Intensive Therapist/Case Manager

Posted: 01/01/2023

**BONUS OPPORTUNITY ELIGIBLE**

 

At Jefferson Center, it is our policy and our mission to be inclusive and mindful of the diversity of everyone who comes through our doors. We are passionate about building a community where mental health matters and equitable care is accessible to all races, ethnicities, abilities, socioeconomic statuses, ages, sexual orientations, gender expressions, religions, cultures, and languages.

 

The Intensive Clinician/Case Manager will provide therapy and case management services to Jefferson Center for Mental Health consumers as deemed appropriate by the guidelines of accepted clinical practice.  To provide information, education, liaison, and transition services to various networks within Jefferson Center and with federal, state, and community-based agencies and resources.  In addition to the above, if licensed, to assist with providing consultation to members of the CSI (Crisis Stabilization and Integration), Support Services, and Outpatient Case Management teams; assist manager with training/orientation/shadowing of new employees, and assist the division with special projects as indicated.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide therapy and case management services including service planning, monitoring, follow-up, linkage and crisis management for consumers.
  • Provide services to meet need:  office based, community based, virtually, or in the consumer’s home.
  • Make appropriate referrals to and act as liaison with community agencies, service providers, and natural support systems
  • Collaboration with consumers, family members, and significant others in identifying strengths/needs in developing personal treatment goals
  • Knowledge of Stages of Change model, Motivational Interviewing techniques, risk assessments, trauma informed care models, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy skills.  Knowledge of Recovery-Based Treatment and Trauma Informed Practices. Knowledge of DBT skills helpful but not required.
  • Work with consumer and family/support system for appropriate service delivery
  • Provide assessment of daily living skills (ADL’s), coordination, monitoring, planning, referral and follow-up with comprehensive community services and supports
  • Provide assistance in developing community-based resources for social, vocational, and leisure skills
  • Maintain communication and links with other Jefferson Center’s programs e.g. Access, Crisis, Inpatient, Outpatient, and Older Adult
  • Ongoing monitoring of assigned caseload, assessment of symptoms to prevent relapse, and follow-up with respite services as needed
  • Assessing clients for risk/lethality and coordination with emergency services when clinically indicated/medically necessary (including inpatient admission)
  • Resource acquisition and assistance with application for benefits and entitlements in collaboration with Benefits/Navigation Team
  • Assist consumers with obtaining resources for basic needs such as housing, food, clothing, medical and dental care, legal, vocational, and psychiatric services
  • Participate in team meetings, clinical staffings, and clinical consultation as scheduled
  • Participate in Evidence Based Practices on the team and in the Center (i.e.: IDDT, DBT, CBT, psychoeducation, etc.)
  • Utilize clinical practice guidelines, Center and State Division of Mental Health standards for appropriate service delivery
  • If unlicensed, participate in individual and group therapy and track hours pursuant to attaining licensure

IF LICENSED:

  • Assistance with supervision of staff working on licensure and/or graduate school internship
  • Train/mentor new hires for Intensive Services Network
  • Provide peer consultation and leadership to support clinical/professional growth of non-licensed staff
  • Provide leadership and assistance with 27-10 mental health hold process, including writing 72 hour (M-1) holds and coordinating inpatient placement with Access
  • Provide services to third party referrals for clinically appropriate treatment and timely reimbursement to the Center (adhering to credentialing policies)

Other Duties (Professional Growth/Development/Community/Relationships & Productivity Performance Measures):

