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Mental Health Case Manager  

About the Organization Established June 15, 1971, Valley Community Services Board is a publicly funded organization where citizens of Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta and Highland Counties can receive Behavioral Health, Substance Use and Developmental Services services. Valley Community Services Board serves as the single point of entry into publicly funded mental health, developmental, and substance use disorder services for these localities.



Valley CSB is a person-centered organization, tailoring treatment to each individual. We value competency and compassion in every service we provide. We are also a resource for educating the public about the nature of mental health, substance use, and developmental disabilities to dispel stereotypes and encourage support for individuals facing those challenges.




Valley Community Services Board is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.
 
Open Date 2/21/2022  
Position Mental Health Case Manager  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Shift Days  
Req Number CAS-21-00007  
Number of Openings 2  
Number Filled 0  
Description

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 staffings. 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.

 
Position Requirements

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.

Requirements

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:

Knowledge of:

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.

Skills in:

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.

Abilities to:

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.

 
Salary Information  
EOE Statement Valley Community Services Board is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Additional Requirements  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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