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SUMMARY: This position is responsible for providing guardianship services to indigent, incapacitated persons with mental health and/or intellectual disabilities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Prepares client charts by obtaining client's medical and personal records. Keeps charts updated with progress notes and any other client information.
Maintains client's monthly financial situation by monitoring income funds, paying bills and making purchases on behalf of the client.
Monitor's client's well being and on-going care by visiting clients monthly to assure that the appropriate level of care is being provided.
Attends doctor's appointments and provides consent for medical procedures and other matters as needed.
Participates in annual Treatment Team Meeting to review client's care and service plan and make necessary adjustments and/or arrangements.
Participates in court hearings and proceedings to qualify as a guardian for the client and attends any review hearings.
Prepares quarterly and annual reports to appropriate agency partners and monthly reports to the Agency. Completes all other required reporting in a timely manner.
Files annual reports for follow-up required by the courts.
Plans and coordinates training sessions for staff on Guardianship services, ethics, the needs of the elderly and disabled, and the special needs of those with mental health and/or intellectual disabilities. Also, provides community education as needed or requested.
Recruit and train new multi-disciplinary panel members.
Conduct annual client review meetings for the multi-disciplinary panel members to monitor active cases.
Attends appropriate meetings and trainings as required to update and expand knowledge of guardianship laws and regulations.
Establishes and maintains strong collaborative relationships with local circuit courts, Community Service Boards, hospitals, the Commissioner of Accounts, and other agencies by attending meetings, and providing reports and information concerning level of care for the client.
Communicates with professionals in Human Services field regarding referrals received and annual review of all clients.
Assists with the marketing of the program to the community requiring public speaking presentations.
Responsible for maintaining individual program expenditures within program budget guidelines.
Respects client confidentially in handling client personal information and medical records.
Serves as backup to staff as needed to maintain program coverage, including 24 hr on-call.
Represents the Agency in the community and workplace in a professional and ethical manner.
Demonstrates sensitivity to the service population's cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
Demonstrates strong interpersonal, decision-making, problem-solving, oral, and written skills.
Utilizes a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's Degree required with two years of related experience. Must be able to reliably transport clients as needed.
To apply for our open positions, please visit our website at https://www.cccofva.org/openpositions to submit an application. We only review applications submitted for our current open positions and will contact you if we are interested in moving forward with you as a qualified candidate. Commonwealth Catholic Charities is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. Thank you for your interest!