EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Last Updated: February 2, 2024

 

 

 

Community Care is seeking individuals who are excited to join a friendly, team-oriented, dynamic organization. Community Care is a non-profit provider of care management and referral services in Lake, Mendocino, and Sonoma counties. We offer part and full-time positions, competitive salaries, and excellent benefits. For more information please call (707) 468-9347 or email HR@CCMC1.org. 

 

To Apply: You can submit an Application for Employment electronically by downloading our Microsoft Word version and emailing it, with your resume, to CommunityCare@CCMC1.org.  You can mail us your application by printing and completing our Adobe PDF version and sending it, with your resume, to Community Care, 301 South State Street, Ukiah, CA 95482.  You can also pick up or drop off applications, at any of our three locations.

 

Community Care Management Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. CCMC will not discriminate and will take measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religious preferences, disabilities, sexual identity/orientation, age, creed, color, or national origin.

 

All Community Care employees are required to pass State and Federal Department of Justice background checks before the start of employment.

 

 

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTIONS FOR CURRENT OPENINGS

 

 

 

ISS Coordinator

Supervisor:

Program Director 

FLSA Class:

Non-Exempt

Hours:

M-F 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.; 32.5 hrs./wk. 

Program/Dept.:

ISS

Wage Range:

$16.96 - $18.00 

Site:

Ukiah Corporate

POSITION DESCRIPTION

ISS Coordinator will provide services to seniors with developmental disabilities to enable each client to achieve an optimum level of functional independence.  Senior Support Workers shall ensure the continuity of services in an environment of client choice. They will act as program monitors for assigned participants, including providing guidance and support regarding implementation of client plans and providing ongoing feedback about each client’s progress toward their goals. 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Experience working with persons with disabilities, in work and/or family situations. Possess the ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with persons with developmental disabilities. High School diploma required. Possession of training and/or experience in the following areas: 

·         Person centered planning 

·         Advocacy for people with disabilities 

·         Planning and supporting consumer-driven activities 

·         Facilitating and supporting communication regarding needs and choices  

·         CPR and First Aid 

·         Arts and crafts, music, dance, adaptive physical education, nutrition, meal planning & preparation. 

            REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

·         Ability to read and interpret documents and procedure manuals. 

·         Must be able to write routine reports and correspondence. 

·         Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  

·         Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to use a calculator a must.  

·         Demonstrates attention to detail. 

·         Ability to cultivate and maintain cohesive working relationships with coworkers. 

·         Works well in group problem solving situations  

·         Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.  

·         Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; able to read and interpret written information.  

·         Must be able to operate a computer, related equipment and software. 

·         Ability to manage time and tasks to meet strict deadlines while maintaining work quality.  

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Assist clients with chosen activities. 

·         Support and participate in the planning and scheduling of activities and creating monthly calendar. 

·         Assure compliance with all safety and confidentiality standards. 

·         Submit mandatory program documentation the Redwood Coast Regional Center  

·         Manage programs petty cash account  

·         Train new employees on ISS day to day responsibilities 

·          Inventorying program supplies and maintaining acceptable program materials 

·         The duties of this position include, but are not limited to the above responsibilities.  This job description is not permanent and serves as a guideline that can normally be expected to change when appropriate.   

·         From time to time, employees are asked to perform duties and handle responsibilities that are not in their job descriptions.  If, over the months, the new duties and responsibilities remain a significant part of the assignment, the job description is changed. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions provided those accommodations pose no danger or threat to the employee, staff, clients, vendors, etc., or create undue hardship for the agency or its staff.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations, and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds. Employee must be able to travel to client’s homes and carry any necessary equipment. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand, and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Ability to operate a motor vehicle to visit other sites and run errands required. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The workspace for the ISS Coordinator is amongst the clients in the Day Program Studio. Frequent interruptions from fellow staff members and clients are expected. The sound level is generally low to moderate. Frequent local travel to perform essential functions of the job is to be expected. The ISS Coordinator is required to take occasional trips to other sites and outside the County to attend training, department meetings, and agency events.  

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

·         All employees must pass a State and Federal Live Scan background check before the start of employment. 

·         Employee must have and maintain a current California Driver's License. 

·         All employees of Community Care must carry the minimum bodily injury liability insurance on vehicles used for work. 

·         Community Care is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on merit. Agency policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender, pregnancy or any other consideration made unlawful by Federal, State or local laws. 

·         Community Care is an at will employer. Employment with Community Care is for an indefinite period of time and is subject to termination by the employee or Community Care, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time.  

 

 

 

Executive Assistant

Supervisor:

Executive Director 

FLSA Class:

Non-Exempt

Hours:

80% to 100% FTE 

Program/Dept.:

All

Wage Range:

$18.00 - $21.51 

Site:

Ukiah Corporate

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Executive Assistant position will work primarily for and with the Executive Director. The Executive Assistant will provide support for all administrative and personnel functions, including coordinating and supporting telephone reception and sending of correspondence. The Executive Assistant provides support to all CCMC programs. The Executive Assistant has access to a variety of sensitive and confidential information due to the nature of the position and close professional relationship with the CCMC management team, therefore it is essential that s/he be able to maintain the highest level of professional conduct and discretion.  

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Some college preferred, with courses in social/health sciences, secretarial practices or computer sciences. Two years minimum administrative experience.  Requires at least two years working directly with the public or in dealing with clients in health/social areas.  Experience working with people with disabilities preferred. 

            REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

·         Ability to read and interpret documents and procedure manuals. 

·         Must be able to write routine reports and correspondence. 

·         Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  

·         Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to use a calculator a must.  

·         Demonstrates attention to detail. 

·         Ability to cultivate and maintain cohesive working relationships with coworkers. 

·         Works well in group problem solving situations  

·         Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.  

·         Writes clearly and informatively; edits spelling and grammar; able to read and interpret written information.  

·         Must be able to operate a computer, related equipment and software. 

·         Ability to manage time and tasks to meet strict deadlines while maintaining work quality.  

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Provides direct administrative support to the Executive Director including schedule/calendar. 

·         Assists in preparing grant applications and funding requests for Executive Director. 

·         Provides administrative support to the Executive Director in activities related to the Director’s membership and participation in local and statewide associations. 

·         Writes official correspondence, memos, reports, contracts, announcements of meetings, minutes of meetings, and other administrative documents. 

·         Sets up and maintains Board Book, and Board of Director monthly binders. 

