Substance Abuse and Mental Health Case Manager Sierra Vista AZ

  • Northeast Healthcare Recruitment
  • Sierra Vista, AZ, USA
  • Apr 10, 2018

Job Description

Great opportunity for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Case Manager.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed PhD with substance abuse and mental health experience preferred. Case manager experience related to substance abuse and related disorders. One to two years of experience with patient/client care in a behavioral health setting strongly preferred.

Automobile and valid driver’s license necessary as position may require some travel.

Essential Job Duties:

? Conducts screening interviews to determine the need for a drug and alcohol assessment and for emergent care services in the specific areas of detoxification and mental health care.

? Assists clients with making referrals to and obtaining appropriate health and human services as needed based on the outcome of the screening interview.

? Applies strengths-based and trauma-informed approach to work collaboratively with clients and internal and external team members to help support clients in their treatment and recovery.

? Implements motivational interviewing techniques to engage client in decision-making process and help them understand the benefits of assessment and accessing the appropriate level of care.

? Provides case management services to patients with mental health disorders and substance abuse disorders to support treatment, including coordination with specialty providers via referral agreement for severe/complex cases.

? Collaborates with existing community resources to address environmental factors that impact the onset or recurrence of substance abuse disorders, with a focus on opioid use disorders.

? Enhances education for patients, families, communities and personnel to support patient engagement and self-management including medical conditions that often co-occur with mental health and substance use disorders.

? Provides assistance and resources to medical providers for treatment and recovery of identified patients.

? Monitors client access to and involvement with treatment and other providers to help address barriers to treatment and the recovery process.

? Follows up with clients within 7 days of referral, to ensure client follow-through with referral, and to assess process and client’s satisfaction with adjusting to program.

? Participates in all assigned meetings, staff development, and training as required.

? Assists with tracking and reporting of new clients who are receiving services.

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