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Case Manager - Intensive  

Description

Wyandot BHN is seeking an Intensive Case Manager to provide intensive community-based mental health services to adults who require multi-systemic coordination of services to successfully remain out of the hospital and jail, and in the community.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provide community based intensive case management services to adult consumers with a mental illness and/or co-occurring substance use disorder who have frequent contact with criminal justice entities. These individuals are identified primarily through law enforcement (CIT), jail diversion coordinators, and municipal and district court partners.
  • Works with team members, community partners, and service organizations to provide direct-service to at-risk adults who have involvement with multiple community organizations and municipal agencies. Direct services may include, but are not limited to: crisis intervention, assessment, mobile outreach, travel with clients to appointments and court-hearings, assist with applications for benefits like Medicaid and disability, housing, employment, job development skills and system navigation skills.
  • Assists with the development of diversion plans to help reduce/prevent hospitalizations and incarcerations; actively participate in team planning for implementation of diversion plans.
  • Acts as a boundary spanner for criminal justice systems, mental health systems, and additional community based service organizations.
  • Monitors program data and develops monthly reports.
  • Completes timely and accurate documentation of services in electronic medical record.
  • Actively participates in the research, development and implementation of emerging multi-system models and practices.
  • Coordinates community / mobile emergency responses in conjunction with the Emergency & Stabilization Services team as needed.
  • Coordinates with 24/7 crisis line contractor as needed.
  • Confers with various Center staff to ensure optimum consumer care.
  • Models and inspires flexibility and creativity in the delivery of clinical services.
  • Outreach individuals who are in need of mental health services and have had frequent law enforcement contact.
  • Prepare court letters for individuals on Out Patient Treatment Orders through wellness court.
  • Prepare revocation documentations for individuals who are non-compliant with Out Patient Treatment Orders through wellness court.
  • Assures staff and program compliance with Medicaid, State licensing regulations, and other contractual standards.
 
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited University, with preferred experience in the human service and/or criminal justice fields.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including both oral and written.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with both Center staff and various community agencies.
  • Ability to facilitate planning meetings with individuals from multiple systems.
  • Proficient in use of technology, including Microsoft Office.
  • Provide and maintain dependable transportation and auto insurance.
  • Ability to build and maintain close working relationships with clients and community partners.
  • Relevant experience in mental health emergency services.
  • Emergency Stabilization Services requires strong team skills with a positive spirit, high energy and a “can-do” personality.
 
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.
 

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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