Neumann Family Services is a large non for profit agency located on the north side of Chicago providing day and residential services to adults with developmental disabilities and mental illness.
We are seeking individuals that enjoy working with these populations and want to add positively to the quality of life of those we serve.
The Case Manager is responsible for;
the completion of all necessary assessments.
preparing, conducting and completing the 6-month and annual IPP as well as any necessary amendments.
ensuring the House Manager and DSP’s properly implement the IPP.
ensuring monthly data and documentation are completed.
completing monthly Q-notes.
reviewing and approving MRO documentation.
maintaining the quality of services provided to the members.
providing leadership to the DSP’s.
collaborating with the House Manager for all programming, services and needs of the members.
On-call duties are required with this position.
Service Management and Quality Assurance Requirements;
1. Meet with the member to identify his or her individual needs. In coordination with the House Manager and Support Team, ensure IPP planning and implementation are designed to meet his or her preferences throughout the process. 2. Coordinate and/or complete the following assessments at least 2 weeks prior to the IPP meeting; a. ICAP b. Specific Level of Functioning Assessment (SLOF) c. Risk Assessment Part 1 and 2 d. Independent Living Skills Assessment (ILS) e. LOCUS f. Psychosocial g. Mental Status Exam h. Self-Preservation Assessment (residential only) i. TD Screening (every 6 months) j. Sexuality Screening 3. Complete the following documents at least annually: a. Member’s face sheets b. Annual Consent forms c. Emergency Medical form
Qualifications:MA/MS in social work, psychology or related field preferred and at least 1 year of paid full-time experience working with adults with developmental disabilities or BA/BS degree in social work, psychology, or related field plus a minimum of 3 years paid full-time experience and at least one year working with adults with developmental disabilities.
Experience working with individuals with mental health issues also preferred. Good interpersonal and communication skills and written command of the English language required.
Must have the ability to complete all required documentation.
Excellent organizational skills.
Good computer skills and ability to utilize Microsoft Office.
Able to lift up to 30 pounds.
Must have flexibility with schedule and the ability to work two weekend shifts per month and some holidays.
Must pass all required education and background checks; Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE), criminal background check, Nurse’s Aide Registry and CANTs.
Qualified candidate must possess a valid and clear driver’s license, proof of vehicle insurance and must have their own vehicle.