·         Assists Business & Personnel Manager with organization and filing, and processing of documents. 

·         Develops and maintains agency administrative forms. 

·         Assists IT with adding and removing staff from agency systems; assists other tasks as assigned. 

·         Assists Business and Personnel manager with filing, advertising, and processing agency documentation; assist with other tasks as assigned. 

·         Assist CCHAP with pantry, filing, and miscellaneous administrative tasks as assigned. 

·         Provides Board support, including compiling and emailing Board packets, notifying Board members, taking minutes, preparing conference room, ordering and distributing lunches, and after-meeting cleanup. 

·         Completes special projects as assigned by the Executive Director. 

·         Coordinates conference room reservations and office meetings. 

·         Assists Executive Director and Facility Manager to maintain orderliness of office. 

·         Responsible for providing direct reception services when needed ensuring coverage of front desk and office telephones at all times. 

·         Coordinates all office functions/parties (planning, making reservations, setting up and cleaning up, etc.).  

·         Assists with contracts and billing as needed. 

·         Maintains all Personnel Policies and Office Procedures including circulating proposed amendments to staff and collecting responses. 

·         Maintains staff contact (extension) list, and personnel files/forms. Orders business cards. 

·         The duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the above responsibilities. This job description is not permanent and serves as a guideline that can normally be expected to change when appropriate.   

·         From time to time, employees are asked to perform duties and handle responsibilities that are not in their job descriptions.  If, over the months, the new duties and responsibilities remain a significant part of the assignment, the job description is changed. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions provided those accommodations pose no danger or threat to the employee, staff, clients, vendors, etc., or create undue hardship for the agency or its staff. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations, and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Ability to operate a motor vehicle in order to visit other sites and run errands. This position is physically demanding, requiring the employee to perform activities that require sustained periods of physical activity such as repeatedly walking short to medium distances while carrying light to medium weight objects.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The workspace for the Executive Assistant is located in a heavy traffic area. Frequent interruptions from fellow staff members are expected. The sound level is generally low to moderate. Frequent local travel to run errands is to be expected. The Executive Assistant is required to take occasional trips to other sites and outside the County to attend training, department meetings, and coordinate agency events.  

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

·         All employees must pass a State and Federal Live Scan background check before the start of employment. 

·         All employees of Community Care must carry the State of California minimum for bodily injury liability insurance on vehicles used for work. 

·         Community Care is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on merit. Agency policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender, pregnancy or any other consideration made unlawful by Federal, State or local laws. 

·         Community Care is an at will employer. Employment with Community Care is for an indefinite period of time and is subject to termination by the employee or Community Care, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time.  

 

 

 

Care Management Aide

Supervisor:

Program Director

FLSA Class:

Non-Exempt

Hours:

40 hours per week

Program/Dept.:

MSSP

Wage Range:

16.96 – 18.36

Site:

Ukiah Corporate

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Care Management Aide will provide office and case management support to the Care Management Team, and liaise with CCMC Administrative Staff.  Position is responsible for providing effective, efficient and courteous interaction between program participants, Care Management Team, program vendors and others. S/he will perform quality control and insure the highest level of accuracy in all details relating to participants, their files, and program requirements. Performs other related duties as required.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Two years minimum clerical/secretarial/reception duties.  Experience working with the public in private business, or directly with clients in a health/social services program.  Past experience in work requiring attention to detail, such as quality control responsibility or statistical data, is essential. High school graduate with courses in business/secretarial skills.  College courses in health/social sciences preferred.  Knowledge of medical terminology highly desirable.

            REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

·         Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

·         Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to use a calculator a must.

·         Ability to cultivate and maintain cohesive working relationships with coworkers.

·         Work well in group problem solving situations.

·         Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.

·         Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; able to read and interpret written information.

·         Type minimum 35 words per minute with high accuracy.

·         Excellent computer skills.  Database and word processing essential.  Experience with relational database desired.

·         Knowledge of office practices and procedures, including office reception.

·         Ability to manage time and tasks in order to meet strict deadlines while maintaining quality of work.

·         Ability to organize, establish priorities, compile statistical data, and perform quality control.

·         Ability to organize record keeping systems.

·         Ability to work without immediate supervision and ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

·         Knowledge of maintenance contracts, service agreements and ordering services.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Job duties will vary with individual needs, and may include the following:

·         Develop and maintain reassessment schedules.

·         Quality control client assessments and reassessments.

·         Assist supervisor with Utilization Reviews.

·         Send Termination Letters, Notice of Action and “Right to Appeal” procedures to terminated and ineligible clients, as appropriate.

·         Send welcome letter to each client with copies of signed forms for MSSP acceptance.

·         Advise client’s physician of acceptance into MSSP, and request client medical records from hospitals.

·         Send greeting, sympathy, birthday cards, etc. to clients as appropriate.

·         Establish and monitor client eligibility for MSSP services.

·         Develop and maintain relations with local businesses and MSSP contractors.

·         Update Service Planning Utilization Summaries (SPUS’s).

·         Act as client/ vendor point of contact for transportation, med boxes, nail kits and other miscellaneous client needs.

·         Generate and maintain on client Paperwork Status, Client Status, Client Visitations and miscellaneous services.

·         Prepare, process, and report on client Inquiry/Referral forms. Gather statistical information as assigned.

·         Assess client charts and Care Managers’ paperwork for accuracy and content as well as implementing program policies and procedures to assure on-going compliance of requirements established by the CDA.

·         Assist Program Director with data management, contract reports, and annual audits.

·         Answer the phone, relay messages, and occasionally book appointments for care managers.

·         Process Case Managers’ client paperwork, complete quality assurance forms, and update work status.

·         Print and file progress notes by the 15th of each month.

·         Update client information, including contact information, demographics, documentation, and log services into database.

·         File paperwork in client charts on a weekly basis.

·         Operate office equipment, liaison with providers and maintain supplies. 

·         Perform home visits, and deliver items to clients’ homes; telephone clients as needed.

·         The duties of this position include, but are not limited to the above responsibilities.  This job description is not permanent and serves as a guideline that can normally be expected to change when appropriate. 

