DSHS Developmental Disabilities Case Resource Manager

State of Washington Dept. of Social and Health Services - Spokane, WA3.4

Full-time
Description
The Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) is looking for a Case Resource Manager to join our team in Spokane. If your goal is to serve community members with Developmental Disabilities, you should consider this exciting opportunity. In this role you will function as a Performance and Quality Improvement (PQI) Specialist by providing quality assurance and quality improvement monitoring services for people who have developmental disabilities and their families. Join us today on our mission to Transform Lives!

Some of what you'll do:
Conduct Adult Family Home (AFH) visits
Provide referrals, support services and technical assistance to Case/Resource Managers, Case management Supervisors, clients, families and service providers
Conduct National Core Indicator surveys with identified waiver participants
Perform monitoring activities for division clients who move from Residential Habilitation Centers and psychiatric hospitals to community placements
Schedule regionally sponsored, specialty and continuing education training activities
Perform yearly review of staffed residential homes
Understand and interpret DSHS/DDA mission, program policies and procedures, WAC and other regulations
Respond to voicemail and e-mail messages as soon as possible
Represent DDA and participate in agency meetings as required
Effectively utilize interpreters and other alternative means of communication
Travel as required

What we're looking for:
Ability to identify support needs for persons with developmental disabilities
Demonstrated individual judgment skills
Ability to adapt to change
Possess a high degree of communication skills (listen, observe, communicate, interview, understand, confront, engage in problem solving, and resolve conflict)
Ability to compose professional, clear, and grammatically correct correspondence

Who should apply?
Professionals with bachelor's degree in social sciences, social services, human services, behavioral sciences or an allied field and two years of experience providing social services to people with developmental disabilities
OR
Satisfactory completion of 12 months as a Case Resource Manager Trainee

Graduate training in social science, social services, human services, behavioral sciences or an allied field will substitute, for one year of the experience.

Please include a Cover Letter, Resume and College Transcripts along with your application.

Questions? Please contact a Recruiter at (509) 363-4971 and reference #00446.
Supplemental Information
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.