  • Attend mandatory in-services, compliance with individualized training plan as required
  • Participate in supervision by coming prepared with an agenda.  Report high risk/problem cases, and utilize a problem-solving approach/utilize feedback
  • Use language and behavior to promote dignity/respect with consumers, Center staff and external customers
  • Continually strives for self-improvement and is motivated to learn new skills to benefit consumer and Center
  • Attend supervision at times and intervals agreed upon with supervisor.
  • Satisfactorily complete 90% of peer review charts needing corrections within 14 calendar days (only areas for which staff is responsible)
  • Ensure that 95% of all authorizations are accurate and timely (insurance)
  • Submit 90% of all Progress-to-Date forms within 3 working days (team specific)
  • Complete 95% of all paperwork by the due date
  • Ensure that fee collections meet the team goal as determined by Network Director
  • Complete 95% of case closing within 90 days after last contact, 210 days for “Meds Only”
  • Meet required number of consumer service hours as determined by Network Director and/or Clinical Manager
  • Exhibit enthusiasm, courtesy, adaptability, flexibility, and spirit of cooperation in the work environment
  • Maintain effective interpersonal relations with consumers, peers, subordinates, upper management, visitors and the general public
  • Demonstrate cultural competency/awareness/skills in working with diverse caseload and utilizes Center resources/trainings as needed
  • Effectively respond to client/consumer needs and problems, initiate and maintain positive interactions, timely response to phone calls, pages, email, etc
  • Work cooperatively with other community agencies, as appropriate, and in agreement with supervisor.
  • Volunteer to work on Center committees as desired

Note: Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.  This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.
 

Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

  • Master’s Degree (from accredited university/college) required in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field.
  • CAT/CAS preferred but not required.
  • LPC preferred but not required.
  • LCSW preferred but not required.
  • Driver’s License and Current Motor Vehicle Report Required
  • Motor Vehicle Insurance Coverage requires applicant must be 25 years or older.
Grade 51-Master’s Unlicensed Clinician
  • $46,400 to $58,900
  • *Salary is determined based on years of total relevant experience.
  • *Salary is based on 1.0 FTE (full time equivalent) or 40 hours per week. Less than 40 hours/week will be prorated and adjusted to the appropriate FTE.
Grade 52-Licensed Clinician (LCSW, LMFT, LPC)
  • $55,600 to $70,900
  • *Salary is determined based on years of total relevant experience.
  • *Salary is based on 1.0 FTE (full time equivalent) or 40 hours per week. Less than 40 hours/week will be prorated and adjusted to the appropriate FTE.

**BONUS OPPORTUNITY!! Three phase bonus paid out using the following schedule. ** Based on full time (40 hours/week). Prorate if less than 40 hours/week. Must work a minimum of 20 hours/week to be eligible for bonus.

Masters (Unlicensed)

 

LMFT/LPC

 

LCSW

 

$1,000 1 month anniversary

$1,000 1 year anniversary

($2,000 Total)

 

$1,000 1 month anniversary

$1,000 6 month anniversary

$1,000 1 year anniversary

($3,000 Total)

 

$2,000 1 month anniversary

$1,000 6 month anniversary

$1,000 1 year anniversary

($4,000 Total)

 

 

Benefits Include:

  • Flexible work schedule and remote work options (Jefferson Center will offer relocation assistance, up to $1,500, to out of state candidates willing to relocate to Colorado. Please contact Recruiting for more information.)
  • Medical (Kaiser or Cigna), Delta Dental, and EyeMed Vision insurance plans
  • Life, LTD/STD, and malpractice insurance paid by Jefferson Center
  • 401(k) plan with matching employer contribution and 403(b) option
  • 15% Wellness Discount on medical insurance plans for participating employees
  • 1 Paid Wellness Hour per week (based on FTE)
  • Health Insurance Reimbursement up to $125 per month
  • Generous Paid Time Off plus 13 paid holidays per year
  • Employees with 1 year of service are eligible for Supplemental Parental Leave up to 60 hours (based on FTE)
  • Extended Paid Bereavement Leave up to 20 days
  • Trauma Informed Care Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement after one year of employment
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness and Colorado Health Services Corps loan repayment plan options for participating employees.
COVID-19 Vaccination or an approved medical or religious exemption is required for employment with Jefferson Center for Mental Health. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated (Received final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen) and provide proof, or have an approved medical or religious exemption, prior to their first day of employment. Information on how to request an exemption will be provided at the time of offer.

 

Wage Type: Salary

Now Hiring!: Full-Time

How to Apply: Visit the website listed

Required Candidate Screenings: Background Screen Required

Hiring Opportunities for All: Open to hiring people with disabilities,Open to hiring fair-chance workers,Open to hiring veterans