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Case Manager III - Permanent Housing in Lancaster/Palmdale

Organization: U.S.VETS - Inglewood

Posted On: August 2019

Pay / Hours: 44000 - 60500 / year

Location: Inglewood, CA

Job Description:

Looking for a rewarding position? How would you like to serve those who served?
If you are looking for an opportunity to work for a great organization & make a difference, this is the job for you!

Come & join our winning team!

Benefits include Paid Vacation, Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Medical, Dental, Vision and Company matching 401K

LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY.

This position is stationed at a Permanent Housing facility located in the Lancaster/Palmdale, CA area.

This position reports directly to the Program Coordinator or Director of Behavioral Health of U.S.VETS. Case Manager III is responsible for providing guidance to veterans to achieve their highest level of independence. Case management is a collaborative process which assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates the selection of services to optimally meet each individual clients needs.

Classification: Exempt

For Case Managers of all U.S.VETS Programs:

  • Assesses veterans referred to the program to include any problems, needs, or barriers identified in the following areas: Housing, Employment, Education/Training, Financial, Sobriety Support/Addiction Treatment, Legal, Family/Social, and Medical/Psychiatric
  • Coordinates care with VA personnel and other community partners on behalf of clients to for eligibility documentation, mental and physical health services.
  • Facilitates client intake process and compiles client files ensuring all program eligibility documentation is complete
  • Collaborates with clients to complete Individual Action Plans (IAP)
  • Provides guidance to Case Manager I & II staff on client IAPs, client intervention strategies, progress notes, discharge planning, etc. during weekly program meeting and as needed
  • Conducts crisis intervention and supports Case Manager I & II staff with client issues
  • Maintains confidential client files in a professional and timely manner ensuring all forms are the most recently revised versions and in compliance with organization standards; all required documents are present, complete, signed by the client and staff as applicable; and documents are placed in the correct order according to organization standards
  • Meets with clients as specified by program requirements and documents progress notes in Data/Assessment/Plan (DAP) format
  • Reviews and documents updates for IAPs on a monthly basis
  • Completes timely discharge summaries
  • Conducts home visits (whether at project-based units or scattered site) to provide case management services and ensure health and welfare of clients
  • Assists in quality management activities, data collection, and preparing reports
  • Facilitates client life skills classes
  • Provides specialized case management services and life skills groups/classes to veteran sub-populations as applicable (such as female veterans, disabled veterans, Iraq/Afghanistan veterans, etc.)
  • Conducts random drug and alcohol screenings of client
  • Maintains confidentiality in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards
  • Assists Program Coordinator and Clinical Director with auditing of client documentation such as client eligibility documentation, case notes, IAPs and IAP reviews, discharge forms
  • Assists Program Coordinator and Clinical Director with program reporting.
  • Supervises student interns which includes task assignment, reviewing process recordings, supervision sessions, evaluations, and adhering to university standards
  • Assists with training new staff and providing training to team members
  • Assists with urgent client issues outside of business hours as needed
  • Completes accurate and timely data entry into the HMIS system as applicable and other required internal and external databases
  • Documents client referrals for services
  • Attends scheduled team meetings and trainings
  • Maintains and submits time sheets, mileage logs, client expenses, and other required documentation accurately and in a timely fashion
  • Performs other duties as required

Additional Program-Specific Duties:

U.S.VETS has various programs in which a Case Manager may be assigned to, including Transitional Housing, Permanent Housing, Workforce, and Supportive Services for Veteran Families, that have additional program-specific duties as outlined below.

For Case Managers working with Permanent Housing Clients:

  • Focuses on providing case management services that result in clients obtaining and maintaining permanent housing
  • For programs with scattered-site permanent housing, locates housing units in the community that meet clients needs
  • For programs that serve families with dependent children, ensures that children and youth are enrolled in school and connected to the appropriate services within the community, including early childhood education programs

Certifications / Requirements:

  • Masters Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or other related social service field required.
  • BBS registration or registration/certification as a Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Two years of experience in social services or related field preferred.
  • Experience working with homeless and/or veterans preferred.
  • Experience facilitating support groups preferred.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Professional manner and appearance.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team.
  • Ability to take direction.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse group of clients, staff, and community members.
  • Computer proficient in Microsoft Office and Internet.
  • Valid drivers license required. Must meet company insurance requirements and complete a provided driver training course.
  • Master's degree required

Application / Contact Information:

Company Contact: Ryan Murray
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: www.usvetsinc.org/inglewood/
Phone: 3107446531
Company Address: 733 S Hindry Ave, Inglewood, CA 90301