• Case Manager

    Job Locations US-AL-Mobile
    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/9/2018 11:10 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-7419
    # of Openings
    1
    AltaPointe Site
    BayPointe Hospital
    Category
    Bachelor Level, Behavioral
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift/Hours
    12:30pm-8:30pm Monday-Thursday
  • Responsibilities

    Clinical responsibilities

    Demonstrates the ability to assess consumers’ needs utilizing the CANS

    Identifies goals and plans for appropriate services

    Identifies and maintains an ongoing relationship with available resources for consumers and families

    Records contact information of community resources and updates information as needed

    Provides appropriate linkage to community resources

    Links consumers and their families with transportation services as needed

    Monitors consumers to secure placement in the least restrictive environment

    Provides ongoing monitoring of consumers’ progress and needs as assessed in the CANS

    Advocates on behalf of the consumers to secure community resources

    Provides support and education for consumer’s family members

    Effectively collaborates with treatment team members and outside sources in the delivery of case management services

    Evaluates consumers for discharge planning

    Organizes and implements school transition visits for discharging consumers

    Effectively demonstrates the application of child/adolescent specific competencies

     

    Supervision and consultation

    Seeks clinical supervision and consultation as needed

    Accepts and employs suggestions for improvement

    Actively works to enhance case management skills

     

    Clinical record keeping

    Documents in a timely fashion per AltaPointe policy

    Documents appropriate, complete, and comprehensive SUN-R assessments

    Documents measurable and specific goals in individualized service plans

    Documents in a clear and concise manner types of consumers’ problems, ISP goals addressed and services provided

    Documents case disposition, case closing, follow-up and referrals

    Documents legibly

     

    Courteous and respectful attitudes towards consumers, visitors and co-workers

    Treats consumers with care, dignity and compassion

    Respects consumers’ privacy and confidentiality

    Is pleasant and cooperative with others

    Assists consumers and visitors as needed

    Personal values don’t inhibit ability to relate and care for others

    Is sensitive to the consumers’ needs, expectations and individual differences

    Is gentle and calm to consumers and families

     

    Case load management

    Effectively manages caseload based on consumers’ needs

    Meets AltaPointe productivity standards

     

    Administrative and other related duties as assigned

    Actively participates in Performance Improvement activities

    Actively participates in AltaPointe committees as required

    Completes assigned tasks in a timely manner

    Follows AltaPointe policies and procedures

    Attends required in-service trainings and workshops

     

    Physical Requirements

    Frequent standing, sitting, and walking which are in bursts of 5 to 10 minutes. There are times when this can be extended to pacing with the consumer (time could be undetermined) and at times sitting and standing can be extended with the employee having the ability to change positions as permitted by the observance and behavior of the consumer at that time.

    Occasional forward bending from the hips while kneeling to reach to the side.

    Occasional need to be able to assume a full squat/lunge from a standing position.

    Occasional need to maintain back extension while being on stomach with one’s own body weight on hips and legs. This position is maintained for several minutes.

    Occasionally, be able to put one’s own body weight on one knee and one elbow on the same side of one’s body.

    Occasionally, be able to kneel and reach to same side toward the floor.

    Lift up to 10 pounds occasionally during shift.

    Strong grasp is needed to use keys to open doors throughout the facility, and to maintain constant contact with a consumer during a takedown procedure or with other hold techniques.

    Pushing/pulling force up to 25 pounds occasionally during a shift.

     

     

    Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree in a mental health discipline

    23 years of age

    valid driver’s license

    proof of current liability insurance

    Knowledge in child/adolescent specialty outlined below to be attained within six months of employment:

    Knowledge of psychiatric disorders in the child/adolescent population

    Basic knowledge of growth and development of child/adolescent consumers related to all intellectual, emotional, spiritual, and physical aspects of their development

    Basic knowledge of behavior management and parenting issues

    Knowledge of cultural diversity

    Knowledge of behavior management and crisis intervention techniques

    Knowledge of effects of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse and neglect issues

    Knowledge of available community resources for the child/adolescent population

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