Therapeutic Case Manager

Heritage Children Services - Owensboro, KY 42301 (Northwest Side area)
October 9, 2020
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Therapeutic Case Manager
Heritage Children Services
Owensboro, KY 42301
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Here we grow again!
If you are passionate about working with children in need, we want you to come be part of an agency that is dedicated to our staff, foster parents, and most important our kids. Heritage Children Services is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a new Therapeutic Case Manager position in Owensboro, KY and serving the South-Central Kentucky Region.
Job Title: Therapeutic Case Manager (TCM)
I. Job Requisites
A. Education and Experience
1) Bachelor’s Degree in a social work discipline or another related human services field, and or the equivalent combination of education along with experience that meets the Kentucky state standards of job for this job description. Applicant must have and provide appropriate certifications and licensures while meeting all the requirements for the state of Kentucky, licensing and contract expectations.
B. General Requisites
1) Excellent professional communication skills (both verbal and written)
2) Computer and documentation skills to perform all essential job duties
3) Well organized with superb time management skills
4) Must be able to maintain a driver’s license and have a reliable automobile with adequate insurance to meet Kentucky standards
5) Demonstrate excellent therapeutic, assessment, and crisis intervention skills
6) Knowledge of treatment planning is preferred
7) Experience working with children who are emotionally challenged is preferred
8) Knowledge of therapeutic foster care is preferred
9) Great interpersonal skills
10) Knowledge of medical and psychiatric diagnoses is preferred
11) Working knowledge of state and community resources available to foster care agencies
12) Outstanding presentation skills
II. Primary Job Duties
A. Help to develop a treatment plan which includes any medication concerns in consultation with the foster child’s family or legal guardian
B. Provide top notch case management services to foster children
C. Provide necessary support to foster children and consultation to the foster parents
D. Adhere to all paperwork requirements established by the state placing agency as well as Heritage Children Services
E. Closely work with the Intake Specialist to help locate an appropriate Heritage Children Services foster family for a child in need of placement
F. Will periodically be required to participate in the rotation of the emergency after hours phone (be on-call in case of emergencies)
G. Will conduct home visits and out-of-home visits with foster children and foster parents
H. Produce monthly quality assurance documentation to ensure that foster homes meet the state standards for being a viable foster home
I. Closely work with child placing agencies to help find an appropriate Heritage Children Services foster home for a child in need of placement
J. Maintain accurate current case files, visit notes, medical records, and various other client records as necessary
K. Testify at court hearings
L. Make referrals to counseling, psychiatric, and psychological services if necessary
M. Coordinate meetings between a state placement worker and the Heritage Children Services foster home
N. Provide high quality services to empower clients
O. May be asked to perform additional duties on an as-needed basis
If you are interested in this position and have the above qualifications you can contact our Office Director Jerome Thruston by email or call the office at (270) 231-8040. You may also drop off your resume at 920 Frederica Street, Suite 106 Owensboro, KY 42301. Office hours are 8:30am-5:00pm CT.
Are you ready to join a WINNING TEAM??
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $30,000.00 - $34,000.00 per year
• 401(k)
• Dental insurance
• Health insurance
• Life insurance
• Paid time off
• Vision insurance
• Monday to Friday
• relevant: 1 year (Required)
• case management: 1 year (Required)
• Bachelor's (Required)
Work authorization:
• United States (Required)
Work Location:
• One location
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Work Remotely:
• No