·         From time to time, employees are asked to perform duties and handle responsibilities that are not in their job descriptions.  If, over the months, the new duties and responsibilities remain a significant part of the assignment, the job description is changed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions provided those accommodations pose no danger or threat to the employee, staff, clients, vendors, etc., or create undue hardship for the agency or its staff.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations, and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Ability to operate a motor vehicle in order to visit other sites, and run errands.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The workspace for the Care Management Aide’s workspace is located in a heavy traffic area. Frequent interruptions from both fellow staff members and clients by phone or in person is expected. The sound level is generally low to moderate. Frequent local travel to run office errands, and deliver items to client’s homes is to be expected. The Care Management Aide is required to take occasional trips outside the County to attend training, department meetings, and agency events.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

·         All employees must pass State and Federal Live Scan background check before the start of employment.

·         All employees of Community Care must carry a minimum of $100,000/$300,000 bodily injury liability insurance on vehicles used for work.

·         Community Care is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on merit. Agency policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender, pregnancy or any other consideration made unlawful by Federal, State or local laws.

·         Community Care is an at will employer. Employment with Community Care is for an indefinite period of time and is subject to termination by the employee or Community Care, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time.

 

 

 

ACCOUNTANT I

Supervisor:

Financial Manager

FLSA Class:

Non-Exempt

Hours:

M-Fri 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; 100% FTE

Program/Dept.:

Fiscal

Wage Range:

$19.00 - $21.40/hr

Site:

Ukiah Corporate

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Accountant I works primarily within the Fiscal Department.  He/she will coordinate tasks with, and receive direction from the Accountant II under general supervision of the Financial Manager, supporting a variety of accounting functions. The Accountant I works in cooperation with Case Management teams, which may include other department managers, supporting procedures related to service authorization, payment and tracking of expenditures in compliance with program guidelines.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Minimum of high school graduate. Coursework in business/accounting or previous applicable work experience. A related degree or certification is desirable. Computer skills including proficiency in spreadsheet programs such as Excel, and word processing programs such as Word, accounting software, ten-key calculator, understanding of double entry bookkeeping and generally accepted accounting principles, filing, spelling, and miscellaneous office procedures.  Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written). The Accountant I must exercise critical and analytical thought with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

            REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

·         Double entry accounting concepts.

·         Good knowledge of accounting software.

·         Accurate data entry and proofing of work to ensure correct input of information.

·         Ability to perform moderately complex analysis and account reconciliations.

·         Ability to read and interpret documents and procedure manuals.

·         Must be able to write routine reports and correspondence.

·         Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. 

·         Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to use a calculator a must. 

·         Demonstrates attention to detail.

·         Ability to cultivate and maintain cohesive working relationships with coworkers.

·         Works well in group problem solving situations 

·         Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions. 

·         Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; able to read and interpret written information. 

·         Must be able to operate a computer, related equipment and software.

·         Ability to manage time and tasks in order to meet strict deadlines while maintaining quality of work.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Job duties will vary with individual needs, and may include the following:

·         Purchase of Services - Distribute and receive monthly billing forms to/from vendors; match Service Authorization Forms (SAFs) with invoices, expenditure requests and vendor statements; Identify discrepancies and follow-up as necessary for resolution; Assist in the monthly client purchase of service (POS) verification process. Enter costs into A/P system, prepare and mail vendor checks within contractual timeframes.

·         Data Entry - Assist with weekly check runs and review for accuracy. Mail and distribute company checks. Update and maintain Excel sub-ledgers.

·         Files - Create and maintain various filing systems (A/P, Client POS, petty cash) in a current and accessible manner. Assist in setting up new files for the fiscal department and transfer or archive prior year files.

·         Reports - Assist Financial Manager, program and administrative staff in researching or analyzing data. Present information in a meaningful manner for sharing or review.

·         Bank and Credit Card Statement Reconciliation - Assist in the monthly bank and credit card reconciliation process by matching supporting documentation to the statements and following up as need be.

·         Monthly Reports - Assist in preparing program budget vs. actual cost reports, income schedules and inventory logs.

·         Travel Statements - Process payments to employees for monthly travel and mileage reimbursements. 

·         Month-End Journal Entries - Balance various inventories and create general journal entries reflecting monthly usage by program.

·         Annual Form-1099 and W-2 Statements - Assist in the compilation, preparation and distribution of vendor Form-1099’s and organize information for the filing of summary Form-1096. Assist in distributing annual Form W-2 employee wage statements.

·         Payroll Processing - Participate in the timely and accurate processing of semi-monthly payroll. Review employee timesheets, ensuring that the sheets are properly signed, dated and authorized by the supervisor and any accrued time-off as recorded is available and correct. Assist in resolving questions or discrepancies.

·         Attend relevant trainings or workshops

·         On very rare occasions, be able to respond to work demands that may extend beyond the usual workday.

·         The duties of this position include, but are not limited to the above responsibilities.  This job description is not permanent and serves as a guideline that can normally be expected to change when appropriate.  

·         From time to time, employees are asked to perform duties and handle responsibilities that are not in their job descriptions.  If, over the months, the new duties and responsibilities remain a significant part of the assignment, the job description is changed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions provided those accommodations pose no danger or threat to the employee, staff, clients, vendors, etc, or create undue hardship for the agency or its staff.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations, and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand, and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Ability to operate a motor vehicle in order to visit other sites, attend training, and run errands. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The workspace for the Accountant I is located in a shared office space. Frequent interruptions from fellow staff members is to be expected. The sound level is generally low to moderate. Frequent local travel to run errands and perform essential functions of the job is required. The Accountant I is required to take occasional trips outside the County to attend training, and attend agency events. 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

·         All employees must pass State and Federal Live Scan background check before the start of employment.

·         All employees of Community Care must carry the California State minimum for bodily injury liability insurance on vehicles used for work.

·         Community Care is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on merit. Agency policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender, pregnancy or any other consideration made unlawful by Federal, State or local laws.

·         Community Care is an at will employer. Employment with Community Care is for an indefinite period of time and is subject to termination by the employee or Community Care, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time. 

 

 

 

DIRECT SUPPORT WORKER

Supervisor:

Program Director

FLSA Class:

Non-Exempt

Hours:

40 hours per week; 100% FTE

Program/Dept.:

SLS

Wage Range:

15.50 – 18.52

Site:

Ukiah Corporate

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The purpose of the Supported Living Service is to provide the supports necessary to enable persons with developmental disabilities to live in independent homes, and to participate to the maximum extent possible in the community.  The staff oversees the system of support services and care necessary to help SLS clients establish and maintain an independent, productive and satisfying a lifestyle as possible.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Experience in dealing with persons with developmental and physical disabilities in work and/or in family situations.  The ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with persons with developmental disabilities. High school diploma or equivalent required.  Possession of training and/or experience in health and safety precautions, housecleaning, shopping, meal planning and preparation, personal care, cleaning, bathing, and grooming.

            REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

·         Ability to read and interpret documents and procedure manuals.

·         Must be able to write routine reports and correspondence.

·         Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

·         Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to use a calculator a must.

·         Demonstrates attention to detail.

·         Ability to cultivate and maintain cohesive working relationships with coworkers.

·         Works well in group problem solving situations.

·         Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.

·         Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; able to read and interpret written information.

·         Must be able to operate a computer, related equipment and software.

·         Ability to manage time and tasks in order to meet strict deadlines while maintaining quality of work.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Job duties will vary with individual needs, and may include the following:

·         Personal care and assisting with activities of daily living.

·         Housecleaning and laundry.

·         Shopping, meal planning and preparation with the client.

·         Accompaniment to medical appointments.

·         Planning and assistance with recreation, in the home and in the community.

·         Supervision, in the home and in the community.

·         Creating documentation of support and services delivered to clients.

·         Maintain adherence to regular work schedule.

·         Report regularly to supervisor regarding client issues.

The Direct Support Worker are required to use their private vehicle to transport clients for the purposes described above. Mileage reimbursement will be afforded under these conditions at the prevailing CCMC rate.

·         The duties of this position include, but are not limited to the above responsibilities.  This job description is not permanent and serves as a guideline that can normally be expected to change when appropriate. 

·         From time to time, employees are asked to perform duties and handle responsibilities that are not in their job descriptions.  If, over the months, the new duties and responsibilities remain a significant part of the assignment, the job description is revised.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions provided those accommodations pose no danger or threat to the employee, staff, clients, vendors, etc., or create undue hardship for the Agency or its staff.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations, and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds. Employee must be able to travel to client’s homes, and carry any necessary equipment. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand, and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Ability to operate a motor vehicle in order to visit other sites, and run errands required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The workspace for the Direct Support Worker is located in a shared office space. Frequent interruptions from fellow staff members and clients is expected. The sound level is generally low to moderate. Frequent travel to perform essential functions of the job is to be expected. The Direct Support Worker is required to take occasional trips to other sites and outside the County to attend training, department meetings, and attend agency events.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

·         All employees must pass a State and Federal Live Scan background check before the start of employment.

·         All employees of Community Care must carry minimum State insurance coverage on vehicles used for work.

·         Community Care is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on merit. Agency policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender, pregnancy or any other consideration made unlawful by Federal, State or local laws.

·         Community Care is an at will employer. Employment with Community Care is for an indefinite period of time and is subject to termination by the employee or Community Care, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time.

 

 

SOCIAL WORK CASE MANAGER

Supervisor:

Program Director

FLSA Class:

Non-Exempt

Hours:

40 hours per week; 100% FTE

Program/Dept.:

CCHAP Waiver

Wage Range:

$22.44 - $26.82 per hour

Site:

Clearlake

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Case Manager reports to the Program Director and will work closely with the case management team. This includes coordinating closely with the Nurse Case Manager, Social Work Case Manager, and Client Service Coordinator. The Social Work Case Manager will confer with the Program Director about complicated client cases.  The Social Work Case Manager will submit data on a timely basis to the CCHAP Case Management Secretary for reporting purposes. The Case Manager is responsible for case management and benefits advocacy to people with living with HIV/AIDS in Mendocino County.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Possession of a Master’s Degree from an accredited school of social work, psychology, counseling, or sociology, and two years of casework experience are the standard qualifications. Individuals with HIV experience preferred.

            REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

·         Must relate well to clients in a caring but non-judgmental manner.

·         A good understanding of the psychosocial/medical needs of these clients is required in order to formulate an integrated, comprehensive care plan.

·         Effective verbal and written communications

·         Strongly defined sense of professional boundaries.

·         Effective analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to exercise sound judgment in decision making.

·         Ability to work collaboratively and harmoniously with the CCHAP team.

·         Ability to network and develop relationships with community agencies, service providers and the medical community.

·         Excellent time management and prioritization skills.

·         Ability to interview, assess clients’ needs and to provide supportive counseling to clients and their support systems.

·         Ability to take direction and work with minimal supervision.

·         Ability to read and interpret documents and procedure manuals.

·         Must be able to write routine reports and correspondence.

·         Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

·         Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to use a calculator a must.

·         Demonstrates attention to detail.

·         Ability to cultivate and maintain cohesive working relationships with coworkers.

·         Works well in group problem solving situations

·         Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.

·         Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; able to read and interpret written information.

·         Must be able to operate a computer, related equipment and software.

·         Ability to manage time and tasks in order to meet strict deadlines while maintaining quality of work.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Complete psychosocial assessments covering psychological, social and environmental concerns, including evaluation of mental status.

·         Develop a monthly care plan with the Nurse Case Manager.

·         Identify and develop support systems for the client.

·         Maintain confidential client records and reports on a timely basis, i.e., progress notes on each significant client visit or contact.

·         Visit each client on a regular basis, including gathering information for reporting to the State Office of AIDS.

·         Conduct interagency and/or family conferences as necessary to serve the best interest of the client.

·         Assist client to obtain entitlements including insurance, Medi-Cal, Medicare, IHSS, and other benefits.

·         Provide client advocacy and find resources for clients as needed.

·         Assist client to obtain appropriate health care, i.e., arranging for transportation to medical appointments, physician referral, dental referral, and other services.

·         Provide psychosocial intervention/counseling.

·         Provide death and dying counseling for clients and bereavement counseling for the client’s family and support system.

·         Network with community agencies, service providers, etc.

·         Travel required between worksites and to clients homes. 

·         Other duties as assigned by the Program Director.

·         Regular attendance is required.

·         The duties of this position include, but are not limited to the above responsibilities.  This job description is not permanent and serves as a guideline that can normally be expected to change when appropriate. 

·         From time to time, employees are asked to perform duties and handle responsibilities that are not in their job descriptions.  If, over the months, the new duties and responsibilities remain a significant part of the assignment, the job description is changed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions provided those accommodations pose no danger or threat to the employee, staff, clients, vendors, etc., or create undue hardship for the agency or its staff.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations, and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand, and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Ability to operate a motor vehicle in order to visit other sites, and run errands required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The workspace for the Social Work Case Manager is located in a semiprivate office. Frequent interruptions from fellow staff members and clients is expected. The sound level is generally low to moderate. Frequent travel perform essential functions of the job is to be expected. The Social Work Case Manager is required to take occasional trips to other sites and outside the County to attend training, department meetings, and attend agency events.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

·         All employees must pass a State and Federal Live Scan background check before the start of employment.

