LCSW Clinical Lead Care Manager-LTSS division

Job Title: LCSW Clinical Lead Care Manager-LTSS division

Reports to: Clinical Manager

Position Summary:

Care Manager to join our team! The ECM Clinical Lead Care Manager will lead the screening, assessment, treatment planning and ongoing care management for participants experiencing acute or chronic mental health or substance abuse disorders.  The Care Manager utilizes evidence-based screening and assessment tools and therapeutic techniques to stabilize, support and engage participants to better manage their own chronic conditions. The Clinical Lead Care Manager actively engages other team participants including Care Managers, SUD Navigators, and Community Health Workers to remove barriers to health, social services, and behavioral health care.

Qualifications:

Experience:

  • Four years of direct care management experience including working independently in the field, conducting biopsychosocial assessment, developing care plans, and utilizing evidence-based treatment modalities to improve functioning.
  • Experience completing evidence-based mental health and substance abuse screenings and assessments.
  • Experience working with underserved and diverse populations in community settings.

Education:

  • Master’s degree from an Accredited School of Social Work.
  • Associate Clinical Social Worker certification from the State Board of Behavioral Sciences preferred.

Responsibilities:

Participant Focused:

  • Assess participant’s motivation to change using Readiness to Change scale and use interventions appropriate to participant’s Readiness to Change.
  • Utilize evidence-based practice therapeutic techniques to engage participant and support participant’s motivation to reduce symptoms and better manage their overall health.
  • Act as lead consultant for participants in mental health crisis, suicide risk screening and intervention and acute substance abuse.
  • Recommend treatment approaches to care team participants to effectively manage participants’ mental health or substance abuse disorder symptoms.
  • Coordinate with the care team and monitor ongoing referrals to community resources and services to support participant’s access to health, behavioral health and SDOH resources.
  • Identify, assess, and complete Child Protective Services and Adult Protective Services referrals per state mandated reporter requirements.
  • Communicate with participant’s health plan and service providers to ensure coordination of services and to advocate for participant’s needs and preferences.

If you are interested in the above position, please submit your resume to jobs@picf.org.

Partners in Care Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment which is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race (including hair texture and protective hairstyles, such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation/breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics, as well as those of family members), veteran status, uniformed service member status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, arrest or conviction record, domestic violence victim status, credit history, unemployment status, caregiver status, sexual and reproductive health decisions, salary history or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals to perform the essential functions of the position.