Marion County Health and Human Services is looking to add an organized, motivated, person-centered, and flexible temporary Services Coordinator to our I/DD team. This position will provide case management services to children and/or adults who experience Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities. Services Coordinators work collaboratively with individuals, family members, service providers and community partners to coordinate disability related services in all Home and Community-Based settings. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly and collaboratively, manage competing priorities, problem solve complex situations and coordinate care as part of an Individual Support team. If you enjoy a fast-paced, diverse workday and are self-motivated, this may be the opportunity that you are looking for!
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Facilitates intake and eligibility determination for applying individuals; conducts independent functional needs assessments; and plans and carries out case management functions and other related work as required. Primary responsibility of this class is case management, facilitating intake and eligibility determination and administration of functional needs assessments.
Works under supervision of a Clinical Supervisor who assigns work, establishes goals, and reviews the results obtained for overall effectiveness.
Supervision of others is not a responsibility of positions in this classification.
Typical Duties - Duties include, but are not limited to the following
All services will be provided either in the office or in the field. Must be able to drive vehicle to and from community meetings and home visits. Must use county issued communication tools including smart phones and computers during work time.
Choice Counseling: Offer choice, annually and as needed, of all available service, provider and setting options.
Service authorization/Individual Support Planning: Facilitate development of Individual Support Plan for all individuals receiving K plan funded services in their own home, family home, or in a licensed or certified residential setting. Authorize services and supports as described in Oregon Administrative Rule 411-415-0070. Complete enrollment, termination, and transfer on required forms.
Functional Needs Assessment: Facilitate or participate in an annual functional needs assessment process per current ODDS procedure.
Plans and Annual Summaries: Complete annual summary for all individuals not enrolled in any K plan funded service (case management only).
Coordination with school: Participate in service planning by attending Individual Educational Plan meetings for students. It is mandatory to attend IEP meetings for individuals aged 15 and older to complete transition planning,
Documentation: Maintain an accurate client record including Marion County generated documents and documents received from other individuals/agencies. Document all targeted case management activities in a progress note per Marion County policy.
Service Monitoring: Monitor services and supports for individuals enrolled in case management as described in Oregon Administrative Rule 411-415-0090 and document per ODDS guidelines. Report Serious Events per published guidelines.
Information and Referral: provide information, timely referral, and assistance to individuals regarding available services to meet assessed needs.
Coordination with other agencies: Coordinate with community partners regarding provision of required supports from Community Developmental Disabilities Program to ensure safety and support needs are adequately met.
Staff Meeting: Attend staff meetings, vacancy meetings and team meetings.
Other job duties as assigned by your supervisor.
Response Level 2: In the event of an emergency, employee makes a reasonable effort to report to work. Employee may be required to perform duties outside of their regularly assigned duties. Employee may be requested to work an extended or flexible schedule. Staff at this response level must complete Incident Command System 100 and 700 on-line or in-person training.
Requirements for the Position
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Any satisfactory combination of five (5) years of education in a related field and/or paraprofessional experience/training consisting of serving individuals with a primary diagnosis of developmental disabilities within a residential, employment or case management service at a management or case management level; AND
Knowledge of the public service system for developmental disability services in Oregon.
Must possess a current driver's license in the applicant's state of residence and an acceptable driving history. Marion County will obtain a copy of the driving record for all qualified applicants from Driver and Motor Vehicle Services and review the driving record according to the Marion County policy and procedure for Driving on County Business. The policy can be found at: http://apps.co.marion.or.us/APAP/.
This position may be subject to the following: Must not be excluded from participation in the federal health care programs (Medicaid, Medicare and other federally funded programs that provide health benefits); AND must not be excluded from participating in federal procurement (Federal Acquisition Regulation) and non-procurement activities (Executive Order No. 12549).
The finalist for this position will be required to pass a criminal history background check; however, conviction of a crime may not necessarily disqualify an individual for this position.
This is a safety sensitive/special needs position. Final candidates selected for this position will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen, including testing for marijuana. The Marion County Drug and Alcohol Use and Testing Policy can be found at: http://apps.co.marion.or.us/APAP/policy.aspx?p=policy&pid=518.
This assignment is represented by a union.
This is a full-time temporary position, which is eligible for overtime.
Typical Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, depending upon the needs of the department and program.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Working knowledge of developmental disability concepts, Oregon Developmental Disability Services service structure, and related agency functioning. Advanced skill in dealing with developmentally disabled clients. Working knowledge of other social service agencies in the community. Ability to establish good working relationships with other employees, other agencies, and the public. Ability to prepare concise reports and document client services in a timely and professional manner. Knowledge of and ability to act professionally in regard to a code of ethics and confidentiality.
Drives a motor vehicle and maintains an acceptable driving history; sees with depth perception; sits; stands; moves about the work area; bends forward; climbs 1 floor of stairs; lifts and carries up to 5 lbs. for up to 30 feet; operates a keyboard and computer; reads a 12 pt. font; speaks with a clear and audible voice; hears a normal speech level; may work in uneven area; potential exposure: lice, scabies, strong odors during home visits.
PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS
Marion County is a qualifying public employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. Through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, full-time employees working at the County may qualify for forgiveness of the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan. Questions about your loan eligibility should be directed to your loan servicer or the US Department of Education.
Applicants are eligible to use Veterans’ Preference when applying with Marion County in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230, and 408.235 and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will be awarded only if the applicant meets the minimum requirements of the position and attaches the required documentation at the time of application.
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR VETERANS’ PREFERENCE
One of the following:
MEMBER COPY 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215); OR
Letter from the US Department of Veterans Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension; OR
Certification that discharge or release from active duty under honorable conditions will take place not later than 120 days after the submission of the certificate.
In addition to one of the above documents, Disabled Veterans must also submit one of the following:
A copy of their Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs; OR
Certification that medical separation from active duty under honorable conditions will take place not later than 120 days after the submission of the certificate.