Family Support Specialist

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Eagle Quest
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July 19, 2018
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$25 paid per service hour

Description

Eagle Quest, an organization serving at-risk and/or disadvantaged youth and their families, is searching for a Family Support Specialist with social work experience and the ability to work with clients that may have diverse socio-economic backgrounds and temperaments.  This is a part-time position in our Southern Nevada market with the potential to become full-time.

This opportunity offers a competitive wage and a progressive and supportive working environment with an organization whose mission it is To Provide Youth and Families Opportunities To Reach New Heights.  If you are looking to join a Company with a great working environment that is making a difference in the Southern Nevada community, and you meet all the requirements, we want to hear from you.

Duties:

  • Responsible for general case management including Goal Establishment, Progress Monitoring & Strategy Development, and helping clients to overcome obstacles
  • Provide Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR) sessions
  •  Facilitate the acquisition of appropriate services applicable to client's mental health needs and agency provided services
  • Maintain complete and accurate client files and case history
  • Develop Treatment Plans and Prior Authorization Requests
  • Complete and update 30-day reviews and submit Medicaid Progress notes
  • Attend required Child Family Team (CFT) meetings, weekly visits, LCSW reviews and appropriate court appearances
  • Serve as primary contact for Client and Foster Family management needs as may occur at any time of day or night

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from accredited university in any of the following fields: Psychology, Sociology, Community Health Sciences, Health Ecology, Public Health, social Work, Human Development, Early Childhood Education, Nursing, Speech Pathology, or Anthropology.
  • Comfortable with computers and Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Pass FBI and Interstate background checks at candidate's expense (reimbursable once employed)
  • Provide own transportation, driver's license, and vehicle insurance
  • At least two years of experience working with Higher-Level-Of Care youth and family preservation programs preferred.
  • National Provider Identifier (NPI) number current with Medicaid a plus!
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plus!
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