ACT Rehab Case Manager/QMHP-CS (Mon-Fri Days)
- “Helping Our Veterans” March 4, 2015
The ACT Rehab Case Manager delivers services to clients in a multi-disciplinary team setting to provide comprehensive, community based support to adults with serious and persistent mental illness. Services are made available when and where clients need them: homes, work, and community - 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This model is primarily a mobile unit, but can include some clinic based services. Each team member is responsible for carrying out a full range of treatment functions. These include promoting symptom stability, facilitating and teaching appropriate use of medications, restoring personal, community living and social skills, addressing substance abuse issues, promoting physical health as well as establishing access to housing, work and social opportunities, all to promote the highest possible level of functioning in the community. This position requires intervention and frequent in-person, long-term contact with individuals, families and service providers. This position requires the ability to: identify problem/need areas; work under pressure and in stressful situations in a professional manner be thorough in assessment and documentation; locate and utilize a variety of community resources to meet the needs of each individual; assist in negotiating and advocating for each individual with service entities outside the center; and develop a positive relationship with each consumer. This position is responsible for direct assessment of the consumer's living environment and for providing spontaneous assistance as needs arise. This position services as a member of the 24 hour, ACT On-Call Crisis Team, which provides crisis resolution and intervention services throughout the Center's catchment area to individuals on the ACT Team caseload. This position must consistently meet monthly performance targets.
This position will have a schedule Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm. Duties are performed under the supervision of the ACT Team Mental Health Program Administrator.
Betty Hardwick Center is a Tobacco Free Campus for all employees.
Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in social, behavioral or human services. A Master's degree is preferable. Must be certified as a QMHP CS. Experience in mental health/mental retardation services preferred. Experience in supported employment and/or supported housing services preferred
Must have a valid Texas Driver's License and be an insurable driver.