Case Manager III - SCA - AGING & DISABILITIES

Date: Feb 6, 2024

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  AGING & DISABILITIES

Pay:  $ 21.11 per hour  

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm  

 

Sedgwick County offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees that includes health coverages, paid leave, regular compensation reviews, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.  For more detailed information, please visit our benefits page at SCBenefits.

 

Complete assessments and provide case management services to persons 60 years of age and older residing in Sedgwick, Butler and Harvey Counties requesting Senior Care Act (SCA), In-Home services.

 

Complete assessment and reassessments for clients referred to and/or active on the SCA program.

  • Travel to consumer’s location in the tri-county area of Butler, Harvey, and Sedgwick Counties required.
  • Utilize active listening skills while interviewing clients to collect information and evaluate environment in order to complete assessment tool to determine functional eligibility and make service recommendations.
  • Finalize and review Uniform Assessment Instrument (UAI) to ensure all fields have been accurately completed for data entry, billing, and service authorization.
  • Complete Notice of Action (NOA), Plan of Care (POC), and Customer Service Worksheet (CSW) to initiate and/or continue client services.
  • Accurately complete documentation on all billable activities related to the assessment, in required time frame.

 

Provide Case Management to ensure clients are receiving appropriate care, services and support throughout the duration on the program.

  • Complete monitoring (via phone call or face to face visit) and follow-up activities every 90 days to assess current health status, examine service provision and address any unmet needs.
  • Implement continual POC revisions to reflect current authorized services, service provider(s), and case closure.
  • Provide accurate and unbiased information and/or referrals as needed; including providing pertinent materials and educating clients regarding resources and care options.

 

Complete client service activities, documentation, and record management in compliance with KDADS policy guidelines.

  • Complete follow-up activities, documentation in the electronic client record Management Information System (MIS), and file management to remain in compliance with policy guidelines.
  • Schedule appointments for assessments and conduct monitoring home visits in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Ensure Microsoft Outlook calendar accurately reflects scheduled activities.
  • Maintain confidential information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.
  • Contact individuals on SCA waitlist to review program guidelines and determine if the client is interested in pursuing services; and if so, schedule an appointment to complete a UAI.
  • Provide resources information and/or complete appropriate agency referrals if the client is not interested in or suitable for the SCA program.

 

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Gerontology, Nursing, Counseling, Family Studies, or Human Development. Minimum of one (1) year experience in the geriatric services and/or disabilities field. Minimum of one (1) year of Case Management experience. Valid State of Kansas driver s license and proof of automobile insurance.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Gerontology, Nursing, or Counseling. Two (2) years’ experience in the field of aging or an Area Agency on Aging. Bilingual skills a plus.

 

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.


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