The Care Manager will provide case management, treatment planning, aftercare planning and education. Provides timely and accurate documentation. In addition, the care manager assists and provides back up to counselors and other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work (or related field) with certification (CSAC) or eligible for CSAC certification or master’s degree with licensure (LPC, LSATP, LMFT, LCSW) or actively working towards licensure.
Must have course work, training and/or experience with chemically dependent population and must demonstrate competence in position responsibilities.
Requires excellent oral and written communication skills, as primary duties include giving and receiving of information, verbally, in writing and by telephone. Computer skills too include Microsoft Office Suite.
Ability to manage time and perform position requirements to provide quality patient care and documentation. Must demonstrate communications skills sufficient to dialogue with patients, family members and referral sources.
Ability to develop and maintain constructive working relationships with patients, facility staff, medical staff and allied health professionals.
Working conditions are generally pleasant, however, are often fast-paced and sometimes stressful. There is some threat of exposure to illnesses associated with the psychiatric and chemical dependency environment.
May require ability to lift and carry 1-5 pounds, such as patient records for other documentation. There are sedentary periods, such as individual and group sessions, preparing various correspondence and patient record documentation, etc., as well as, periods of movement between areas and offices, to greet patients and visitors, etc.
Must be able to complete patient documentation legibly and accurately, as well as read/receive information from others.
Will spend approximately 90% of day working with and communicating with others; 95% of day working indoors.
If in recovery, prefer (5) years post-recovery/sobriety from drug and alcohol addiction, minimum of (2) years.