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4049A | Case Manager at The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services in BROOKLYN, New York

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Job Description:

Make a bigger difference

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

The Jewish Board's Community Behavioral Health treatment programs provide compassionate, high quality, evidence-based services to individuals and families in the communities we serve. Our staff use a culturally competent, person centered approach to help individuals and their families develop skills and resources to improve overall functioning, to instill hope, and to strengthen resiliency. Our programs work closely with community partners to address health disparities in our neighborhoods while also celebrating the strengths and resilience of our communities.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

This position works directly with adults living with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI and substance use disorders (SUD) living in Brooklyn. Case Managers use a recovery oriented approach to link clients to the services they need to obtain housing and to achieve wellness self-management. Working in a team setting and primarily in the field, Case Managers assess risk and needs, develop person centered care plans, provide care management services, track and arrange appointments, educate clients and coordinate other aspects of clients' health and community services. As this is an evolving program, additional responsibilities will be added.

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Comprehensive assessment of client within 30 days of entry into program.
  • Work closely with team to visit each client a minimum of 6 times monthly.
  • Integration of medical, specialized and behavioral health services in addition to social support and/or educational support services
  • Periodic reassessment of a client's medical and behavioral health needs and update of, adherence to recommended treatments, and need for care coordination
  • Attend scheduled team meetings and one-on-one supervision.
  • Attend mandatory ACT trainings and Jewish Board MKSEI 13 Module course training.
  • When needed/requested, lead team in-service training on topics that will improve service to clients.
  • Collaborative development of an Individualized Care Plan (ICP) with the client, the client's family and/or caregivers in addition to other service providers, and review and revise ICP per regulatory standards or when there are significant changes in functioning or clinical status.
  • Provide care management services
  • Track all specialty medical, behavioral and support service referrals made for patient using Health Information Technology (HIT) provided.
  • Assure that client has access to, engages in and retains needed services as defined in the ICP.
  • Provide outreach services to clients to increase engagement in services identified on individualized care plan
  • Complete all required documentation
  • Provide after-hours emergency coverage via cell phone on rotating basis

EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRE:

  • CASAC and/or vocational experience a plus.

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.



Other details

  • Job Family Clinical Staff
  • Job Function Medical Professionals
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator 8854 - Health Care - Professional Svcs - Traveling
  • Required Education Bachelor's Degree