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Community Case Manager, Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), Adult Department

Company: Center For Life Management
Location: Derry
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Fulfill your purpose at CLM: for Life Management (CLM) provides the area's most comprehensive array of outpatient mental health services for adults and elders. Our multi-disciplined treatment team works with individuals ages 18+ who experience severe and persistent mental illness, co-occurring developmental disabilities and substance use disorders. Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is an evidenced based practice model that provides an intensive and highly integrated approach to community mental health services. ACT support helps people with severe and persistent mental illness become independent and live in the community as they work toward their recovery goals. ACT support also helps with reducing homelessness and unnecessary hospital stays. The Adult ACT Community Case Manager provides outpatient mental health services including care planning, resource identification, benefit coordination, service monitoring and community-based support. This is a full time, 35 hour per week position.Major Functional Areas and Description of DutiesProvide individual assessment to create care plans that specify presenting problems, objectives, interventions, and desired outcomes;Assist clients with applying for and maintaining adequate medical coverage to support consistent access to whole health care and treatment;Provide outreach, advocacy, coordination, resource identification, linkage and monitoring of internal and external supports and services;Provide community-based support in a variety of settings including the home, public, or office to support clients treatment objectives;Provide crisis management and coordinate medical and emergency services as needed;Work collaboratively with other ACT Team members, natural supports, and external providers to ensure wrap-around services are in alignment with the ACT model;Work to foster individual recovery, resilience, and life skills to maintain independent living in the community;Provide on call, after hours, holiday and weekend coverage on a rotating basis;Serve on appropriate committees, both internal and external, as determined by supervisor;Function professionally and in a manner that protects the integrity, confidentiality and rights of all patients;Execute all required services and timely documentation in accordance with agency policies and federal/state standards;Maintain professional memberships, licenses, accreditation, certifications, etc.;Represent CLM in a professional and appropriate manner in all settings;Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor.Qualifications and SkillsBachelors degree preferred however an Associates along with a minimum of two years of direct service in mental health field may qualify;Experience working with co-occurring disorders preferred;Ability to exercise sound clinical judgment in routine, urgent, and emergent clinical situations;Proficient computer skills, specifically with all Microsoft office applications.Strong documentation skills and prior experience utilizing electronic records;Strong ability and desire to work as part of a clinical team while also able to be self-directed and motivated with minimal supervision;Effective communication skills, organizational skills, and ability to multi-task.Physical Demands and Working ConditionsA majority of the work will be visiting clients in the community and also in their homes. Manual dexterity is needed to use computers. The ability to sit for extended periods of time is required. Reliable transportation, a clean driving record, and proof of auto insurance coverage is required.BenefitsAt Center for Life Management we offer a robust benefits package because caring for our staff is just as important as caring for our clients. Benefits for benefits eligible employees include:Comprehensive health insurance (medical, dental, vision)Health Reimbursement ArrangementFlexible Spending AccountPaid earned time (3 weeks in year one, caps at 6 weeks)Paid holidays (8) with bonus birthday holiday in your birth month403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with 3% company contribution upon hireLife Insurance paid by companyShort and Long Term Disability paid by companyAccidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance paid by companyEmployee Assistance Program (EAP), accessible to staff and their natural supportsCompany issued cell phone and laptop as needed for roleScholarship for professional advancementMileage reimbursement for applicable positionsOn the job training and continuing education opportunitiesRewarding and supportive work environment with excellent opportunities for career growthMeaningful relationships with your co-workers and the individuals we serveFlexible work scheduleTeamwork, teamwork and more teamwork!#CLMMP1Center for Life Management is an equal opportunity Jobble

Keywords: Center For Life Management, New England , Community Case Manager, Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), Adult Department, Executive , Derry, Northeast

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