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Case Manager - Continuum/HealthPath

The Providence Center - Behavioral Health Job ID: 5426

Status
Full-Time
Hours
40
Shift
Day
Weekend & Holiday Shift
Day
Has Benefits
Yes
Job Description
SUMMARY
Coordinate services for consumers to minimize stressors and to facilitate the reduction of psychiatric symptoms, coordinate all health care needs and help individuals towards overall wellness.  .

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Coordinate a variety of services.
-Treat consumers with respect.
-Provide support counseling, problem solving, contracts and limit setting.
-Establish attainable goals with the consumer.
-Involve consumers, agencies and others in planning.
-Assist consumers in deciding which areas they want to address.
-Assist consumers with basic medical procedures and hygiene needs.
-Encourage consumers to attain the highest possible levels of independence.
-Accept the values and lifestyles of consumers.
-Use a flexible approach with a diverse population.
-Participate as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in the development and implementation of therapeutic services, to include working with substance abusers, as it relates to case management.
-Present verbally a synopsis of actual cases as required.
-Accompany consumers to appointments with agencies, clinics, doctors, etc.
-Initiate vocational/job development activities with consumer.

Make assessments and provide appropriate crisis interventions and risk management as needed.
-Treat consumers with respect.
-Assess consumers' unmet needs (psychological, physical, housing, psychiatric).
-Identify, assess and respond to crisis situations.
-Use a flexible approach with a diverse population.
-Perform in a calm and professional manner during crisis or emergency situations.

Initiate treatment and advocate for consumer within network of care.
-Schedule appointments for consumers within The Center and with outside agencies.

Transport consumers in own vehicle to planned activities and appointments.
-Drive carefully and abide by traffic rules.
-Ensure that seat belts are worn by all

Complete recordkeeping in accordance with Health Information Services (HIS) and other Center requirements within required time frames and abide by Center confidentiality policy.
-Complete daily activity logs.
-Complete progress notes with appropriate format.
-Develop and implement a plan of care with ongoing consumer input.
-Complete a clear, specific, behaviorally oriented treatment plan as required, with consumer signature.
-Monitor confidentiality in accordance with Center policy and legal requirements.
-Follow required office procedures in a cooperative manner.
-Initiate and process incident reports as per Center guidelines.
-Adhere to Infection Control protocols.

Maintain cooperative relationships with team, consumers, community agencies and the public.
-Communicate with various local agencies and other departments or teams at The Center.
-Work in cooperation with co-workers and supervisory staff.
-Deal with team members regarding problems in a constructive manner.
-Accept and use direction and supervision.
-Benefit from constructive criticism.

Attend trainings, case presentations and conferences.
-Provide feedback to staff on the content of educational programs attended.
-Attend mandatory in-service trainings and other trainings required.

OCCASIONAL DUTIES:
-Serve on appropriate Center committees.
Required Education
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Services or related field required. At least 3 years experience working in the field of mental health/substance use preferred. LCDP certificate preferred or if you are near completing. Must have valid driver's license and insured automobile. Must be able to work flexible nights and weekends and or Holidays.
Application Method
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