This Job Posting closes at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Monday, December 3, 2018.
SPECIAL NOTE: Interviews will be tentatively scheduled for December 12th and 13th.
Annually: $48,588.43 - $61,410.65
Hourly: $24.91 - $31.49
Bilingual skills are compensated at an additional 5%. Bilingual Spanish/English and/or Russian/English is preferred, but not required.
In addition to competitive wages, Clackamas County offers an attractive benefits package for employees in regular status positions.
This is a full time County position represented by the Employees' Association.
Clackamas County Social Services Division is seeking an experienced and motivated individual as Senior Case Manager to join the Developmental Disabilities Program. This position will lead the work of other Case Managers on the Children's Team and conduct training as well as carry a small caseload.
As a Senior Case Manager, you will coordinate crisis moves into 24HR Residential Services and Foster Care, in and out of Clackamas County for children, participate in regular communications, including but not limited to telephone conferences and in person meetings with Regional and State IDD system partners to facilitate crisis service delivery for children as well as provide case management services to children in Clackamas County, per Oregon Administrative Rules (OARs).
Competitive candidates will have experience working in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as experience leading the work of others. Candidates must meet the requirements for a Service Coordinator under OAR regulation as well as have extensive case management experience with the ID/DD population.
Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
*For Veterans qualified for Veteran’s Preference: If you believe you have skills that would transfer well to this position and/or special qualifications that relate to this position, please list those skills and/or qualifications in the open-ended question at the end of the application and explain how those skills and/or qualifications relate to this position.
** 411 -320-0030 - Organization and Program Management The rules in OAR chapter 411, division 320 prescribe general administrative standards for the operation of a community developmental disabilities program (CDDP).
(1) A CDDP providing developmental disabilities services under a contract with the Department is required to meet the basic management, programmatic, and health, safety, and human rights regulations in the management of the community service system for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
(5) QUALIFIED STAFF. Each CDDP must provide a qualified CDDP manager, services coordinator, eligibility specialist, and abuse investigator specialist for adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities, or have an agreement with another CDDP to provide a qualified eligibility specialist and abuse investigator specialist for adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
( c) SERVICES COORDINATOR. The services coordinator must meet the qualifications for a case manager described in OAR 411-415-0040.
411-415-0040 Case Manager Staff Requirements
(1) CASE MANAGER. The case manager must have knowledge of the public service system for developmental disabilities services in Oregon and at least:
(a) A bachelor's degree in behavioral science, social science, or a closely related field;
(b) A bachelor’s degree in any field and one year of human services related experience, such as work providing assistance to people and groups with issues, such as economical disadvantages, employment, abuse and neglect, substance abuse, aging, disabilities, prevention, health, cultural competencies, or housing;
(c) An associate’s degree in a behavioral science, social science, or a closely related field and two years of human services related experience, such as work providing assistance to people and groups with issues, such as economical disadvantages, employment, abuse and neglect, substance abuse, aging, disabilities, prevention, health, cultural competencies, or housing; OR
(d) Three years of human services related experience, such as work providing assistance to people and groups with issues, such as economical disadvantages, employment, abuse and neglect, substance abuse, aging, disabilities, prevention, health, cultural competencies, or housing.
Working Knowledge of: principles, methods and techniques of Targeted Case Management according to Oregon Administrative Rules (OARs); body of laws relating to DD persons of all ages including federal, state and local legislation with the ability to interpret and utilize these laws to the benefit of the clients; OARS which govern services to DD clients; the systems utilized by DD clients, especially Social Security Administration, AFS, SSD, VRD, ESD, school districts, regional programs, legal, medical, dental and evaluation programs; behavioral risks and interventions; teaching/waning methods used with DD populations; adaptive equipment and methods; the life-span array of resources available to DD clients and how transitions occur between them.
Ability to: interpret an array of evaluation materials; develop and implement training curricula; relate to clients of all ages; work within a team approach and work independently; coordinate trainings for case managers and other adult learners; lead the work of others; advocate, both formally and informally, for clients and services and ensure client choice is respected.
Skill to: communicate to clients who have severe receptive and expressive deficits; recognize the need for and coordinate situational counseling such as crisis, grief, family and/or behavioral; make judgments that may have legal, medical, ethical consequences; communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
This position is included in the County’s alternate workweek program, working 37.5 hours during a standard workweek of Monday through Thursday (Fridays off). Specific hours of work will be discussed with the candidate selected for this position at the time an offer of employment is extended.
EXPLORE CLACKAMAS COUNTY
Clackamas County is in a prime location in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area and is recognized nationally as one of the most livable areas in the United States. Located on the southern edge of the City of Portland and extending to the top of Mt. Hood, Clackamas County is part of a thriving region in the Northwest. It has a population of about 400,000 citizens.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The Social Services Division provides assistance to seniors, people with disabilities, veterans, and low-income residents of Clackamas County.
Social Services is a Division of the Health, Housing, and Human Services (H3S) Department.
Clackamas County only accepts online applications.
Help With Your Application:
If you have any questions or issues you may contact the Department of Human Resources at 503-655-8459 or e-mail us. Our office hours are Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time (closed on Fridays).
HOW TO CLAIM VETERAN'S PREFERENCE
Clackamas County does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Clackamas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.
If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date. You may request an accommodation during the online application process.
Applicants must pass a criminal records and abuse check according to ORS 409.027 in order to be considered. This requirement is an important step to ensure safety and quality care for the most vulnerable Oregonians, which are children, seniors and people with disabilities.