Job: CSU Case Manager (Part-Time)

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Posted: 04/21/2017

Job Status: Part Time

Job Description

Want to make a difference? Join our team of dedicated professionals providing support and treatment to at-risk children and youth facing mental health, child welfare and criminal justice issues. Through our Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU), Staff Secure Residential Unit (SSR), hospital diversion program (New Vistas) and Jefferson Hills Academy, we use some of the most current practices, interventions and protocols to address the complex needs of vulnerable youth and their families.

Case Manager Position Purpose:

The Case Manager is assigned to a residential unit and provides the case management services for the residents of that unit. He/she coordinates services and case conferences with the treating therapist, the representatives of the agency that referred the clients to Jefferson Hills, and residents’ families. Responsibilities include:

  • Calls parents and referral sources representatives to inform them of admissions and to schedule 10-day case conferences. Schedules and facilitates monthly case conferences and other meetings for each resident he/she is assigned to.

  • Coordinates the scheduling of Due Process hearings as necessary.

  • Coordinates passes and family visitations including completion of required paperwork.

  • Attends shift change as needed to ensure smooth transitions for residents.

  • Attends and participates in weekly clinical rounds/staffing as well as weekly team meetings and clinical team meetings

  • Attends parole hearings, administrative reviews, team decision making meetings, Community Review Board hearings, and due process hearings as appropriate.

  • Coordinates and schedules polygraph testing when appropriate.

  • Coordinates with Transition Manager any Safe Passage referrals.

  • Assists in identifying aftercare services for residents as necessary.

  • Creates and maintains accurate, timely records and reports using an electronic medical record and other databases

  • Coordinates with Therapist to develop specialized programs.

  • Maintains good communication and builds solid working relationships with treatment team members, therapists, milieu staff and program managers in order to receive and provide professional support and pro-active problem-solving strategies.

  • Must be willing and able to perform physical restraints with clients using required CPI techniques.

  • This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with this job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.

Education/Requirements/Skills:

  • BA or MA in human services discipline (unlicensed)

  • 3 years related experience

  • Experience in mental health or related field in inpatient settings, crisis prevention, juvenile corrections, or related field.

  • Knowledge of psychological, behavioral, and social systems principles, as they relate to the job. Ability to facilitate group activity.

  • Capable of high quality documentation.

  • Experience in mental health or related field in inpatient settings, crisis prevention, juvenile corrections, or related field.

  • Provisional License through the Department of Regulatory Agency may substitute for some experience.

For Consideration:

  • Please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements with Case Manager noted in the subject line to JHillHR@jcmh.org.

  • Jefferson Hills is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/V/D. 

  • Applicants must be 21 years or older. 

NOTE: This position works in a licensed, residential child care facility. Drug screen and rigorous background check required for employment.

 Jefferson Hills offers a comprehensive, affordable benefits program including health, dental and vision coverage, 403(b) with company match and long and short term disability plans. We seek to provide professional learning and development through ongoing training and a tuition reimbursement program. Jefferson Hills is an equal opportunity employer.

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