The purpose of case management is to assist clients in gaining access to needed medical, social, educational and other services. The primary goal of case management is to optimize the functioning of individuals who have complex needs by coordinating the
provision of quality treatment and support services in the most efficient and effective manner. The desired outcomes for persons using the service system are self sufficiency and satisfaction in the living, learning, work and social environments of their choice.
Minimum Job Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college with a major in counseling, social work, psychology, criminal justice, nursing, rehabilitation, special education, health education, or a related human services field and a minimum of one year of
full time or equivalent experience working with adults experiencing serious mental illness. (In lieu the specific Bachelor’s degree, a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college and three (3) years full time or equivalent experience working
with adults experiencing serious mental illness may be substituted).
- Ability to complete approved mental health targeted case management training within three months of initially providing case management services.
- Must have knowledge of and comply with state and federal statutes, rules and policies that effect the target population.
- Must be able to provide individualized, integrated mental health, substance abuse and co-occurring services to meet the needs of individuals served and their families.
- Must be able to pass organization screening requirements, including state or federal background screenings as appropriate.
- Must have a valid driver license, a good driving record and be insurable under the corporate policy.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.
- Must be able to perform client management interventions
- Must be able to safely perform direct care activities, as described above
- Must be able to effectively document required aspects of job duties
- Must be able to hear conversational speech, visually observe client behaviors for safety and communicate effectively with clients and co-workers
- Must be able to protect self and to assist in safe client restraint and/or transport according to facility guidelines
- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Interested applicants please visit www.elakeviewcenter.org and complete the on-line application. If you require additional assistance, please call Human Resources at 850-469-3729.
Lakeview Center is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free/Nicotine Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING/NICOTINE TESTING REQUIRED