County of CalaverasSan Andreas 95249
Full Time
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Case Manager Iii

County of Calaveras
Full Time Calaveras County Health & Human Services, 509 E St Charles St, San Andreas, CA 95249, United States
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Overview

Position Description
Join our Team to provide community-based crisis intervention services for children and adult populations with mental health and/or substance abuse diagnoses which includes direct client contact in the community, partnering with law enforcement, crisis intervention, field assessments, outreach services, and other related duties as assigned.   This position will be required to pass P.O.S.T. background and will be located in the Calaveras County Jail.  Work schedule will be: Sunday - Wednesday: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm.

Under limited supervision, provides advanced level case management services, crisis intervention, individual and group rehabilitation services and psycho education to adults with severe mental illnesses and/or children and youth with serious behavioral and emotional disorders and/or substance use disorders, and/or conservatees.  



DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:

This is the advanced level Case Management position.  Applicants are expected to possess extensive knowledge and skills regarding the provision of case management services and community resources related to mental health, substance use disorder, conservatorship, and related issues.  Applicants are also expected to understand the principles and practices of behavioral health and/or substance use disorder services, principles and practices of case management, rehabilitation methodologies, social aspects of mental illness, addiction and substance use and the scope of activities of public and private health and social services agencies.  Incumbents are also expected to understand the basic principles of leadership as they may act as a subject matter expert and/or provide supervision to lower level staff assigned to a program or worksite as needed.  This position is different from a Case Manager I/II as applicants will generally be assigned to a specialized program in house or with a partner agency/department.

Example of Duties
  • Provides advanced level case management and related services either in house, in the field, or with a partner agency/department.
  • Operates independently with limited supervision and may be assigned a worksite at another Department, Division, etc.
  • Participates in individual and multi-disciplinary treatment planning activities and monitors treatment plans.
  • Conducts orientation, educational, and individual and group rehabilitation services.
  • Evaluates and provides intervention for crisis, including in the field.
  • Develops resource listings.
  • Assists with placement and discharge planning for mental health treatment for clients placed on involuntary psychiatric hold.
  • Attends court hearings as appropriate.
  • Represents assigned program and provides outreach and training to staff, community partners, etc.
  • Collects data on interventions provided and participates in program evaluation efforts.
  • Participates in community activities dealing with issues related to the impact of mental illnesses, addiction or substance use disorders on the community and on consumers of behavioral health services.
  • Attends staff meetings, treatment planning, and monitoring through utilization management and review.
  • Works to support medical clinical staff, administrative staff, consumer employees and volunteers in accomplishing overall consumer and agency goals.
  • Works with legal counsel as it pertains to conservatorship cases.
  • Provides on-call coverage.
  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation of interventions and activities that meet or exceed reimbursement standards.
  • Provides programmatic training and supervision in a subject matter expert capacity (non-management).
  • Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
Knowledge of:

Community resources related to mental health, conservatorship and/or addiction or substance use disorder and related issues, and understanding of principles and practices of case management, social aspects of mental illness, emotional and behavioral disorders, addiction and substance use disorder; scope and activities of public and private health and social services agencies. 



Ability to:

Apply the principles of current mental health and/or addiction or substance use disorder treatment practices, agency policies and procedures; establish and maintain the confidence and cooperation of persons contacted in the course of the work; utilize technology for case management services, write clear, accurate and concise notes and reports; maintain an objective and empathetic understanding of mental illness, emotional and behavioral disorders, addiction, substance use disorders, and related problems.  Work collaboratively with other service departments, community partners, and/or the public.  



Education, Training, and Experience:

Graduation from high school and four years of experience performing duties equivalent to those of a Case Manager II; or



An Associate's Degree in Human Services, or a related field, and three years of experience performing duties equivalent to those of a Case Manager II; or



A Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, chemical dependency, or a related field and two years of experience performing duties equivalent to those of a Case Manager II; OR



Master's or Doctoral degree in psychology, social work, chemical dependency, or a related field and one year of experience performing duties equivalent to those of a Case Manager II.

Special Requirements

Possession of an appropriate California driver's license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles.
 

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