30 Apr Mental Health Case Manager
What is a Mental Health Case Manager?
A Mental Health Case Manager provides the assessment, monitoring, planning, advocacy and connection to supports and resources to help people with severe and persistent mental illnesses (SPMI) achieve recovery goals and live independently. Case Managers accomplish this through building genuine, therapeutic, trusting relationships.
- Engage with individuals served by utilizing therapeutic interpersonal skills, employing person centered and trauma informed strategies.
- Coordinate services collaboratively with individuals, providers, family, and community supports.
- Assess and identify needs, build on strengths, and develop strategies to achieve recovery goals.
- Refer individuals to appropriate community resources and treatment supports
- Complete required Rule 79 Case Management documentation such as functional assessments, level of care assessments, crisis plans, releases, and individualized goal plans according to performance standards.
- Meet with individuals in their natural environment, whether at home, in the community, at medical/psychiatric appointments, etc.
- Develop and maintain relationships with many providers and agencies so as to effectively provide referrals and coordinate care and needs.
The ideal candidate is one who:
- Demonstrates empathy and sensitivity to peoples’ stories, past experiences, and trauma,
- Commits to professional and ethical excellence, and
- Embodies cultural competence and emotional intelligence.
- BA or BS in human services or related area, or BSW. BSW must have valid and current Social Work licensure. Master’s level preferred.
- One to two years’ experience in mental health or human services preferred.
- Valid Minnesota Driver’s License, automobile insurance coverage, and have access to an automobile.
Salary – Lower 40s to Upper 40s DOQ. Full Benefits package.
Vail Place, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the organization will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.