Case Manager - Mental Health in Brooklyn Center, MN at ResCare

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

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Job Description

ResCare 

Title: Case Manager - Mental Health

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

Line of Business: Residential Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Case Manager - Mental Health.

About this Line of Business

We cover thousands of homes across the country, with a comprehensive range of programs and services, including host home and foster care. ResCare partners with people in the community who open their homes to individuals with disabilities and assists families by providing adoption and foster care services. With almost four decades of experience in the IDD services field, our aim is to be the provider-of-choice in the development of unique and proprietary service offerings and technologies - working toward innovative care models and leading health outcomes with states and payers.

As a(n) Case Manager - Mental Health you will: 

The Practitioner is viewed as a primary agent of hope and change, and is required to work in full partnership with the client and his/her recovery process. The practitioner has a two focused level of responsibility: first, for the care, welfare, treatment, and safety of the clients as individuals; and secondly, for the facilitation of a work and a treatment culture that promotes trans-disciplinary team work, professionalism, cultural competency, and adherence to best practice principles and interventions. The Practitioner has a responsibility for client specific and program outcomes. Primary duties include assessment, crisis assessment and management, planning, individual counseling, teaching skills, group work, case management, household management, financial eligibility assistance, and on-call

  • Conducts self in a professional and ethical manner in all work-related functions
  • Demonstrates productive individual and teamwork behaviors
  • Conducts overall rehabilitation goal planning, which may include living, learning, working, social, and spiritual environments
  • Conducts assessments: mental health status review, suicidal, vulnerable adult & immediate needs, functional, living skills, resource, chemical dependency, and vocational/employment
  • Interprets and summarizes findings with recommended treatment/rehabilitative activities and goals
  • Develops the individual treatment/rehabilitative plan; writes plan with differential goals and objectives
  • Monitors the individual treatment/rehabilitative process
  • Implements the treatment/rehabilitative activities and strategies
  • Prevents crisis at the lowest level of escalation
  • Manages and oversees client financial needs, living arrangement services, and monitors medication
  • Writes progress notes, summaries, and discharges
  • Facilitates transition and recovery support services
  • Provides staff and client consultation when on-call
  • Facilitates and monitors the civil commitment process
  • Achieves client specific and program outcomes
  • Adheres to Data Privacy Practices/HIPAA
  • Documents essential activities related to licensure, welfare, and safety
  • Monitors and records medication administration activities
  • Provides objective verbal and written critical incident analysis
  • Increases knowledge and skills based on client and program need
  • Completes specialized training for sub-specialty

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or university
  • At least 4,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of services to persons with mental illness
  • OR holds a graduate degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields and has at least 2,000 past BA hours of supervised experience in the delivery of services to persons with mental illness

Additional Information



Benefits

ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

6120 EARLE BROWN DR STE 100 , BROOKLYN CENTER, MN 55430-2123 USA