Mental Health Case Manager - Stringfellow Unit

University Of Texas Medical Branch Rosharon , TX 77583

Posted 2 months ago

The mission of Correctional Managed Care is to address the healthcare needs of underserved patient populations within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) and the Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD).

JOB SUMMARY:

Provides case management, social and habilitative services, and counseling to patients. Works under the supervision of a Psychologist, Mental Health Manager or Program Director.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Contributes to the success of the UTMB Correctional Managed Care organization.

  • Assesses and documents a patient's mental health needs.

  • Monitors behavior, mental status and medication compliance; makes appropriate referrals.

  • May administer and score psychometric tests under supervision.

  • Serves as liaison/patient advocate with program services (e.g., families, classification, medical, security, and other departments) for patients with mental health needs.

  • Liaises with patient, patient families, on-site departments and community agencies to coordinate current treatment and/or assist with aftercare planning.

  • Conducts supervised individual and group counseling and psychoeducational training.

  • Conducts social history assessments and monitors mental health status of patients.

  • Assists in the implementation of Quality Improvement/Quality Management (QI/QM) programs and the monitoring of compliance with required policies, procedures and standards.

  • Adheres to internal controls established for department.

  • Performs related duties as required.

EQUIPMENT:

Standard office equipment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Located within the confines of a prison, jail or juvenile detention center. Security clearance is required; pre-employment drug testing is also required.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Social Work, or Mental Health/Behavioral Science.

Salary is commensurate with years of relevant work experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRRA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Mental Health Case Manager - Stringfellow Unit

University Of Texas Medical Branch