The Case Manager ensures their client caseload receives the necessary services they need, in a coordinated and effective manner. Provides management, advocacy and clinical services to the Seriously Mentally Ill and the Mental Health patients and clients.
HS Diploma or GED plus 4 years experience in behavioral health or combined behavioral health education and experience with at least 1 year case management experience.
Must be at least 21 years of age or older.
Possess valid drivers license with acceptable driving record, telephone and reliable transportation.
Prior experience in the behavioral health setting.
Attend clinical staffing at treatment centers and psychiatric hospitals.
Carries caseload including individual and group counseling.
Certification in first aid, CPR. and CPI.
Must be knowledgeable of benefit and entitlements process and community resources available.
Willing to work nights and weekends as needed.
Ability to effectively use CPI and behavior management techniques in crisis situations.
Demonstrates a ability to distinguish between alcohol and other drug-related symptoms and other pre-existing physical problems or pathologic behaviors.
Demonstrates knowledge of how the acute and chronic nature of the chemical/co-dependence, and the ways medical, emotional, behavioral, social, educations, and other interventions are used to treat the participant.
Ability to type and working knowledge/familiarity with computers and electronic clinical record keeping.
Experience working in Integrated Healthcare, Behavioral Health or Primary Care environment.
Advanced knowledge of cultural diversity and sensitivity.
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