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Carle Foundation Hospital Care Coordinator (CRIS) in Urbana, Illinois

Care Coordinator (CRIS)

  • Department: CRIS Healthy Aging

  • Entity: Carle

  • Job Category: Allied Health

  • Employment Type: Full - Time

  • Job ID: 28007

  • Experience Required: None

  • Education Required: Not Indicated

  • Shift: Day

  • Location: Danville, IL

  • Usual Schedule: M-F 8a-5p

  • On Call Requirements: No

  • Work Location: CRIS Healthy Aging Danville

  • Weekend Requirements: No

  • Holiday Requirements: No

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    Position Summary:

    With specific direction and routine supervision from the CCU Coordinator, the CCU Case Manage performs Community Care Program case management services which includes professional assessments of the physical, social and economic needs of individual program applicants and/or clients and determines financial eligibility for these services, as well as, the "Choices for Care" client screenings for possible long term placement and the determination of need and eligibility for client financial management services provided a local community based senior services agency.


    EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Social Science or related field or CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS Driver's License upon hire. Proof of Auto Insurance upon hire. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE ther Requirements equires working knowledge of professional social service theory and practices.Requires the ability to plan and organize work effectively.Requires a working knowledge of the IDOA guidelines.Requires knowledge of the community service network.Requires good written and oral communication skills.Requires the ability to be flexible in meeting work demands.Requires the ability to comprehend program planning, develop program methods and procedures, and establish appropriate service and referral priorities.Requires the ability to communicate well and establish effective working relationships with staff and supervisors, as well as the general public.Requires the ability to effectively facilitate job productivity.Requires the ability to keep records and charts and make reports and observations.Requires the ability to apply general nursing techniques and practices.Requires the ability to perform computer functions required for the Community Care Program. Requires the ability to respect and adapt readily to a diverse variety of complicated patient care situations.

    Essential Functions:

  • Provides case management services as designated in the Illinois Department on Aging Case Management Manual for person's age 60 or older.

  • Provides the appropriate on-site/in-home assessments (from eight categories) to determine the needs of the client and the eligibility status.

  • Develops a care plan for each client and arranges in-home services, adult day care services and other services needed to maintain client support.

  • Makes appropriate referrals to other agencies when necessary.

  • Provides program information to the client/family and acts as an advocate for the client.

  • Monitors clients and provides follow-up services in a timely manner.

  • Reports incidents of elder abuse to the designated Adult Protective Services Agency.

  • Maintains program records as outlined by IDOA, ECIAAA and the VCHD.

  • Completes appropriate paperwork in a timely manner.

  • Assists in the chart audits and monthly monitoring.

  • Attends and participates in required training set forth by CRIS, the IDOA and ECIAAA.

  • Maintains the appropriate certification to provide program services.

  • Collaborates with CCU Logistics Coordinator/Case Aide

  • Collaborates with all other CRIS specific programs, ensuring that CCU participants who qualify are referred to the programs that best fit their needs.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. | For more information:

Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted.