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Care Coordination Services Consultant

Boys Town Las Vegas, NV
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Business: Boys Town

Job Summary:

In a career as a Care Coordination Services Consultant, you will help families find life-changing solutions. This includes advocating for a family whether it be school meetings court hearings or even using modeling and role-plays to teach parents to be independent and advocate for their own children.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides case management services for Care Coordination Services.
    • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with families and with community resources, including medical, mental health, and substance abuse professionals, child welfare personnel, Juvenile Justice personnel, lawyers, therapists, law enforcement staff, school officials, neighbors, and religious and youth organization representatives.
    • Provides assessment to determine program eligibility, problem areas and areas of strength.
    • Maintains current knowledge of available formal services, resources, and supports in the local community. Identifies needed services and links youth to services.
    • Identifies informal supports and assists youth and family members to access these supports.
    • Monitors linked services, resources and supports in order to ensure quality of care.
    • Acts as a youth and family advocate and empowers youth and family members to advocate for themselves in the community.
    • Assists youth and family members in navigating through various systems; educates youth and family members about the systems in order to build their understanding, supports permanency planning and outcomes.
    • Provides support in the development and utilization of functional skills to youth and family members.
    • Develops, monitors, and reviews service plans and develops subsequent service plans as needed to facilitate progress.
    • Maintains appropriate level of direct contact with youth and family members per program requirements, and remains available to youth and family members 24/7, for crisis intervention as needed.
    • Creates and manages discharge planning as needed with a focus on Safety, Permanency and Well-being including step down placements, reunification, adoption, or transition (independent living) plans, and coordination of community resources.
    • Assists youth and family members in building on their spiritual and religious beliefs or practices as a source of strength to reach their goals.
    • Promotes culture of professionalism through role modeling and respect.
    • Meets with youth and family members at various locations; utilizes own vehicle to travel to work destinations and to transport youth as authorized.
  • Completes administrative functions for Care Coordination Services.
    • Prepares and submits reports concerning case load status, budget requests, changes in service plans, and any unusual incidents that occur in the operation of the program.
    • Reports any critical incidents involving youth, family members, or staff according to standard reporting guidelines.
    • Prepares proper documentation including case notes, assessments, service plans, outcome measures, narratives, and reports in a timely manner as defined by the program.
    • Implements feedback from supervisor.
    • Ensures compliance with all contractual, regulatory, program, and accrediting body standards.
    • Notifies supervisor of change in professional status or standing that may affect job status or program compliance including driving record, drivers license suspension, vehicle insurance cancellation, and missed mandatory training.
    • May be trained to become a certified Common Sense Parenting Instructor and as a certified instructor may be asked to conduct Common Sense Parenting (CSP) Courses at designated locations as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Human Services or related field.
  • 1 to 2 years of experience including working with children and families; experience working with children and families in community-based programs or Boys Town programs is preferred.
  • Must possess a valid drivers license with a good driving record, plus the ability to provide own transportation to complete travel requirements of the job. Must meet auto insurance requirements established by Boys Town policy and/or State and Local laws and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check.
  • This position is available rotationally to provide crisis response and must be available to work non-traditional business hours including early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays.

About Boys Town Nevada:

Boys Town Nevada opened its doors in 1991, bringing an innovative approach to child and family care to those in need in the Las Vegas area. The sites Continuum of services includes family-based services, such as In-Home Family ServicesSM and Common Sense Parenting classes, prevent disruption in the home and facilitate reunification by ensuring that families have the supports and skills they need to create and maintain a safe, stable environment for their children. Boys Town Nevada is headquartered in Las Vegas and directly serves more than 6,600 children each year.

Date Posted: November 16, 2022

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

Date Posted November 16, 2022
Date Closes December 16, 2022
Requisition 19649
Located In Las vegas, NV
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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