·         TB testing is required within the first 7 days of employment, then annually thereafter.

·         All employees of Community Care must carry a minimum of $100,000/$300,000 bodily injury liability insurance on vehicles used for work.

·         Community Care is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on merit. Agency policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender, pregnancy or any other consideration made unlawful by Federal, State or local laws.

·         Community Care is an at will employer. Employment with Community Care is for an indefinite period of time and is subject to termination by the employee or Community Care, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time.

 

 

SOCIAL WORK CARE MANAGER (SWCM)

Supervisor:

Supervising Care Manager

FLSA Class:

Non-Exempt

Hours:

40 hours per week

Program/Dept.:

MSSP

Wage Range:

22.44 – 26.82

Site:

Ukiah Corporate

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Care Manager is responsible for the physical, environmental, psychological, and social evaluation of the MSSP client, and for the development and delivery of needed services to promote safety and independent living.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Possession of a Bachelor’s or Master's degree in social work, nursing, psychology, counseling, rehabilitation, gerontology, sociology, or related field, plus two years of experience working with the elderly.

            REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

·         Ability to relate to the frail elderly in a caring and non-judgmental manner

·         Ability to understand the psychosocial/medical needs of the elderly in order to formulate an integrated, creative, cost-effective Care Plan

·         Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form

·         Ability to exercise sound judgment in problem solving

·         Ability to network, develop and maintain positive working relationships with community agencies, service providers, and the health care team. 

·         Knowledge of medically oriented social work

·         Ability to organize time and set priorities

·         Ability to interview and assess client's needs

·         Ability to interpret eligibility requirements of community/state social service programs to clients and families

·         Develop creative cost-effective care plans and conduct follow-up monitoring of the plan. 

·         Ability to assess homes for safety and handicap modifications.

·         Ability to read and interpret documents and procedure manuals.

·         Be able to work in stressful situations.

·         Be able to transport supplies and equipment to client homes.

·         Be able to respond to occasional job demands which extend beyond the usual work day. 

·         Be able to work with individuals with communicable diseases.

·         Maintain the boundaries of a professional relationships with clients.

·         Must be able to write routine reports and correspondence.

·         Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

·         Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to use a calculator a must.

·         Demonstrates attention to detail.

·         Ability to cultivate and maintain cohesive working relationships with coworkers.

·         Works well in group problem solving situations

·         Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.

·         Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; able to read and interpret written information.

·         Must be able to operate a computer, related equipment and software.

·         Ability to manage time and tasks in order to meet strict deadlines while maintaining quality of work.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The SWCM must evaluate the potential client as a total person and identify the functional limitations that impede independent living. This position is responsible for the follow activities:

·         Conduct in-depth assessments and reassessments covering psychosocial, rehabilitation, and environmental concerns. 

·         Refer clients to special consultants to provide detailed evaluations and recommendations to improve the client’s functional level. 

·         Consult with NCM

·         Collaborate in the development of the care plan.

·         Conduct follow up and monitoring of client’s needs and care plan.

·         Case recording and reporting.

·         The duties of this position include, but are not limited to the above responsibilities.  This job description is not permanent and serves as a guideline that can normally be expected to change when appropriate.  

·         From time to time, employees are asked to perform duties and handle responsibilities that are not in their job descriptions.  If, over the months, the new duties and responsibilities remain a significant part of the assignment, the job description is changed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions provided those accommodations pose no danger or threat to the employee, staff, clients, vendors, etc., or create undue hardship for the agency or its staff.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations, and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand, and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Ability to operate a motor vehicle in order to visit other sites, and run errands.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The workspace for the Social Work Care Manager is located in a private office. Frequent interruptions from fellow staff members and clients is expected. The sound level is generally low to moderate. Frequent travel to perform essential functions of the job is to be expected. The Social Work Care Manager is required to take occasional trips to other sites and outside the County to attend training, department meetings, and attend agency events.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

·         All employees must pass a State and Federal Live Scan background check before the start of employment.

·         All employees of Community Care must carry the minimum bodily injury liability insurance on vehicles used for work.

·         Community Care is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on merit. Agency policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender, pregnancy or any other consideration made unlawful by Federal, State or local laws.

·         Community Care is an at will employer. Employment with Community Care is for an indefinite period of time and is subject to termination by the employee or Community Care, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time.

 

 

Nurse Case Manager

Supervisor:

Program Director

FLSA Class:

Non-exempt

Hours:

M-F, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; 40 hrs/wk

Program/Dept.:

CCHAP

 

 

Site:

Ukiah

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Case Manager reports to the Program Director and will work closely with the case management team. This includes coordinating closely with the Social Work Case Manager and Case Aide. The Nurse Case Manager will confer with the Program Director about complicated client cases. The Nurse Case Manager will submit data on a timely basis to the CCHAP Case Aide for reporting purposes. The Case Manager is responsible for case management and benefits advocacy to people with living with HIV/AIDS in Mendocino County.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

R.N. with current California RN License; minimum three years clinical experience with emphasis on HIV/AIDS patient care, minimum two years community-based nursing preferred.

            REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

·         The Nurse Care Manager must be able to relate well to the person with HIV/AIDS in a caring but non-judgmental manner.

·         Must have a good understanding of the psychosocial/medical needs of the client and basic care management principles in order to formulate an integrated approach to treatment that takes into consideration the complicated health problems of the client.

·         An in-depth understanding of the disease process and treatment as well as of infectious disease control is essential.

·         The Nurse Care Manager must be able to interview, assess the client’s needs, and to provide supportive counseling to the client/client’s support systems.

·         Effective analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to exercise sound judgment in making decisions are required.

·         Good relationships with community agencies, service providers, and the medical community must be maintained.

·         The Nurse Care Manager must be able to speak effectively in public and to communicate well in writing, and have good interpersonal skills.

·         Teaching and health education skills are essential.

·         Excellent time management and prioritization skills, and the ability to take direction and work with minimum supervision are required.

·         Ability to read and interpret documents and procedure manuals.

·         Must be able to write routine reports and correspondence.

·         Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

·         Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to use a calculator a must.

·         Demonstrates attention to detail.

