Bilingual Case Manager

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 Job Snapshot
Location : 
New Britain, CT (map it!Map it!)
Employee Type : 
Part-Time
Industry : 
Social Services
Healthcare - Health Services
Not for Profit - Charitable
Manages Others : 
No
Job Type : 
Health Care
Nonprofit - Social Services
Education : 
4 Year Degree
Experience : 
At least 1 year(s)
Relocation Covered : 
No
Post Date : 
4/4/2014
Contact Information
Ref ID :
1835
 Description

JOB SUMMARY

The Multi-Dimensional Family Therapy Case Manager provides model adherent intensive in home clinical care coordination to adolescents with substance abuse and delinquent behaviors and their families. This position maintains a positive and optimistic attitude and works collaboratively with internal and external providers to procure family needs and services. The MDFT Case Manager completes documentation in an accurate, timely, and compliant manner consistent with regulatory guidelines to contribute to the financial viability of the program.

 

MISSION STATEMENT

Wheeler Clinic fosters positive change in the lives of individuals and families, as well as in communities. We provide cutting-edge human services that address a diverse range of needs and backgrounds, enhance strengths and provide the supports that encourage recovery from challenges for a satisfying life in the community.

 

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

Wheeler Clinic offers access to a comprehensive array of benefits, including:

For Good Health

  •          Anthem Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance
  •          Health Savings Account (HSA), with company contribution of up to $1,000 per year
  •          Wellness Programs
  •          Free annual flu shots

 

For a Secure Future

  •          Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
  •          Company paid long-term disability insurance

 

For Retirement

  •          403(b) Plan, with clinic contributions for eligible employees

 

For Career Advancement

  •          Education Reimbursement Program
  •          Training and development opportunities

 

For Work Life Balance

  •          Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal leave
  •          Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling
  •          Employee discounts at local spa and on Verizon Wireless services

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides coordination for referrals as well as establishes and maintains referral agreements and linkages with community referral sources or ancillary service provider.


Provides group and/or individual counseling to clients with appropriate supervision and coordinates treatment phases both internally and with contracted or external service providers.


Provides direct case management services and develops case management plans specific to each assigned client and family, including interventions necessary to increase the probability of treatment completion, and to improve life functioning.


Maintains records of case management activities for reporting and tracking purposes and completes all documentation for client medical records in accordance with documentation timelines and in compliance with Medicaid, licensing and other accreditations (e.g., treatment plans, treatment plan reviews, and progress notes).


Attends team meetings, staff meetings, or rounds to assist in coordinating case management and review of treatment plans.


Supports daily program specific operational functions as required. May transport clients to appointments or linkages as appropriate.


Provides service in the office and/or community settings outside of the office (e.g., homes, schools, hospitals, institutions, other community locations) as defined by the program.


Administers standardized screening tools and collects data as defined by program.


Provides/supports safety planning and crisis intervention with appropriate supervision and as defined by program.  This may include after hours on-call responsibilities.


Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

 Requirements

REQUIREMENTS/EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

BA/BS degree is required.

Plus a minimum of 1 year experience in the human services field is also required.


Current program needs require bilingual English/Spanish speaking skills.

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