Case Manager- San Diego

<strong>At&nbsp;Adjoin,&nbsp;we strive to create an impassioned and fulfilling environment for both our clients and employees. We have been in action for 40 years and have worked tirelessly towards generating a positive impact in our communities. If you are interested in serving your community and becoming a valued asset to our team, please read ahead!</strong>

San Diego Area - San Diego, CA, 92111


<strong>At Adjoin, we are agents of change, building a future where all people can belong in the places they live, work, learn, and play. Together with our community partners, we remove barriers to belonging with innovative solutions that center the unique needs of every individual we serve. <br /><br /><br /></strong>

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$23.00 - $25.00 Hourly

Overview: <p class="ignore-global-css">Adjoin Us! Our San Diego Office is growing and we are looking for a Case Manager to join our team!</p> <p class="ignore-global-css">The Case Manager acts as a key member of the I/DD Direct Service Support Team, responsible for managing, collaborating and coordinating Adjoin services for their caseloads. The Case Manager is focused on ensuring that the services received by clients exemplify Adjoin&rsquo;s vision and meet the standards of quality, safety, satisfaction, and goals of the client to optimize quality of life and independence.&nbsp;</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Process referrals of clients from appropriate referring agencies.</li> <li>Expedite the intake and assessment process.</li> <li>Effectively manage, develop and evaluate direct support staff.</li> <li>Assess client collateral data, information from intake interview, and conduct ecological studies of client's abilities and potential living and work environments.</li> <li>Develop placements for clients in work and/or living situations that best match the individual's strengths and availability.</li> <li>Participate in ongoing training and development, taking responsibility for keeping updated on changes in policies, procedures and protocol.</li> <li>Prescribe, implement, and supervise individual training and support programs.</li> <li>Project staffing needs and communicate those needs to the Regional Manager and/or his/her designee.</li> <li>Collaborate with and develop positive communications and relationships with individuals in cooperative agencies, employers, involved members of families and clients towards the achievement of service goals.</li> <li>Participate in the hiring, training, evaluation, and separation of direct support staff.</li> <li>Complete in a timely manner all logs, reports and client evaluations as required.</li> <li>Review and assure all direct service staff&rsquo;s documentation is accurate and complete.</li> <li>Evaluate and respond appropriately to client and personnel needs and issues, recognizing and taking appropriate action where needed and elevating concerns through chain of command as appropriate.</li> <li>Provide direct service as needed and required.</li> <li>Be part of the on-call rotation as needed and required.</li> <li>Advocate and perform duties with a person-centered methodology.</li> <li>Other duties as required.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>18 years of age or older.</li> <li>Bachelor's degree or three years equivalent experience and/or educational equivalent in working with individuals with disabilities.</li> <li>Since this position requires a great deal of interaction with people, well-developed interpersonal skills are critical.</li> <li>Demonstrated computer literacy (MS Office) and capability to maintain well-organized records and files.</li> <li>Ability to follow detailed, multi-step instructions is critical to this position.</li> <li>Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and manage time is also an essential component of this position.</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to effectively navigate and maintain professional boundaries as custodian of confidential information.</li> <li>Certification in an approved First-Aid and CPR class; or successfully complete an approved First-Aid and CPR class within 45 days of the date of hire.</li> <li>Insured, registered vehicle in safe working condition, and proof of current CA driver&rsquo;s license.</li> </ul> <br /><strong>Position Requirements</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Ability to travel within and throughout the counties in which services are provided a minimum of 75% of the time.</li> <li>Ability to travel in and throughout the state on a quarterly basis to attend meetings, trainings, etc.</li> <li>Successful completion of pre- employment drug screen and background check.</li> <li>Physical evaluations may be required dependent upon specific assigned duties or compliance requirements and may include a TB test and/or a lift and transfer test.</li> <li>Acceptable DMV record.</li> <li>Adjoin&rsquo;s client case management platform requires employees to utilize a mobile smart device (i.e. cell phone/tablet) with reliable internet connectivity and data to complete certain essential job tasks. This position requires the employee to have a mobile smart device available to perform certain required essential functions, for which reasonable reimbursement is provided to the employee.</li> <li>This position requires employees to be fully vaccinated and boosted against Covid-19.  </li> </ul>