Case Management/Social Services, Medical & Health, Program Management
4 Year Degree
Description The Comprehensive Care Coordinator provides care management that promotes independence and quality of life for older adults. Performs comprehensive assessments, care plan development and implementation, coordinates services, and provides ongoing monitoring of community based services.
Manage and maintain a caseload independently
Maintain Illinois Department on Aging (IDOA) records and documentation, act as liaison between older adults and providers
Submit billing and reports to Coordinator Grants and Compliance for all care management activity
Provide care planning and service implementation
Assist at-risk clients problem solve in both crisis and non-crisis situations
Function as a liaison between the consulting physicians, social services staff, clients and their families on appropriate service when necessary
Function as a liaison between the consulting geriatric psychiatrist and clients requiring psychiatric services, consults with the psychiatrist regarding issues of ongoing client care when appropriate
Complete and submit, in a timely and accurate fashion, clinical and programmatic documentation and reports as required by AgeOptions, IDOA and the Center’s policies and procedures
Receive supervision and provide feedback regarding clinical and administrative issues as needed with coordinator
Actively participate in team meetings
Actively participate in regular performance reviews
Participate in orientation and training opportunities
Complete comprehensive assessments and care planning coordination
Provision of Care and Transition Services
Maintain certification in Illinois Department on Aging training in CCP/CCC as required
Interviewing, assessment, and investigation skills with the older adult population
Knowledge of geriatrics, aging and disability issues, mental health issues, community services, resources and benefits for the targeted population
Basic knowledge of public benefits and ability to assist in the application process
Maintain valid Driver’s License and auto insurance on file with human resources
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an office setting and routinely uses standard office equipment.
Significant time will be spent in the community, driving to and from client homes and providing case management in the home
Will be required to drive daily for meetings and/or visits to residential facilities. Will work in varied residential environments. based on assigned caseload.
In the field, employee may be exposed to varying home conditions.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or in closely related discipline required
Previous case management experience preferred
Previous experience working with older persons preferred
Kenneth Young Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer
About Kenneth Young Center
Kenneth Young Center is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit, comprehensive provider of mental health and senior citizens' support services. Our mission is to help people "feel good, do better and find solutions" by providing: Counseling for adults, children, families. Assessment, stabilization, linkage for adults/children in psychiatric crisis. Treatment, support, and recovery services for those with serious mental illness. Service coordination and in-home services for frail elderly persons. Volunteer opportunities. We are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, a nationally respected body with stringent standards of excellence in care. Kenneth Young Center offers a broad range of exciting employment and internship opportunities. All of our positions contribute directly to our mission of providing mental health and senior services to help people feel good, do better and find solutions. Our employees enjoy: Competitive pay, exceptional benefits and generous paid time off A friendly and supportive work environment Specialized rewards and recognition programs Training and skill development opportunities Challenging and diverse work assignments Personal development and career experience