Substance Use Disorder Case Manager: Salary Range: $36,976-$40,405/ Annually

JOB PURPOSEProvides services to individuals, families, and groups in accordance to the most appropriate level of care based upon consumer needs and determined in the uniform assessment. Develop and provide assessment, psychosocial rehabilitation case management and/or follow up transitional services to individuals in accordance with the individual level of care services. Provide intervention services as well as follow up services as determined by risk assessment and consumer needs. Uses information obtained through observation and screening of consumers and provision of service to make changes to treatment/recovery plan for consumer as well as recommends and refers individuals to the most appropriate services as needed. Collaborates with other professionals as needed in conjunction with the treatment plan this may include mental health deputies, nurses, doctors, and other organizations.  Completes all documentation necessary to document services performed. May be required to complete community outreach. Demonstrate appropriate responsiveness to all job requirements.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:  A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social, behavioral or human services or is a registered nurse.  (Social, behavioral, and human services are:  psychology; social work; medicine; nursing; rehabilitation; counseling; sociology; human development; physician's assistant; gerontology; education psychology; special education; early childhood intervention; or early childhood education.)  LCDC preferred.

DEGREE AND/OR CERTIFICATION REQUIRED (IF APPLICABLE):  BA/BS or RN

DRIVING REQUIRED:  Yes

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

  • Appropriate written and verbal communication. This includes spelling and grammar.
  • Ability to write progress notes according to standards, assessments, brief mental status exams, memos, letters, various complex reports and miscellaneous other documents with acceptable spelling and grammar.
  • Computer - skilled in the use of technology with Microsoft Office and all Google applications.
  • Familiarity with community mental health and other resources
  • Ability to build rapport with individuals including coworkers.
  • Demonstrate skill in utilizing appropriate professional tools and interventions.
  • Interacts with diverse cultural, ethnic, and economic backgrounds and municipal organizations and agencies.
  • Acquires and uses new skills as the job requires.
  • Ability to work with considerable latitude and exercise discretion and independent judgment. This would include skills in problem solving.
  • Ability to complete all job requirements in a timely manner.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS OR CONDITIONS (specify):

  • May be required to interact with other consumers, referral sources, outside agencies, and family members to determine needs and actions to be taken.
  • Current State of Texas Driver License or if you live in another state, must be currently licensed in that state.
  • Liability insurance required if employee will operate personal vehicle on Center property or for Center business.  Must be insurable by Center's liability carrier if employee operates a Center vehicle or drives personal car on Center business.
  • Must complete all training requirements in month in which they are due.
  • May be required to provide on-call duties. 
  • Availability of a personal vehicle for business use may be required.
  • Work will take place within office setting, community setting, area schools, correctional facilities, and within the homes of clients, which may include shelters and temporary housing and may include exposure to disruptive people and communicable diseases.
  • May be responsible for providing group services and/or crisis services as needed.
  • Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug test.
  • Must successfully pass all background screens as required by the state
  • Ability to input data into computer, make calculations, complete paperwork, produce reports.
  • Must be physically able to perform all job requirements that may include home visits, walking on uneven surfaces, climbing stairs, and standing or sitting for long periods of time if required.
  • Work flexible hours including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.
  • Adhere to professional dress and appearance standards consistent with the position and daily workplace needs.