Case Manager (MAT) - Knox

HELP OTHERS, MAKE A DIFFERENCE, SAVE A LIFE.

At the 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: Medication Assisted Treatment Case Manager. 

SUMMARY

Provides information and referral, agency linkage, advocacy, home visits, transportation to and from appointments and recovery support for clients receiving medication assisted treatment services. Provides crisis intervention and emergency services, as well as utilizes center-wide and community resources as needed for client benefit. Embraces the key values of case management: empowerment, normalization, rehabilitation, and continuity of care. If applicable, completes BHSN (Behavioral Health Safety Net) applications and Cover Rx applications and renewals with clients to ensure consistent coverage. Maintains a caseload of clients who are seen at least once per month and liaisons on behalf of clients with treatment team and community resources to ensure client's daily needs and recovery goals are met.  Maintains compliance with clinical standards and productivity set by the program.  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. Completes other tasks as assigned by the Program Coordinator.

REQUIREMENTS

Education/Knowledge: Must have at least a Bachelor's degree in a health-related field of counseling, psychology, social work, sociology, or a behavioral science field with course work 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 disability. Candidates with a Bachelor's degree in rehabilitation, occupational therapy, criminal justice, or education, must have fifteen college-level semester hours of coursework in behavioral health and at least one year of work experience in the behavioral health setting.

Experience: One year experience in the social work field or a behavioral health setting preferred. Certification as a Peer Recovery Specialist preferred, but not required. 

Abilities: Exposure to biological hazards. Hearing of normal and soft tones. Close eye work. Valid driver's license with an "F" endorsement.  Lifting up to 50 lbs. Pushing/pulling up to 150 lbs. frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching. 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, and going down on knees, running, and walking.

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.