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Behavioral Health Care Manager

Company: Rock Behavioral Health Services
Location: Yukon
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe primary responsibility of the Care Manager is to ensure implementation of a comprehensive care plan, which will include mental, physical and other health goals, and other life domain goals to achieve a clinical outcome consistent with the needs and preferences of the client. Care Managers interact regularly with other staff, including the Health Team, and treatment providers to assess and treat individuals with mental, emotional, or substance abuse problems. Activities may include crisis intervention, case management, treatment planning, client advocacy, prevention and education. The Care Manager may provide ongoing service coordination and link members to available resources.Essential FunctionsProvides practical help and support, advocacy, coordination, side-by-side individualized support, problem solving, direct assistance, training, and supervision to help consumers obtain the necessities of daily living including medical and dental health care; legal and advocacy services; financial support such as entitlements (e.g., adult foster care, paid roommates, meals brought in for those who need it); money-management services (e.g., payeeships); and transportationParticipates in disposition/treatment team meetings, providing the information is pertinent to the treatment of the consumer Assists in developing, writing, implementing, evaluating, and revising overall Service Plan goals and objectivesCoordinates approved services, facilitates communication between various service providers with DHS or other referral sources; advocates on behalf of each consumer to ensure that treatment and reintegration plans are being followed, and assists the consumer, family, and referral source in arranging follow up support servicesEducates and supports consumers' familiesAssists each consumer in having Primary Care services and supports consumers to have and effectively use a personal physician and dentist. Assists consumers in learning self-management skills for their physical health concerns. Addresses and reminds consumers of preventive care as recommended by their physicianMaintains core competencies in relation to working with co-occurring disorders through continuing education and implementing skills into all aspects of treatmentProvides and completes all paper work assignments and prior authorizations, including but not limited to Service plans, Consumer Assessment Records and daily progress notes within designated time frameDocuments consumer progress to maintain a permanent record of consumer activity according to established methods and proceduresProvides ongoing assessment of consumers' mental illness symptoms and consumers' response to treatment. Makes appropriate changes in treatment plans to ensure immediate and appropriate interventions are provided in response to changes in mental status or behavior which puts consumers at risk (e.g., suicidality)Demonstrates knowledge of requirements and compliance with Medicaid, Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS), Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and any other funding/contract sourceDemonstrates confidentiality and informs consumers of rights and obtains necessary authorization for obtaining and releasing informationAssures coverage when co-workers are absent by filling in as neededProvides direct clinical services to consumers on an individual, group, and family basis in the office and in community settings to teach behavioral symptom-management techniques to alleviate and manage symptoms not reduced by medication and to promote person growth and development by assisting consumers to adapt to and cope with internal and external stresses.Coordinates with outside inpatient services to detoxify consumers and establish linkage to self-help programs (e.g., Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous) and residential facilitiesBuilds rapport and working partnerships with relevant local, state, and federal government agenciesPromotes community education projects to help increase awareness of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) & Acute Mental Health CrisesSupports and assists with the facilitation of Care Plans for consumers within the Red Rock Health TeamPerforms other duties as assignedQualificationsCertified as a Behavioral Health Care Manager II (BHCMII)OrHave a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Education or a behavioral health related field earned from a regionally accredited college or universityBe at least 21 years of ageComplete all required trainingTwo or more years working with community services, health agencies as well as low income and minority consumers with an understanding of cultural diversity a plusBenefitsHealth Insurance with $560 employer contributionDental InsuranceVision Insurance403B Retirement plan with employer contributionProfessional Growth fundsPaid Time-offEmployer paid long term disabilityEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesWe are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, or any other basis made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws or regulations. 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Keywords: Rock Behavioral Health Services, Oklahoma City , Behavioral Health Care Manager, Healthcare , Yukon, Oklahoma

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