Case Manager - In Home Intervention (Montgomery County)

Montgomery, Alabama
09-19-2019
MAMHA - Montgomery County
41,447.00 
27,239.00 
Full time
1st Shift

 JOB DESCRIPTION

 

TITLE:                                  Case Manager (Custody to Community Transition)

 

CLASSIFICATION:             Mental Health Specialist I

 

SALARY RANGE:              $27,239.00 - $41,447.00

 

SUPERVISOR:                     Director, Case Management Services

 

DEFINITION:

 

This is responsible professional work as a direct services provider and an information and referral agent for targeted populations that are considered chronically mentally ill.

 

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

 

Identify eligible individuals.

 

Complete referral information including name and a problem statement.

 

Visit referred persons and determine needs using the SUN Assessment by conversing with the individual.

 

Complete a SUN Assessment Form on each client utilizing information gained from the client or a significant other.

 

Determine resources that would meet the needs identified in the SUN Assessment by contacting provider sources, public and private, both in and out of the catchment area.

 

Prepare a plan for the provision of community mental health services to the targeted individual involved and review such plan not less that once every three months.

 

Provide assistance in obtaining and coordinating social and maintenance services for the individual, including services relating to daily living activities, transportation services, habilitation and rehabilitation services, prevocational and vocational services, and housing services.

 

Assist the individual in obtaining income support services, including housing assistance, food stamps, and supplemental security income benefits.

 

Refer the individual for such other services as may be appropriate.

 

Provide representative payee services in accordance with section 1631 (a) (2) of the Social Security Act if the Individual is receiving aid under title XVI of such Act.

 

 

 

 

 

 JOB DESCRIPTION (Continued)

Case Manager – Custody to Community Transition

Transport clients to services, as well as conduct outreach visits.

 

Maintain positive rapport with Community Correction Officers and advise them of progress/lack of progress of each consumer.

 

Participate in Community Corrections staff meetings as required.

 

Maintain a minimum of eighty (80) percent billable productivity for each month.

 

Ensure all services and travels are documented DAILY in MAMHA Electronic Health Record (AVATAR).

 

Attend/participate and pass all requirements of the Department of Mental Health Case Management

Training.  

 

Participate in training activities as required by the Authority to increase and enhance professional and therapeutic skills.

 

Complete reports required for client records as well as all forms and paperwork required by the Agency and or Community Corrections and other forms as needed.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of the special needs and behavioral characteristics of the targeted, chronically mentally ill.

Knowledge of interviewing techniques and principles.

Skills in interpersonal relationships and group dynamics.

Ability to operate a motor vehicle, with a driver’s license valid in Alabama and a good driving record.

Knowledge of the use and side effects of psychotropic medication.

Knowledge of the legal and ethical issues relative to confidentiality of client records.

Knowledge of casework principles and methods related to counseling.

Ability and willingness to document activities and maintain records.

Ability and willingness to provide mental health services in non-traditional settings.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Science or related field from a recognized college or university. Some experience preferred. Must meet requirements of Medicaid for approved Medicaid Provider Status.

 

Must hold a driver’s license valid in Alabama and maintain a driving record that is acceptable to the Authority's insurance carrier. Must maintain liability coverage on personal vehicles.

 

 

 

October 2014