Care Manager

Position Title

Care Manager - B.A.- CCBHC - May be based in Lufkin or Nacogdoches, TX

Position Number

P#1258

General Description

This grant funded position will coordinate services for individual adults, as well as potentially work with children/youth and their families.  The goal is to make sure that the client is following through with all recommendations intended to improve his or her health and overall recovery.  Such activities include, but are not limited to: tracking referrals, results, and transitions; aiding in hospital discharge planning; following up on missed appointments; and interfacing with community medical providers as well as insurance company representatives.  The Care Manager will perform services according to the individual's approved and prescribed recovery plan, and according to Center and Medicaid standards and requirements.  Most documentation will be completed within Burke's Electronic Health Record.  Accurate, timely, entry of documentation is paramount.  Services will be provided in an outpatient setting following relevant CCBHC-e grant program policies and procedures.  Administering initial and follow-up assessments as well as entering the data will be required.  Self-discipline, flexibility, and time-organization skills are a must.  Service provision will occur to individuals residing in our 12-County Region as assigned. As this position may require some travel within our service area, reliable transportation is required.  This is a grant funded position that is funded for a limited time and serves under the supervision of the Project Director.

Education

Required: Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or Counseling from an accredited college or university.

Preferred: Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or Counseling from an accredited college or university.

Experience

Preferred: At least one (1) year of full-time direct care experience working with adults or families, children, or adolescents in a community mental health/medical setting.

Licenses/Certifications

Required: Valid Texas driver's license

Special Requests or Comments

Required:  Must be physically able to complete Satori Alternative to Managing Aggressive Behavior (SAMA), CPR, and First Aid training modules.  Must have a driving record insurable by Burke's insurance administrator.

Hours

Monday - Friday; Generally, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. After hours as necessary.

Salary

$32,924 - $34,160 annually

Travel reimbursement is provided.