Vanderheyden Case Coordinator - RTC in Wynantskill, New York
The Case Coordinator, responsible for providing elements of the casework services to individual youths and families. Primarily responsible for arranging for the provision of services to the individual and family; managing the implementation of the individual’s service plan; monitoring the integration of services delivered by the provider to each individual and ensuring timely delivery of service plan.
· Reports and evaluates in a professional manner within the time guidelines established by OCFS, to include:
o Psychosocial assessments within 30 days of admission;
o Service Plan Reviews on a quarterly basis;
o FASPs on a 6 month basis or more as needed;
o Phase/Clinical on a weekly basis;
o Treatment team minutes on a weekly basis;
o Progress notes within 24 hours of any meetings with outside providers or residents.
· Maintain regular casework contact with individuals and discuss issues, and address concerns.
· Ensure regular contact with parents and or guardians to keep them informed of individual’s progress, medical issues, arrange visitation plans, inform of relevant meetings (case conference, service plan reviews, and IEP meetings), and obtain releases for information, field trips and emergency situations.
· Provide regular ongoing contact with referral/collateral agencies to review individual’s progress, inform of visitation plans, inform of relevant meetings and emergency situations.
· Arrange school and summer programs and complete school related forms.
· Coordinate, monitor, and record individual appointments and schedule logistics around appointments in the least disruptive manner.
· Notify health services personnel, parents/guardians, Clinician(s), school personnel, referral/collateral agency personnel, consultants/specialists immediately of medication changes, medical emergencies/critical incidents, and address jointly with residential staff.
· Attend weekly clinical consult meeting with Clinician and Residential Coordinator.
· Attend and represent individual in Family and Criminal court with collateral agencies.
· Provide and receive feedback on programs, individual’s daily functioning and behaviors and difficulties which need to be addressed.
· Anticipates discharges and make appropriate referrals to outside agencies and with Vanderheyden.
· As this list of duties and responsibilities are not intended to be all-inclusive, other tasks and responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as business needs require.
· Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, rehabilitation or related human services field.
· One year of experience in working with children/adolescents and families. Specific programs may require specialized training or experience.
· Ability to manage time and workload effectively.
· A valid driver’s license required
· Problem solving skills.
· Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing