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Case Manager

Company: Porter-Starke Services, Inc.
Location: Valparaiso
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

We are looking for an ADULT CASE MANAGER to join our Valparaiso, Knox, and Portage TEAM! $500.00 SIGN ON BONUS & LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM AVAILABLE! ADDITIONAL BENEFITS: 401(k) with 20% company matching Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance options Company paid life insurance and long term disability Employee discounts (cell phone & YMCA) Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts Generous PTO 11 paid holidays Educational Reimbursement & Tuition Assistance Programs Company-wide employee recognition events Free health and wellness screenings Porter-Starke Services, Inc. is seeking an Adult Case Manager to provide case management services and curriculum-based group sessions that assist seriously and persistently mentally ill adults by locating, coordinating, and monitoring necessary care and services. Services may include in-home services, support in skills training, activities of daily living and medication management. Porter-Starke Services, Inc. is a Community Mental Health Center (CMHC) based in Valparaiso and serves northwest Indiana with additional offices in Portage, Knox, and LaPorte. Porter-Starke also operates Marram Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with two offices in Gary and Hebron. VITAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides adult case management services. Provides education in skills training. Assists clients in personal financial administration. Provides appropriate therapeutic interventions and crisis interventions. Provides documentation of interventions per department standards. Assists clients in meeting their treatment goals. Provides appropriate discharge planning and transition to aftercare services. Completes electronic medical record documentation as required. Plans, organizes and provides a variety of group therapy experiences congruent with treatment plans. Provides appropriate therapeutic interventions. Initiates, monitors and updates client treatment plans per department standards and in cooperation with treatment team. Connects clients to available community resources and acts as an advocate for clients. Coordinates care with internal and external providers. Create group materials, as needed Attends staffings, clinical supervision, in-services and staff meetings. Performs other duties as assigned. COMPETENCIES: Must demonstrate knowledge of the following: Therapeutic interventions for adults diagnosed with serious mental illness. Signs and symptoms of psychiatric disorders. Locating, coordinating and accessing appropriate services and entitlements for client. Criteria for enrollment and appropriate regulations to assist clients in maintaining compliance with program guidelines. Activities of daily living. Formulation of treatment plans, ability to monitor progress, and ability to modify plans to meet client needs. Behavior disorders, parenting skills, treatment interventions and crisis intervention. Must demonstrate skills in the following: Assessing the needs of seriously and persistently mentally ill adults. Documenting interventions. Building and maintaining therapeutic rapport with assigned clients. Providing education in activities of daily living for clients. Assisting clients in accessing entitlements, such as Medicaid, Social Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Income (SSDI), food stamps, and other resources. Assisting clients with medication compliance through self-administering psychotropic medications, or assisted administration. Advocating for client's needs. Group facilitation. Typing and basic computer usage. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related human services discipline is required. Previous related experience working in mental health or related discipline preferred. CERTIFICATION/LICENSE: Successful completion of OBHP (Other Behavioral Health Professional) educational requirements is required within 3 weeks of hire date. Employment Type: Full Time Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Porter-Starke Services, Inc., Gary , Case Manager, Executive , Valparaiso, Indiana

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