School-Based Children's Case Manager
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Wichita, KS 67202
Company: Sedgwick County
Pay: $14.47 Hourly
Work Schedule: Varied schedule M-F between 7a-7p
Provide goal-directed, medically necessary case management services and support to children with severe and persistent mental illness. Case manager will primarily be providing services in the school. Employee must be able to complete complex tasks by applying standard office policies, authorized instructions, and past precedents to achieve a desired outcome. Employee must quickly recognize emergency or sensitive situations and take appropriate action. Critical decision making and the ability to think through the consequences of a decision are essential in this position. Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
Service Provision Case Management Services
•Case management using identified and accepted methods to remediate symptoms of mental illness and/or improve emotional and functional well-being
•Conduct risk assessments as needed to address safety of clients
•Prepare Treatment Plan including client and family participation on cases where needed
•Collaborate in review, updates and progress on goals with Treatment Plan coordinator or other members of the treatment team
•Meet with client to complete strengths assessment, discuss treatment goals and available services
•Complete progress notes in accordance with COMCARE guidelines which meet requirements for medical necessity, goal-directed treatment and client response to treatment within prescribed timelines
•Complete Notes for Record, Precautions statements and authorizations for release of records as required and/or recommended
•Enters no show and cancellations for accuracy and completeness of medical record
•Enter AIMS data as needed
Minimum Qualifications: 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. Must be able to safely operate a motor vehicle and meet driver qualification standards as set forth in Sedgwick County’s Fleet Vehicle Operation and Usage policy. Meet the specifications as outlined in the CMHC licensing standards 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.