MENTAL HEALTH CAREERS
Are you looking for mental health careers?! We are actively seeking experienced bilingual Mental Health Targeted Case Managers to join our team!
Position: Mental Health Targeted Case Manager
Pay from 35,000 - 45,000 Annually
To identify and assess client and family needs and evaluate, coordinate and ensure necessary services and/or treatment are provided; provide in-home services to clients; complete required assessments; assist and counsel individuals and families by using such activities as delineating alternatives, helping to articulate goals and providing needed information.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS MAY INCLUDE:
Provide Mental Health TCM Services (information, plan referral and linkages) as needed
Develop and maintain clinical records and program documentation according to contract (assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, etc.)
Coordinate and advocate for services with other professionals and para-professionals
Conduct community outreach as needed
Arrange for transportation of clients to appointments, community agencies, etc., as needed
Work with the client’s family to address issues related to the client’s service plan
Monitor the appropriateness of services to the client
Complete billing related documentation for the Medicaid billing department ensuring billing documentation is accurate and complete
Participate in clinical review of client for services and enhanced placement when appropriate
Attend staffing’s on behalf of the client to ensure the needs of the client are being addressed fully (schools, clinical, etc.)
Complete documentation related to authorization for Targeted Case Manager (TCM) services
Participate in the quality improvement process.
JOB REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS:
APPLICANTS MUST OWN A PRINTER,LAPTOP AND VEHICLE. NO EXCEPTIONS..
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college with a major in a Human Services related field and a minimum of two year full time or equivalent experience working with severely emotionally disturbed children and adults.– or –Bachelor’s Degree in a non Human Services related field from an accredited university or college and three years full time or equivalent experience working with severely emotionally disturbed children and adults.
Successful completion of 50 hr Class and AHCA approved mental health targeted case management training within three months of initially providing Medicaid services
Excellent assessment skills and intervention strategies
Ability to identify and understand environmental stressors
Ability to observe and report accurately on the functioning of individuals & families
Ability to handle confidential information appropriately
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Awareness of sociocultural characteristics of service population
Ability to make home visits
Ability to set appropriate limits and boundaries with clients
Knowledge of community resources
Ability to work flexible hours as required
Ability to act decisively when necessary to protect client