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Williams and Colbert Care Manager (BILINGUAL SPANISH & ENGLISH)
Summary
Title:Williams and Colbert Care Manager (BILINGUAL SPANISH & ENGLISH)
ID:1110
Department:Client Services
Description

Are you looking to make a difference in people’s lives? Do you want to learn and grow professionally while experiencing meaningful work?

Join our community mental health and wellness program and help people achieve success every day. Envision is a premier provider of recovery based mental health services in the Chicago Metropolitan Area. We inspire hope, inspiration and resiliency to hundreds of people each year.

General Functions:

Care Management staff coordinate the care and services to clients who are transitioning from nursing homes and long-term care facilities to the community. Care Management staff must demonstrate leadership and accountability in managing the pre and post transition activities. This includes but is not limited to being able to navigate changes at the system or individual level, the ability to clearly communicate with the interdisciplinary team, Clients, supports and providers, and the ability to advocate for them and resolve conflicts.

Key Responsibilities:

-Care Managers will develop an initial comprehensive person-centered service plan for each client

together with periodic updates.

-Care Management staff are responsible for monitoring and implementing all service plans. This

status, needs and preferences, to ensure changes are made where necessary to benefit the

client.

-Care Manager will Educate Clients in areas identified in the Service Plan such as

medication management, Healthy lifestyle, Psychosocial needs and Self-Management skills.

-Care Manager will collaborate with the Clients, the interdisciplinary team members, other

providers, health plan, and other supports to ensure the Service Plan is being appropriately

followed.

--Provide linkages to needed treatment (i.e. Substance Use, trauma treatment, individual therapy

- Facilitate discharge planning with the Client, facility staff, Medicaid Managed Care health plan care coordinator, family/guardians and other key stakeholders

-Provide brief, supportive goal directed counseling to clients experiencing difficulty or ambivalence about making choices.

-Aid client in obtaining new living arrangement by accompanying them on housing searches for potential apartments.

- Facilitate move to the community which includes but is not limited to assisting with the purchase of household items, arranging transportation, Setting up utilities, applying for SNAP benefits and transportation assistance.

-Serve as liaison to a clients managed care company ensuring services and medications are authorized.

-Facilitate and attend medical and psychiatric appointments as needed

-Provide post-discharge monitoring in clients home

- Implement strategy to aid clients in improving or achieving independent living skills

-Care Management staff must engage in ongoing learning and professional development and seek appropriate certifications as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling and related Field.  Three years of experience working with clients who have serious and persistent mental illness, substance use disorders and/or medically complex needs. Must be bilingual in Spanish & English. LCSW or LCPC preferred.

ABOUT ENVISION UNLIMITED:

Envision Unlimited is a large, non-profit agency with locations across the Chicago Metropolitan Areas. We have decades of experience working with clients who experience developmental disabilities or severe, and persistent mental health challenges. We provide psychiatry, outpatient mental health, residential and day treatment within our mental health division.

Envision Unlimited offers competitive salaries and a generous benefit package to our professionals:

Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medical Coverage: HMO, PPO

Dental and Vision Insurance Options

Company paid Life Insurance

12 Paid Holidays + Birthday Off

Paid vacation, sick time and personal days

403B plan

In house training and CEU’s

Employee Assistance Network

Support for pursuing clinical licensure (financial and time off)

Opportunity for career growth & development

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