Case Managers Healthcare - Various Locations throughout the US
Florida & Texas
Job SummaryThe Case Manager is responsible for coordinating case management and family reunification services for children in an on-site children’s residential facility. Responsible for the safe and timely release of all children to appropriate care. They ensure contractual requirements and client expectations are met at the on-site residential facility. Candidates must be bilingual in Spanish and English (speaking, reading, and writing). Reports to: Lead Case Manager. Principle Accountabilities
Coordinates case management and family reunification services for children.
Initiates and maintains direct contact with each child and the child’s family while the child is in ORR care in order to efficiently advance the child’s family reunification and release the child from the facility.
Identifies potential family members or other sponsors for reunification.
Facilitates the timely release or discharge of children to identified family members or authorized caregiver/custodian and documents the provision of services in each child’s case file.
Supports family members or other sponsors to assist them with understanding the process and the child’s needs.
Conducts and documents ORR unaccompanied child (UC) assessments in accordance with ORR policies and procedures.
Reports significant incidents in accordance with ORR policies and procedures.
Works closely with counselors and care coordinators to ensure communication.
Maintains the ORR Database in accordance with ORR policies and procedures.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Performs duties in a safe manner. Follows the corporate safety policy. Participates and supports safety meetings, training and goals. Ensures safe operating conditions within area of responsibility.
Encourages co-workers to work safely. Identifies “close calls” and/or safety concerns to supervisory personnel. Maintains a clean and orderly work area.
Assists in active implementation of company initiatives to ensure compliance with OSHA VPP, ISO, JCAHO, AAAHC, and other mandated regulations/standards.
Experience & Education
Bilingual in Spanish and English.
Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, sociology, or other relevant behavioral science.
3-5 years of progressive employment experience in the aforementioned fields (advanced degree can be substituted for years of employment experience).
Must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, be organized and have excellent verbal and communication skills.
Proficiency with computer and common office equipment, as well as with MS Office products required.
1 year of experience in child care.
1 year of experience in child welfare or case management with children.
Must be able to sit for more than 8 hours per day
Must be willing to work over time if necessary
Must be able to use an elevator or walk up and down stairs
Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds and carry up to 10 feet
Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows/knees and reach above and below shoulders
Must be able to read and interpret handwritten and typewritten print
Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear
Must be able to pass a criminal background investigation
Clean Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) or child protective services check
Vighter Medical Group is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and or any other characteristic protected by law. Position is contingent upon contract award.
We provide Professional Services and staffing support to US government and commercial clients around the world. Whether clients require healthcare professionals to fill clinical vacancies throughout the US or highly customized special operations tactical medical support in austere environments abroad, Vighter is there to help.
Vighter was founded on the principles of agility, customer service, and dedication to mission success. We are highly responsive to client requests and excel in dynamic environments. Our customer service approach caters not only to clients, but is also focused internally to support all of our great employees working around the world. Vighter’s dedication to overcome obstacles and achieve mission success flows throughout the organization. We are committed to exceeding our client’s expectations whenever and wherever services are required.
Our streamlined procedures to recruit quality applicants and swiftly process them through our candidate pipeline are the results of a multi-year investment into continuous improvement. The incorporation of technology allows us to execute large-scale recruiting and hiring campaigns, which fills vacancies more efficiently than ever before. Certifications such as ISO 9001 and The Joint Commission’s Healthcare Staffing Services accreditation provide clients with significant reassurances that we maintain an unwavering commitment to quality.