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Case Plan Analyst

Date Posted:  Nov 18, 2021
Requisition ID:  286830
Location: 

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

 

At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

 

About the Indiana Department of Correction:

We promote public safety by providing meaningful, effective opportunities for successful re-entry.  As the model of best correctional practices, we strive to return productive citizens to our communities and inspire a culture of accountability, integrity and professionalism.

 

Salary Information:

This role starts at a base salary of $30,082.00 annually.

About the Job:

As the Case Plan Credit Time Analyst, you will be responsible for the review and processing of all submitted Case Plan Credit Time referrals from assigned facilities.  You will also act as one of three Case Plan Board members assigned to form an unbiased determination of approval or denial for Case Plan Credit Time on possible fraudulent submissions.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Monitor the "Case Plan Credit" queue daily for new submissions of offenders to be reviewed and to ensure that each offender file contains all pertinent documentation for the Case Plan Review Panel. 
  • Review all Case Plan information and documentation submitted for assigned facilities for completion and accuracy. Ensure that each offender submission has a signed opt-in form for the Case Plan Credit Time.
  • Review all information which is available in approved Department of Correction software and scanning system, to ensure that each review complies with policy, procedure, and state law.
  • Complete the Case Plan review process, in the timeframe policy directs, unless issues arise that warrant further investigation and/or review by the Case Plan Review Panel.  This is performed daily.
  • Collaborate with field staff on any concerns, discrepancies, questions, and/or issues that may arise with additional documentation, as needed. Act as a resource person for assigned facilities when questions arise regarding the review process and duties of staff.
  • Enter an offender’s information on Case Plan Review Panel Agenda if issues arise that warrant further investigation and/or a reversal decision has been requested. Complete all re-submissions for each offender that has been flagged as awaiting information from the facility.
  • Present concise and objective information during Unbiased Review Panel meetings.
  • Establish a good working relationship with staff on the current team and nurture a positive and professional work environment. In addition, establish a good working relationship with staff at assigned facilities to ensure that all available documentation is verified and considered when conducting reviews.
  • Respond to correspondence from offenders, family/friends of offenders, IDOC staff or other interested agencies or interested parties. This occurs on an ongoing basis.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of this role.

What We're Looking For:

  • Knowledge of source materials and references, including federal and state laws which impact correctional institutional programs.
  • Ability to document and maintain records as it pertains to the American Correctional Association (ACA) standards.
  • Ability to complete on-the-job and Correctional Training Institute training.
  • Knowledge of correctional programming.
  • Above average knowledge of the Case Plan Credit Time.
  • Above average knowledge of grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Above average ability to be an unbiased reviewer.
  • Above average ability to use sound judgement.
  • Above average ability to effectively and objectively provide pertinent and concise facts and information.

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Knowledge of Indiana Penal Code and Department of Correction policies and procedures applicable to area of responsibility.
  • Above average knowledge of Facility Case Management positions and duties.
  • Above average knowledge of department forms, procedures, and management.
  • Above average knowledge of approved department software.
  • Ability to effectively speak when confronted by irate visitors and callers.
  • Ability to respond appropriately in emergency or crisis situations.
  • Ability to keep confidential information.
  • Ability to adhere to the Department’s dress code and grooming standards.
  • Ability to abide by the Department’s Standard of Conduct and all behavior expectations.
  • Ability to work under emergency conditions.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, subordinates, and other staff within the unit, institution, and agency, as well as individuals in other agencies.
  • Above average ability to prioritize workload.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role provides supervision for offenders and requires a high level of judgment and care.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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