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Service Access Specialist - CDDO

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Sedgwick County*
Physical Address
Wichita, KS 67203
Job Description

Company: Sedgwick County

Pay: $15.20 hourly

Work Schedule: M-F 8a-5p

Responsible for assisting individuals and families through the single point of entry process, which includes initial intake, eligibility determination, assessment, options counseling and referral. Administers initial functional assessment, utilizes the Eligibility Determination Instrument (EDI) to clarify eligibility issues and provides back up support for annual functional assessments. Responds to requests for information and educates applicants and stakeholders about I-DD system. Engages and facilitates informed decision-making about accessing long-term services and supports in the community with individuals/guardians. Completes Pre Admission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) screenings.

Service Access
• Assists individuals in accessing the I/DD service system
• Schedules appointments, assessments, and follow up notifications
• Collects necessary information for eligibility determinations
• Determines the need for additional eligibility information on a case by case basis
• Documents information related to contacts and transactions
• Processes and communicates eligibility determinations in a timely manner
• Maintains a working knowledge of the I/DD eligibility process and associated criteria
• Participates in all statewide eligibility meetings
• Coordinates case transfers into Sedgwick County

Education & Referral
• Responds to requests for information
• Educates stakeholders on the available service options and the status of funding
• Educates stakeholders on local and state-wide community resources
• Assembles and distributes resource packets containing affiliate service provider information
• Processes targeted case management referrals based on consumer/guardian selection
• Provides documented options counseling for new access, referrals and provider changes

• Completes the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) required training prior to performing assessments
• Coordinates and administers initial functional assessments
• Coordinates and administers functional assessments for individuals being offered access to HCBS-IDD Program funding
• Coordinates and administers request for functional assessment from other CDDOs for individuals residing in Sedgwick County
• Administers and scores Eligibility Determination Instrument assessments
• Participates in all State wide functional assessment roundtable meetings/trainings
• Completes PASRR screenings
• Participates in supervisory, staff, and professional meetings as scheduled
• Engages in elective and assigned training

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work or a related field. At least 2 years of experience as a case manager or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Access to reliable, personal transportation. Valid State of Kansas Driver’s License and proof of automobile insurance meeting the requirements of Sedgwick County Fleet Vehicle Operations and Usage Policy.

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

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