Employment Type
Full-Time
Duration of employment
Permanent
Industry
Non-Profit
Job Location
Kansas City, Missouri
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Position title
CASE MANAGER - HEALTHY HOMES
Description

The Case Manager works with individuals and/or families to alleviate housing-related health safety hazards and deficiencies that cause multiple childhood diseases and injuries in the home. Will act as advocate for individuals and families as necessary and serve as liaison between CAAGKC and community partners. This program addresses mold, lead, allergens, asthma, carbon monoxide, home safety, pesticides, radon, and more.

Responsibilities
  1. Conducts home visits to assess family living environment and gather environmental samples and measurements
  2. Work with families who have multiple and serious problems
  3. Obtain medical history and housing status through health questionnaires and walk through visual assessment of facilities
  4. Develop case plan for participants including goals, strengths, priorities and plan of action
  5. Communicate with clients on a routine/scheduled basis
  6. Connect families with needed community resources, follow up with families and agencies to document the use and success of referrals
  7. Interact with community resources on behalf of clients
  8. Document all interactions into database and assign tier to home base findings
  9. Keep inventory of supplies and materials
  10. Fulfill mandatory education requirements for obtaining and maintaining all credentials
  11. Schedule appointments and adhere to deadlines
  12. Develop environmental reports
Qualifications
  1. Bachelor degree in Social Work, Human Services, or a related field
  2. Experience providing housing, environmental health or public health assistance to individuals or families
  3. Ability to read, comprehend, and follow training manual guidelines and procedures
  4. Ability to work with the public
  5. Excellent listening and assessment skills
  6. Experience with email, facsimile machine, scanner and copier
  7. Proficient in alpha-numeric filing, Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and ability to learn State agency database
  8. Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver license and maintain active car insurance
  9. Some evenings and weekends required

Preferred qualifications:

  1. Health Education Specialist or Health Home Specialist Credential
  2. Problem solving skills

Physical Demands:
Sitting – 50%
Standing – 30%
Bending – 10%
Lifting 10%
Ability to lift at least 25 lbs.

Work Environment:
Inside – 70%
Outside – 30%

Job Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Holiday Pay, 401k, Long and short-term disability, Supplemental insurance, Education Reimbursement

Position: CASE MANAGER - HEALTHY HOMES

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