetings, and confer with other Support Coordinators and Case Managers to become informed concerning provider resources for persons with intellectual disabilities/developmental disabilities. Review literature and confer with other Support Coordinators concerning theories and practices in the fields of social work, psychology, special education, and health care for persons with intellectual disabilities/developmental disabilities. Conduct client assessments involving the use of specialized knowledge and applications approved by the Department of Mental Health, Division of Developmental Disabilities. Prepare and maintain accurate expenditure records. Receive close supervision from the Support Coordinator Supervisor. Perform other related work as assigned.Minimum QualificationsEducation, Licensure and CertificationsA Registered Nurse licensed; orA Bacheloris degree from an accredited college or universityPer the Missouri State Department of Mental Health, Division of Developmental Disabilities, to be qualified as support coordinators (case managers) for targeted case management services, staff must meet at least the minimum experience and training qualifications for the position of Case Manager I with the Division of DD.i These qualifications are the same as the minimum required for a Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professional (QDDP).ExperiencePreferred experience working with those who have developmental disabilities.Skills, Knowledge and AbilitiesMust have experience and willingness to work in a fast-paced social service, faith-based environment.Ability to evaluate the progress of clients and the quality of their service programs.Ability to work with people of economically and culturally diverse backgrounds.Strong customer/client etiquette.Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including telephone and email communication.Kn

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