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Targeted Case Manager

Company: TFI Family Services
Location: Brownwood
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Summary:

The purpose of this position is for the Targeted Case Manager to coordinate the development of individualized, comprehensive service plans for children with severe emotional and persistent mental health disorders. The Targeted Case Manager (TCM) will have the right combination of compassion, dynamic, energetic, and passionate desire to help children and families in our communities. The TCM will utilize Targeted Case Management tools and Skills Training to assist families in meeting their ultimate stronger family potential.

In This Opportunity You Will Get To:

 

  • TCM is able provide resources, home visits, referrals, education, prevention, and other needed services.
  • TCM work with client to develop and execute individualized plans.
  • TCM assures adequate and complete documentation of service plans, progress notes, billing, and all other required documentation for assigned persons served.
  • TCM attends various meetings, staffing, workshops, ensures follow-up of all persons served Maintain an expected level of productivity. (Cover all children assigned.
  • TCM completes Medicaid billing and documentation on time
  • TCM completes chart audits to ensure compliance and quality of services provided
  • TCM can assess client needs in their environment, do intakes, and develop service plans
  • Able to work with severely emotionally disturbed children with severe and persistent mental health problems.
  • Targeted Case Managers act as advocates for children and families served, monitor their progress, and provide individualized supports as needed, and coordinate services provided on a continuous basis.
  • Targeted Case Management services and activities should be provided in community locations which may include residences, schools, and other community environments.
  • TCM completes annual required trainings
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Excellent verbal and written skills required
  2.  Knowledge of child development required
  3.  Knowledge of family dynamics required
  4.  Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  5. Ability to operate a personal computer required
  6.  Ability to travel and attend child and family visits as well as other work-related appointments and meetings   after 5pm.
  7.  Ability to be on call on a rotating basis and work irregular hours.
  8. Must successfully pass a drug and/or alcohol test. Must successfully pass a DFPS Background check. 

 

Youll Bring These Qualifications:

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Candidates will have graduated from an accredited university with a minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling or related Social Services or Behavioral Health field.

At least 1 year working with children in the mental health field required.

Valid Texas Drivers License and proof of insurance.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.

 

 

 

 

TFI Family Services, Inc. is a leading child welfare agency providing experience, compassion, quality services and care. Our strength as an organization lies in the fact that we do what is best for children and families. TFI continues to create new resources and develop innovative solutions as we work to meet the needs of families and children.

We provide various types of services to the community including foster and kinship care, domestic and international adoption, counseling support and education, TIPS-MAPP training and visitation and exchange centers.

TFI Family Services is the parent company providing services in Kansas and Nebraska. We expanded our service area through our affiliates: TFI Family Connections in Oklahoma and Texas Family Initiative in Texas. Pathway Family Services is an affiliate in Kansas offering additional services to youth and families.

TFI Family Services, Inc and affiliates are an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

We are committed to diversity in its leadership and staff and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates. We strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBTQI individuals, and people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

All inquiries and applications will be kept confidential. Applications will be reviewed and eligible candidates will be contacted about interviews. Resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis; we expect to receive resumes from many qualified applicants and therefore highly recommend submission as soon as possible.

Based on the hiring criteria involved with this position, background checks will be conducted if selected for employment. This includes, but not limited to: Fingerprinting, MVR, KBI, CANIS and drug screening.

For more information about our company and what we do, please visit us at:

TFI Family Services, Inc.

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