Family Case Manager (Full-Time or Part-Time)

Division: Women, Infants, and Children/Family Case Management (WIC/FCM)

Minimum Qualifications

The case manager must meet one of the following qualifications:

A. A registered professional nurse licensed pursuant to Section 12 of the Nurse Practice Act [225 ILCS 65] and a. two years’ experience in community health or maternal and child health nursing, or  b. a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) degree from a recognized or accredited program and one year of experience in community health or maternal and child health nursing, or c. supervision by a registered professional nurse, licensed social worker, or licensed clinical social worker with the length of experience described herein, until the case manager obtains the length of experience required in subsection A(a) or A(b) of this Section.

B. A clinical social worker licensed pursuant to Section 9 or social worker licensed pursuant to Section 9A of the Clinical Social Work and Social Work Practice Act [225 ILCS 20] and 68 Ill. Adm. Code 1470 and: a. one year of experience in providing direct services to families with young children in a professional setting, or b. supervision by a registered professional nurse, licensed social worker, or licensed clinical social worker with the length of experience described herein until the case manager obtains the length of experience required in subsection A(a) of this Section.

C. Possess a master’s degree or baccalaureate degree in a behavioral science, social science, or health-related area; or a baccalaureate degree in any other area and one year of experience in providing direct professional child, family, or community services; or an associate degree and two years’ experience in providing direct professional child, family, or community services. Case managers meeting only this qualification must be supervised by an appropriate case manager meeting the requirements of subsection A or B of this Section until they have a total of two years of supervised case management experience.

Registered Nurse must submit proof of 20 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) every license period; copy of license; and copy of CPR/AED card. Registered Dietician must submit proof of Continuing Education Units every license period and copy of license.

Must possess the ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with customers, doctors, the general public, and other professional personnel. Must have the ability to work with diverse community groups. Must be physically able to get in and out of a car many times per day in all types of weather and be able to adapt in a positive manner to various client living conditions (i.e. dirty, cramped). Must be physically able to assist with weights and measurements of adults and children many times per day. Must be able to carry, pull, and manage a minimum of 30 pounds of equipment daily. Must have a dependable vehicle for use during work hours, valid Illinois Driver’s License, and appropriate auto insurance.

Pay Grade/Base Salary:  Level 8 – $41,254.89 (full-time); $22.92 per hour (part-time)

Summary of Job Duties

Provides case management in collaboration with WIC services to eligible clients with regard to local, state and federal policies and procedures. If assigned, completes an appropriate number of face-to-face or home visits and prepares a plan of care based on the assessment of the whole family. If assigned, follows appropriate policies and procedures for the following programs: WIC, Better Birth Outcomes, Healthworks Lead Agency, and/or High-Risk Infant Follow-up.  Maintains current knowledge of community resources related to referral needs.  Completes documentation per protocol and accurate data entry utilizing the Illinois Department of Human Services data entry system. Confers with parents, physicians, dentists, schools, and other groups to gather and receive pertinent information related to assignments with appropriate release of information.  Exhibits competence with multicultural awareness and resulting effect on nutrition and health practices/problems. Attends meetings and trainings as determined by the FCM/WIC Director and Assistant Director. Assists with job shadowing/training
for all new staff hired to perform the same job description in whole or in part, as well as assists with dietetic and nursing internship job shadowing.

How to Apply

Applications can be picked up at the Macon County Health Department Front Desk at 1221 E. Condit, Decatur, Illinois, or you can go to our website, www.maconchd.org to print a copy of the application. Completed applications should be submitted to Macon County Health Department Attention: HR at 1221 E. Condit, Decatur, Illinois, 62521 or emailed to hr@maconchd.org.