Student Counseling Specialist II
The Counseling & Wellness Center is currently inviting applications for a Clinical Case Manager. Under the general direction of the Counseling and Wellness Center Director, this position requires a variety of skills involving case management, counseling, outreach and consultation. The majority of the Case Manager's time is allotted to maintain and monitor a clinical case management system to provide continuity of care for clients. Case management may include meeting with clients who are in need of intensive outpatient or inpatient mental health services, hospital visits, obtaining external referral services for students, maintaining database of community providers, treatment planning, and coordination of care, including follow up communication and/or meetings with clients or community providers. This position requires excellence in clinical case management service delivery including crisis coverage and emergency intervention. Duties also include on-call counselor duties and serving as a resource to various constituencies on campus in an effort to enhance student life. The Case Manager handles the delicate task of contacting legal guardians of students, and coordinating post hospitalization plans along with regular follow-up with external providers and other University of Florida stakeholders.
Some evenings and weekend hours are required. The Case Manager is expected to perform his/her duties conscientiously and responsibly; to adhere to high personal standards of behavior with students, colleagues, members of the University community and clients of the University; and in a manner consistent with the ethics of his/her own profession. The successful applicant is expected to keep himself/herself informed of current research and professional developments in his/her professional field.
Specific duties include:
Developing, maintaining, and monitoring a clinical case management system to provide continuity of care and follow-up for clients.
Assisting students with social services needs including, but not limited to, referral to community resources and facilitating access to medical care (including coordination of hospitalizations and discharge planning).
Following up to ensure that clients are appropriately assessed, successfully referred, and compliant with treatment recommendations.
Providing daytime and on-call crisis services.
Consulting with faculty, staff, students, and family members, who are concerned about a student. Some possibility to provide outreach services depending on case management demands.
Initiating and developing ongoing liaison relationships with other university departments, community health providers, services, hospitals, and other resources.
Completing records punctually according to record keeping/report writing procedures that are currently operative at the Counseling and Wellness Center and required by legal and ethical regulations.
Preparing and submitting all service reports or other communications involving the clinical operations of the CWC which are intended for persons, departments, or agencies outside of the CWC for review and approval of the Director or Associate Director.
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