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Case Manager - Care Coordinator (One Care Kansas) 

Description

Wyandot BHN is seeking dedicated Care Coordinators (Case Managers) to affect improvements in the overall health of adults seeking professional care management & coordination of services. provided by OneCare Kansas and Wyandot Behavioral Health Network.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Engage individuals and families as partners in services and develop positive, hopeful, and trusting relationships.
  • Address the emotional distress experienced by clients and their families in avoiding and resolving crisis situations.
  • Recognize and demonstrate sensitivity to cultural and ethnic differences.
  • Help others succeed by demonstrating exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work with persons with severe mental illness and/or serious emotional disturbance, and the ability to react effectively in a wide variety of human service situations.
  • Effectively manage conflict, promote change and growth, and inspire the development of all clients served.
  • Build client relationships, as well as business relationships and strategic partnerships with other agencies and external resources.
  • Complete all documentation and reporting requirements thoroughly and by deadline.
  • Interact positively with other members of the agency and team, including active participation in supervision activities, team meetings, continuing education, etc.
  • Regularly travel and transport clients and/or families in and around the region, and provide direct care and support as needed. Reliable vehicle required.
  • Provide, coordinate, or otherwise ensure provision of the following six health home services in accord with the member’s Health Action Plan:
    • Comprehensive Care Management
    • Care Coordination
    • Health Promotion
    • Comprehensive Transitional Care
    • Member and Family Support
    • Referral to Community Supports and Services
 
Position Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis preferably in social work, psychology, rehabilitation or related field. Equivalent education plus experience will also be considered.
  • Prior experience working in a "whole person" centered program or health care case management preferred.
  • Familiarity with mental health theory, emerging promising practices, and Evidence-Based Practice.
  • Knowledge of medical and non-medical service delivery system.
  • Effective communication with members, family and supports, guardians, and service providers.
  • Knowledge of trends and issues, laws and regulations related to the development and delivery of Health Home services and delivery model helpful.
  • Ability to establish relationships with individuals and organizations of influence within the social services community, including civic groups, charitable agencies, related government entities, fundraising sources, etc.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Hours Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (standard hours - flexibility preferred)  
Division Wyandot Center  
About the Organization Wyandot Behavioral Health Network (Wyandot BHN) is a family of organizations serving the behavioral health needs of Wyandotte County, Kansas, and beyond.

Our network of organizations provides resources for adults, children and families in need of behavioral health services; individuals experiencing homelessness; assistance with housing, employment, and other needs.

Wyandot BHN organizations include:

• Kim Wilson Housing, Inc. - Supportive housing program
• RSI - 24/7 Crisis Center
• PACES - Children & adolescents behavioral health care center
• Wyandot Center - Adult behavioral health care center  
EOE Statement Wyandot Behavioral Health Network's family of organizations: Kim Wilson Housing, PACES, RSI and Wyandot Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is the policy of Wyandot Behavioral Health Network to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender (to include orientation, identity or expression), disability, handicap, age, or any other basis prohibited by law. Any act of retaliation or discrimination against any person who has filed a complaint or assisted or participated in any investigation involving a complaint is prohibited.
 

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