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Williams and Colbert Medical Care Manager (RN)
Summary
Title:Williams and Colbert Medical Care Manager (RN)
ID:1114
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 resilience to hundreds of people each year.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Must have a current State of Illinois RN License. 1-2 years of related experience working with individuals with chronic mental and physical health conditions. 3-5 years of experience preferred working with vulnerable populations within Social Services and Healthcare industries. It is mandatory that the candidate completes all annual trainings. Must have a valid driver’s license. Must have the ability to walk, bend, stoop, sit, stand, reach, and lift 50 pounds.

 

Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, sufficient decision making, problem-solving, computer, and organizational skills. Individual must be able to work autonomously. Must have a valid driver's license and pass a criminal background check. Must show a willingness to work in the community and member’s homes as needed. 

 

GENERAL FUNCTIONS:

The Medical Care Manager (MCM) is a member of the interdisciplinary team providing pre- and post-transition medical care management and clinical services to persons with mental or physical illness who are part of the Williams or Colbert Class Membership. Some CM’s may also have a secondary diagnosis of substance abuse, intellectual and developmental disabilities, or other clinical issues. Must be accessible via cellphone during work hours.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The MCM will provide pre- and post-transition services.

The MCM will adhere to all nursing timeframes in the Williams/Colbert Consent Decree.

The MCM will complete a physical assessment at the member’s home within 7 days of discharge.

The MCM will be responsible for following up with the member, in person, after any crisis or unscheduled ER visit

The MCM will conduct weekly phone screenings to assigned members and any member who has questions about a diagnosis or test result or specialty visit.

The MCM will be responsible for conducting on-going assessments of CM’s level

of functioning and update plans including (1) functional status, (2) risk of harm, (3) medication status, (4) healthcare utilization, (5) psychosocial status, and (6) community engagement as needed.

The MCM will conduct medication status evaluation and report the Healthcare

Coordinator the CM’s ability to self-manage their medication and keep a tracking sheet.

The MCM will be responsible for assisting the care managers with development and implementation of the medical portion of comprehensive assessments and service plans. MCM support is needed in reviewing medical documentation for initial assessments and plans.

The MCM  will conduct medication status evaluations and report and document the class member’s ability to self-manage their medication.

The MCM will work with Managed Care Organizations to secure appropriate referrals, linkages, and appointments.

The MCM will meet productivity targets and complete documentation in a timely manner, including clinical documentation and service reporting.

In conjunction with the client’s treatment team, the MCM will  keep the client’s family, guardian, and other Envision Unlimited staff informed of the client’s progress, including emergency room visits, hospitalizations, and medication changes/adjustments.

The  MCM will provide and document crisis interventions as needed, within 24 hours of an incident and complete the reportable event when necessary.

Other duties as assigned (i.e., RI follow-up, CM visit post transition, unscheduled ER visit, and ER to hospital transfers.

OVERALL JOB PERFORMANCE:

At all times maintain confidentiality, according to the Illinois Mental Health code and Confidentiality Act.

Responsible for participating in required in-service training and community training seminars at the discretion of the Director. Pursue and keep abreast of current trends, methods, and techniques in case management and counseling (minimum of 15 hours/year).

Be prepared to present information from outside trainings to clinical staff.

Attend/complete agency trainings as required.

Maintain a professional image and role as a representative of Envision Unlimited.

Inform supervisor of any condition that impacts the safety and wellbeing of clients served. Seek assistance as necessary to mitigate risk and seek out supervision as needed.

Attend individual supervision with the supervisor at a scheduled time weekly to review and report on progress, productivity, and concerns.

Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability with changes to program needs and schedule as the need arises.

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 retirement 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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