Case Manager

PEAK WELLNESS CENTER

Peak Wellness Center aspires to be the absolute best by embracing five core values: Community, Compassion, Excellence, Responsiveness and Trustworthiness! We are boldly dedicated to strengthening our community through wellness and empowering ourselves and others toward excellence.

An inclusive, private, nonprofit clinic, Peak keeps high-quality services affordable for anyone in the community by accepting most insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid while also offering a sliding fee scale based on financial status. Fully certified by the Behavioral Health Division of the Wyoming Department of Health, Peak has achieved internationally recognized CARF accreditation for excellence in the fields of mental health care and substance abuse treatment.

Job Description

Case Manager

Position Level:

Team Member

Reports to:

Middle Management

Degree Requirements:

Bachelor of Social Work, Psychology or related field.

Experience:

Experience working with individuals in need of assistance with negotiating for services or linkage and coordination with other systems. Prior case management experience preferred.

ROLE SUMMARY

Provide support to assigned clients. Facilitate / link clients to appropriate community service resources.  Assist and support clinical services as needed in cooperation with the treatment team.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

1.  Receives referrals for Case Management services/treatment from therapists; provides initial and on-going assessment of client needs for case management, treatment, support and/or skills training.

2.  Is familiar with community resources and makes appropriate referrals and / or links clients to those resources.

3.  Provides case management monitoring of the client's condition(s) and progress or lack of progress and communicates this to primary therapist.

4.  Advocates on behalf of the client to ensure his/her access to needed resources and ensure their rights are respected.

5.  Provides case management emergency services during work hours and after hours as assigned.

6.  Provides psychiatric rehabilitation services to all clients in need, including: readiness assessment, skills training on an individual and group basis, assist Clinicians who facilitate group activities,andcase management to improve the Client's functioning and to assist client in being successful in his/her treatment goals.

7.  Carries out all psychiatric rehabilitation services in accordance with client's treatment plan and goals and identifies possible service needs to primary Clinician in support of comprehensive treatment planning.

8.  Provides liaison services to state and local hospitals as needed.

9.  Provides program and case consultation and education services as needed.

10.  Is responsible for tracking supported employment activities within Peak Wellness Center and assists with the development, and implementation of supported employment programming as directed by supervisor and Clinic Director.

11.  Maintains case records and documentation according to the Policies and Procedures for PWC.  Provides documentation reflecting the course of treatment in a timely manner. 

12.  Actively participates in supervision meeting, clinic meetings, case discussions, planning for treatment provision, and agency development required training activities.

13.  Maintains a suitable professional demeanor that includes: contributing to a positive work environment within PWC through the exercise of dependability, flexibility, cooperation, supportiveness and respect for others, communication, creativity, ethical behavior, and appropriate appearance. 

14.  Maintains the Agency standard of expected minimum direct service productivity (currently 25 hours per week).

15.  Maintains therapeutic responsibility for the collection of fees.

16.  Accurately completes all necessary intake elements in Peak Wellness admission process and completes all appropriate releases. 

17.  Other duties as assigned by Supervisor, Clinic Director, or Chief Clinical Officer.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel. Employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES

  • Proficient with MS Office, Outlook and Internet Explorer
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrates an independent work initiative, sound judgment and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Proficient with standard office equipment

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor of Social Work, Psychology or related field.
  • Willingness and ability to work with an interdisciplinary team.

BENEFITS:

·  Medical, dental, vision, disability and voluntary term life coverage available

·  Paid vacation and sick leave

·  Paid holidays

·  Immediate Voluntary 403(b) retirement

·  Clinical supervision provided

·  Staff development and training available