The Case manager assists in data collection, participates in developing a Master Treatment Plan for each client and assists in the coordination of services for clients and their families.
Duties and Responsibilities:
*Assists in the completion of comprehensive assessment form
*Accurately reports information to team members and participates with team members and clients/families in the completion of a Master Treatment Plan within established time frames.
*Participates with team members in the updating of the Master Treatment Plan within established time frames or as indicated by changes in client needs.
*Demonstrates a knowledge of crisis intervention and behavior management of aggressive behavior.
*Involves clients and families in the treatment planning process.
*Assists in the development and implementation of educational programs.
*Assists in the case management and coordination of services for clients and families.
*Demonstrates a knowledge of community resources.
*Assists clinical staff in the implementation of the treatment plan.
*Accurately documents all client interaction within established time frames.
*Writes in a professional and competent manner.
*Maintains a valid NJ driver's license.
*Practices safe and courteous driving habits.
*Provides services to clients/families in their native language or is able to procure the services of a translator.
*Works well with other staff and supervisors.
*Demonstrates a willingness to serve on professional committees, attend staff meetings, attend in-services, etc.
*Seeks supervision in a professional manner and documents supervision.
*Participates with team members and clients/families in discharge planning.
*Provides services within state mandated scope of services.
*Provides competent psychosocial education to clients.
*Develops an adequate professional relationship with all referral sources and relevant community agencies.
*Adequately responds to the needs of clients, families and referral sources.
*As appropriate to scope of practice, assists in the data collection for each assigned client, including the following:
The relationship of each clients physical status to dependence.
The nature of the comparison to use alcohol and/or other drugs.
The intensity of the clients mental preoccupation with using alcohol and/or drugs.
*As appropriate to scope of practice, completes urine tests according to established procedures.
*As appropriate to scope of practice, demonstrates a knowledge of the natural history of dependence.
*As appropriate to scope of practice, demonstrates an understanding of the biopsychosocial influences and effects of dependencies.
*Documentation must be completed within one (1) calendar day of service delivery
Education: Bachelor's Degree in behavioral health field CADC or tracking for if needed in appropriate placement. One year experience or appropriate internship
Reports To: Unit Director/ Program Manager
Trainings: Annual, CPI, QRPT, Heart Saver First Aid CPR/AED
Experience: Two years post graduate in behavioral health setting CADC
Equipment Use: Computer, copier, facsimile, motor vehicle
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled