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Case Manager, Per Diem (LLMSW or LMSW) 

Location Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan Area  
Full-Time/Part-Time Per Diem  
Shift Various Shifts  
Description

Summary:

The hospital based services Case Manager assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients/clients and directs care to these patients/clients via the development of the treatment approach including specific discipline interventions. They will ensure that appropriate level of care is determined, and confer with the family referral source and the insurance company as to the status of the patient throughout treatment. The case manager must demonstrate excellent customer service and have enthusiasm about the program and the Pine Rest organization.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assesses and prioritizes patient/client treatment needs including discharge needs.
  • Implements plan of care and collaborates with the clinical team to assure a uniform plan of care.
  • Provides individual, group, and family therapy or interventions; psychosocial assessment, including assessment of co-occurring disorders
  • Provides input to the interdisciplinary treatment plan, functioning as a team member.
  • Establishes therapeutic relationship with assigned patients/clients including engaging, deescalating, screening, and managing crises.
  • Serves as a liaison between community resources, family, patient/client, and hospital- or clinic-based providers of care.
  • Assures appropriate length of stay based on continual reassessment of patient’s/client’s progress towards goals.
  • Responsible to monitor for and report to the manager, attending physician, or appropriate team leader any potential risk to patient safety that could lead to an adverse outcome.
  • Responsible to document and report all necessary information according to established policies and procedures.
  • Utilizes processes to conserve financial resources.
  • Creates a customer/client friendly environment by following quality improvement standards, maintaining professionalism, initiating and maintaining positive relationships with departments, co-workers and external customers.
  • Works in various clinical settings with diverse patient/client populations with complex needs.
  • Responsible to role model the mission and values of the organization, presenting a professional image that is projected in appearance, attitudes and behaviors, time management and communication skills. Provides spiritual, emotional, social, mental and physical support to patients.
  • Commitment to demonstrating Relationship Based Case in Hospital Based Services.
  • Must maintain annual training and/or licensing and demonstrate competency in the required programmatic training.
  • Performs other duties or functions as assigned.

 
Position Requirements

Required/Desired Qualifications:

Education, Training, and Experience:

  • Master’s degree required in social work.
  • For Substance Abuse programs: A Masters degree required in behavioral health sciences and two years post graduate work in substance use disorder treatment. Additional experience of two years post graduate mental health work preferred.
  • Must hold current licensure (Master’s Prepared only) in the field of social work, psychology or nursing.
  • One year mental health experience, to be able to independently assess patient’s needs and to implement and evaluate effective plans of care, and acquire and effectively utilize knowledge of policies and procedures.

Specific skills, knowledge, and abilities:

  • Ability to provide care/service within the scope of: Holding a conviction to express Christ’s love and compassion to recipients of services, coworkers, and surrounding communities through integrity, stewardship, empowerment, the promotion of diversity, and professional excellence.
  • Ability to provide cultural competent care with a wide range of individuals in a diverse community setting.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate effectively with patients, families, and employees.
  • Analytical skills necessary in order to make clinical judgments and assessments, develop treatment plans, design and evaluate effectiveness of therapeutic activities, and monitor patient progress.
  • Must be fully competent in the electronic medical record.

Pine Rest is an EOE

 
About the Organization Pine Rest is a nonprofit, free standing, behavioral health system founded in 1910 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This comprehensive behavioral health center, coupled with the Pine Rest network of 18 outpatient clinics and satellite offices in Michigan and Iowa, provide individualized and group therapy for people of all ages and all levels of need. Pine Rest clinicians offer therapeutic services in behavioral health for people of all ages and all levels of need across the continuum of care within a Christian framework.





Pine Rest has a 198-bed inpatient hospital program with a 36-bed child and adolescent inpatient and a large partial hospital program for adolescents. Additionally, Pine Rest has many inpatient services for adults, including: four 22-bed adult inpatient units each designed for a different level of acuity, a 22-bed co-occurring substance use disorder adult inpatient unit, a large adult partial hospital program, and a 26-bed older adult inpatient unit.





The Pine Rest Community and Residential Services Division also provides a wide array of services. With over 220 residential beds across a variety of programs, including treatment for substance use disorders, homes for adults with intellectual and developmental disorders, adults with mental illness, and a program for youth aged 11-18 with extensive trauma histories focusing on trauma treatment and life skills programming.





The Pine Rest Behavioral Health Solutions Division partners with behavioral health and medical organizations to increase access to psychiatry services and to provide a continuum of behavioral health and telepsychiatry services throughout many communities across the State of Michigan.


 
Number of Openings 3  
EOE Statement Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services an equal employment opportunity employer and complies with the following:

RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN
Executive Order 11246, as amended, prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment.

PAY SECRECY
Executive Order 11246, as amended, protects applicants and employees from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.

INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES
Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, protects qualified individuals with disabilities
from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment. Disability discrimination includes not making reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or employee, barring undue hardship to the employer. Section 503 also requires that Federal contractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities at all levels of employment, including the executive level.

PROTECTED VETERANS
The Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended, 38 U.S.C. 4212, prohibits
employment discrimination against, and requires affirmative action to recruit, employ, and advance in
employment, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans (i.e., within three years of discharge or release from active duty), active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans, or Armed Forces service medal veterans.
 
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