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Clinician I - Mental Health Court Case Manager

Company: Indian Rivers Behavioral Health
Location: Tuscaloosa
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionClinician I - Case Manager Mental Health Court TeamFull-Time: 40 hoursMonday-Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm- Tuscaloosa, AL -Competencies:Must possess a strong commitment to the Mental Health Court Team ProjectMust be able to work well with clients with multiple problemsMust possess strong communication skills and the ability to coordinate with Indian Rivers Mental Health Center, Tuscaloosa County Jail, Tuscaloosa and Northport Municipal Court Systems, Tuscaloosa County District Court, Tuscaloosa County Probate Court, and other agency personnelMust be knowledgeable of Tuscaloosa County Jail, Tuscaloosa and Northport Municipal Court Systems, Tuscaloosa County Probate Court, and Tuscaloosa County District Court organizations and policiesMust be able to comprehend and maintain program standardsMust possess excellent professional verbal and written communication skillsMust be able to interact with clients and their families in a respectful and sensitive mannerMust be able to work within the Organization to effectively serve the needs of the consumersMust be able to work with other program staff in a cooperative, supportive mannerKnowledgeable in cultural diversityCompetent computer skills Essential Functions/Responsibilities:Ensure that all assigned duties are implemented according to the Department of Mental Health (DMH) StandardsMaintain a caseload as directed by immediate supervisor while providing continuity of care including frequency of contact and provision of servicesComplete reporting information needed for the Mental Health Court Team as identified by the immediate supervisorEstablish and maintain therapeutic relationships, observing professional boundariesAssist consumers through crisis situations and/or arrange for the provision of such servicesFollow the DMH and Medicaid Standards for provision of case management, crisis intervention, basic living skills, and family support servicesShare responsibility for 24-hour emergency coverage for MHC team clientsProvide short-term crisis stabilization/assessment in client's home and in the communityProvide assessment, treatment, and recommendations in the Tuscaloosa County Jail and court systemsProvide home and community based services for targeted client population who have involvement with legal authoritiesTake referrals from supervisor, Tuscaloosa County Jail and court servicesComplete appropriate reviews of documentation at all timesAttend and actively participate in treatment team meetings as assignedEnsure safety of consumers, preserving basic human and legal rightsDemonstrate appropriate and ethical behavior at all timesTransport consumers in a company vehicle, ensuring that the company vehicle is operated in a safe manner and that appropriate staff are notified if there is an accident or if the vehicle is in need of serviceSupport Organizational Code of Conduct, Standards Compliance, HIPAA, and Security Programs.Maintain the confidential nature of all consumer and Organization related activities by not divulging information outside the facility.Adhere to attendance and punctuality policy by allowing adequate time to arrive, clock-in, and assume responsibilities at designated time.Comply with all standards related to safety and health.Identify opportunities for improving the quality of services provided by the department and the organization.All other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor or Executive Director.Minimum Qualifications:Minimum of Bachelor's degree in behavioral science discipline requiredMust satisfactorily complete case management trainingCurrent Alabama Driver's License and good driving record as defined by Indian Rivers' policyMust be able to read, write legibly, speak, and comprehend English. Full-Time Employee Benefits:Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical InsuranceEmployees Retirement System of AlabamaPrescription Drug CoverageMileage ReimbursementPaid Time OffVoluntary Dental, Vision, and Life InsuranceIndian Rivers is an Equal Opportunity EmployerThis Employer participates in E-Verify

Keywords: Indian Rivers Behavioral Health, Tuscaloosa , Clinician I - Mental Health Court Case Manager, Executive , Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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