SUMMARY
As part of a multi-disciplinary team, the Clinical Case Manager will provide field and site based therapeutic services with clients in their homes to help them sustain permanent housing. The Clinical Case Manager’s primary responsibilities are to actively engage clients and provide intensive mental health and case management services through the use of evidence based practices that will ensure housing stability, self-sufficiency and community integration.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Assess mental health service needs of clients
  2. Provide crisis intervention and clinical case management services to participants
  3. Link clients with appropriate medical, mental health, substance abuse, and vocational resources
  4. Assist clients in obtaining all benefits to which they are entitled
  5. Assist clients in obtaining meaningful vocational and educational experiences
  6. Provide opportunities for clients to build a supportive peer community
  7. Facilitate life skills and coping skills workshops and support groups
  8. Network with agency and outside service providers, ensuring client access to appropriate resources
  9. Collaborate and communicate effectively with property managers and agency staff on behalf of clients
  10. Provide, coordinate, and implement mental health and recovery support services with individual members
  11. Develop effective, trusting relationships with members, with a focus on facilitating independence and maintenance of improved physical and mental health
  12. Collaborate with each member to develop their individual service plan; review and update quarterly and/or at time of goal completion.
  13. Assist members with becoming involved in daily activities, socialization, health maintenance, sense of community
  14.  Adhere to an emphasis on customer choice, harm reduction, and psycho-social rehabilitation.
  15. Develop and maintain a complete, accurate, and current member file with all funder-required documents
  16. Assure that all member paperwork and data collection is complete and up-to-date in the case management database

QUALIFICATIONS
  1. Master’s degree in a mental health field
  2. Registered with the board of behavioral sciences or ability to do so within the first 2 months of employment
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of clinical case management
  4. Knowledge of community resources
  5. Able to work in a high-tolerance, harm reduction model with individuals who have multiple barriers
  6. Strong clinical, team-building, charting, and non-violent crisis intervention skills
  7. Computer literate; able to effectively use computerized database for client file management, with basic skills in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel programs
  8. Detail oriented with strong time management, organizational, written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  9. Valid CA Driver’s license, reliable car, auto insurance, and an acceptable driving record
  10. Able to obtain and maintain CPR/1st Aid certification
  11. Experience working with homeless individuals who are living with mental illness, substance addiction and physical health problems preferred
  12. Minimum 30 WPM typing speed preferred

WORK ENVIRONMENT
  1. Combination of field and office environment
  2. Regularly required to sit, stand, bend; occasionally lift or carry up to 35 lbs.
  3. On occasion walk or drive to different local sites
  4. Will necessitate working in busy and loud environments
  5. Will be exposed to elements like cold, heat, dust, noise and odor
  6. May need to bend, stoop, twist, and sit throughout the day

RESPONSIBILITIES COMMON TO ALL AGENCY EMPLOYEES
  1. Maintain a safe work environment and confidentiality at all times
  2. Be proactive, creative, and flexible in determining, evaluating, researching, and resolving issues
  3. Organize and prioritize multiple activities to meet all external and internal deadlines
  4. Maintain professional demeanor that reflects positively on the agency
  5. Demonstrate respect and courtesy toward others
  6. Able to thrive in a work environment emphasizing teamwork and collaboration
  7. Respond in a timely manner in all aspects of communication
  8. Work with minimum supervision
  9. Perform other duties as assigned

 

Department: Nightingale
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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