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CASE MANAGER 2

  • 501827
  • APACHE JUNCTION
  • CASA GRANDE
  • CHANDLER
  • GILBERT
  • MESA
  • DEPT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Oct 31 2021 at 23:55 MST

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY

Your Partner For A Stronger Arizona.

DES works with families, community organizations, advocates and state and federal partners to realize our collective vision that every child, adult, and family in Arizona will be safe and economically secure.

DES serves more than 3 million Arizonans Our Mission is to make Arizona stronger by helping Arizonans reach their full potential through temporary assistance for those in need, and care for the vulnerable.

CASE MANAGER 2

Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD)

Job Location:

Address:   125 East Elliot Road, Chandler, Arizona 85225

Posting Details:

Salary: $39,374.40-$42,550.56

Grade: 17

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary:

Would you like to be part of an amazing culture that helps Arizonans reach their full potential through providing services to support them? The Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) is looking for individuals that are committed to service, community, and teamwork.

The Department of Economic Security, Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) is seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team as a Case Manager 2. The Case Manager 2 serves members with developmental disabilities, e.g., Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Intellectual Disability, Epilepsy, etc., by supporting them and their families to lead the healthiest, most self-sufficient, productive lives within their capabilities.

Job Duties:
  • Drive a vehicle to conduct onsite visits to members’ homes, schools and/or program sites to develop relationships and to discuss service needs and supports
  • Develop, write, review, monitor and evaluate Individual Support Plan (ISP) in accordance with mandated timeliness and document individual progress and concerns, and complete appropriate referrals to community agencies
  • Research community for available resources to meet needs identified in ISP and to inform member of resource options
  • Facilitate meetings and program visits to assist with member/family choices; Complete referrals for assessed/covered services
  • Collaborate with community agencies to provide assistance and support to members and families in crisis
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):
  • Knowledge of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Knowledge of medical and behavioral health issues and terminology
  • Knowledge of methods, procedures, and techniques used in the development of Individual Support Plans (ISP)
  • Knowledge of Federal and State statutes and agency policies and procedures relating to the care and assistance for individuals with developmental disabilities
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of case management
  • Skills in oral and written communication
  • Skills in developing, evaluating, and maintaining member service plans
  • Skills in interviewing, counseling, and interacting with members and family members
  • Skills in problem identification and resolution
  • Ability to work independently and within diverse work teams
  • Ability to document case files and information within required/mandated timelines
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
Selective Preference(s):

N/A

Pre-Employment Requirements:
  • Candidate must be an Arizona licensed Registered Nurse in good standing OR possess a Bachelor Degree in Social Work (SW), OR possess a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Special Education or Counseling AND have at least one (1) year experience providing case management services to persons who are elderly and/or persons with physical or developmental disabilities and/or members determined to have a Serious Mental Illness (SMI) OR Candidate must have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience providing case management services to persons who are elderly and/or persons with physical or developmental disabilities and/or members determined to have a Serious Mental Illness (SMI). For Case Managers who will serve persons who are elderly and/or persons with physical or developmental disabilities and determined to have an SMI the requirement is as follows: One (1) year of case management experience serving elderly and/or persons with physical or developmental disabilities, AND Two (2) years of case management experience serving members determined to have an SMI
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Human Service, Behavioral Science or related field AND have at least one (1) year experience providing case management services to persons who are elderly and/or persons with physical or developmental disabilities and/or members determined to have a Serious Mental Illness (SMI) OR Associate degree in Human Service, Behavioral Science or related field AND have at least one (1) year experience providing case management services to persons who are elderly and/or persons with physical or developmental disabilities and/or members determined to have a Serious Mental Illness (SMI) OR have at least three (3) years’ experience working with or for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
  • Successfully complete the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify), applicable to all newly hired State employees
  • Arizona Level 1 Clearance Card is required
  • Requires a valid state-issued driver’s license
  • Successfully pass background and reference check; employment is contingent upon completion of the above-mentioned process and the Agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions
Benefits:

We offer a competitive benefits package that is unmatched by the private sector and a culture that encourages team success and advocates for personal advancement.
-Affordable Health, Dental, Vision and Life and Disability Insurance
-10 holidays per year
-Paid Vacation and Sick time off - start earning it your 1st day
-Eligible to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (must meet qualifications)
-Contribute to, and participate in the Arizona State Retirement System
-Ride Share and Public Transit Subsidy
-Career Advancement Opportunities
-Tuition reimbursement
-Opportunity to work remotely (home office) on an ad-hoc basis

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Retirement:

State employees are required to participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS), the State sponsored retirement contribution plan and the Long-Term Disability (LTD) program after a 27-week waiting period. The ASRS defined benefit plan provides for life-long income upon retirement. You will also have the option to participate in a voluntary deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments. On, or shortly after, your first day of work you will be provided with additional information about the available insurance plans, enrollment instructions, submission deadlines and effective dates.

Contact Us:

For questions about this career opportunity, please contact Valerie Rice at 480-673-0624 or email vrice@azdes.gov
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 480-673-0624.
Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.