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Part-time Children's Integrated Care Specialist - COMCARE

Date: Mar 17, 2023

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  COMCARE    

Pay:  $23.00 per hour

Work Schedule: Varied schedule M-S between 7a -7p, up to 19 hours per week

 

Provide goal-directed, patient-centered, medically necessary services and support to children with Serious Emotional Disturbance and their families in order to improve the quality of life and ability to function more successfully in the community.   Computer documentation of all services in a timely manner is required.

 

Psychosocial Rehabilitation- Individual and Groups and Attendant Care

  • Facilitate Psychosocial Group and Individual treatment, that are self-contained, goal-directed groups designed to assist patients in minimizing or resolving the effects for mental and emotional impairments
  • Objectives of the group activities shall be designed to: assist individuals with daily problem solving; improve social skills; provide leisure time training; promote health and enhance personal relationships
  • Provide mental health Attendant Care (AC), one-to-one support or supervision with the goal of maintaining the patient in natural community locations, such as at home, in school or in the community
  • Direct support and supervision in activities of daily living or to support the patient and/or the family in maintaining daily routines critical to a stable lifestyle
  • Drive personal vehicle for business purposes including transporting patients

 

Treatment Planning and Care Coordination

  • Participate in development and completion of a Treatment Plan including patient, family, and/or legal guardian participation on cases where needed
  • Identify, arrange, advocate, and collaborate with other agencies for treatment options and services provided that address patients' individual needs
  • Expanding relationships with other agencies through the development of memorandums of understanding, sharing relevant health information, developing referral networks, and utilizing community resources to their fullest extent

 

Documentation

  • Complete progress notes in accordance with COMCARE guidelines which meet requirements for medical necessity, goal-directed treatment and patient response to treatment within prescribed timeliness
  • Complete Notes for Record, Precautions statements and authorizations for release of records as required and/or recommended
  • Enters no show and cancellations for accuracy and completeness of medical record

 

Minimum Qualifications: Candidate must have a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree or be equivalently qualified by work experience or a combination of work experience in the human services field and education, with one year of experience substituting for one year of education. Must have a valid Kansas Driver’s license and current proof of automobile insurance. Must be able to safely operate a motor vehicle and meet driver qualification standards as set forth in Sedgwick County’s Fleet Vehicle Operation and Usage policy.  Meet the specifications as outlined in the CMHC and/or CCBHC licensing standards and pass KBI, DCF child abuse check, adult abuse registry, and motor vehicle screens.  Must complete orientations provided by Sedgwick County and COMCARE. In order to comply with the requirements of the federal health care staff COVID-19 vaccination mandate, all employees of COMCARE and the Health Department must be fully vaccinated. All offers of employment are contingent upon submission of vaccination documentation prior to start date. 

 

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to work with preschool age youth and their families and knowledge of their unique needs.

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: Wichita