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Case Manager - Therapeutic Specialty Courts - Posting #18-085 in Vancouver, WA at Lifeline Connections

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

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Job Description

Agency Background: 

Lifeline Connections is recognized as a leading behavioral health treatment provider in Southwest Washington, offering multiple mental health services. Lifeline clients receive an unprecedented level of care by highly skilled professionals who know how to help people find long-term recovery. Lifeline's goal is to meet a chronic and desperate need for mental health and addiction treatment services. Lifeline has a vision of creating the best addiction treatment and rehabilitation possible in a way that is affordable to the greatest number of people. Over the past fifty years the executive management team and board of directors of Lifeline have remained committed to our passion and vision. 

Case Manager - Therapeutic Specialty Courts - Posting #18-058

Major Duties: 
The Case Manager works under the supervision of the unit Program Director. This position provides agency and community based case management services to their assigned caseload of clients. In fulfilling these duties, the incumbent performs the following duties independently:

• Reviews applicable Washington Administrative Codes (WACs), Revised Codes (RCWs) and Federal regulations pertaining to mental health and/or chemical dependency treatment to ensure compliance with these regulations in all provided services.
• Monitor UA results and report to Juvenile Recovery Court team and probation officers;
• Work with clients in meeting the individual service plan identified activities and goals that are strength-based and meet their unique needs;
• Will work as part of a treatment team & participate in regular team meetings;
• Will provide case management services to clients assigned to them in accordance with the individual service plan and evaluation recommendations;
• Maintain complete and up to date clinical files that document all services and contacts provided consistent with the requirements of WAC 388-865 and 388-877 (if applicable);
• Supports and implements agency policies and procedures;
• Networks within the community to identify outside agencies and services available to consumer/patients to help meet their needs;
• Establishes and maintains relationships with community agencies and service providers to meet the needs of consumer/patients;
• Represent the Agency in the community at various meetings and clinical reviews with the approval of the supervisor;
• Available on-call to ensure continuity of care for the agency consumer/patients;
• May be required to perform assessments to include interview, follow-up with collateral sources and preparation of a written report (if applicable);
• May be required to manage, record and report client's participation in urinalysis/breath analysis testing (if applicable); 
• Adhere to all applicable regulations regarding client confidentiality;
• Other duties as assigned.
• May include evening and weekend activities 

Job Requirements

Requirement of the Position:
• Bachelor's degree in human sciences or related field or equivalent work experience required;
• High school diploma or equivalent with relevant college coursework required;
• Washington State Department of Health CDP/T credential required;
• Two years' experience working with adults suffering from co-occurring mental illness and chemical dependency preferred;
• Familiarity with applicable Washington State regulations related to the provision of mental health services (RCW 71.05) and chemical dependency services (WAC 388-877).
• Current unencumbered driver license and proof of current car insurance.

Salary: DOE

Application Process: 
Submit a cover letter and resume to Human Resources. We will only accept resumes with a cover letter specifying the position title and posting number of the position you are applying for. For more information on this and other positions, please visit our website at www.lifelineconnections.org 

The Benefits:

Lifeline Connections is striving to be your employer of choice by offering our regular/full time employees a generous benefits package. The plan covers over 75% of medical, dental, and vision costs for the employee and all dependents. We also have employer paid Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance and a 401(K) plan that matches dollar for dollar up to 3%. On top of all that, our employees receive 4 weeks paid time off during their first year of employment (accrual rates increase with years of service) and 11 paid holidays per year! 

Send us your resume and let's talk about you joining our team!