Care Manager

POSTED: May 19, 2021
BUSINESS: IPMG
POSITION TYPE: Full-time
START DATE: Immediate Availability

**$500 Sign On Bonus**

Summary of Position

The Care Manager position is an expert in the field of care management.  Care Managers educate and guide Individuals as they make choices about their desired goals, and efficiently coordinate services that support those goals.  Care Managers ensure coordination of services that result in the betterment of the lives that waiver program participants choose for themselves and acting as an advocate to ensure Individual rights and wishes are respected, while upholding the Core Values and Mission of IPMG.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Care Management for those on the A & D and TBI Waiver 
  • Facilitate the assessment process utilizing person-centered discovery tools
  • Development and implementation of a Person-Centered Support Plan
  • Administering the Person-Centered Monitoring Tool
  • Evaluating effectives of services
  • Monitoring progress of identified needs, meeting goals and preferences
  • Direct collaboration and coordination with providers
  • Adjusting action and service plans to meet participant needs
  • Complete annual person=centered assessments including eligibility and service planning
  • Coordinating changes in service plans
  • Complete and maintain all required documentation

Additional tasks as assigned by Management

Competencies

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Time management and organization
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position does not supervise direct reports.

Required Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Special Education, Nursing, Gerontology, Counseling, Rehabilitation, or other human services field
  • Minimum of 1-year direct experience working with persons who are aged and/or disabled
  • Knowledge of web-based systems
  • Strong technology skills
  • Team Facilitation experience

Preferred Qualifications & Experience

  • Knowledge of waiver case management processes, standards, and regulations
  • Ability to perform in a virtual environment under minimal direct supervision

Additional Eligibility Requirements

  • Authorization to access the State of Indiana’s operating systems
  • CPR Certification
  • Current and valid driver’s license
  • Current and valid car insurance
  • Ability to pass a thorough background screen

Work Environment

This position functions in a home office setting, using standard office equipment such as a computer, phone, and scanner.

Physical Demands

Minimal lifting & reaching is required.  The ability to physically enter Individuals’ homes and other community settings is required.

Position Type & Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, working Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week, with the ability to maintain a flexible schedule to accommodate the needs of the Individuals served. All schedule changes outside a workweek of Monday – Friday or an accommodation for Individuals served, must be approved in advance by management.

Travel

Significant local travel is required (50% travel, up to 1-hour drive from home office)

EEO Statement

IPMG is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliations, arrest records or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Interested applicants can apply here: https://gotoipmg.com/our-team/careers

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