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Targeted Case Manager

 

Duties: Work one on one with severely and persistently mentally ill clients (adolescent and adults) to assess and determine their life domain needs based on the Brokerage model of case management. Assess and determine an appropriate level of progressive case management responses to support clients and find solutions (immediate, short-term, long-term) to their various individual life needs (familial, legal, personal safety, financial stability, housing situations, medical care, drug and alcohol usage, rehabilitation, mental health care, employment, education etc.) Maintain complete, accurate and timely case notes and related records in manual and on electronic systems using Practice Fusion health record platform and Kareo software. Keep clients’ confidentiality by following HIPPA guidelines and regulations. Recognize abuse towards clients including domestic abuse, elder abuse and dependent adult abuse, and link them to the appropriate department to assure clients’ safety. Coordinate with the community action partnerships, food banks, courts and correctional systems, transportation services, pharmacies and health care providers. Advocate for clients in the community so they receive appropriate assistance with their financial monthly expenses like rent, power, and gas. Advocate for clients with their families, when a release of information form in signed. In case of client being homeless, advocate with housing representatives to find shelter or assist him move into a transitional housing or even in an apartment. Handle personal, medical, financial and housing crisis on a regular basis. Travel up to 4 days per week to make in home patient visits and manage clients’ cases in the Madison, Jefferson, Teton, Bingham, and Fremont county. Work evenings and weekends to responds to urgent client needs.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or related degree. Foreign equivalent degree accepted.  One year experience as a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist (PSR) or Community Based Reintegration Specialist (CBRS) servicing adults with serious mental illness. One year of PSR or CBRS experience to include experience assisting clients, in accordance with guidelines and regulations, with civil and criminal cases, eviction notices, domestic violence, elder and dependent adult abuse, traffic infraction appeals, juvenile delinquency, and child support. One year PSR or CBRS experience also to include experience with Practice Fusion health record platform and Kareo software. Demonstrable knowledge of DSM-V (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual Disorders, Fifth Edition) in order to provide needed services to clients based on the treatment plan. Demonstrable knowledge of the Brokerage Model of case management and HIPPA rules and regulations. Must pass criminal background check. Must be willing to work evenings and weekends in case of client crisis. Must be willing to travel, using own vehicle (mileage reimbursed) up to 4 days per week to make in patient visits and manage clients’ cases in the Madison, Jefferson, Teton, Bingham, and Fremont county.

 

Interested applicants should send a resume/vita to mhartley@mwcid.com.