The Family Case Manager monitors, assesses, evaluates, educates, and provides intervention and referrals to facilitate coordination of medical health, oral health and social services for low-income families.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Accurately documents client activity in Cornerstone.
Monitors and assesses client/family needs.
Provides Case Management in accordance with the standards of the Illinois Department of Human Services Family Case Management Program (IDHS FCM).
Schedules and performs weekly home visits for all at risk clients.
Performs Ages and Stages Questionnaires with applicable clients.
Reports to all scheduled work sites and shifts on time and fully prepared to engage in all job responsibilities; location of work sites and shifts will change at the discretion of the supervisor.
Engages in all offered training, consultations and supervisions made available. Fully and professionally respond to and implement directives and advice offered by all supervisory and training personnel, as well as professionally offered feedback from coworkers.
Perform other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
Ability to work late evening hours.
Ability to work some weekend hours.
Pleasant disposition and ability to communicate effectively with patient and co-workers.
Personal mobile phone for use in emergency situations and home visits
Able to make judgments about necessary interventions or referrals as a result of client assessments. Consults/confers with Family Health Services Program Coordinator, medical staff and/or specialty providers, and other professionals to assure healthy client outcomes.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Graduate of accredited registered nursing program or licensed social work program (BSN or LSW degree) is preferred. A Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in a related field may be considered.
Licensure in State of Illinois if applicable.
Excellent writing skills.
Computer literacy and ability to utilize various software, word processing and spreadsheet programs.
Greater Elgin Family Care Center (GEFCC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization serving the medically uninsured, underinsured and publicly insured residents of Elgin, Streamwood, Sycamore and McHenry, Illinois, and surrounding communities. GEFCC is currently accredited through the Joint Commission and provides comprehensive medical, dental, and behavioral healthcare.Currently, GEFCC offers:- Well C...hild Care- Physicals and Immunizations- Sick Care- Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychiatry/Behavioral Health- Chronic Disease Management- Women's Health Care, Including OB- Preventive Care Services- Specialty Clinics- Specialty Education- Laboratory Testing- Diagnostic Testing- WIC Services- Medical Case Management- Family Case Management- Preventive and Restorative Oral Health Care.