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Title

Case Manager - Adult 

Description

Wyandot BHN is seekign a dedicated Case Manager to affect improvements in the personal lives of individuals seeking mental health care by providing professional case management services.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Engage individuals and families as partners in services and develop positive, hopeful, and trusting relationships.
  • Participate as an active member of the service provider team. 
  • Conduct assessments and participate in treatment plan or plan of care development.
  • Mediate between clients/families and other professionals directing services and care.
  • Manage the emotional distress experienced by clients and their families in avoiding and resolving crisis situation.  Exercise discretion and independent judgment when determining a course of action.  Maintain the ability to compare and evaluate possible courses of conduct and actions, or make a decision beyond standardized lines, as required by circumstances.
  • Build client relationships, as well as business relationships and strategic partnerships with other agencies and external resources.
  • Mediate between clients/families and other professional services to facilitate care plans, strengths assessments, and establish access to other resources and providers.
  • Assert expertise in behavioral healthcare when dealing with courts, social services, professionals, doctors and education systems on behalf of the individual client/family to facilitate goals and objectives of client, care team and organization.
  • Advocate for resources on behalf of the client and family with state, government and private agencies. Complete forms and facilitate processes as deemed appropriate by circumstances.
  • 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 and persistent 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.
  • Complete all documentation and reporting requirements thoroughly and on time.
  • 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.
  • Complete a comprehensive series of job-specific training in field of case management and social services and maintain on-going education regarding professional development, State, Federal, organizational and professional standards, including regulations, laws, compliance and ethical standards and practices.
 
Position Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or education plus equivalent experience in the human services field, with emphasis preferably in social work, psychology, rehabilitation or related field.
  • Familiarity with mental health theory, emerging promising practices, and Evidence-Based Practice.
  • Prior experience providing effective, efficient case management support preferred.
  • Knowledge of trends and issues, laws and regulations related to the development and delivery of case management services 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.
  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills.  The ability to manage multiple priorities under changing circumstances and timeframes.
  • Valid driver’s license, liability insurance.
  • Ability to effectively use all devices, equipment, computer systems required to fulfill the essential functions of this position.
  • Must meet all relevant licensing, credentialing, etc. requirements.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Hours Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm  
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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