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Community Care Worker I

Company: Texas State Job Bank
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job/Position DescriptionCommunity Care Worker I: Determines needs and eligibility for Community Care for the Aged and Disabled (CCAD) services. Work involves conducting home visits, interviewing individuals who are older or have a disability, documenting information, determining need for services and developing service plans; verifying data, explaining program benefits and requirements, referring individuals for appropriate services, and assuring authorizations are registered in automated systems. Authorizes and monitors CCAD services to determine if services are meeting the individualand#146;s needs. unity Care Worker IEssential Job FunctionsEssential Job Functions: and#149;Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned. and#149;Interviews applicants, individuals receiving services, and resource persons and conducts home/site visits to assess the need for services and provides information and referral to other resources. 15%and#149;Conducts reviews to determine eligibility and functional needs. 20%and#149;Obtains, verifies, and calculates income and resources to determine financial eligibility for Title XX programs. 10%and#149;Maintains case record documents and enters information in an automated system, establishing a record for each individual receiving services. 20%and#149;Monitors through contacting individuals receiving services to determine if services are meeting the individualand#146;s needs. 15%and#149;Develops/coordinates/reviews service plans with individuals receiving services and their families, provider agencies and other state agency staff and authorizes services appropriately and accurately to meet the individualand#146;s needs. 15%and#149;Prepares basic level ongoing or special narrative or statistical reports. 5%Registrations, Licensure Requirements or CertificationsCurrent Valid Driverand#146;s License and liability insurance is required.Knowledge Skills AbilitiesKnowledge Skills Abilities: and#149;Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing. and#149;Ability to set priorities, establish timeframes, and meet deadlines. and#149;Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with individuals receiving services, co-workers, contract agency staff, and staff from other federal or state agencies.and#149;Ability to operate computer and general office equipment.and#149;Knowledge of interviewing techniques to obtain personal information, to make inquiries, and to resolve conflicting statements.and#149;Knowledge of resources that serve individuals who are older or have a disability.Initial Screening Criteriaand#149; Prefer education and/or experience indicating the individual possesses the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for job performance.Education/experience in interviewing, collecting data, documenting, and customer service.and#149; Experience using email and other automated applications, such as Microsoft Office products.and#149; Experience in the use of SASO, NTK, TIERS, CSIL, Scheduler, Word, Excel, SharePoint, Internet, Outlook and CAPPS.and#149; Must be willing to travel approximately 75% of the time to make home visits, attend trainings, and/or meetings.and#149; Experience communicating effectively in writing.- Excellent written communication as observed by detail and completeness of information provided on the state applicationand#149; Experience with the English language such as vocabulary, grammar and organization of expression, composing correspondence, and reporting casework.Additional InformationRequisition# 522785Must have reliable transportat https://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/CareerPortal/job\_profile.cfm?szOrderID=522785 Copy the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browser to apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human Services Career Portal.

Keywords: Texas State Job Bank, Corpus Christi , Community Care Worker I, Other , Corpus Christi, Texas

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