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Support Coordinator !!Great Benefits!!

Company: Easterseals Louisiana
Location: Shreveport
Posted on: March 20, 2023

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Job Description HIRING BONUS-This position also includes a $500 sign on bonus! $200 at hire, $100 after 60 days, $100 after 120 days, $100 at 6 months. Must be employed at time of pay out and if you leave prior to the full payout, the signing bonus will be deducted from your last pay. Offer ends 3/31/2023 Our Support Coordinators (case managers) who serve the OCDD (Office of Citizens with Developmental Disabilities) population, serve a caseload of about 35-45 participants. These participants live in their homes and communities and receive support (which can be physical, medical, educational, or vocational) to assist them to remain in their desired settings. The primary role of the Support Coordinator is to plan, organize, implement, and monitor the in-home and community based services and support the participant receives. All new hires complete an initial training program of about 6 weeks. During this time you will learn how to plan, schedule, and coordinate services to meet our participants' needs. Learning about the OCDD service system and requirements, making monthly calls, quarterly visits, and annual CPOCs (Comprehensive Plan of Care) are all responsibilities our SCs have, along with maintaining any pertinent medical and health information for your assigned participants. Support Coordinators must be agile and responsive in their ability to meet the changing needs of participants and service provision requirements. Support Coordinators are also responsible for the support of participants throughout emergent situations and all public emergencies including weather related evacuations. While this position is a hybrid office and remote work, for the first 90-day you will be required to be in the office full time. Requirements This role requires providing supports in a home and community-based setting, so it is vital that you have a reliable form of transportation to visit participants in their homes. Support Coordinators must be able to use web-based applications, such as the Google Workspace applications, and Microsoft Word programs. A bachelor's degree in social or human services is required for this position. If you have a bachelor's degree in another field you must have at least 16 hours of social or human services within your bachelor's degree. Successfully passing a background check and drug screening are required for this position. Benefits:Medical, Dental, Vision & Retirement BenefitsLife Insurance 100% Company PaidShort Term DisabilityPaid Time off after 90-daysEmployee Referral ProgramPaid Holidays start at hire Qualifications:A Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Social Work from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education orA Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Nursing (RN) currently licensed in Louisiana (one year of paid experience as a licensed RN will substitute for the degree) orA Bachelor's or Master's Degree in a Human Service related field (i.e. psychology, education, counseling, social services, sociology, philosophy, family and participant sciences, criminal justice, rehabilitation services, substance abuse treatment, gerontology, and vocational rehabilitation) orA Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts or General Studies with a concentration of at least 16 hours in one of the following fields (i.e. psychology, education, counseling, social services, sociology, philosophy, family and participant sciences, criminal justice, rehabilitation services, substance abuse treatment, gerontology, and or vocational rehabilitation) two (2) years of paid post degree experience providing support coordination services preferredReliable transportation so that you may make visits to the field to conduct participant visits. These visits are generally held in the home of the participant. You may anticipate about 50% or more of your time will be in the field on home visits.The employee must be able to operate a computer and use web-based applications.Easterseals Louisiana is a Drug-Free Workplace, pre-employment and random drug tests will be administered.Will be required to pass Easterseals Louisiana's background check and driver's license checkIt is important to support coordination that employees understand that, barring accommodation, their commitment to our participant, and the waiver program group includes participation in office schedules and good attendance. Per Louisiana Department of Health, we follow the Health Standards Section for Criminal Convictions that bar employment of unlicensed persons. For more information - please refer to this document - Starting Salary:$33,500 Commensurate on experience Easterseals makes hiring and employment decisions without regard to age, the color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran's status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders. PI208354337

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