Change a life, every single day. The Kentucky United Methodist Children’s Homes (KyUMH) is seeking passionate, mission driven individuals interested in life-changing work. Our goal is to help our clients find healing and build a brighter future through professional therapeutic interventions. We believe every child is a person of worth, entitled to God’s gift of wholeness of life.
Are you a person with a passion to care for youth, encourage hope and advance their healing? If you say “Yes,” we would welcome the opportunity to talk with you about joining our team of mission driven women and men providing direct care services and supervision for youth to ensure their healing in our Residential Treatment and Independent Living programs.
We embrace the philosophy of the Ideal Team Player by Patrick Lencioni and seeks staff who embody these characteristics of Humble, Hungry and Smart.
KyUMH will provide you with . . .
· Full pay while you train and learn about our youth counseling (advocacy, care) programs
· Employee Assistance Program
· Affordable benefits for full time – health, dental, vision, vacation, retirement and more
· A regular schedule that will help you plan your life and meet your needs
· Opportunities in the greater Lexington or Owensboro area for gaining and expanding your professional skills.
KyUMH is an Equal Opportunity Employer
KyUMH is committed to maintaining a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
The Mending Point program seeks a Community Support Associate (CSA)/Targeted Case Manager (TCM) who is highly motivated to make a difference in the community and committed to the well-being of their clients. The CSA/TCM will utilize experience and knowledge to assess needs of clients and their families in order to link, coordinate, and assist in implementing the appropriate resources. They are responsible for managing an assigned caseload and responding appropriately to client needs in compliance with agency, licensing, and Medicaid standards. This includes, but is not limited to: assessing client needs; developing, implementing and reviewing service plans; and working with other community resources in achieving client service needs. Caseloads may include diverse populations with a variety of clinical needs. The Community Support Associate/Targeted Case Manager is a positive team player that promotes a culture of inclusion and participation.
• Maintain contact with the Director of Community-Based Programs on a weekly basis (by phone and/or personal contact).
• Demonstrates professionalism, cooperation, leadership, and a clear understanding of program purpose.
• Completes client intakes, timely client reviews, and discharges for assigned case load.
• Assesses client and family strengths and needs utilizing Needs & Strengths Assessment.
• Collaborates with client and other invested parties in the development and implementation of a strengths-based Service Plan.
• Responsible for coordinating with the agency Insurance Specialist to obtain Prior Authorizations for TCM services.
• Assist in maintaining thorough communication with clients, families, and the involved agencies.
• Maintain monthly billing documentation with up-to-date forms and dates obtaining appropriate signatures as needed.
• Maintain up-to-date clinical records in agency’s EMR system.
• Maintain monthly productivity expectation as set forth by the Director of Community-Based Programs.
• Provide liaison services between KyUMH programs, school personnel, courts, community agencies, employers, and other stake holders.
• Collaborate with referral sources, mentors, family, and others involved in client’s treatment as needed.
• Conduct and document appropriate assessments. Maintain current knowledge of community resources and refer clients as needed.
• Assist with 24/7 crisis rotation/on-call service as outlined in agency and program policies.
• Manage situations involving client risk and provide crisis services to de-escalate crisis situations and promote stability.
• Ensure the competent and timely completion of required reports for KyUMH and all appropriate outside agencies.
• Work with Community-Based Clinical Team to address barriers impacting clients’ treatment.
• Deliver services primarily in community-based setting or where necessary to meet client needs.
• Consult with Director of Community-Based Programs, Community-Based Clinical Team, and other agency Clinical Directors, as needed.
• Participate in all assigned meetings, staff development, and training as required.
• Assist with supervision and teaching of the agency’s interns and volunteers, as needed.
• Transport clients to maintain family contact, court dates, family sessions as necessary and feasible.
• All other duties as assigned by the Director of Community-Based Programs.
Assist with 24/7 crisis rotation/on-call service as outlined in agency and program policies.