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Case Manager (7101)

Lutheran Services Florida
Posted 3 months ago
Location

Sarasota, FL 34234, US

Salary

$21.88 - $35.42 per hour

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Contract type

Full Time

Paid Time Off
Life Insurance
Tuition Reimbursement
Employee Assistance

Lutheran Services Florida (LSF) envisions a world where children are safe, families are strong, and communities are vibrant.  

LSF is looking for a talented Case Manager-Part Time who wants to make an impact in the lives of others.

Purpose and Impact:

The Case Manager assists in the coordination of direct services for up to 40 wards of the Agency to include: placement, monitoring of facilitating the provision of medical, social, psychiatric and financial needs of the ward.

Essential Functions:

  • Visit clients a minimum of one time monthly and monitor the care provided.
  • Prepare the initial and annual plans for the court.
  • Maintain client files and case notes.
  • Assess the clients for needs, coordinate, facilitate and monitor services to meet client needs.
  • Assess client needs and arrange for appropriate placement of our clients, monitor same.
  • Review and monitor client needs, attend care plans, provide consents for medical treatment etc.
  • Assist in marshalling assets and apply for benefits on behalf of clients as applicable.
  • Document all client activity.
  • Correspondence relating to the ward's affairs and personal relationships.
  • Advocacy on behalf of all clients.
  • Conduct case conferences with Program Director, Client Assets staff and other caseworkers as needed.
  • Interact with the volunteers of the program.
  • Coordinate with other professionals involved in the continuum of care for all wards.
  • Assume 24-hour emergency call for after hours, to be shared with the Program Director and other caseworkers.
  • May be required to assist the Program Director with community outreach, education and marketing duties.
  • Other duties as assigned by Program Director

Qualifications

Physical Requirements:

  • Hours may be irregular as one may be on call 24 hours.
  • Spend a significant time out in the field monitoring the needs to assigned cases.
  • Subject to unsanitary homes, physical exertion, and possible physical or verbal abuse from clients.
  • Need to lift some heavy items at times.
  • Work is performed with limited supervision. Case Manager is entrusted and required to communicate confidential and/or sensitive information outside the Agency.¬† Work is performed on a highly independent basis, and it is necessary to make client decisions and to continue to develop new methods and approaches in dealing with clients.
  • Required to drive frequently using own vehicle.
  • Must have Florida Drivers‚Äô License, reliable vehicle and current auto insurance.

Education:

BA or BS in Social Services, Accounting, or LPN, RN required. 

Experience:

  • Experience in guardianship preferred.
  • Background in the social services, medical nursing, legal, insurance or financial field required.
  • Knowledge of community resources and services is helpful.

Skills:

  • Self-starter, who can work independently and is unafraid to make decisions.
  • Must be able to seek out supervision and help when needed.
  • Interpersonal, organizational, and problem solving, written and verbal communication, and time management skills are required along with the ability to transfer knowledge to others.
  • Computer knowledge preferred.

Other:

  • Must demonstrate sensitivity to our service population‚Äôs cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and needs.
  • Adherence to Florida Law including but not limited to statute FS 744.
  • Under Florida Statute 744.3135, I understand that I am required to successfully submit to a credit check every two years to continue employment with the agency.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Maintain an accurate account of activities in the client logs and case notes for each ward.
  • Must work well independently, as well as get along well with all other staff and outside contacts.
  • Accurate, complete and timely submission of all required court reports required under FS 744.
  • Professionalism in all LSF matters.

Why work for LSF?  

LSF offers 60 programs across the state of Florida serving a wide range of populations in need.‚ÄĮMission 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‚ÄĮorganization.‚ÄĮ‚ÄĮ¬†¬†

Amazing benefits package including: 

  • Medical, Dental and Vision¬†
  • Teladoc (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 reimbursement¬†¬†

Lutheran Services Florida embraces diversity,¬†equity¬†and inclusion in all business practices. LSF is proud to be an equal opportunity‚ÄĮemployer.¬†


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