The MHCM staff provides ongoing community mental health case management to the long-term mentally disabled population within the Staunton/Waynesboro, Augusta, and Highland County catchment areas. Services include but are not limited to referral to other agencies, supportive counseling, outreach, crisis intervention, and assessment. He/she is responsible to and supervised by the Adult Mental Health Case Management Supervisor. He/She is responsible for carrying out client treatment plans developed from initial and ongoing assessment and clinical staffing’s. He/she is responsible for documenting to Medicaid and licensure standards and adhering to professional standards of ethical treatment. Confidentiality will be adhered to in accordance with VCSB policies and legislation.
Benefits Package include 9 paid holidays and generous paid time off package. Valley CSB provides robust options for insurance, including competitive health insurance and participation in the Virginia Retirement System. This position qualifies for a sign-on bonus up to $1500.00.
The Adult Mental Health Case Manager provides ongoing community mental health case management to the seriously mentally ill population within the Staunton/Waynesboro, Augusta, and Highland County catchment areas. Services include but are not limited to referral to other agencies, supportive counseling, outreach, crisis intervention, and assessment.
Virginia driver’s license in good standing required. Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field with at least one year of clinical experience with adults with serious mental illness, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience demonstrating the candidate possesses the required knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position, including:
Services, systems, and programs available in the community including primary health care, support services, eligibility criteria and intake processes, generic community resources, and mental health, developmental disability, and substance abuse treatment programs.
The nature of serious mental illness, developmental disability, and substance abuse depending on the population served, including clinical and developmental issues.
Different types of assessments, including functional assessments, and their uses in service planning.
Treatment modalities and intervention techniques, such as behavior management, independent living skills training, supportive counseling, family education, crisis intervention, discharge planning, and service coordination.
The service planning process and major components of a service plan.
The use of medications in the care or treatment of the population served; and
All applicable federal and state laws, regulations, and local ordinances.
Identifying and documenting an individual’s needs for resources, services, and other supports.
Using information from assessments, evaluations, observation, and interviews to develop Individual Service Plans.
Identifying services and resources within the community and establishing service systems to meet the individual’s needs and documenting how resources, services, and natural supports, such as family, can be utilized to achieve an individual’s personal habilitative, rehabilitative, and life goals; and
Coordinating the provision of services by public and private providers.
Work with team members, maintaining effective inter- and intra-agency working relationships.
Work independently, performing position duties under general supervision; and
Engage and sustain ongoing relationships with individuals receiving services.