Case Manager I, Residential Services
The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless seeks an Case Manager I, Residential Services to provide brokerage of community resources, conduct one-on-one case management, on-going assessment of clients’ progress and needs, advocacy, and implementation of group activities for a formerly homeless, disabled population of single adults. The ultimate goal is to assist these individuals in maintaining their housing, obtaining and maintaining benefits and income, and providing the services and linkages necessary to prevent a return to homelessness. This position is located at 1756 North Quentin St., Aurora, Colorado 80045 and reports to the Program Manager.
NOTE: In order to ensure that our consumers receive the best possible care the candidate chosen to fill this position will be required to complete our internal credentialing and privileging process prior to a start date. The credentialing and privileging timeline is dependent on the selected candidate's submission of documents necessary for clearance. Please note that a start date will be scheduled once credentialing and privileging is complete.
In addition to the unique challenges and extraordinary rewards of our work, eligible Coalition employees enjoy a rich benefits package, including:
- Health insurance coverage on the first day of employment: full-time employees contribute only 1% of their earnings for their own health coverage and no more than 4% of their earnings for coverage of eligible dependents. We’re proud to offer same- and opposite-sex domestic partner coverage;
- Dental, vision, and flexible spending/dependent care/public transit accounts;
- Free basic life insurance and long-term disability coverage;
- Dollar-for-dollar retirement plan matching contributions up to 5% of earnings;
- Extensive paid time-off, including 8 holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and three weeks of vacation for new full-time employees in their first full year.
Essential Job Functions
- Provides excellent internal and external customer service, engendering an atmosphere of teamwork, trust, respect, and collaboration;
- Provides comprehensive, trauma-informed case management support, screening, coordination of care, orientation, individual service planning, documentation of progress, service tracking and outcome evaluation and group support for interested participants in a timely, organized, and accurate manner.
- Assesses and monitors client needs through regular contact to include crisis intervention as necessary (this will include welfare and safety checks in partnership property and safety personnel).
- Accesses goods and services according to client need. This will include, but is not limited to, housing, vocational services, budgeting, personal identification information, benefits acquisition, health insurance, food, treatment, etc.
- Works cooperatively and proactively with associated property manager and VA partners to support housing stability.
- Assists residents in problem solving issues which may threaten their housing
- Ensures each resident is receiving the support and services they require to maintain their housing and support recovery.
- Provides weekday services to program participants that will include evenings, weekends, and on-call as needed.
- Completes all documentation and data entry as required, in a timely manner (Progress notes, Electronic Health Record, Homeless Management Information System, Case Manager Toolbox, Safety Zone, etc.).
- Record all services in a timely and complete fashion in the EHR
- Maintain up to date records in EHR
- Record telephone and other communications as needed in the EHR
- Manage tasks and scanning as needed to have a complete and current chart
- Maintain accurate information regarding client’s insurance status
- Utilize the EHR and any future upgrades as directed
- Partners with program leadership to evaluate outcomes, success, and effectiveness of programing; and adjusts programing for continuous quality improvement.
- Participates in individual supervision with the Veterans Services Program Manager.
- Assist residents to develop money management skills (e.g., paying rent and creating a budget).
- Serves as a liaison between client, program, and property as needed.
- Provides transportation for residents as needed and appropriate.
- Utilizes CCH-issued equipment, including cell phone, per training and protocols.
- Maintains current and complete COVID‐19 vaccination(s), as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health authorities.
- Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Employee must be able to perform essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of self or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Employee will perform job according to applied laws. The requirements listed above 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.
- Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services Related field is preferred.
- Must have knowledge, work history, and education specific to Substance Use, Behavioral Health, Homelessness, and/or issues impacting Veterans.
WHERE A CANDIDATE IS PLACED IN THE COMPENSATION RANGE DEPENDS ON TOTAL RELEVENT YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
- Job Family Social Services
- Pay Type Hourly
- Min Hiring Rate $18.27
- Max Hiring Rate $23.20
- Aurora, CO, USA