Targeted Case Manager – Mental Health (Tallahassee)

Tallahassee
Posted 3 months ago

Job Description

SCOPE OF POSITION:

Provide comprehensive case management for adults, children or adolescents and their families, to improve quality of life and maintain the highest possible ability to function within the community. Link client/parents/guardians to mental health treatment services utilizing a holistic approach with individuals, groups, siblings or families. Involves a broad range of training and development activities and quality documentation of services provided.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide assessments (bio-psychosocial), service plan development, linking and coordination of services, reassessment and follow-up, and monitoring of services, and caseload consultation, and other services as required.
  • Complete accurate, timely documentation of the highest quality and consistent with agency standards, rules and regulation, and Medicaid. Complete required assessments, service plans and progress notes.
  • Communicate with identified community partners including but not limited to ADM, DCF, DJJ, CMS, etc. and attend case closure or conference staffing’s.
  • Assess patients, evaluate effectiveness of treatment plan and progress made by client, participate in patient treatment planning and case review with patient care providers.
  • Document all client encounters and contacts made on behalf of clients.
  • Identify and provide emergency crisis services as necessary; make immediate assessments and respond accordingly to accepted crisis intervention methods and techniques; coordinate other services as appropriate.
  • Act as a client advocate in order to coordinate required services
  • Prepare appropriate documentation to bill services by established scheduled due dates submitted by Florida Therapy Services, Inc.; maintain and generate necessary documentation in a timely manner.
  • Review client charts to ensure quality assurance and compliance with state and federal standards and regulations.
  • Participate in agency training as required.
  • Attend all scheduled case management meetings.
  • Participate in continuous FTS quality improvement activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college with a major in counseling, social work, psychology, criminal justice, nursing, rehabilitation, special education, health education, or related human services field OR ;
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college and three years full time or equivalent experience working with children with serious emotional disturbances.
  • Complete ADM approved mental health targeted case management training prior to employment or within six months of contract.
  • Knowledgeable of available resources in the service area for children with serious emotional disturbances; and comply with federal and state statutes, rules, directives and policies that affect the target population.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and required automobile insurance.
  • Must have active cell phone at all times.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of cultural diversity and sensitivity in target population.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Ability to gather and interpret information.
  • Ability to maintain emotional stability to cope with human suffering, emergencies and other stresses.
  • Ability to set appropriate limits and boundaries with clients.
  • Knowledge of legal and ethical issues related to patient rights.
  • Maintain confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA regulations.
  • Ability to use a computer with access to basic applications including but not limited to, Word and Excel.

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Job Type: Full-time

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