• Primary Service Coordinator (Flexible Start Date)

    Requisition ID
    2018-3148
    Job Locations
    MS-Meridian
    Program
    In-Home Services
    Relocation Assistance
    No
    Position Type
    Full-Time/Regular
  • Overview

    Company Overview

     

    Youth Villages has been a national leader in the adoption and implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services. 

     

    If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.

    Responsibilities

    *This is not an immediate opening; however, we have upcoming openings.

    * Ask about our relocation and sign-on offers

     

    Program Overview

     

    The Mississippi Division of Medicaid developed the MYPAC program to provide help to troubled children and their families where they need it most – at home. Youth are referred due to mental health diagnosis and the family’s inability to maintain the child successfully in the home.

     

    Position Overview

    • Carry a caseload of 6-8 youth/families and provide care coordination services
    • Facilitate wraparound meetings
    • Collaborate with the family and key players in the development of the Individual Service Plan
    • Develop and update as needed the ICMP (Individualized Crisis Management Plan)
    • On Call to provide crisis support 24/7
    • Triage crisis calls to determine the appropriate assistance
    • Complete Care Coordination activities as identified in the wraparound meetings
    • Provide transportation to appointments and activities if the family lacks resources
    • Monitor medication administration

    Additional Information

     

    Schedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served.
    Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.
    Community Based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage

    Qualifications

    Requirements

     

    A Bachelor's degree in a social services discipline is required
    One year of counseling or case management experience
    Certified as DMH case manager or eligible for certification
    Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
    Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
    Basic computer knowledge
    Ability to maintain a flexible schedule

     

    Experience growth and development through our continuous training as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.

     

    Additional Benefits

     

    Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
    Retirement Savings Pension Plan
    403 (b)
    2 weeks paid vacation
    12 paid sick days per year
    10 paid holidays

    Paid Parental Leave
    Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement

     

    EOE

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