Case Manager

Case Manager

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Generous leave time package
  • Mileage Reimbursement

Responsibilities:

Casemanagers will provide those services, which will assist individuals who have a serious mental illness, Intellectual/Developmental Disability, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) (adults), serious emotional disturbance (children), or substance use disorder in accessing needed medical, social, educational and other services. Casemanager will assist individual in accessing and maintaining a continuum of mental health services, in order that they can continue to remain as independent as possible, as identified through person centered planning.  Core elements of casemanagement services are assessment, service plan development, linking/coordination of services, reassessment/follow-up, and monitoring of services.  There is continual emphasis on least restrictive, most integrated service and supports being provided. Demonstrates knowledge of universal precautions, standards of practice including but not limited to confidentiality and recipient rights, and emergency protocol. May be assigned to serve as an active member of the Children’s Diagnostic and Treatment Team. Including annual continuing education training specific to children (24 CE hours according to Policy 5135). Demonstrates understanding of assessment and diagnosis for persons requesting Mental Health Services in accordance with the latest editions of the DSM and ICD. Demonstrates effective case recording in accordance with Person Centered Planning, and the Agency Case Recording Protocol. Have positive work relationships and able to work as an effective team member, and develop those relationships that are needed to support the person. Provide thorough assessment and service in the least restrictive environment. Provide crisis intervention to persons served as needed.  Will participate in the agency’s emergency on-call rotation. Collaborate with other staff in assessing person served needs and developing person centered and family focused treatment plans. Directs the work of the CLS staff, inclusive of inservicing and monitoring services and supports on a regular basis (at least quarterly). Works with all programs to support people in getting the needed supports, as authorized in the person centered plan. Consult with various agencies, educational settings, individuals, and organizations as needed.  Will work with county jails when the person served is incarcerated, providing jail services as appropriate. Will demonstrate functional computer literacy necessary for the timely completion of required documentation according to the Agency Case Recording Protocol. Will be required to maintain the highest degree of state licensure/registration specific to this position. Staff will be expected to participate in trainings/inservices aimed at the provision of services for persons served with co-occuring disorders and increasing fidelity to best practice. May co-faciliatate group therapy services.

 

Qualifications:

  • Nursing Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in education, social work and have appropriate certification, licensure or registration as required.  Possess State Registration as a Registered Nurse, LBSW (or be able to acquire within a reasonable period of time i.e. LLBSW will be eligible for an LBSW).

  •  One or more years of relevant mental health, or relevant nursing experience.  Experience less one year will require additional clinical supervision until minimum experience qualifies as a QIDP or QMHP.  

  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written, are required.  Computer literacy is required.  

  • Lived experience with mental illness and developmental disabilities, and/or substance use disorders valued.

 

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $38,792 to $58,676/year


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