HELP OTHERS, MAKE A DIFFERENCE, SAVE A LIFE.
At the Helen Ross McNabb Center, our mission is "Improving the lives of the people we serve." Do you see yourself as a part of this life-changing work? If so, we are currently seeking a qualified and motivated professional for the following position: IDD Case Manager.
Children and Youth (C&Y) Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Continuous Treatment Team (CTT) case managers will provide information and referral, agency linkage, advocacy, home visits and follow-up services as defined by the Case Management Service Plan. Provides clinically appropriate transition to clients transitioning out of the CTT program. Provides crisis intervention and emergency services as needed. Utilizes center wide and community services as needed for client benefit. Embraces the key values of case management: empowerment, normalization, rehabilitation, and continuity of care.
This position requires utilizing a personal dependable vehicle to conduct Center business. Maintaining a dependable vehicle and certified driver status is a condition of employment.
Education/Knowledge A Bachelor's degree in a health related field of counseling, psychology, or social work or must be licensed as a nurse (LPN or RN). LPNs must have fifteen (15) semester hours of behavioral health and one (1) years of behavioral health care experience. Candidates with a Bachelor's degree in rehabilitation, occupational therapy, criminal justice, and education must have fifteen (15) college-level semester hours of coursework in behavioral health and at least one (1) years of work experience in the behavioral health setting working with children.
Experience: Must have course work and or experience in the areas of cultural diversity, human development, etiology and treatment of mental illness, alcohol and drug abuse, physical and sexual abuse, suicide, and intellectual/developmental disabilities. Must pass a drug screen and background check. Must have an F endorsement and a valid Driver's License. Excellent verbal, written, and computer skills are necessary in order to work effectively and collaboratively with clients, collaborating agencies, and community professionals, as well as maintaining proper documentation. Clinical staff members must possess reliable transportation, a valid driver's license with an F endorsement OR the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license in order to transport clients as needed. Transporting clients in a personal or Center vehicle is an essential function of this position.
Applicants should possess the ability to relate to individuals and families of varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds, ages, educational levels, and economic circumstances with respect and dignity. Excellent verbal, written, and computer skills are necessary in order to work effectively and collaboratively with clients, collaborating agencies, and community professionals, as well as maintaining proper documentation. Clinical staff members must possess reliable transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport clients.
Physical: Outpatient/Community based environment. This position requires utilizing a dependable personal vehicle to conduct Center business. Maintaining a dependable vehicle and certified driver status is a condition of employment. This position requires certification in and adequate implementation of verbal and physical de-escalation techniques that include a wide range of bodily movements including but not limited to grasping, holding another person, going down on one's knees, running, and walking. Physical de-escalation techniques will only be implemented at McNabb Center facilities, and not in community settings. Must have mental ability to exercise sound judgment under pressure. An essential job function is a reliable, predictable 40 hour per week job, on site and in the community, with regular attendance.
Salary range for this position starts at approximately $15.71 per hour depending on relevant experience and education.
The McNabb Center (www.mcnabbcenter.org) is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services. The Center provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of prevention, early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction, outpatient, and crisis services.
MC is an EOE. MC conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required. This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.