Lutheran Social Services of WI and Upper MI is currently
seeking a Bi-lingual (Spanish Language) Care Coordinator. Would you
like to join our growing Children's Long Term Support (CLTS) Waiver
team in Waukesha County? The CLTS Waiver is a federally funded
Medicaid program serving the needs of children who have a
developmental, physical, or a severe emotional disability.
Children's Long Term Support Workers (CLTS) are responsible for
managing a caseload of children who are at risk of out of home
placement. The position is full time, Monday through Friday, first
shift, and requires flexibility to meet the needs of the client and
family. The role requires regular contact and visits with the
clients and their families, as well as administrative work. Pay as
based on experience.
Under direction, performs work involving the assessment, service
planning, and implementation of the service plan for assigned
individuals. Performs other duties as required.
Examples of services Expected may include (These are examples,
not all inclusive, and all services may not be provided by an
* Assessment of functional abilities * Care/Service planning *
DIRECT SERVICE REQUIREMENTS (Required of all employees providing
* Promote client independence and growth, consistent with the
service plan. * Provide services using a trauma-informed and person
and/or family-centered model. * Provide services utilizing agency
approved and supported evidence-based practices that have been
indicated by the funder and/or agency. * Accurately complete time
Essential Duties and responsibilities:
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive
and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities,
as management may deem necessary from time to time.
* Assess client's needs utilizing the required assessment
tool(s) (e.g. functional screen). Re-assess, as needed, and at
least annually. Information to complete the assessment is gained
via interviews, collateral contacts and prior records. * Working
alongside the client, their family, his/her supports, and other
service providers, develop and implement a comprehensive and
individualized service plan. * When required by the
program/service, coordinate and authorize services according to the
service plan. * Provide services to assigned clients in alignment
with the service plan. * Organize and plan work effectively. *
Apply knowledge of community resources. * Apply knowledge of
casework principles and methods. * Apply working knowledge of human
behavior, dynamics of groups, interpersonal relations, and social
interactions. * Apply working knowledge of social problems and
their effects on individuals. * Work collaboratively with clients,
service teams, and clinical supervisor to determine interventions.
* Communicate effectively with team members and providers. When
authorizing services, articulate the expectations of the service. *
Establish and maintain effective and collaborative working
relationships. * Complete documentation within required timelines
and expectations per LSS, regulation, funders, and practice
standards. * Maintain client records. * Make recommendations within
the client team and scope of practice. * Testify at legal
proceedings as required by law and/or role. * Coordinate and
facilitate person and/or family-centered team meetings. * When
supervision is a program requirement, actively engage in the
clinical supervision process. * Attend and participate in staff
development programs, including in-service training, staff
meetings, and professional seminars. * Within your scope of
practice, provide consultation to peers. * Work a flexible weekly
schedule that includes some evening and/or weekend hours for client
appointments. Work directly with Program Supervisor or Manager to
set expectations for scheduling clients. Schedule is based on
client need. * Understand productivity expectations. Meet or exceed
the standards that have been established for the role and the
program. * Perform other duties and special projects as
* Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance * Flex Spending for Dependent
& Health Care * Mileage reimbursement * Paid Time Off * 10 Paid
Holidays * Ability to Contribute to 403B * Employee Assistance
Program * Service Awards and Recognition
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. Upon offer, candidates must successfully complete the
necessary background, caregiver, medical and any other checks
required, according to program requirements. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
* Through a course of study and practice experience that meets
requirements for state certification/licensure as a social worker
and also one year experience with the target group, or * Through a
course of study leading to a BA/BS degree in a health or human
services related field and one year of experience working with
persons of the specific target group for which they are employed,
or * Through a minimum of four years' experience as a long term
support Case Manager/Service Coordinator, or * Through an
equivalent combination of training and experience that equals four
years of long term support practice in long term support case
management practice, or the completion of a course of study leading
to a degree as a registered nurse and one year of employment
working with persons of the specific target group for which they
LSS approved examples of human service degrees include, but are
not limited to the following:
* Child Development/Family Relations * Community Mental Health *
Substance Use * Counseling/Guidance * Criminal Justice * Marriage
and Family * Occupational Therapy * Psychology * Recreational
Therapy * Rehabilitation Counseling * Social Worker * Sociology *
Special Education * Vocational Counseling
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
The incumbent of this position must have a valid driver's
license and have reliable transportation to perform the essential
duties of the role; a motor vehicle check (MVR) with a satisfactory
driving record per the LSS Driver Safety Procedure is required, and
ability to meet LSS auto insurance requirements.
* Ability to read, write, analyze and interpret to complete
required documentation by established timeframes. * Ability to
document in a neat, legible, accurate, objective and consistent
manner to reflect the services provided. * Ability to effectively
present information and respond to questions from all levels of LSS
management and employees, as well as the individual, family, and
circle of support.
* Working knowledge of computers to allow employee to access
computer systems and applications to complete timecards, read and
respond to email, and complete required on-line training. * Ability
to utilize efficiently an electronic health record(s) for
documentation of direct services. * Must be able to work on
computer and utilize computer applications and programs to
effectively complete the job. * Ability to work within a variety of
ever-changing software packages and computer systems.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands and work environment described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be
required to frequently bend/stoop, crouch, climb stairs and kneel.
This position will require the ability to access a variety of
locations in the community.
The employee must react appropriately in times of crisis that
may include verbal aggression.
The incumbent of this position works in a community environment
(home, office, community, etc.). The incumbent will also be exposed
to outdoor conditions when traveling on company business.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
TRAVEL: Daily travel may be required. Some overnight travel may
LSS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any
other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.