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Bilingual Case Manager -MDFT- Waterbury

Waterbury, CT, USA Req #63
Thursday, January 2, 2020
Wheeler's vision is that all people will have the opportunity to grow, change and live healthier, productive lives.  Our mission is to provide equitable access to innovative care that improves health, recovery and growth at all stages of life.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Multi-Dimensional Family Therapy Case Manager provides model adherent intensive in home clinical care coordination to adolescents with substance abuse and delinquent behaviors and their families. This position maintains a positive and optimistic attitude and works collaboratively with internal and external providers to procure family needs and services. The MDFT Case Manager completes documentation in an accurate, timely, and compliant manner consistent with regulatory guidelines to contribute to the financial viability of the program.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

BA/BS degree is required plus a minimum of 3 years experience in the human services field is preferred. May graduates are encouraged to apply.
 

Current program needs require the ability to fluently communicate in English and Spanish.
 
SCHEDULE 
Full time

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

Wheeler Clinic offers access to a comprehensive array of benefits, including:

For Good Health

-Anthem Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance

-Health Savings Account (HSA), with company contribution

-Wellness Programs

-Free annual flu shots

For a Secure Future

-Company paid Life and AD&D insurance

-Company paid long-term disability insurance

For Retirement

-403(b) Plan, with clinic contributions for eligible employees

-For Career Advancement

-Education Reimbursement Program

-Training and development opportunities

For Work Life Balance

-Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal leave

-Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling

-Employee discounts at local spa and on cell phone services
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides coordination for referrals as well as establishes and maintains referral agreements and linkages with community referral sources or ancillary service provider.

Provides group and/or individual counseling to clients with appropriate supervision and coordinates treatment phases both internally and with contracted or external service providers.

Provides direct case management services and develops case management plans specific to each assigned client and family, including interventions necessary to increase the probability of treatment completion, and to improve life functioning.

Maintains records of case management activities for reporting and tracking purposes and completes all documentation for client medical records in accordance with documentation timelines and in compliance with Medicaid, licensing and other accreditations (e.g., treatment plans, treatment plan reviews, and progress notes).

Attends team meetings, staff meetings, or rounds to assist in coordinating case management and review of treatment plans.

Supports daily program specific operational functions as required. May transport clients to appointments or linkages as appropriate. May provide translation to support clinical care as appropriate.

Provides service in the office and/or community settings outside of the office (e.g., homes, schools, hospitals, institutions, other community locations) as defined by the program. May transport clients to appointments or linkages as appropriate.

Administers standardized screening tools and collects data as defined by program.

Provides/supports safety planning and crisis intervention with appropriate supervision and as defined by program.  This may include after hours on-call responsibilities.

Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture.

 

Wheeler Clinic is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

Other details

  • Job Function 8864
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Waterbury, CT, USA