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Case Manager: Cluster Housing Program
Summary
Title:Case Manager: Cluster Housing Program
ID:1040
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:

Case managers serve as a member of the multi-disciplinary team responsible for providing recovery-oriented services to clients with severe and persistent mental illness. Some clients present with co-occurring physical or developmental disabilities and/or substance abuse issues. Case managers provide support to Clients who are transitioning from nursing homes and long-term care facilities into own apartments in the community. On site office provided.

 

Key Responsibilities:

Conduct Mental Health Assessments and Semi-annual treatment planning for assigned clients using the State approve IM/CANS tool ensuring the treatment plans incorporate objectives that reflect the identified needs of the individuals served.

Case 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.

Case 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

Provide brief, supportive goal directed counseling to clients experiencing difficulty

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 monitoring in clients home

Implement strategy to aid clients in improving or achieving independent living skills=
Provide brief supportive goal directed counseling to clients based on assessed needs.
Case Managers are responsible for maintaining productivity targets and submitting compliant documentation
Develop and facilitate therapeutic recreational activities on site and in community

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in social work, counseling, psychology or related field (Master’s degree preferred).  One-year experience in working within the social service arena, including internships. Must be able to work with diverse populations with multi-faceted needs. Experience with mental health population and knowledge of Medicaid standards preferred.

 

ABOUT ENVISION UNLIMITED:

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

Flexible Schedule

Work at Home Opportunities

Work at home Options

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

401K 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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