Case Manager


Job Type

Full Time

Published:

04/05/2018

Address

Concord
California
United States

Description

Program Description

MHS’ Contra Costa ACTiOn Team provides Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) to individuals that qualify for AB1421/Laura’s Law. The program provides both voluntary and court-ordered services through an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) model for up to 75 eligible adults in Contra CostaCounty, in the East San Francisco Bay Area. All services meet the guidelines described in AB 1421 (Laura’s Law) while respecting the choice, autonomy and dignity of individuals struggling with symptoms of serious mental illness and/or co-occurring substance abuse disorders.


Company Description

Mental Health Systems, Inc. (MHS) was founded in 1978 to provide mental health and drug and alcohol rehabilitation services in an innovative and cost-effective manner. We continue to ensure that the delivery of these services conforms with the values highlighted on the cover of this directory. Our goal is to improve lives and instill hope by using new and creative treatment strategies while respecting time-proven methods of intervention.

MHS is a Drug-Free workplace therefore all staff must comply with Drug-Free Workplace requirements regarding alcohol and drug use. MHS performs post-offer substance abuse testing on all employees.


Position Description

This position is for Case Manager for Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) services and subsequent Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) for Laura’s Law/AB 1421 eligible adults with serious mental illness in Contra Costa County. The Case Manager provides case management services to clients who are difficult to engage and may deny the need for mental health services. The Case Manager coordinates care for clients and assists them in accessing services and resources that will help maintain them in the community in the least restrictive environment. In addition, the Case Manager acts as a liaison between treatment providers and the client and assists clients with the development of social and community support systems that promote stability and enable clients to function at the highest level possible. The Case Manager offers extensive knowledge of community resources and support as a primary means of assisting each client to reach their rehabilitation and recovery goals. The range of authority is consistent with that of MHS Case Managers.


Education/Experience Requirements

  • Master’s degree in a behavioral science and at least two years’ experience providing clinical services to individuals with mental illness.
  • Licensed preferred, or license eligible required with Board registration (ASW, AMFT, License Waivered Psychologist).


Interested applicants should apply at:

https://careers-mhsinc.icims.com/jobs/3176/case-manager/job

Benefits

MHS provides a full range of benefits to regular employees. These benefits include paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, partially paid employee health insurance, flexible spending account, paid employee long-term disability insurance, an MHS funded profit sharing plan, and an individual employee-funded 403(b) plan. Eligibility for benefits is contingent upon employment status; see MHS Employee Handbook for full details.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

lotis@mhsinc.org

https://careers-mhsinc.icims.com/jobs/3176/case-manager/job

Interested applicants should apply at:

https://careers-mhsinc.icims.com/jobs/3176/case-manager/job


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