Columbia River Mental Health Services provides comprehensive behavioral health and recovery services that transform the lives of children, adults and families in the communities of SW Washington. We are the largest and oldest not-for-profit provider of mental/chemical dependency treatment in southwest Washington with 200 employees and an agency history dating back to 1942.
We are seeking a Case Manager I or II to join our Adult Outpatient team. The successful candidate will have approximately 1-2 years of experience in the social service field with mental illness or chemical dependency preferred. Skill building in community settings with children, adults, and families preferred. Minimum of Bachelors in Mental Health, Social Work, Psychology, or Human Services. Master's degree preferred. Maintain Washington Agency Affiliated Counselor Certification. Maintain valid driver's license and appropriate automobile liability insurance. A pre-hire drug screen, criminal background check and annual TB testing are required.
Job Duties will include:
The Case Manager works collaboratively with each client and family to develop community support treatment goals based on the individual's essential needs. Treatment plans typically addresses the following life domains: Mental Health; Alcohol/Drug Issues; Activities of Daily Living; Work/School; Family/Natural Support; Income/Finances; Social/Friends/Fun; Legal; Medical and Dental; Housing/Shelter; Cultural/Spiritual; Other.
Provide comprehensive community support services to assigned clients to include treatment planning, community outreach, and counseling as needed.
Establish appropriate and therapeutic relationships with assigned clients.
Provide individual, group, or family counseling and/or education about mental illness as needed.
Maintain all required paperwork / charting requirements as established by agency contracts.
(Services Provided by Case Managers include but are not limited to the following)
Assist with meeting basic needs by:
Linking to funding sources, assisting with obtaining and maintaining income and benefits, teaching and/or supporting ability to manage finances, linking and working with payee.
Assisting in finding and obtaining resources in emergency situations.
Helping with resources for housing and shelter, assisting with finding resources for security deposits, etc, enhancing ability to maintain housing, helping to locate and facilitate supported/assisted living or community resources for in home care.
Teaching housekeeping, cooking and shopping skills, helping to arrange for housekeeping supports.
Assisting with locating and learning how to use available transportation.
Teach and help to improve living, coping, symptom management, communication and interpersonal skills.
Collaborate and coordinate care with other treatment providers and help connect with legal, court, and community resources.
Provide assistance with crises and help with development of crisis plans before the need arises.
Help clients connect to community health care providers and assist with medical and dental appointments.
Offer education about mental illness and treatment to clients, family members and other significant members of the client's support system.
Provide support and encouragement in client's ability to work, go to school, develop friendships and extend the social network.
Advocate for client's rights and fair treatment in all areas of life.
Maintain all required paperwork/charting requirements as established by agency contracts.
Achieve and maintain agency standard productivity requirements.
Case Manager w/Master's degree will perform therapy duties.
NON -ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Assist other members of the case management team with paperwork requirements. Serves as a backup support for other Case Managers.
Maintaining and updating active listing of resources.
Status: Full-time, M-F
Columbia River offers benefit eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package which includes: Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance; employer paid Long Term Disability and Life Insurance; Pension plan with an employer sponsored 5% contribution and a very generous Paid Time Off program.
In our recruiting, retention and staff development activities, we seek to enrich the cultural, linguistic and specialized skills of our staff. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
To apply please email a cover letter w/salary requirements & resume to email@example.com
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