·         Ability to cultivate and maintain cohesive working relationships with coworkers.

·         Works well in group problem solving situations

·         Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.

·         Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; able to read and interpret written information.

·         Must be able to operate a computer, related equipment and software.

·         Ability to manage time and tasks in order to meet strict deadlines while maintaining quality of work.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Maintains contact with the service network for appropriate referrals. Educates and updates the community about CCHAP as related to client work.

·         Initially evaluates all clients for eligibility for Waiver program and other benefits; requests confirmation of HIV/AIDS diagnosis from physician. Obtains client signature on the necessary forms according to the current enrollment process.

·         Evaluates each client from a medical point of view. Interprets the history, physical, lab results, medication regimen, and other medical information to the case management staff and the client’s care providers (paid and/or volunteer).

·         Works with the Social Work Case Manager to develop and oversee each client’s service plan

·         Provides no direct nursing or primary care but coordinates appropriate community services. When appropriate, assesses the client’s vital signs and physical status for monitoring and referral. Provides liaison between the client’s physicians and CCHAP in order to ensure a coordinated approach to care. Facilitates clients being seen by an HIV Specialist and other medical provider’s offices. Provides initial the service plan to the physician. Ensures continuity of care when the client is receiving care from more than one source.

·         Assures re-assessments for Waiver clients to assess needs and to collect information for State reports, such as client demographics and units of service, etc. Writes progress notes on each significant client contact.

·         Monitors Waiver client costs, including ordering and documenting purchased client   services through ongoing contact with clients and providers. Adheres to the provider manual and the defined expenditure report process.

·         Is familiar with the medical, nursing and psycho-social resources of the community.

·         Evaluates the delivery and quality of services provided by subcontractors and reports to the Project Director per the quality assurance plan.

·         Attends relevant community meetings as a representative of CCHAP per the Project Director’s request.

·         Will maintain and continue to enhance the knowledge base and updated approaches regarding HIV/AIDS treatment. This includes keeping abreast of relevant alternative treatment approaches.

·         Maintains documentation in charts and ARIES as required by CCMC and Office of AIDS policies and procedures.

·         Duties as assigned by the Program Director and/or Executive Director.

·         The duties of this position include, but are not limited to the above responsibilities.  This job description is not permanent and serves as a guideline that can normally be expected to change when appropriate. 

·         From time to time, employees are asked to perform duties and handle responsibilities that are not in their job descriptions.  If, over the months, the new duties and responsibilities remain a significant part of the assignment, the job description is changed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions provided those accommodations pose no danger or threat to the employee, staff, clients, vendors, etc., or create undue hardship for the agency or its staff.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations, and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand, and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Ability to operate a motor vehicle in order to visit other sites, and run errands required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The workspace for the Nurse Case Manager is located in a semiprivate office. Frequent interruptions from fellow staff members and clients is expected. The sound level is generally low to moderate. Frequent travel to perform essential functions of the job is to be expected. The Nurse Case Manager is required to take occasional trips to other sites and outside the County to attend training, department meetings, and attend agency events.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

·         All employees must pass a State and Federal Live Scan background check before the start of employment.

·         TB testing is required within the first 7 days of employment, then annually thereafter.

·         All employees of Community Care must carry a minimum of $100,000/$300,000 bodily injury liability insurance on vehicles used for work.

·         Community Care is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on merit. Agency policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender, pregnancy or any other consideration made unlawful by Federal, State or local laws.

·         Community Care is an at will employer. Employment with Community Care is for an indefinite period of time and is subject to termination by the employee or Community Care, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time.

 

 

Nurse Case Manager

Supervisor:

Program Director

FLSA Class:

Non-Exempt

Hours:

M-F, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; 40 hrs/wk

Program/Dept.:

CCHAP

 

 

Site:

Clearlake

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Case Manager reports to the Program Director and will work closely with the case management team. This includes coordinating closely with the Social Work Case Manager and Client Service Coordinator. The Nurse Case Manager will confer with the Program Director about complicated client cases. The Nurse Case Manager will submit data on a timely basis to the CCHAP Client Service Coordinator for reporting purposes. The Case Manager is responsible for case management and benefits advocacy to people with living with HIV/AIDS in Lake County.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

R.N. with current California RN License; minimum three years clinical experience with emphasis on HIV/AIDS patient care, minimum two years community-based nursing preferred.

            REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

·         The Nurse Case Manager must be able to relate well to the person with HIV/AIDS in a caring but non-judgmental manner.

·         Must have a good understanding of the psychosocial/medical needs of the client and basic care management principles in order to formulate an integrated approach to treatment that takes into consideration the complicated health problems of the client.

·         An in-depth understanding of the disease process and treatment as well as of infectious disease control is essential.

·         The Nurse Care Manager must be able to interview, assess the client’s needs, and to provide supportive counseling to the client/client’s support systems.

·         Effective analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to exercise sound judgment in making decisions are required.

·         Good relationships with community agencies, service providers, and the medical community must be maintained.

·         The Nurse Care Manager must be able to speak effectively in public and to communicate well in writing, and have good interpersonal skills.

·         Teaching and health education skills are essential.

·         Excellent time management and prioritization skills, and the ability to take direction and work with minimum supervision are required.

·         Ability to read and interpret documents and procedure manuals.

·         Must be able to write routine reports and correspondence.

·         Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

·         Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to use a calculator a must.

·         Demonstrates attention to detail.

·         Ability to cultivate and maintain cohesive working relationships with coworkers.

·         Works well in group problem solving situations

·         Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.

·         Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; able to read and interpret written information.

·         Must be able to operate a computer, related equipment and software.

·         Ability to manage time and tasks in order to meet strict deadlines while maintaining quality of work.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Maintains contact with the service network for appropriate referrals. Educates and updates the community about CCHAP as related to client work.

·         Initially evaluates all clients for eligibility for Waiver program and other benefits; requests confirmation of HIV/AIDS diagnosis from physician. Obtains client signature on the necessary forms according to the current enrollment process.

·         Evaluates each client from a medical point of view. Interprets the history, physical, lab results, medication regimen, and other medical information to the case management staff and the client’s care providers (paid and/or volunteer).

·         Works with the Social Work Case Manager to develop and oversee each client’s service plan

·         Provides no direct nursing or primary care but coordinates appropriate community services. When appropriate, assesses the client’s vital signs and physical status for monitoring and referral. Provides liaison between the client’s physicians and CCHAP in order to ensure a coordinated approach to care. Facilitates clients being seen by an HIV Specialist and other medical provider’s offices. Provides initial the service plan to the physician. Ensures continuity of care when the client is receiving care from more than one source.

