Allied Health Sciences
Case Manager - Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
•Conduct clinical, social and community support assessments and screenings
•Facilitate the development of transition plans to meet the needs of identified individuals
•Coordinate and facilitate meetings with multiple state agencies and community service providers, acting as a resource and connecting these entities with each other
•Identify additional support needs and arrange services as appropriate
•Prepare reports on individual cases, eligibility for supports, and report regularly on progress
•Identify service area gaps and solutions to gaps through innovative program model identification and researching financial needs
•Maintain individual records, documenting individual-specific activities
•Prepare and respond to requests for case statistics and resource/service data
•Monitor the clinical appropriateness of individual supports and address issues accordingly
•Act as an active member of a multidisciplinary cross entity transition team
•Provide ongoing clinical and technical assistance, information, and support to providers
•Collaborate with state agencies as determined by programmatic or contractual requirements
•Participate in public relations efforts, attending conferences and meetings as needed
•Travel to and from providers’ places of business, individuals’ homes and state agency offices as deemed necessary to perform job functions
•Maintain positive working relationships with individuals, individuals’ natural supports, provider organizations, and state agencies
•Perform other duties as required
•Master’s degree in social work, rehabilitation counseling, occupational therapy, or a bachelor’s degree with equivalent experience in a related human service field;
•3 years of work experience providing direct service or case management to the population to be served by the program and knowledge and experience with relevant social service/rehabilitation systems;
•Experience with Word and Excel and other desktop tools
•Ability to travel to off-site locations
GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION: Under the general direction of the Associate Director, the Commonwealth Medicine Case Manager is responsible for conducting clinical, social and community support assessments and facilitating the development of transition plans for a designated population.
This position provides administrative case management to two MassHealth waivers to serve individuals with Acquired Brain Injuries. The incumbent will facilitate the individual's transition out of a long term care facility by working with an interdisciplinary team and coordinating waiver-approved and other community long term care services once the individual moves into the community.
This position works with multiple state agencies and community-based providers. This individual oversees the utilization, coordination and acquisition of services for individuals served by the program. Fundamental job activities include facilitating accessing to services, service plan development, and convening meetings with internal and external entities. The incumbent will ensure that such activities are coordinated with all involved entities such as state agency and provider staff. This position is funded through a contract with the state and requires extensive statewide travel.
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