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On Call Case Manager (7680-7681)

Company: Lutheran Services Florida
Location: Largo
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

Lutheran Services Florida (LSF) envisions a world where children are safe, families are strong and communities are vibrant. -LSF is looking for a talented -On Call Case Manager -who want to make an impact in the lives of others.We're offering SIGN-ON BONUSES!

  • New Case Managers - general sign-on bonus of $1,500
  • Provisionally Certified Case Managers (no need for pre-service training - able to take cases immediately and work toward full certification) - $2,000.00
  • Fully Certified Case Managers (can assume full caseload - no need for training) -$3,000.00Paid in 2 increments at 3 months and 6 months of employment. - -Purpose and Impact:On-Call Case Managers typically work with at-risk children and teenagers to provide appropriate and effective supervision and transportation of youth when placement is not available or is not yet available. In addition, the supervision should assist the youth to overcome obstacles that contribute to placement instability.Essential Functions: -
    • Thoroughly review referrals for supervision/transportation which include the youth's strengths, challenges, behavioral triggers, and personal preferences
    • Ensure the safety of youth by following all proper regulations, safety recommendations and procedures each day
    • Record information and document incidents as they occur to help keep track of problem behaviors or unsafe conditions
    • Document all interactions with youth(s)
    • Act as a resource when youth need guidance or advice about specific life situations or social issues
    • Provide the youth their medication as directed
    • Create a safe and caring environment for high-risk youth
    • Coordinate medical or other appointments and ensure child is fed properly during superv1s1on
    • Maintain secure and safe area(s) where the supervision is being conducted
    • Maintain accurate case notes, log entries, and other necessary client records. Complete an incident report on any facility damage, medical emergency, or any incident, which occurs out of the ordinary daily operational functioning of the supervision
    • Complete all MGR and debriefings as needed
    • Conduct initial and/or ongoing child safety assessments as required. Prepare initial and on-going safety plans as necessary.
    • Arrange for emergency placement, emergency medical treatment, and emergency services for children at
    • The on-call case manager will be given direction, financial resources, and guidance on organizing and conducting daily/weekly outings and structured activities for youth while under supervision
    • Provide transportation as needed to facilitate placement or well-being of the child such as medical, dental, social, or educational appointments
    • Organize, prioritize, and complete all work assignments by the established deadlinesAll duties are performed 1n accordance with the following standards:
      • Treat customers, the public and staff with courtesy, respect and dignity and presents a positive public image
      • Communication Skills: Keep supervisor fully informed of activities, pertinent issues, upcoming events and potential problems Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills in daily work
      • Teamwork Support the unit, department and/or organization and work with others in an effort to accomplish the goals of the unit, department and/or organization
      • Safety: Employee makes a reasonable effort to adhere to established safety procedures and practices in the work area
      • Training: Attend and successfully complete all mandated training courses focused on working with children that have experience trauma.
      • Confidentiality: Adhere to all confidentiality -
      • On-Call --- Perform on-call responsibilities as assigned. Carry an active cellphone at all times during scheduled work hours. Immediately respond to allPhysical Requirements: -
        • Must have a high level of energy, be adaptable to irregular hours, be flexible to rotate on-call as needed, be able to travel as
        • Valid driver's license and appropriate auto liability insurance requiredEducation/Experience:A Bachelor's degree in a Human Services field or experience working with high risk youth preferred. Must have a minimum of one year of relevant experience and must be certified child welfare case managerSkills:
          • One year experience working with at-risk youth preferred Experience may be substituted for education on a year for year
          • Acceptance of a variety of lifestyles, behaviors, and cultural and spiritual
          • Strong personal boundaries
          • Competent writing and data entry skills
          • Patient and compassionate
          • Flexible working hours
          • Ability to drive both locally and throughout the state 1n connection with the duties of thisOther:
            • Must be willing to work irregular hours/shiftsWhy work for LSF?LSF offers 60 programs across the state of Florida serving a wide range of populations in need. -Mission Driven staff members become part of the LSF community while transforming the lives of those in need. Our staff additionally find growth opportunities as they explore areas of interest within the -organization. - -Amazing benefits package including:
              • Medical, Dental and Vision
              • Teledoc (24/7 online access to Doctors)
              • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
              • Employer paid life insurance (1X salary)
              • 13 paid holidays + 1 floating holiday
              • Generous PTO policy (starting at 16 working days a year)
              • 403(b) Retirement plan with 3% discretionary employer match OR 3% student loan repayment reimbursement
              • Tuition reimbursementLutheran Services Florida embraces diversity, equity and inclusion in all business practices. LSF is proud to be an equal opportunity -employer.

Keywords: Lutheran Services Florida, Largo , On Call Case Manager (7680-7681), Executive , Largo, Florida

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