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Case Manager - ACT

Company: AllHealth Network
Location: Littleton
Posted on: July 7, 2024

Job Description:

Job Purpose:

To promote efficient coordination of client care through collaborative practice and ongoing case management to improve care delivery and health outcomes.

Our Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team is seeking an experienced Case Manager to assist clients with complex issues and link clients with mental health resources. This is a full-time position in Littleton, CO supporting clients in the community, Mon-Fri, 8-5.

ACT is an evidence-based practice, interdisciplinary team-based approach to the provision of treatment for individuals with severe mental illness and often co-occurring substance use disorders. Therapeutic interventions focus on promoting symptom stability, increasing coping skills, social skill development and community integration. Services include wraparound care navigation to assist individuals with connection to community resources, skills training to help increase independent living, coordination of care with relevant supports, individual and family support, substance use counseling, supporting medication management, psychoeducation, peer support, and vocational services.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:
--- Work closely and collaborate within a team-based model to ensure effective and efficient delivery of care coordination and case management services. Includes telephonic and face-to-face contact; travel as required for hospital, provider offices, community-based organizations and/or home visits; partnering with other ACT team staff.
--- Motivate clients to participate in the program by establishing a therapeutic relationship.
--- Maintain a caseload of clients in accordance with department policy, to gain optimal functioning and sustain improvements in health management.
--- Complete comprehensive assessments that collect in-depth information about a client's unique situation and functioning in order to identify their individual needs. Information gathered should include, but not limited to; medical, psychosocial and behavioral health.
--- Develop and implement care plans using a multidisciplinary process that address client identified needs.
--- Assist clients in identifying recovery goals and coordinating services and providers to meet those goals. Utilize professional judgment and critical thinking to assist the client in overcoming barriers to goal achievement. Modify care plan as necessary.
--- Act as a client advocate and a liaison between internal and external providers, community resources and criminal justice partners to seamlessly integrate and coordinate services.
--- Provide clinical and coaching services that are consistent with the client's readiness to change and client engagement. Interventions may include, but are not limited to: motivational interviewing to facilitate health behavior change, cognitive behavioral strategies, skills-based training, and self-management support.
--- Make referrals to community based organizations and resources that are consistent with the identified needs in the plan of care and/or by the client.
--- Positively contribute to the financial health of the organization by ensuring delivery of billable services and utilizing, monitoring and collecting data for decision making and program improvements.
--- Maintain a positive, ethical, and professional working relationship with community, government agencies, and other professionals.
--- Participate and contribute to departmental meetings, team huddles, rounds, supervision and other meetings, as needed, to ensure cohesive department operations.
--- Enhance professional growth and development through participation in specialized training.
--- Perform case management services consistent with ethical and professional standards established by CMSA and disciplines pertinent to the employee.
--- Follow all AllHealth Network policies and procedures.
--- Complete all required trainings as listed in Relias Learning (both online training and face-to-face training) within required timelines.
--- Perform other duties as required within the scope of the position and the experience, education and ability of the employee.

--- Bachelors degree in a related clinical field such as Social Work, Clinical Psychology, or Counseling.
--- Experience:
--- Minimum of 2 years of related clinical practice experience with diverse populations in a physical and/or behavioral health setting or criminal justice setting.
--- Experience in case management, care coordination, and/or community health required.

--- Demonstrated ability for assessment, evaluation, and interpretation of behavioral health information, and care planning.
--- Knowledge of and familiarity with case management concepts, principles and strategies.
--- Possess a high level of understanding of community resources, treatment options, funding options and special programs.
--- Ability to operate PC-based software programs including proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint and other computer based systems.
--- Advanced written and oral communication, decision making and problem solving skills, efficient time management with multi-tasking ability.
--- Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently and as part of a team; collaborating with other internal and external teams.

*********Must possess own transportation, have a good driving record, a valid driver's license, and proof of insurance.

Hourly Rate: $23 - $26 an hour

The base salary range represents the low and high end of the AllHealth Network salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to experience, education, training, merit, and the ability to embody the AllHealth Network mission and values. The range listed is just one component of AllHealth Networks' total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term and long-term incentives as well as a generous benefits package detailed below.

Benefits & Perks for Employees Working 30 hours or more:

First, you would be joining on of Denver's Top Places to Work! We are honored to receive this amazing designation and we know it is recognition from our engaged staff who believe they are taken care of, listened to, and believe they are part of something bigger.

Our facility is approved by the Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC), and we offer our employees the opportunity to participate in our Loan Repayment Program. Additionally, we provide a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes:

  • Positive, collaborative team culture
  • Competitive compensation structure
  • Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Basic Life and AD&D Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings 401k, company match up to 50% of the first 6% contributed
  • Excellent Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays Off
  • Additional Benefits

    AllHealth Network is an equal-opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    Required Vaccinations and TB Test.

    AHN has prioritized the health and safety of our clients and staff andrequires all employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, receive an annual influenza (flu) shot, and receive negative TB test results prior to their first day of hire.Proof of both vaccinations and negative TB test will be required upon your first day of employment. Medical and religious exemptions may be requested for the COVID 19 vaccine, annual flu shot or TB test.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: AllHealth Network, Littleton , Case Manager - ACT, Executive , Littleton, Colorado

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