The DS Case Manager and Scheduler assists individuals in the application, eligibility, case management, and annual review for services under the Alaska Community Developmental Disabilities Grant and assists them with housing. They review cases to assess client progress and satisfaction in meeting goals of the plan of care; recommending home modifications, transfers or terminations when appropriate; and providing client advocacy or assistance, consultation, networking and family support. They also coordinate staff and vehicle schedules, and assist in completion of monthly billing.
Assist new applicants for the DD Grant services to complete the program eligibility forms and submit all substantiating documentation and in a timely manner and annually update each recipient’s placement on the SDS DD Waitlist.
Conduct a minimum of one face-to- face visit or one phone contact per month, more frequently if needed to every DS grant recipient.
Coordinate direct care staff schedules, post weekly schedules, coordinate/schedule agency vehicles.
Collect, sort, and file monthly service documentation. Complete billing forms for monthly service documentation and submit to finance department.
Function as the Court Petitioner for all guardianship/conservatorship court proceedings as needed for grant recipients as instructed in the State of Alaska’s Court Guidelines. Notify clients of upcoming proceedings as appropriate.
Maintain case files in accordance with program policies/SDS standards.
Contact a Care Coordinator for Senior & Disability Services’ Medicaid Waiver Program to request
a Medicaid Waiver assessment of the individual when his/ her condition changes significantly and participate as a team member in that all-inclusive process.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Must have a high school diploma; and two years of post-secondary education in related field, four-year degree highly preferred.
Experience: Two years’ experience working with people with disabilities preferred.
Applicants must possess excellent verbal communication skills and be able to accommodate many types f personalities with an open mind and non-judgmental demeanor. Good writing and computer skills including solid experience with Excel and Word software is needed. Applicants should be consumer- oriented, compassionate and have a genuine interest in working with consumers and their families.
Applicants must have a valid driver’s license.
SeaView Community Services does pre-employment testing for TB test, drug and alcohol, as well as a criminal background check.