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Case Manager

Company: Health Solutions
Location: Walsenburg
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Health Solutions is a premier wellness center focused on whole-person care. With over 400 employees in Southern Colorado, you would be joining a mighty team of support and administrative staff, case managers, clinicians, physicians, nurses, and others in our efforts to improve the health and wellbeing of our community.Were looking for a Healthcare Specialist III to join our team as a Bridges Liaison who will work in Huerfano & Las Animas Counties - with the 3rd Judicial Court system.What Youd Be DoingAs a Healthcare Specialist III you will work as a Bridges Liaison to provide clients referred for competency restoration services with referral information for providers, assist them with connection and enrollment in restoration services, and keep timely data on client progress in competency restoration services. The Bridges Liaison will be responsible maintaining connections and knowledge of community providers and resources to assist them in screening and coordinating of referrals into treatment for individuals needing competency restoration and other supportive services. Under the administrative and clinical supervision of the Crestone Supervisor the Bridges Liaison is responsible for.Specifically, the Healthcare Specialist IIIOrganizing services in coordination with the Program Supervisor/Court Administrator.Coordinating clients from Huerfano and Las Animas Counties into competency restoration services and other supportive services.Identifying stressors and precursors to crises and assisting clients in overcoming barriers to receiving services.Coordinating competency restoration services between providers, the judicial system, and other appropriate agencies.Providing education regarding Mental Health, Substance Use, co-occurring diagnoses, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) and competency restoration services to members of the criminal justice system where appropriate.Managing and maintain all required data points for the state offices reporting on a consistent a thorough manner.Providing a consistent support and availability until the client has achieved a higher level of functioning and released by the court.Linking the clients with community resources as needed.As needed assist in arranging transportation for scheduled appointments.Providing support to reduce usage of/divert from more restrictive treatment settings or jail.Keeping accurate, complete and up-to-date records with 100% compliance with company standards.Maintaining competency and proficiency with all data collection and record keeping platforms.Performing other job related responsibilities as assigned.Health Solutions expects all staff toIs adaptable to change in the workplace and uses change as an opportunity for innovation and creativity.Takes ownership of problems, has ability to brainstorm different problem resolution paths, uses sound judgment in selecting solutions to problems, and demonstrates consistent follow through.Has job knowledge and skills to perform the fundamental job functions and is able and willing to assume greater responsibility over time regarding the scope of work.Has the ability to inspire and model collaborative teamwork. Is motivated to forge exceptional working relationships with community partners and work diligently to maintain connections across agencies.Demonstrates an understanding of customer service regarding accommodation, politeness, helpfulness, trust building, appropriate boundaries, and flexibility.What Were Looking ForThe Must-HavesBaccalaureate degree in social work, psychology, or a closely related fieldExperience in case management/community systems navigation, particularly with the criminal justice and/or mental health systems Experience working with people with substance use and co-occurring disordersExperience working with individuals with substance use/co-occurring disorders services to include those with Intellectual and Developmental Delays (IDD) and experience working with persons diagnosed with severe & persistent mental illness is requiredExceptional flexibility, time management, and documentation skillsMust be a self-starter and self-motivatorExperience working with a multi-disciplinary team and comfort working with members of judicial teamsValid Colorado drivers licenseAccess to reliable transportation during work hoursWhat Wed Like to See in YouThe Nice-to-HavesCAC II or higherSpanish language skillsWhat Youll Like About UsCompetitive pay. $21.21-$22.29 per hour, determined by credentialsBenefits. For most positions includes paid holidays, PTO, EAP, tuition reimbursement, retirement, insurances, and FSAEmployee celebrationsWarm and friendly work environment in which staff respect and learn from one anotherOpportunities to serve our neighbors in Pueblo, Huerfano, and Las Animas countiesClosing date: Open until filled EOE M/F

Keywords: Health Solutions, Pueblo , Case Manager, Other , Walsenburg, Colorado

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