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Case Management Internship (Contract Position) 

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION:   The Case Management intern works independently, and as part of our senior services team, in providing professional in-home care case management services to isolated/disabled ageing adults and elderly in the King County/Seattle areas. This is a contract (30-35 hours per week) non-exempt position at $30/hour) to be made full time after the first quarter.

JOB DUTIES:   

  • Determine clients’ eligibility for state funded in-home care or other case management support programs.
  • Conduct comprehensive psycho-social assessment and develop and implement an initial or ongoing plan of care which enables clients’ abilities to maintain their independence in the community;
  • Provide formal and informal referral service to community resources; case management services in a multidisciplinary approach to service delivery; crisis counseling and intervention to individuals;
  • Develop a care plan that maximizes the physical, social and emotional capabilities of the client
  • Provide on-going case monitoring to meet the changing needs of clients.
  • Identify potential case management clients and link them with an appropriate in-home care program.
  • Other duties assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Knowledge and experience in connecting with seniors, families, communicating, identifying and connecting seniors and their families with resources for healthcare, coverage and management of acute or chronic conditions. Extensive knowledge in long-term care and community based in-home care programs of Washington State.

  1. Master’s degree in Social Work

OR

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral or Health Sciences

OR

  1. Two-three years of paid on-the-job social services experience

Remarks: candidates who do not meet the work experience requirement might be considered as Case Manager Trainee with a different salary scale. All Case Manager or Trainee position must complete all training required by the state.

Demonstrated multitasking skills and the ability to work under pressure. Indian spoken language is a plus.

INDIA ASSOCIATION OF WESTERN WASHINGTON (IAWW)

Valid Washington State driver’s license, own car, and auto insurance.

Must be able to use computer and information technology fluently in daily works.

APPLICATION: 

Send a cover letter and resume to executivedirector@iaww.org

CLOSING DATE: until position filled

Remarks: qualified candidates will be notified for interview

IAWW is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without discrimination because of sex, marital status, race, color, creed, religion, nation origin, age, sexual orientation, the presence of a nonjob-related handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran.  Reasonable accommodation will be provided for persons with disabilities.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to move intermittently throughout the day, proper body mechanics required — bending, stooping, turning, stretching, reaching above the shoulders and occasional lifting are involved.
  • Must be able to cope with the mental, emotional and physical stress of the position.
  • Must be able to observe, listen and communicate effectively.
  • Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with seniors, personnel, support agencies, and outside agencies.
  • Must be able to relate to and work with the ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the facility.

The successful candidate will bring a positive disposition and eagerness to learn, and a willingness to take ownership of tasks both big and small. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential to work with program attendees, families and resource providers. Flexibility in work time, as well as a dynamic workplace requiring a presence in different service hubs located in different cities, is key. Keen attention to detail, a strong work ethic, and an awareness of how nonprofits operate are essential.

Additional Info

Compensation and Benefits
This is a full-time position and will include opportunities for professional development and growth.

To Apply
Send a resume and cover letter/email outlining your skills and interest to adminw@iaww.org.

The position will remain open until filled. All applications received by October 20, 2019, are guaranteed consideration.

IAWW is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. We afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

IAWW seeks a diverse pool of applicants, all are encouraged to apply.

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