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POSITION: Care Manager

 

PROGRAM :Access Center

 

Duties and Responsibilities: The clinical team for The Guidance Center of Westchester’s Certified Community Behavioral Health Center (CCBHC) Access Center is responsible for providing quality coordinated crisis response, screening, engagement and linkages to care for mental health, alcoholism/addiction and other substance use, physical health and supportive services. The CCBHC Access Center interdisciplinary team includes psychotherapists, psychiatry, medical/nursing, care managers, peers, an engagement specialist, a court liaison and 24/7 Intake/Hotline staff. With the support of federal SAMHSA CCBHC funding, The Guidance Center of Westchester is able to provide services to individuals of all ages regardless of ability to pay, insurance or residence.

The care manager position is responsible for working with children and families especially to coordinate all needed supports, education, court, DSS, medical, etc.

Meeting with Clinical Supervisor to learn which clients need care management support.

Reaching out to families and children to help them understand the behavioral health process and requirements and to answer any questions.

Meeting with designated child and family to create and then update personalized care plans that delineate the care management needs and the referrals and supports needed.

Interact with healthcare providers to facilitate client’s attendance and engagement in treatment.

Link children and families to social services programs and entitlements such as transportation assistance and translation services.

Work with children and families to address issues in the child’s education plan and to see if additional resources are needed to help with educational goals.

Work with all TGCW Behavioral Health staff to help screen clients who may require services in addition to, or in place of, those provided by TGCW such as recreation, housing and/or financial services and identify and link the family to service providers that best match the client’s and family’s needs.

Provide hands on assistance to families in accessing needed services and supports while fostering their development of knowledge and skills to advocate more independently with community agencies, schools, etc.

Maintaining records of case management activities.

 

Qualifications: 2+ years’ experience (internships included) in public health or related field; case management experience preferred

CASAC preferred

Proficient with EMRs, MS Word and Excel

Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal and great organizational skills

Ability to travel locally

 

Skills / Knowledge Required: Bachelor’s degree in social services, social work, human services, medical/nursing, or a related field

 

Travel Requirements: 25-50% throughout Westchester as needed.

 

Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week

 

Salary: Commensurate with experience

POSITION: Care Manager

 

PROGRAM :Access Center

 

Duties and Responsibilities: The clinical team for The Guidance Center of Westchester’s Certified Community Behavioral Health Center (CCBHC) Access Center is responsible for providing…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Level of Language Proficiency

English

English

How to Apply

CONTACT PERSON:       Kismyth Shuler

                                           Kshuler@theguidancecenter.org

CONTACT PERSON:       Kismyth Shuler

                                           Kshuler@theguidancecenter.org

Location

256 Washington Street, Mount Vernon, NY 10553

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