Job Description

Job Details
Tucson Wilmot, AZ - Tucson, AZ
Description:

RISE Early Intervention is a growing organization that provides support to families of children birth to three years of age with disabilities or special developmental needs, helping them to build on their child's strengths, and to enhance and promote the child's growth, development and learning skills in their natural environment. RISE EI provides support to families of children birth to three years of age with disabilities or special developmental needs by assisting with learning developmental skills such as motor and language, facilitate engagement in activities, routines and events of everyday life.

PURPOSE: Service Coordination is a case management activity which assists individuals eligible for Medicaid in gaining and coordinating access to necessary care and services appropriate to the needs of the individual.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Support the Mission, Vision, and Values of RISE Early Intervention

  • Plan Assessment and Periodic Reassessment.

    • Activities that are required to determine participant's needs by the development of an assessment of participant strengths and needs and periodic reassessment as described in Health & Welfare rules.

  • Take a participant's history

    • Identify the participants strengths and needs and complete related documentation

    • Gather information from other sources such as family members, medical providers, social workers, and educators to form a complete assessment of the participant.

  • Development of the Plan

    • Develop and revise the plan and address medical. Psychiatric, social, early intervention, educational and other services needed by the participant. It will be updated at least annually.

  • Referral and Related Activities-Linking

    • Link the participant with medical, psychiatric, social, intervention, educational providers or other programs and services that are capable of providing needed services to address identified needs and achieve goals specified in the plan. This will include natural supports and unpaid services.

  • Monitor and follow up with contacts that are necessary to ensure the plan is implemented and adequately addresses the participant's needs. These activities may be with the participant, family members, providers, or other entities or individuals and conducted as frequently as necessary. These activities must include a face to face contact with the participant every 90 days (Participant and team member) to determine that the following conditions are met.

    • Services are provided according to the plan

    • Service in the plan are adequate

    • Changes or adjustments are made if needed

    • Ensure proper maintenance of child files, required documentation, the ITP automated system, and RISE tracking tools

  • Coordinating

    • Coordinate, attend and facilitate assessments, IFSP Meetings (Initial, 6 month and annual), and transition planning

    • Participate as an integral part of the Multi-Disciplinary Team

    • Schedule initial meeting with families, and conduct screenings using tools approved by Idaho Health & Welfare; ensure timely delivery of services

    • Professional written and verbal communication with children, families, team members, Idaho Health & Welfare personnel, other professional providers and community members; coordinate and monitor delivery of services among multiple agencies, medical and health providers

    • Ability to build relationships and to communicate with multiple customers including the families receiving support, service professionals, foster parents, advisors, natural parents, state personnel and others.

    • Ensure that all communication and interaction with consumers, families, children, employees, contractors, and other stakeholders is conducted in a culturally competent manner

    • Local travel to homes throughout Ada county and/or Canyon county

  • Crisis assistance

    • Assist a participant to access community resources in order to resolve a crisis.

  • Health & Welfare and agency rule compliance

    • Follow all ID APA rules and agency policies and procedures while providing services to participants.

  • Initial consultations with new families

EQUIPMENT NORMALLY USED:

  • Computer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine, and other office equipment as necessary

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to quickly respond to health, safety, and emergency situations

  • Ability to work under stressful conditions that may include dealing situations while handling multiple work assignments

  • Ability to have appropriate interactions and maintain professionalism with RISE Services, Inc. employees, customers, and people in the community

Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 21 years old 

  • Ability to pass a criminal history background check

  • Bachelors degree in human service field

  • Strong verbal and communication skills

 

Competitive salary and excellent benefits that include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short term disability, long term disability, flexible spending accounts and a 401(k) that includes an employer contribution.  

To learn more information about Rise Early Intervention visit our website at http://riseei.org/

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process or hiring process, please submit your request through one of the following methods listed below:
(a) Dedicated fax 866-268-8885
(b) Dedicated email hrdept@riseservicesinc.org DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY
(c) US mail - 4554 E Inverness Ave Mesa, AZ 85206- Attn Human Resources
(d) Dedicated phone  1-866-242-2714 Option 1 (Employment Opportunities) DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY

RISE is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We embrace diversity in all its form. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. 

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