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Respite Care Case Manager (JR 1579)

San Diego, California · Volunteering/Non-Profit
JR 1579

San Diego, CA 92101
Salary: $19.23/hr - $21.63/hr DOE
 
PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) is urgently seeking candidates with case management and medical assistance experience to join our San Diego WPW Program as a Respite Care Case Manager for the remainder of the program scheduled to end on 12/31/2020.
 
We offer a competitive benefits package and there is a potential to transfer to additional opportunities upon the end of this role – we love to help our team members grow!
 
WHAT WE DO
Since its foundation in 1984, PATH has pioneered bold and effective approaches to assist people experiencing homelessness. PATH operates services throughout California, connecting our clients to a comprehensive continuum of homelessness prevention, street outreach, employment preparation and placement assistance, individualized case management, supportive services, interim housing, and permanent supportive housing. 
 
The Whole Person Wellness (WPW) program provides comprehensive care coordination services to high utilizers of health care services. WPW services are facilitated by a multidisciplinary Service Integration Team (SIT) that includes clinicians, peer support specialists, case managers, and housing specialists. The respite bed program focuses on physical recovery, mental health recovery, addressing functional barriers, and strengthening community linkages so the client can fully integrate into the community upon exiting the program.
 
WHAT IS A RESPITE CARE CASE MANAGER?
The Respite Care Case Manager (RCCM) provides case management services to clients, referred to as residents, entering into PATH’s respite bed program through the WPW program. The RCCM works closely with the WPW SIT to ensure care coordination and the needs of the client are met. Responsibilities of the RCCM include:
  • Conducting intake and individualized needs assessments Collaborating with guests to develop an Individualized Service Plan (ISP) that addresses barriers to obtaining services, housing and healthcare
  • Communicating with established clients on a weekly basis to review, evaluate and support the completion of ISP plans
  • Providing on-going case management support such as:
    • Assistance with benefits establishment
    • Assistance with obtaining necessary personal identification and records
    • Employment assistance and linkage
    • Housing referral, location, advocacy and application assistance
    • Developing personal budgets and reviewing them on a monthly basis
    • Providing linkage and coordination support for any services necessary to achieve ISP goals
  • Promoting through example the interim housing established values, guidelines and rules
  • Collaborating with the WPW SIT and WPW nursing staff to ensure care coordination and establish medical related services as applicable
  • Maintain accurate documentation as dictated by PATH polices and program contracts
 
WHAT YOU BRING
We’re looking for candidates that:
  • Have experience and education related to nursing, medical assistance or nursing assistance preferred
  • Possess a high level of tolerance and understanding for individuals with urgent and multiple case management and health needs
  • Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Work just as well independently as they do on a team
  • Exercise mature judgement, and are highly motivated, self-starting and proactive
  • Are excellent at communicating, whether in writing or verbally
  • Have a strong sense of prioritization and can coordinate multiple demands in a high-pressure environment
 
MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS
For this role the Respite Care Case Manager must:
  • Have at least 1 year of case management experience with highly vulnerable populations, particularly those with health, mental health, and substance abuse issues
  • Be able and willing to work flexible hours which may include evenings or weekends
  • Have employment eligibility verification
  • Have or be able and willing to obtain CPR/First Aid training
  • Have reliable transportation and:
    • A valid driver’s license
    • Auto Insurance
    • The ability to qualify for PATH insurance coverage
  • Successfully complete the following as a condition of hire:
    • Tuberculosis Test
    • Background Screening
    • Drug Test
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