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Case Manager - Intensive Service Department- Intellectual Disability-Hall Mercer

Job ID: 204369
Category: Social Work
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Pennsylvania Hospital - Hall Mercer is searching for a Case Manager to join our Intensive Service department. The hours would be Monday through Friday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm.

Summary:

  • This Case Manager will be working with adults who have an intellectual disability. The Case Manager will help with locating emergency placement as well as getting them registered with IDS if needed. Providing assistance to community-based adults with intellectual disabilities (or dually diagnosed MH/ID) who are currently or soon to be homeless, or currently living in abusive or neglectful situations. This Case Manager will also assesses consumers’ emergency needs and assists in obtaining housing and/or services through the intellectual disabilities system.


Responsibilities:

  • Assessment of emergency housing need
  • Assessment of individuals to ensure that they meet Personal Care Home criteria
  • Referrals to compatible Personal Care Homes
  • Initiates registration with Intellectual Disability Services (IDS) by compiling a social history and other supporting documents and arranging for a psychological evaluation through the county psychologist
  • Provides interim case management until a permanent supports coordinator is assigned
  • Maintains 24-hour emergency hotline for IDS, the Supports Coordination Organizations and all non-registered individuals with intellectual disabilities living in Philadelphia County

 

Credentials:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science And 2+ years MH/MR Experience Education Specialization

OR

  • H.S. Diploma/GED And 4+ years MH/MR Experience Education Specialization: At Least 15 College Credits in Human Services
We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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