POSITION TITLE: Developmental Disabilities Services Coordinator
REPORTS TO: Developmental Disabilities Program Manager
FLSA STATUS: .5 FTE Exempt
Wage Scale: $23.20-$33.02 (DOE)
POSITION SUMMARY:Under supervision, to provide a variety of case management services to individuals with developmental disabilities, which includes coordinating, monitoring and providing services, authorizing Medicaid services; and to perform related work as required.
Assess client needs and level of functioning
Develop person-centered service plans to support individuals with developmental disabilities in reaching their personal goals while addressing health and safety risks
Provide problem solving and case management services to clients to meet their needs
Authorize Medicaid services following expenditure guidelines
Assist clients with acquiring services and resources to maintain independence in the community, make referrals to appropriate agencies, complete forms, transport clients, and attend and facilitate meetings with other agencies
Conduct home visits and providing basic support to clients and families as necessary
Provide indirect services including routine consultations to caregivers and community agencies, client advocacy and community resource development
Provide crisis diversion services for individuals
Provide protective services and participate in abuse investigations
Monitor the services provided by Personal Support Workers and other providers
Prepare reports and maintain records
Serve on teams or committees as assigned
Bachelor's degree in behavioral science, social science, or a closely related field, OR
A bachelor’s degree in any field and one year of human services related experience, OR
An associate’s degree in a behavioral science, social science, or a closely related field and two years of human services related experience, OR
Three years of human services related experience, and knowledge of the public service system for developmental disability services in Oregon.
Must pass a criminal background check prior ro hire
Must possess a valid Oregon driver’s license with a good driving record.
Must pass a drug test per federal guidelines
CONFIDENTIALITY:This position requires the handling of highly confidential information. Must adhere to rules and laws pertaining to client confidentiality.
COMMUNICATION SKILLS:Must be able to communicate information in both oral and written form with the ability to present and exchange information internally across teams and co-workers, and externally with clients and the public, Information communicated ranges from routine/ basic information to complex and confidential information
LEADERSHIP & TEAMWORK:Must be a self-starter and require minimal day-to-day supervision. Must be able to work effectively and constructively with other office staff, clinicians, the administrative team and all other staff. Participates in staff meetings.
PHYSICAL DEMAND:This position requires you to be regularly available for work as scheduled. Position requires professional and personal skills to cope with stress associated with work involving a high degree of mental, emotional and physical demands. This position also requires the ability to bend, stoop, push and pull. While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; talk and hear; use hands and fingers and handle or feel; reach with hands and arms. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable persons with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Work is performed in an office environment and the noise level is usually moderate, but occasionally may be exposed to loud noise such as raised voice levels and alarms. Occasionally the work environment may extend to other community offices, residential houses, and off-site locations.
This position may be exposed to the everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as an office (i.e., moving mechanical parts, airborne particles, and electrical shock). This person will be serving clients from all demographics within the community.
WVCW is a Trauma informed Organization.
This person is expected to be a leader and example of Trauma Informed Care in the workplace.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable persons with disabilities to perform the essential function.
Wallowa County Center for Wellness is an equal opportunity employer.
Position open until filled. Opening Date: 04/12/2023
To apply, submit an application online. Be sure to include a resume and cover letter.
Questions? Reach out to our HR Specialist Josey Ross at 541-512-7785 or email Josey.Ross@wvcenterforwellness.org