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Supervisory Case Manager

first_imgDescriptionNumber of Vacancies: 1Area of Consideration: Open to the PublicEmployment Status: Full Time, TemporaryPay Plan, Series & Grade: DS0058/301/4Salary Range: $75,328- $78,215Closing Date: Open Until FilledLocation: 4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW. Washington, D.C.20008Brief Description of DutiesThe Supervisory Case Manager (PATHS) coordinates and overseesevaluation, counseling, and referral services for TANF customers.The incumbent identifies resources and referrals for intervention,prevention, case management, and social service systems.Additionally, the incumbent supports a team of Case Managers whosecaseloads consist of TANF customers enrolled in the PATHS Program.The position reports to the Director, Institute for Human Servicesand Delivery, School of Business and Public Administration.Essential Duties and Responsibilities Minimum Job Requirements Master’s Degree in Social Work, Health, Human or EducationServices required;Minimum of 60 credits in a Human Service field; or at least twoyears of field experience in a Human Service environment;Licensed social worker (LICSW) and/or licensed professionalcounselor (LPC) in the District of Columbia preferred;Knowledge and skills in community-based behavioral healthcare;Strong interpersonal skills;Effective judgment in interviewing clients and coordinatingservices with agencies within the community;Must maintain a high level of confidentiality as related tocustomers;Good writing skills for program planning, reporting, andcorrespondence;Ability to use independent judgment, perform research,investigations, and inspections, and recommend solutions;Ability to think and react calmly in emergency situations;Knowledge and skills in community based behavioral healthcare;Possess knowledge of and adherence to ethical standards inclinical practices;Comply with policies and procedures of the LicensingBoard;Flexible scheduling required; Develops, implements, and evaluates progress towards goals andobjectives of customers.Responds to crisis situations and de-escalates, asnecessary.Aids in the delivery of the required program servicesincluding, meeting the psychosocial needs of the customers.Reviews Case Managers’ case management forms, includingdocumentation and maintenance of updated required audit informationand maintaining confidentiality of records.Coordinates customers’ ability to access other communityservices and completing the referrals for their usage.Tracks referrals for services in the community and coordinatesaccess to those services.Develops, implements, and evaluates progress toward goals andobjectives of each client.Coordinates and arranges for activities related to building ofsocial skills in the community, including linkages with self-helpgroups, churches, recreational, and other programs.Coordinates with other community agencies and organizations,i.e., Department of Human Services (DHS)/Economic SecurityAdministration (ESA), schools, hospitals, other providers in thecommunity.Coordinates with the Outreach Specialists to provide intensiveoutreach in an attempt to engage clients who do not follow throughwith post discharge/deflection appointments.Ensures that the Case Managers provide case management servicesas defined in the plan of care that coordinate, support, andadvocate for customers who need multiple services and requireassistance in gaining access to and in using mental health, social,vocational, educational, child welfare and other community servicesand resources.Reviews weekly documentation of Case Managers in the CATCHsystem for thoroughness and accuracy. This includes ensuring thatdocumentation is accurate, grammatically correct, and submitted ina timely manner.Prepares monthly reports of case management engagement,activities and progress toward goals and objectives.Prepares other reports as specifically requested by the ProgramManager or Principal Investigator and/or Department ofDHS/ESA.Meets with the Program Manager to review, plan, and prescribemost effective course of action(s) for the customers.Attends in-service training and/or continuing education asrequired for the position. Information to ApplicantCondition of Employment: This is a sponsored programappointment. The duration of this appointment is subject to grantfund availability.Collective Bargaining Unit (Non-Union): This position is notin the collective bargaining unit.E mployment Benefits: Depending upon length of appointment,selectee may or may not be eligible for full benefits such ashealth and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave andwill be covered under the University of the District of Columbia’sretirement plan (TIAA).Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of ColumbiaGovernment is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualifiedcandidates will receive consideration without regard to race,color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status,personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities,matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C.Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District ofColumbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceivedactual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age,disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation,marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familialstatus, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamilyoffense, place of residence or business, or status as a coveredveteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District andFederal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form ofsex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. Inaddition, harassment based on any of the above protected categoriesis prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Actwill not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinaryaction.Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veteran’spreference must submit official proof at the time ofapplication.Visa Sponsorship: At this time, the University of theDistrict of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g.H-1B). This job is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training(OPT).Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of theDrug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fillthis position will, as a condition of employment, be required tonotify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later thanfive (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statuteoccurring in the workplace.Background Investigation: Employment with the University ofthe District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactorybackground investigation. The determination of a ‘satisfactorybackground investigation’ is made at the sole discretion of theUniversity of the District of Columbia. The University may refuseto hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist orreview and may terminate the employment of a current employee basedon the results of a background investigation.Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area ofconsideration and/or after the closing date will not be givenconsideration. You must resubmit your resume to receiveconsideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. Forthe purpose of employment, resumes are not considered jobapplications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDCapplication will be required.Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the Universityof the District of Columbia, Office of Talent Managementonly.C ontact Information: All inquiries related to employmentand job applications should be directed to UDC Office of TalentManagement at (202) 274-5380.The University of the District of Columbia is an EqualOpportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women,veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Fora full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, pleasevisit: http://www.udc.edu/equal opportunity /.last_img

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