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JOB DESCRIPTIONS FOR OPEN POSITIONS:
Community Choice Waiver Case Manager
(Full-Time -Casper - open until filled)
The work of Wyoming Independent Living is grounded on the Independent Living (IL) philosophy which maintains that persons with disabilities are the best judges of their service needs and how to receive those services. IL services are intended to assist consumers to attain the highest degree of independence and self-reliance possible.
WIL Program Specialist is responsible for providing the five core services of a Center for Independent Living:
Information and referral (I & R)
Independent living skills training
Personal and systems advocacy
Transition services to youth and adults
The Case Manager works with individuals on the Community Choices Medicaid Waiver program who are interested in managing their own personal care providers.
Specialist coordinates in-home services and supports and provides employer training so that consumers can effectively hire, train and supervisor their own self-help assistants.
Position involves extensive travel throughout the service area.
SPECIFIC DUTIES INCLUDE:
Performing comprehensive consumer interviews to establish goals for independent living
Ensuring compliance with program rules and regulations
Maintaining accurate and timely consumer records
Preparing reports and completing agency paperwork within established deadlines
Conducting community outreach and education activities
Promoting inter agency collaboration to improve service delivery systems for people with disabilities
Travel throughout designated service area to meet with consumers and other stakeholders
Participate in staff training and related conferences/conventions
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor Degree in Social Services or related field required
Experience at a Center for Independent Living preferred
Personal experience with a disability is preferred
Proficiency in Microsoft office applications.
Wyoming Independent Living, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.