Network Coordinator

Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Posted
Oct 08, 2020
Closes
Nov 07, 2020
Position Type
Full Time

Job Title: Network Coordinator

Classification: Exempt 

Position Grade: Coordinator

Program: Network (Residential)

Reports to: Network Supervisor 

The Network Coordinator is responsible for maintaining a caseload, for coordinating and facilitating the entire support process for each of the youth/families served. This entails assisting teams with developing goal oriented action plans and useful safety plans for crisis situations. The Network Coordinator is responsible for making sure that the youth and providers have every opportunity to be successful. 

Experience in behavioral healthcare field, crisis intervention, creative problem-solving and program development. Masters level education in a human service field, or Bachelors level education and 2 years equivalent experience and skills. 

Qualifications/Competencies 

Essentials Skills 

  • Knowledge of Georgia’s behavioral health, developmental disabilities, child welfare, education, juvenile justice systems and available resources 
  • Knowledge of and ability to model strength–based and solution–focused skills 
  • Experience in interviewing and assessment 
  • Understanding of the purpose of collaboration 
  • Ability to work with multiple partner agencies in the best interest of the children served 
  • Reliable transportation and a clean driving record 
  • Ability to track and organize large amounts of information 
  • Self-motivation 
  • Timely and well written documentation 
  • Willingness to function as part of a team 
  • Open to learning 
  • Crisis intervention management 

Preferred Skills 

  • Existing knowledge and/or experience with MAAC and its many functions 
  • Experience in collaborating/networking 
  • Experience in Intake 
  • Experience in Case Management with youth and families 
  • Knowledge of systems of care (DJJ, DHS, Mental Health) and how those impact our kids 
  • Knowledge of resources throughout the state and/or ability to develop new/improved ones 
  • Working knowledge of RBWO expectations 
  • Existing positive professional reputation 
  • Knowledge of High Fidelity Wraparound Model 

Job Duties & Responsibilities 

  1. Review intake packets for content (are all the documents there) 
  2. Review clinical information and assess needs of youth and families 
  3. Access and evaluate youth/family needs 
  4. Coordinate planning and ongoing meetings 
  5. Travel to agencies, foster homes, and birth homes to meet and interact 
  6. Meet with clients, families, providers, DFCS/DJJ Case Managers as needed to communicate, build team, gather and share information, etc. 
  7. Occasional transportation of clients to visits/appointments to support partner agencies 
  8. Participate in regular treatment reviews and/or special meetings to address client needs 
  9. Maintain positive working relationships with the MAAC Clinical Team Members and agencies 
  10. Attend and participate in Clinical Team meetings 
  11. Anticipate challenges and solve them before they become problems 
  12. Have easily accessible knowledge base regarding youth and families served 
  13. Develop resources using creativity to meet the unique needs of the youth and families served 
  14. Enter and manage information regularly within required timelines into the web-based site Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) 
  15. Be fiscally responsible 
  16. Various projects and other assigned duties (as needed) 

Supervisory Responsibility: None 

Work Environment: 25% in office 

Special Demands: Able to drive long distances/Sitting/Standing 

Work Hours: Full-time 

Weekend Work Possibility: None 

Travel: within the State of Georgia 

AAP/EEO Statement: MAAC, Inc. provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. 

 

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