Job: CASE MANAGER (TOHONO O'ODHAM PROGRAM)
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Under the direction of the Pantano Behavioral Health Services (PBHS) Clinical Director and in close coordination with the Intermountain Centers for Human Development (ICHD) Tohono O‚Odham Program Manager, the Case Manager is responsible for the assessment of needs and coordination of treatment services for program participants.
This position requires extensive travel between Tucson and Sells with occasional trips to Phoenix and Casa Grande (employee must be willing to use their own car).
Skills / Requirements
* Works with agencies and service providers to facilitate case coordination and information sharing.
* Works with clinical supervisors for the development of contracts for services where an identified need is recognized
* Conducts CFT/ART meetings on an on-going basis to Members residing in Tucson and enrolled in the Pantano Sells Program
* Conducts transition CFT/ART meetings with clients and stakeholders to transition clients in Tucson to ongoing services on the Nation
* Completes Hospitalization Discharges, Core Assessments and other Intake/Discharge paperwork for clients residing in Tucson and assigned to Pantano‚s Sells program
* Works with medical providers at other agencies (e.g. detox facilities, crisis facilities, hospitals) for completion of "rounds" and professional staffings in preparation for discharge and on-going services
* Provides on-going case management, outreach and engagement services for clients residing in Tucson and enrolled in the Pantano Sells Program
* Screens and evaluates persons requesting treatment services.
* Develops and monitors treatment plans with clients and participating agencies.
* Assists clients in securing a variety of social services.
* Maintains client records in accordance with agency and funding source requirements.
* Provides complete documentation and reporting of all client service in accordance with agency and funding source requirements.
* Meets with treatment providers to review utilization and monitor client progress toward individual treatment goals.
* Attends and participates in team meetings and clinical staffing.
* Participates in ongoing program planning and development.
* Performs other related activities in accordance with agency growth and changes.
Education* & Experience:
* Bachelor‚s Degree in psychology, counseling or related behavioral health field, plus two years‚ related experience.
* Knowledge of DSM-IV.
* Extensive knowledge of managed care systems and AHCCCS/Title XIX medical assistance screening.
* Extensive knowledge of community resources including treatment placements for adults and children.
* Experience working with clients suffering from substance abuse and knowledge of ASAM assessment.
* Prior experience working with adults and children in the behavioral health field preferred.
* Must obtain and maintain certifications in CPR, first aid
*Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience.
* Ability to interact effectively in a team setting with other behavioral health professionals, and with other service providers.
* Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
* Knowledge of various ethnic and cultural groups.
* Must be at least 21 years of age and able to obtain a Class I Fingerprint Card.
Bilingual pay differential offered