Care Coordination Services Consultant
Company: Boys Town
Posted on: January 12, 2021
Business: Boys Town Job Summary: In a career as a Care
Coordination Services Consultant, you will help families find
life-changing solutions. This includes advocating for a family
whether it be school meetings court hearings or even using modeling
and role-plays to teach parents to be independent and advocate for
their own children. Schedule: Full-time 40 hours/week. Must be
available to work non-traditional business hours including early
mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays. Must be available to work
on-call rotationally to provide crisis response.
- Develops and maintains effective working relationships with
families and with community resources, including medical, mental
health, and substance abuse professionals, child welfare personnel,
Juvenile Justice personnel, lawyers, therapists, law enforcement
staff, school officials, neighbors, and religious and youth
- Provides assessment to determine program eligibility, problem
areas and areas of strength.
- Maintains current knowledge of available formal services,
resources, and supports in the local community. Identifies needed
services and links youth to services.
- Identifies informal supports and assists youth and family
members to access these supports.
- Monitors linked services, resources and supports in order to
ensure quality of care.
- Acts as a youth and family advocate and empowers youth and
family members to advocate for themselves in the community.
- Assists youth and family members in navigating through various
systems; educates youth and family members about the systems in
order to build their understanding, supports permanency planning
- Provides support in the development and utilization of
functional skills to youth and family members.
- Develops, monitors, and reviews service plans and develops
subsequent service plans as needed to facilitate progress.
- Maintains appropriate level of direct contact with youth and
family members per program requirements, and remains available to
youth and family members 24/7, for crisis intervention as
- Creates and manages discharge planning as needed with a focus
on Safety, Permanency and Well-being including step down
placements, reunification, adoption, or transition (independent
living) plans, and coordination of community resources.
- Assists youth and family members in building on their spiritual
and religious beliefs or practices as a source of strength to reach
- Promotes culture of professionalism through role modeling and
- Meets with youth and family members at various locations;
utilizes own vehicle to travel to work destinations and to
transport youth as authorized.
- Completes administrative functions for Care Coordination
Services. Required Qualifications:
- Bachelors degree in Human Services or related field.
- 1 to 2 years of experience including working with children and
families; experience working with children and families in
community-based programs or Boys Town programs is preferred.
- Must possess a valid drivers license with a good driving
record, plus the ability to provide own transportation to complete
travel requirements of the job. Must meet auto insurance
requirements established by Boys Town policy and/or State and Local
laws and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR)
- This position is available rotationally to provide crisis
response and must be available to work non-traditional business
hours including early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays.
About Boys Town North Florida: Make a difference here at Boys Town
North Florida, where our programs and services touch the lives of
more than 5,000 people each year. Since our arms opened in 1983, we
have been providing hope and healing as a good neighbor in the
Tallahassee community by serving our children and families. The
opportunity to shape the future of America's youth is only one of
the many perks here in Tallahassee. The city has the wonderful
weather Florida is famous for with the additional charm of a nice
southern hospitality atmosphere, and there is nothing we believe in
more than community. Boys Town North Florida has faith that our
employees are our greatest asset, and we work to build a strong
team culture at the site through team building activities such as
quarterly potlucks, campus celebration, movie screenings and more.
Outside of fostering relationships, our leadership initiative
called --Next Gen-- gives staff an opportunity to engage in
training and development to prepare for their next career move
within the organization. About Boys Town: Boys Town has been
changing the way America cares for children and families since
1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us
grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into
one of the largest national child and family care organizations in
the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research
Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care
and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to
those looking to make a real difference. Our employees are our #1
supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Towns mission, which is
why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better
place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique
perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits
to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town
Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our
experts and professional development opportunities within the
organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than
just a job, it is a way of life. Date Posted: December 11, 2020
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be
performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties,
skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment
opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To
request a disability-related accommodation in the application
process, contact us at 1-.
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