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Title:                       Care Manager 
Supervisor:             Lead Care Manager/Program Manager 
Location:                 Hinesville, GA      
Department:           Liberty Outpatient   

Status:                     Full-Time/Hourly/ Monday - Thursday 8am to 6pm / Friday 8am to 12pm                      


Job Summary: Under general supervision, Provides on-going supportive and/or case management functions to consumers having long-term mental illness in accordance with the problems, needs, and strategies identified within the service plan in order to help the clients achieve the stated goals and objectives. Participates in regular interdisciplinary staff meetings with the interdisciplinary team to best help consumer, including Behavioral Health Specialists, Staff Psychiatrist, Registered Nurses, quality assurance specialists, paraprofessionals.

Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Documentation and Compliance

·  Records services accurately that relate directly to the treatment outcomes, within approved timeframes. Completes required clinical documentation according to agency standards.

·  Maintain all documentation in accordance with applicable policies, laws and instructions.

·  Ensure that all services provided are within the guidelines and document care in compliance with agency requirements and standards.

·  Ensure that all notes will be in Care Logic and signed no later than the allotted time the day after the service was provided.

·  Maintain a minimum chart audit score of 70% or better for all consumers on case-load.

·  Ensure all weekly reports have been addressed and cleaned up (if necessary) within hours specified by supervisor.

Community Outreach

·  Collaborate with behavioral health providers, hospitals, emergency rooms, jails and shelters through regular meetings in order to engage and transition consumers throughout systems of inpatient and or community care.


Productivity

·  Meet the minimum direct time requirements of individual billed hours per year.

·  Enroll no fewer the 5 % individuals into case management services each month until reaching capacity.

·  Minimum of 2 face to face visits must be delivered on a monthly basis.

o     Additional contacts may be either face to face or telephone collateral contact, depending on the individuals support needs.



Required Knowledge & Skills:

·  Working knowledge of the nature of serious mental illness; behavior modification techniques and related treatment modalities, interventions and techniques; of different types of assessments and their uses in treatment planning.

·  Knowledge of consumers’ rights; agency and federal policies, procedures and guidelines.

·  Knowledge of local community resources and service delivery systems such as housing, social, welfare, educational, etc.

·  Knowledge of client record documentation requirements; and of client services plan development and implementation.

·  Knowledge of crisis intervention techniques,

·  Knowledge of individual and group therapy techniques; family dynamic and family support groups

·  Ability to observe, record and report on an individual’s functioning;

·  Ability to read and understand assessments, evaluations, observation, and use in developing treatment plan.

·  Ability to identify community resources and services for clients and coordinate provision of services; to establish effective working relationships with internal agency staff as well as with relevant community organizations;

·  Ability to effectively interact and communicate with consumers and their families in diverse populations.

·  Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, to maintain confidentiality, and to work independently under general supervision.

·  Ability to demonstrate strong interpersonal and “Listening” skills.

·  Ability to establish and prioritize goals and objectives of assigned program.

·  Ability to facilitate relationships between Gateway, consumer families/legal guardians and various social service community resources, such as housing assistance, healthcare, job training and placement and substance abuse support groups.

 Required Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Crinimal Justice, or Psychology/Helping from an accredited program and a minimum of 2 years related experience. Must possess a valid GA Driver’s license.


Supervisory Responsibilities: None


Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Some minor travel between Gateway sites is required.


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