Care Coordinator - Children's Long-term Support Waiver Program - OutagamieCounty
Company: Lutheran Social Services
Posted on: November 17, 2022
Lutheran Social Services (LSS) is a private, non-profit, human
service agency providing a variety of services throughout Wisconsin
and Upper Michigan. Over the years, LSS has grown to become one of
the largest human service agencies in the two state area serving
more than 125,000 clients annually. We are looking for passionate,
mission-driven individuals like you to help provide services
including outpatient behavioral health management, international,
domestic and special needs adoptions, older adult services, support
services for children, youth and families, community corrections
programs and support services for adults with disabilities and/or
mental health concerns.
Motivated by the compassion of Christ, we help people improve the
quality of their lives. Does this describe your personal mission
statement? Are you motivated to serve by sharing your talents? If
you would like to help us achieve our mission, please apply for the
Lutheran Social Services of WI and Upper MI is currently seeking
Care Coordinators in Outagamie County. WE ARE GROWING!
The Children's Long Term Support (CLTS) Waiver is a federally
funded Medicaid program serving the needs of children who have a
developmental, physical, or a severe emotional disability. CLTS
Care Coordinators serves as the main point of contact in helping
families obtain CLTS services necessary to help keep their children
safely in a home/community setting.
The position is full time, Monday through Friday, first shift, and
requires flexibility to meet the needs of the families. Full Time
Benefits are available! There is an opportunity to work remotely in
Under direction, performs work involving the assessment, service
planning, and implementation of the service plan for assigned
individuals. Performs other duties as required.
At Lutheran Social Services of WI and Upper MI, the health and
safety of our colleagues and clients is our top priority! LSS is
regularly reviewing OSHA and CDC recommendations and guidelines to
stay abreast of the ever changing Covid-19 pandemic. LSS employees
may be required to mask regardless of vaccination status when
indoors and in the presence of clients or colleagues Covid-19
community levels. Employees are expected to adhere to agency
DIRECT SERVICE REQUIREMENTS (Required of all employees providing
- Promote client independence and growth, consistent with the
- Provide services using a trauma-informed and person and/or
- Provide services utilizing agency approved and supported
evidence-based practices that have been indicated by the funder
- Accurately complete time reporting.
Essential Duties and responsibilities:
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and
may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as
management may deem necessary from time to time.
- Assessment of functional abilities
- Assess client's needs utilizing the required assessment tool(s)
(e.g. functional screen).
- Re-assess, as needed, and at least annually.
- Information to complete the assessment is gained via
interviews, collateral contacts and prior records.
- Care/Service planning
- Work alongside the client, their family, his/her supports, and
other service providers, develop and implement a comprehensive and
individualized service plan.
- When required by the program/service, coordinate and authorize
services according to the service plan.
- Work collaboratively with clients, service teams, and clinical
supervisor to determine interventions.
- Communicate effectively with team members and providers. When
authorizing services, articulate the expectations of the
- Make recommendations within the client team and scope of
- Care/Service facilitation
- Provide services to assigned clients in alignment with the
- Coordinate and facilitate person and/or family-centered team
- Testify at legal proceedings as required by law and/or
- Complete documentation within required timelines and
expectations per LSS, regulation, funders, and practice
- Maintain client records.
- Apply working knowledge of:
- Casework principles and methods.
- Human behavior, dynamics of groups, interpersonal relations,
and social interactions.
- Social problems and their effects on individuals.
- Community Resources
- Attend and participate in:
- Staff development programs, including in-service training,
staff meetings and professional seminars
- Clinical supervision, when supervision is a program
- Understand productivity expectations. Meet or exceed the
standards that have been established for the role and the
- Perform other duties and special projects as required.
- Organize and plan work effectively.
- Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
- Flex Spending for Dependent & Health Care
- Mileage reimbursement
- Paid Time Off
- 10 Paid Holidays
- Ability to Contribute to 403B
- Employee Assistance Program
- Service Awards and Recognition
- Remote Work - 2 days a week from Home
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Upon offer, candidates must successfully complete the
necessary background, caregiver, medical and any other checks
required, according to program requirements. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor's Degree in Social Work
- Bachelor's Degree in a Health and Human Services related
- LSS approved examples of human service degrees include, but are
not limited to the following:
- Child Development/Family Relations
- Community Mental Health
- Substance Use
- Criminal Justice
- Marriage and Family
- Occupational Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Rehabilitation Counseling
- Social Worker
- Special Education
- Vocational Counseling
- A minimum of one year of experience working with children
and/or youth with disabilities or an equivalent combination of
academic preparation and experience.
Children's Long-Term Support (CLTS) Requirements:
- Through a course of study and practice experience that meets
requirements for state certification/licensure as a social worker
and also one year experience with the target group, or
- Through a course of study leading to a BA/BS degree in a health
or human services related field and one year of experience working
with persons of the specific target group for which they are
- Through a minimum of four years' experience as a long term
support Case Manager/Service Coordinator, or
- Through an equivalent combination of training and experience
that equals four years of long term support practice in long term
support case management practice, or the completion of a course of
study leading to a degree as a registered nurse and one year of
employment working with persons of the specific target group for
which they are employed.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
The incumbent of this position must have a valid driver's license
and have reliable transportation to perform the essential duties of
the role; a motor vehicle check (MVR) with a satisfactory driving
record per the LSS Driver Safety Procedure is required, and ability
to meet LSS auto insurance requirements.
- Ability to read, write, analyze and interpret to complete
required documentation by established timeframes.
- Ability to document in a neat, legible, accurate, objective and
consistent manner to reflect the services provided.
- Ability to effectively present information and respond to
questions from all levels of LSS management and employees, as well
as the individual, family, and circle of support.
- Working knowledge of computers to allow employee to access
computer systems and applications to complete timecards, read and
respond to email, and complete required on-line training.
- Ability to utilize efficiently an electronic health record(s)
for documentation of direct services.
- Must be able to work on computer and utilize computer
applications and programs to effectively complete the job.
- Ability to work within a variety of ever-changing software
packages and computer systems.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands and work environment described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be
required to frequently bend/stoop, crouch, climb stairs and kneel.
This position will require the ability to access a variety of
locations in the community.
The employee must react appropriately in times of crisis that may
include verbal aggression.
The incumbent of this position works in a community environment
(home, office, community, etc.). The incumbent will also be exposed
to outdoor conditions when traveling on company business.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
TRAVEL: Daily travel may be required. Some overnight travel may be
LSS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any
other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
EducationBachelor Degree of Hum. Serv. or Related Field
Licenses & CertificationsDriver's License (required)
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner
discriminate against employees or applicants because they have
inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of
another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as
a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of
other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise
have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is
(a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance
of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an
investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the
contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR
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