·         Assures re-assessments for Waiver clients to assess needs and to collect information for State reports, such as client demographics and units of service, etc. Writes progress notes on each significant client contact.

·         Monitors Waiver client costs, including ordering and documenting purchased client   services through ongoing contact with clients and providers. Adheres to the provider manual and the defined expenditure report process.

·         Is familiar with the medical, nursing and psycho-social resources of the community.

·         Evaluates the delivery and quality of services provided by subcontractors and reports to the Project Director per the quality assurance plan.

·         Attends relevant community meetings as a representative of CCHAP per the Project Director’s request.

·         Will maintain and continue to enhance the knowledge base and updated approaches regarding HIV/AIDS treatment. This includes keeping abreast of relevant alternative treatment approaches.

·         Maintains documentation in charts and ARIES as required by CCMC and Office of AIDS policies and procedures.

·         Duties as assigned by the Program Director and/or Executive Director.

·         The duties of this position include, but are not limited to the above responsibilities.  This job description is not permanent and serves as a guideline that can normally be expected to change when appropriate. 

·         From time to time, employees are asked to perform duties and handle responsibilities that are not in their job descriptions.  If, over the months, the new duties and responsibilities remain a significant part of the assignment, the job description is changed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions provided those accommodations pose no danger or threat to the employee, staff, clients, vendors, etc., or create undue hardship for the agency or its staff.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations, and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand, and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Ability to operate a motor vehicle in order to visit other sites, and run errands required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The workspace for the Nurse Case Manager is located in a heavy traffic area. Frequent interruptions from fellow staff members and clients is expected. The sound level is generally low to moderate. Frequent travel to perform essential functions of the job is to be expected. The Nurse Case Manager is required to take occasional trips to other sites and outside the County to attend training, department meetings, and attend agency events.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

·         All employees must pass a State and Federal Live Scan background check before the start of employment.

·         TB testing is required within the first 7 days of employment, then annually thereafter.

·         All employees of Community Care must carry a minimum required by the State of California for bodily injury liability insurance on vehicles used for work.

·         Community Care is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on merit. Agency policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender, pregnancy or any other consideration made unlawful by Federal, State or local laws.

·         Community Care is an at will employer. Employment with Community Care is for an indefinite period of time and is subject to termination by the employee or Community Care, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time.

 

 

NURSE CARE MANAGER (NCM)

Supervisor:

Program Director

FLSA Class:

Non-exempt

Hours:

Mon-Fri; 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Program/Dept.:   

MSSP

 

 

Site:

Ukiah & Fort Bragg

POSITION DESCRIPTION

MSSP uses a team approach to care management. The Nurse Care Manager is responsible for the health evaluation of the client and development and delivery of health-related services to promote independent living. The Nurse Care Manager (NCM) will work closely with a Social Work Care Manager to assess needs, and to plan, coordinate and monitor care.  The NCM must also maintain open communication and cooperative working relationships with other case management team members.  The NCM is a liaison between MSSP and the medical community.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

RN certificate and current California License.  A minimum three (3) years of general nursing experience with experience in public health nursing or related field.  Experience in assessment and/or the care of the elderly is also required.

            REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

·         Ability to relate to the frail elderly in a caring and non-judgmental manner and to relate to professionals and caregivers.

·         Sensitivity and awareness of client’s rights, wishes and needs.

·         An in-depth understanding of the effects of drugs on elderly, as well as a basic grasp of Gerontological assessment skills.

·         Ability to interview and perform comprehensive assessments of client health conditions, health habits, cognition, environment and needs.

·         Ability to understand the psychological/medical needs of the elderly in order to formulate a creative and cost-effective Care Plan.

·         Ability to relate to, and communicate effectively with, physicians, discharge planner, home health providers and representatives of the helping bureaucracies.

·         Ability to evaluate and interpret client’s health needs to staff, physicians and other service providers.

·         Ability to network, develop and maintain positive working relationships with community agencies, service providers, and the health care team. 

·         Ability to exercise sound judgment in problem solving.

·         Ability to organize time and set priorities.

·         Ability to communicate difficult ideas clearly in oral and written form.

·         Ability to work in a cooperative and harmonious manner as a member of the multidisciplinary team.

·         Ability to assess homes for safety and handicap modifications.

·         Be able to transport supplies and equipment to client homes.

·         Be able to work in stressful situations.

·         Be able to respond to occasional job demands which extend beyond the usual work day. 

·         Be able to work with individuals with communicable diseases.

·         Maintain the boundaries of a professional relationships with clients.

·         Ability to read and interpret documents and procedure manuals.

·         Must be able to write routine reports and correspondence.

·         Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

·         Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to use a calculator a must.

·         Demonstrates attention to detail.

·         Ability to cultivate and maintain cohesive working relationships with coworkers.

·         Works well in group problem solving situations

·         Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.

·         Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; able to read and interpret written information.

·         Must be able to operate a computer, related equipment and software.

·         Ability to manage time and tasks in order to meet strict deadlines while maintaining quality of work.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The NCM must evaluate the potential client as a total person and identify the functional and health limitations that impede independent living.  The NCM is responsible for the follow activities:

·         Conduct in-depth assessments and/or reassessments covering medical, health, and rehabilitation concerns. 

·         Certify level of care determinations.

·         Perform physical assessments as necessary and interpret clinical findings.

·         Work with physicians and other health professionals.

·         Consult with SWCM

·         Collaborate in the development of the care plan.

·         Implement the services detailed in the care plan.

·         Conduct follow-up and monitoring of client’s needs and care plan. 

·         Identify and develop support systems for the client.

·         Case recording and reporting.

·         The duties of this position include, but are not limited to the above responsibilities.  This job description is not permanent and serves as a guideline that can normally be expected to change when appropriate. 

From time to time, employees are asked to perform duties and handle responsibilities that are not in their job descriptions.  If, over the months, the new duties and responsibilities remain a significant part of the assignment, the job description is changed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions provided those accommodations pose no danger or threat to the employee, staff, clients, vendors, etc., or create undue hardship for the agency or its staff.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations, and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand, and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Ability to operate a motor vehicle in order to visit other sites, and run errands required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The workspace for the Nurse Case Manager is located in a heavy traffic area. Frequent interruptions from fellow staff members and clients is expected. The sound level is generally low to moderate. Frequent travel to perform essential functions of the job is to be expected. The Nurse Case Manager is required to take occasional trips to other sites and outside the County to attend training, department meetings, and attend agency events.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

·         All employees must pass a State and Federal Live Scan background check before the start of employment.

