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Case Manager/Mental Health Worker 

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Turning Point Community Programs is seeking a Case Manager/ Mental Health Worker (formerly known as: Personal Service Coordinator II) for our CRP-Henrietta Program in Sacramento. Turning Point Community Programs (TPCP) provides integrated, cost-effective mental health services, employment and housing for adults, children and their families that promote recovery, independence and self-sufficiency. We are committed to innovative and high quality services that assist adults and children with psychiatric, emotional and/or developmental disabilities in achieving their goals. Turning Point Community Programs (TPCP) has offered a path to mental health and recovery since 1976. We help people in our community every single day – creating a better space for all types of people in need. Join our mission of offering hope, respect and support to our clients on their journey to mental health and wellness.

GENERAL PURPOSE

Responsible for assisting members in meeting their expressed goals toward crisis resolution and maintaining wellness while living in the community.  Additional support in areas of medication management, transportation, counseling and advocacy will be provided as needed.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This is an at-will direct service position within a program. The position is responsible for assisting and advocating for our members in all areas of treatment and help them apply for and receive services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that could be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

  • Models behaviors and communication that support clients in utilizing skills to achieve functioning within social norms including empowerment and leadership in the community as well as the development of naturally occurring relationships.
  • Empowers members in meeting their goals.
  • Assists staff and members in the development and implementation of activities, programming and groups.
  • Supports clients in making informed decisions regarding mental health treatment; supports clients in completing applications, making appointments and following through with appointments to other community support agencies.
  • Facilitates communication and cooperation among agencies.
  • Facilitates psycho-social groups designed to engage clients in enhancing coping skills, daily living skills and improved socialization.
  • Monitors mediation distribution and related charting.
  • Participates in client medication outreach; coordinates communication between doctor, client and pharmacy.
  • Educates to clients in the areas of nutrition, hygiene, medication management and provides access to menu items, supplies, hygiene and cleaning items.
  • Supports clients in completion of housekeeping tasks including meal preparation.
  • Provides prompt intervention in the event of a crisis both to stop the crisis and to notify when indicated, persons and agencies necessary for the resolution of the crisis situation; provides “on-the-spot” support that is both helpful to the members and consistent with the philosophy of the program.
  • Carries a caseload of 6-8 clients and completes daily shift progress notes.
  • Ensures each client has applied for Medi-Cal by graduation.
  • Ensures that each client has linkage to a primary care physician and a mental health provider by graduation.
  • Collaborates with treatment team on a weekly basis to ensure collaboration of care.

Knowledge Of:

  • Turning Point’s Mission, Vision and Core Values.
  • Principles and goals of community mental health.
  • Principles and goals of the “consumer/family driven model.”
  • Psychosocial rehabilitation’s treatment and programming.

Ability To:

  • Work and communicate effectively with staff, families, community agencies, and professionals.
  • Perform crisis intervention strategies.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Work effectively under stress and conflict.
  • Exercise appropriate judgment and decision making.
  • Be flexible and adaptable in any given situation.
  • Work as a member of a team.
  • Be well organized, flexible, and self-disciplined.
  • Get to multiple locations typically via car.

Schedule: Monday - Friday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm

 
Position Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

Education, Training and Experience:

A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is through graduation from an accredited university with an associate’s degree and up to two (2) years of full-time experience providing direct mental health services.; experience in clinical documentation and computer literate.

Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:

  • California driver’s license & current vehicle insurance/registration if driving; and,
  • Reliable means of transportation capable of passing vehicle safety inspection if more than five years old excluding all modes of two-wheeled transport inclusive of bicycles, mopeds and motorcycles.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Swing  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 5/26/2021  
Location CRP Henrietta  
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://TurningPointCommunityProgramsInc.appone.com



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