This Job Posting closes at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
This recruitment will be used to fill multiple vacancies.
Annually: $44,305.45 - $55,827.42
Hourly: $22.720742 - $28.629448
Bilingual skills are compensated at an additional 5%. Spanish and/or Russian fluency is preferred, 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's Social Services Division is looking for Case Managers to join the Developmental Disabilities Services Program.
Case Managers working in this program manage community-based services by providing case management, crisis intervention, residential and family support assistance to Clackamas County adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Case managers in this position are responsible for authorizing and monitoring Medicaid payment for services.
Competitive candidates will have experience working in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities. Candidates must have the ability to maintain multiple electronic systems used to authorize Medicaid payment with a high level of accuracy.
Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
**(4) QUALIFIED STAFF
(c) SERVICES COORDINATOR. The services coordinator must have knowledge of the public service system for developmental disability services in Oregon and at least:
*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.
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Any satisfactory combination of experience and training that demonstrates possession of the following:
WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF: Methods and techniques of case management; health care, community resources and agencies; principles and techniques of interviewing; laws, rules and regulations applicable to government programs and funding guidelines, including Title XIX; principles and techniques of child and adolescent development and behavior, developmental disabilities, chronic mental illness, drug and alcohol abuse, or economically disadvantaged; office equipment, including personal computers and software programs; when and how to offer protective services to customers.
KNOWLEDGE OF: Oregon Administrative Rules governing developmental disabilities services; serious emotional and behavioral disorders in all populations, and common medical, functional and behavioral effects; medical criteria for levels of care and medical terminology; informed consent, confidentiality and HIPAA.
SKILL TO: Gather information through research and interviews with applicants, customers, families, care providers and others; develop and implement appropriate service plans for customers with diverse needs and diverse settings based on assessment and customer requests; identify community/customer needs and develop programs and resources to meet those needs; interpret and apply federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations and policies; recommend expenditure of public funds in compliance with guidelines; maintain accurate and concise records; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with customers, families, care providers, community resources, other public and private agencies and County employees; operate computer software and other office equipment; recognize abuse and neglect and how to report.
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.