·         All employees of Community Care must carry a minimum California state liability insurance on vehicles used for work.

·         Community Care is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on merit. Agency policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender, pregnancy or any other consideration made unlawful by Federal, State or local laws.

·         Community Care is an at will employer. Employment with Community Care is for an indefinite period of time and is subject to termination by the employee or Community Care, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time.

 

 

NURSE CARE MANAGER (NCM)

Supervisor:

Program Director

FLSA Class:

Non-Exempt

Hours:

Mon-Fri; 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Program/Dept.:   

MSSP

 

 

Site:

Clearlake

POSITION DESCRIPTION

MSSP uses a team approach to care management. The Nurse Care Manager is responsible for the health evaluation of the client and development and delivery of health-related services to promote independent living. The Nurse Care Manager (NCM) will work closely with a Social Work Care Manager to assess needs, and to plan, coordinate and monitor care.  The NCM must also maintain open communication and cooperative working relationships with other case management team members.  The NCM is a liaison between MSSP and the medical community.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

RN certificate and current California License.  A minimum three (3) years of general nursing experience with experience in public health nursing or related field.  Experience in assessment and/or the care of the elderly is also required.

            REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

·         Ability to relate to the frail elderly in a caring and non-judgmental manner and to relate to professionals and caregivers.

·         Sensitivity and awareness of client’s rights, wishes and needs.

·         An in-depth understanding of the effects of drugs on elderly, as well as a basic grasp of Gerontological assessment skills.

·         Ability to interview and perform comprehensive assessments of client health conditions, health habits, cognition, environment and needs.

·         Ability to understand the psychological/medical needs of the elderly in order to formulate a creative and cost-effective Care Plan.

·         Ability to relate to, and communicate effectively with, physicians, discharge planner, home health providers and representatives of the helping bureaucracies.

·         Ability to evaluate and interpret client’s health needs to staff, physicians and other service providers.

·         Ability to network, develop and maintain positive working relationships with community agencies, service providers, and the health care team. 

·         Ability to exercise sound judgment in problem solving.

·         Ability to organize time and set priorities.

·         Ability to communicate difficult ideas clearly in oral and written form.

·         Ability to work in a cooperative and harmonious manner as a member of the multidisciplinary team.

·         Ability to assess homes for safety and handicap modifications.

·         Be able to transport supplies and equipment to client homes.

·         Be able to work in stressful situations.

·         Be able to respond to occasional job demands which extend beyond the usual work day. 

·         Be able to work with individuals with communicable diseases.

·         Maintain the boundaries of a professional relationships with clients.

·         Ability to read and interpret documents and procedure manuals.

·         Must be able to write routine reports and correspondence.

·         Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

·         Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to use a calculator a must.

·         Demonstrates attention to detail.

·         Ability to cultivate and maintain cohesive working relationships with coworkers.

·         Works well in group problem solving situations

·         Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.

·         Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; able to read and interpret written information.

·         Must be able to operate a computer, related equipment and software.

·         Ability to manage time and tasks in order to meet strict deadlines while maintaining quality of work.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The NCM must evaluate the potential client as a total person and identify the functional and health limitations that impede independent living.  The NCM is responsible for the follow activities:

·         Conduct in-depth assessments and/or reassessments covering medical, health, and rehabilitation concerns. 

·         Certify level of care determinations.

·         Perform physical assessments as necessary and interpret clinical findings.

·         Work with physicians and other health professionals.

·         Consult with SWCM

·         Collaborate in the development of the care plan.

·         Implement the services detailed in the care plan.

·         Conduct follow-up and monitoring of client’s needs and care plan. 

·         Identify and develop support systems for the client.

·         Case recording and reporting.

·         The duties of this position include, but are not limited to the above responsibilities.  This job description is not permanent and serves as a guideline that can normally be expected to change when appropriate. 

From time to time, employees are asked to perform duties and handle responsibilities that are not in their job descriptions.  If, over the months, the new duties and responsibilities remain a significant part of the assignment, the job description is changed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions provided those accommodations pose no danger or threat to the employee, staff, clients, vendors, etc., or create undue hardship for the agency or its staff.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations, and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand, and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Ability to operate a motor vehicle in order to visit other sites, and run errands required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The workspace for the Nurse Case Manager is located in a heavy traffic area. Frequent interruptions from fellow staff members and clients is expected. The sound level is generally low to moderate. Frequent travel to perform essential functions of the job is to be expected. The Nurse Case Manager is required to take occasional trips to other sites and outside the County to attend training, department meetings, and attend agency events.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

·         All employees must pass a State and Federal Live Scan background check before the start of employment.

·         All employees of Community Care must carry a minimum California state liability insurance on vehicles used for work.

·         Community Care is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on merit. Agency policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender, pregnancy or any other consideration made unlawful by Federal, State or local laws.

·         Community Care is an at will employer. Employment with Community Care is for an indefinite period of time and is subject to termination by the employee or Community Care, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time.

 

 

COMMUNITY CARE BOARD MEMBER

 

LOCATION                      Ukiah, CA

HOURS:                            2.5 hours per month

COMPENSATION:         Volunteer Position

 

The Community Care Management Corporation (CCMC) Board of Directors is soliciting applications for new volunteer board members.

 

CCMC was established as a 501(c) (3) on October 29, 1984 in Mendocino County. The primary purpose of this organization is to provide social and health care support services to the vulnerable community members in our region so that they may live independently, safely, and with dignity in their own homes. We predominantly serve the elderly, intellectually disabled adults, and people living with HIV/AIDS, who reside in Lake, Mendocino, and Sonoma Counties. We are seeking experienced and energetic individuals with professional knowledge in the areas of: non-profit management, healthcare, social work, behavioral health, finances, law, policy making, and/or fundraising. Board members must live within our three service counties.

 

CCMC’s Board of Directors is currently composed of 7 members who are professionals of various disciplines, and who represent Lake, Mendocino and Sonoma Counties. The Board of Directors meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 12:00 noon to 2:30 p.m. at Community Care’s main office, located at 301 S. State St. in Ukiah.

 

Please click here to download an application. Please submit an application to hr@ccmc1.org.