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Case Manager - Men's Residential

Company: Wellmore, Inc.
Location: Waterbury
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Job Description:

Background:
Residential Case Managers are responsible for non-clinical direct and indirect substance abuse treatment services to behavioral health clients seeking or obtaining services from the agency.Case Managers are usually assigned a caseload that consists of 60% direct service time and 40% indirect service time. Direct service includes assessment interviews, individual, family and group education and/or resource support and discharge planning. Indirect service time includes supervision, staff meetings, telephone calls, treatment authorizations, and all paperwork associated with client care.
EXAMPLES OF RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Develops positive working relationships with supervisor, co-workers, and members of the clinical team.2. Develops appropriate professional relationships with clients within the framework of the agency and within each individual's scope of practice.3. Abides by the Code of Ethics.4. Conduct and write assessments within the contractual, funding, and licensing timeliness specified in the Program.5. Collaborate with clinical staff in the development and implementation of treatment plans, treatment plan reviews, and discharge/continuing care plans within the contractual, funding, and licensing timelines.6. Facilitate psycho-educational groups, provide individual support where needed.7. Include members of the client's support network in the treatment process.8. Develop effective networking relationships with outside contractors, referral sources, and community agencies.9. Supervise urine samples for testing, and perform breathalyzer testing.10. Conduct room checks/searches in residential programs.11. Supervise self-administration of medication with clients.12. Assist with oversight and supervision of daily tasks of residential programming with clients; i.e.: chores, meal prep, smoke breaks.
Location: 27 N. Elm Street, Waterbury
Full-Time position - 40 hours/week.Payrate: $15.50/hr.
REQUIREMENTS
Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or Associates's Degree with two years of experience in the field of substance use and dual diagnosis. Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) preferred.
  • The candidate must be flexible with a high degree of motivation, exercise good judgment, and be able to work independently.
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar program, internship, or related employment or specialized training required.
  • Solid computer skills are required, Office 365 is helpful.
  • Must have a valid Drivers license, clean driving record, and auto insurance
  • CPR/First Aid certification must be obtained and maintained. Wellmore will pay for the classes onsite.
  • Must be able to walk multiple flights of stairs. (no elevator in the group home)
    Employee Benefits
    Wellmore is a vibrant mental health treatment and substance abuse recovery organization offering innovative and evidence-based care models throughout the Northwest region of CT. We offer a supportive work atmosphere, focused on staff development and training, as well as offer a competitive array of benefits:
    • Medical, Dental & Vision insurance
    • Pre-taxed Health Savings Account (H.S.A.)
    • Company-paid Life and AD&D insurance
    • Company-paid short term and long term disability insurance
    • 401 K Plan
    • Discount Tuition
    • Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal leave
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling
    • Employee discounts on Verizon Wireless services
      Wellmore is an equal opportunity employer -M/F/Vets/Disabled. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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