Requisition Number: MASSA-CASMG-H-07-2019-04
Job Title: Case Manager I
City: Medford
State: MA

Minimum Degree Required: A - High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: 1
Salary Range: $15.00-$16.40/hr

Case Manager I

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Description/Job Summary

The mission of Resources for Human Development (RHD) is to provide caring, effective and innovative services that empower people of all abilities as they build better lives for themselves, their families and their communities.  RHD’s multi-faceted programs serve people with a variety of challenges that include intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness, substance abuse and homelessness.

Description/Job Summary
 The Mission of Outside the Lines Studio (OTL) is to provide individuals with developmental disabilities/intellectual disabilities/ASD with the tools and materials to create art and the supports to define themselves as artists.  OTL works with artists with a range of disabilities, in particular people whose challenging behaviors or health issues make them poor fits with more traditional day services.  Many of the artists' works are included in private collections throughout New England. Artists have been successful in local and national juried exhibitions.  RHD is hiring a full-time Case Manager for the OTL Program.
  • The program has a strong commitment to helping individuals explore and become active members of the local and surrounding communities.   
  • Individuals who express and interest in exploring paid work opportunities as a future goal are provided with opportunities to work on prevocational skills in the center and the community
 Essential Duties and Functions
  • Caseload Responsibilities
    • Oversees a case load of 6-8 individuals (this may change based on day program census)
    •  Participates in meetings with the individuals and the team to identify goals and strategies for reaching those goals identified in the Individual Support Plan (ISP)
    • Reports on ISP goal progress through progress notes and synthesizes data for yearly ISP meetings.
    • Attends ISP meetings as a representative of OTL
    • Works indirectly 1 day per week in the RHD office to prepare ISP materials, write progress notes, work on group protocols, and/or assist with recording and filing data
     
    Administrative
  • Writes progress notes as defined in the ISP for individuals on case load and submits to Clinical Coordinator for review
  • Prepares ISP documents for individuals on case load
  • Records data on appropriate forms to track individuals progress on ISP goals
  • Attends monthly Case Manager meetings to discuss case load and emerging issues
  • Attends regular staff meeting
Direct Service
  • Provides direct support to individuals in the program 4 days per week (including personal care and behavioral support)
  • Provides transportation to individuals to and from the program (program vehicle provided)
  • Teaches and assists in classes and activities designed to address the needs and objectives of participants
Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma/GED required.  Associates or Bachelor's preferred
  • Minimum of one year working with individuals with IDD/DD/ASD preferred
  • Valid Driver's License
Preferred Specialized Knowledge
  • Familiar with DDS reglations and support systems
  • Understanding of Human Rights
  • Familiar with Positive Behavior Supports (PBS)
Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.

 
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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.