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    Care Coordinator

    Latino Community Development Agency
    Job Description
       

     

    Care Coordinator

    The Latino Community Development Agency (LCDA) is actively looking for hard working, creative, and dedicated individuals to join our agency and become integral parts of their team. The Care Coordinator (CC) provides targeted support services to maintain a system of care that is child-centered around the needs of the whole family. The CC assesses the needs of the family through a non-clinical lens and provides services to the family in their homes and communities. A strong emphasis is placed on the strengths of the family as well as the child’s age and cultural heritage.

    Position Requirements

    • Position requires education and experience sufficient for designation as a Certified Case Manager Level 2 and Behavioral Rehabilitation Specialist per the standards adopted by the Oklahoma Health Care Authority and the Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services (Certifications may be acquired once hired).
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related behavioral science field
    • Minimum of one (1) year experience in a mental health and substance abuse related field (educational experience may be allowable if recently graduated).
    • Ability to effectively communicate verbally with Spanish/English speaking consumers
    • Computer literate
    • CC will be responsible for maneuvering various types of programs.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    • Performs duties consistent with training, experience, or assigned by the Project Director.
    • Meet with families in their homes, at hours convenient to families to provide wraparound services. 
    • Schedule, coordinate, and facilitate Wraparound / family team meetings.
    • Complete initial wrap plans, strengths, culture discoveries, and intakes as needed (report). Update and modify wrap plans as needed.
    • Monitor and evaluate services provided to the families.
    • Possess skills necessary to provide immediate crisis intervention on a 24-hour basis.
    • Maintain close communication with the Project Director, FSP and other clinical and administrative staff in order to assure the highest quality of services is delivered to the juvenile consumer and his/her family.

    Skills & Abilities

    • Ability to evaluate situations and adopt an effective course of action, to delegate responsibilities, organize and present information effectively.
    • Ability to establish working relationships with clinical, administrative, and support staff in order to develop professionalism and coordination within the team.
    • Able to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with fellow employees, consumers, family members and the public.
    • Ability to see, hear, and speak clearly to interact with staff, consumers, family members, administration and the community, both in person and on the telephone.
    • Ability to maintain strictest confidentiality guidelines for interactions regarding consumer and family information.
    • Ability to work well under pressure meeting deadlines with efficiency and consistency while maintaining a balance between good physical and mental health and the job requirements.
    • Such specialized training and/or certification in mental health services or related field as may be required in order to provide adjunctive services, i.e. Juvenile Case Management Certification, SOC training and updates, etc.
    • Personality and mature presentation of oneself demonstrating the ability to work with various systems while maintaining objectivity and cooperative attitude.
    • Current Oklahoma Operators Driver’s License.
    • Must be able to climb stairs and access non-handicapped equipped residences/facilities.
    • Cultural Sensitivity
    • Decision Making
    • Customer Service
    • Problem Solving
    • Critical Thinking
    • Interpersonal Relations/Teamwork
    • Organization Awareness
    • Communications
    • Self/Life Management
    • Continuous Improvement/Innovation and Change
    • Technical Competence

    Job Types: Full-Time, Exempt

    Schedule:

    • Monday through Friday Evenings and/or Weekends will be required

    COVID-19 considerations:
    All employees are required to wear a mask while in the building except for when in a single office space.

    Ability to Commute/Relocate:

    • Oklahoma City, OK 73109 (Required)

    Application Question(s):

    • Do you have any experience in this area that you would like to share and please explain why you are interested in this position? Thank you.

    Education:

    • Bachelor (Required)

    Language:

    • English (Required)
    • Spanish (Required)
    The Latino Community Development Agency (LCDA) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, military and veteran status, age, physical and mental disability, genetic characteristics, or any other considerations made unlawful by applicable state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. The LCDA expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, military and veteran status, age, physical and mental disability, or genetic characteristics.
     
    Organization: Latino Community Development Agency
    Date Posted: 6/4/2021
    City: Oklahoma City
    Location: Oklahoma
    Country: United States
    Primary Category: Client Services
    Type of Position: Part-Time
    Education Requirement: Bachelor's
    Experience Requirement: 1-2 years

    How to Apply / Contact

    dirtx@latinoagencyokc.org
    Contact Information