Field-Based Case Managers - Children, Adults, and Homeless programs - COMCARE
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Wichita, KS 67214
Company: Sedgwick County
Pay: $14.47 hourly
Work Schedule: Varied schedule M-F between 7a – 7p
“One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.” – JFK
Sedgwick County is looking for that one person who is compassionate and wants to make a difference
in the lives of those with mental health needs.
Case Managers provide goal-directed, medically necessary case management services and support to clients with mental health needs. Because we care so much for the Clients we serve, we’re looking for reliable individuals who can commit to regular and non-disruptive work attendance.
Do you have the competencies that our best Case Managers have?
Collaboration & Cooperation – by showing an interest and acknowledging Clients perspectives and ideas; and building relationships through listening and emphasizing to collaborate and find solutions.
Communication – having the ability to gently hold firm to ensure compliance with policies and laws; and having timely and current communication to consumers and treatment team members.
Detail Oriented – Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to set priorities and produce accurate and complete work
Time Management – having the ability to work at a higher level, be it quality or speed without having a significant impact on performance; is motivated to achieve and ensures that tasks are completed on time
As a Case Manager you will:
•Provide Case management to individuals using identified and accepted methods to remediate symptoms of mental illness and/or improve emotional and functional well-being.
•Conduct risk assessments to address the safety of our clients
•Prepare Treatment Plans including the client and his/her family participation
•Collaborate in review, updates and progress on your Client’s goals with the Treatment Plan coordinator or other members of the treatment team
•Meet with your clients to complete strengths assessment, discuss treatment goals and available services
•Complete progress notes which meet the requirements for medical necessity, goal-directed treatment and client response to treatment within prescribed timelines.
Within Sedgwick County’s Comcare Program, Case Manager Positions are available under three different programs:
•Community Support Services case manager’s work with adults with severe and persistent mental illness.
•Center City case managers work with homeless individuals who have also been diagnosed with a mental illness.
•Children’s Services case manager’s work with children who have been diagnosed with severe emotional disturbance.
Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree or be equivalently qualified by work experience or a combination of work experience in the human services field and education, with one year of experience substituting for one year of education. Must have a valid Kansas Driver’s license and current proof of automobile insurance, and pass KBI, DCF child abuse check, adult abuse registry, and motor vehicle screens.
It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator, by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Do not send resumes or application status requests or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.