Care Manager (Union)

Sanilac County CMH embraces an employment environment that promotes recovery and discovery, a person-centered approach to treatment/services, and cultural competence.  An employee in this or any position is expected to support the employment environment.

Sandusky, MI

Sanilac County Community Mental Health

<p>Sanilac County Community Mental Health Authority (SCCMH) is a CARF accredited public provider of managed mental health and developmental disability services. With St Clair, Genesee and Lapeer counties, SCCMH is a member of Region 10, a 4 county public mental health alliance which provide mental health services to persons eligible for Medicaid benefits under a capitated funding agreement. Sanilac County CMH embraces an employment environment that promotes recovery and discovery, a person-centered approach to treatment/services, and cultural competence. An employee in this or any position is expected to support the employment environment. This includes having lived experience with behavioral health issues.</p> http://www.sanilaccmh.org/

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Experienced

Overview: This position is responsible for all functions of case management including advocacy, coordination assessment, linking, and monitoring of services for an assigned caseload of individuals with a primary diagnosis of developmental disability or mental illness.<br /><br />Compensation:&nbsp;$16.84/Hr.-$24.73/Hr. ($32,838.00 - $48,223.50 if annualized)<br /><br /><em>External applicants are welcome to apply at this time; however, internal applicants will be given first consideration per union contract.</em>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Gathers and Reviews information such as medical, psychological, and social history contributing to the individual&rsquo;s situation. Evaluates this information to determine the individual&rsquo;s needs and capabilities towards the least restrictive environment and/or services.</li> <li>Initiates and coordinates professional assessments according to the presenting problem and relevant standards, and is responsible for sharing and presenting assessment/treatment data as authorized and required for implementation and coordination with other agencies, courts and caretaker.</li> <li>Completes the person-centered plan of service and periodic review of progress and assuring that the preferences of the individual served are reflected in the individual plan of treatment. Makes direct/indirect contacts in accordance to the person-centered plan with the assigned individuals, develop short and long term goals related to the needs presented and is responsible for assuring the implementation, coordination, and monitoring of the person-centered plan of service in residential, employment, school, and other settings.</li> <li>Serves as the primary advocate for assigned individuals, and as the primary liaison with their families, guardians, caretaker and/or their agencies involved in their service network.</li> <li>Provides consultation, referral and in-services to staff, caretaker, families and other agencies as needed to meet the specialized needs of individuals served.</li> <li>Participates in and assists with placement planning and completes necessary forms and paperwork for placement. For individuals requiring specialized, contracted, and other placement services, the CSM completes and coordinates a residential treatment plan and visits the home as required to monitor progress in the placement setting.</li> <li>Provide community outreach to individuals who have a history of hospital recidivism in order to be proactive in preventing crisis situations</li> <li>The clinician participates in crisis intervention during the workday.</li> <li>Participates in evidence based practices as assigned (DBT/IDDT/FPE/IPS etc.).</li> <li>Staff will complete appropriate OBRA Assessments and/or provide OBRA coordination as directed by supervisor.</li> <li>Provide assistance with carrying out Grant requirements as needed.</li> <li>Provide linking and coordinating to ensure Integrated Health Care needs of individuals are addressed.</li> <li>Perform other duties as assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE</strong></p> <ul> <li>Candidates/Employees are required to have at least a Bachelors Degree in Human Services Field from an accredited school with licensure as a RN, LLBSW, LBSW, LLMSW, LMSW, TLLP, LLP, LLPC, or LPC.&nbsp; SST licensure for staff that meet the Medicaid requirements.</li> <li>Candidates/Employee must also qualify as QMHP, QIDP or CMHP where appropriate for population being served.</li> <li>For anyone working with children, they must receive 24 hours of Children&rsquo;s training per calendar year and become a CAFAS rater. A Minimum of three year of experience with examination, evaluation and treatment of SED Children and families is required.</li> </ul> <p><strong>LANGUAGE SKILLS</strong></p> <p>Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.&nbsp; Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.&nbsp; Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.</p> <p><strong>MATHEMATICAL SKILLS</strong></p> <p>Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.</p> <p><strong>REASONING ABILITY</strong></p> <p>Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.</p> <p><strong>COMPUTER SKILLS </strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software. Recommended typing speed of 45 wpm.</p> <p><strong>CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS</strong></p> <p>Valid Michigan Chauffeur&rsquo;s License if transporting individuals that receive services.</p> <p><strong>OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: </strong></p> <p><strong>PHYSICAL DEMANDS</strong></p> <p>The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.</p> <p>While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; travel between offices and throughout building, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.</p> <p>The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.</p> <p><strong>WORK ENVIRONMENT</strong></p> <p>The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.</p> The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Employee may be required to travel to outside meetings or homes as determined by caseload.&nbsp; While performing some of the duties of this job, the employee is will be exposed to outside weather conditions.