Case Manager SSI in Queens, NY at Maximus

Date Posted: 3/25/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Case management position that will submit initial applications and provide supporting documentation to previously submitted applications for clients in the WeCARE Program. Case Manager will assist the client in securing documentation to support successful award of benefits

Job Description Summary
•Determine if clients has a pending SSI application
•Review for reasonable accommodations , document need and ensure accommodations are provided
•Explain role of AR, give client option of designating and if agreeable complete appropriate forms with client. If AR already exist, confirm and take appropriate action
•Submit applications for federal disability, include all necessary documentation to facilitate award of benefits
•If application already submitted, attempt to secure copy, gather and submit relevant documentation to support awards
•Assist client in securing relevant documentation
•Assist client in accessing treatment and complying with clinical evaluations
•Obtain all required consents
•Maintain ongoing contact with client
•Maintains detailed records of all activities, both pending and completed.
•Interacts will all relevant stakeholders to ensure dissemination of information to the appropriate entities
•Maintains knowledge of current community resources
•Produces status regular status reports as requested
•Maintains timeframes set by project management and tasks are completed in accordance with project expectations
•Ensures consistent application of all confidentiality laws and regulations pertinent to the foster care and federal disability programs
•Submits SSI files and documentation in accordance with deadlines and goals established by management staff and the Social Security Administration
•Other related duties as may be assigned by management
•Ability to develop, evaluate, and implement a case management plan meeting all milestones
•Ability to work with customers in a caring and respectful manner and with due understanding of and consideration for their unique
•SOAR Certification preferred, if not certified must secure certification within 6 months of hire
•Demonstrable and articulable knowledge of federal disability programs; excellent time management skills
•Ability to meet all standards established for this position
•Ability to use computer software such as Microsoft Word and Excel and Outlook
•Ability to work with community groups and the public
•Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
•Ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment
•Ability to successfully execute many complex tasks simultaneously
•Ability to work as a team member, as well as independently


 Job Summary

a) a bachelor’s degree in social work or a related field, such as psychology, vocational rehabilitation or occupational rehabilitation from an accredited institution and one (1) year experience in case management; or b) training and/or work experience determined to be acceptable by the Agency and would  give preference to potential non-supervisory staff with relevant subject matter experience



Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit https://www.maximus.com.

EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.