AltaPointe Health Systems Case Manager/Co-Therapist In-Home (Roanoke) in Roanoke, Alabama
Case Managers working on the in-home team are responsible for providing linkage to community resources, delivering and arranging necessary transportation, monitoring consumers to ensure placement in the least restrictive environment, and assisting the program therapist in providing outreach therapy services.
Demonstrates the ability to assess and reevaluate the consumer needs utilizing the CANS.
Provides appropriate linkage to community resources
Monitors consumers to secure placement in the least restrictive environment
Provides ongoing monitoring of consumers’ progress and needs as assessed in the CANS.
Provides support on behalf of the consumers in order to secure community resources and needed services
Effectively collaborates and consults with staff members and outside sources in the delivery and arrangement of case management services
Evaluates and assists in consumer discharge planning
Effectively demonstrates the application of child/adolescent specific competencies
Delivers or arranges clinically necessary transportation
Acts as co-therapist as needed, assisting program therapist in providing outreach therapy services
Provides crisis intervention and management (with 24 hour availability)
Seeks clinical supervision and consultation as needed
Accepts and employs suggestions for improvement
Actively works to enhance case management skills
Documents in a timely fashion per AltaPointe policy
Documents appropriate, complete, and comprehensive CANS assessments
Documents measurable and specific goals in the individualized service plan
Documents in a clear and concise manner, types of consumer problems, treatment goals addressed and services provided
Documents case disposition, case closings, follow-up and referrals
Treats consumers with care, dignity and compassion
Respects consumer’s privacy and confidentiality
Is pleasant and cooperative with others
Assists consumers and visitors as needed
Personal values don’t inhibit ability to relate and care for others
Is sensitive to the consumer’s needs, expectations and individual differences
Is gentle and calm to consumers and families
Effectively manages caseload based on consumer needs
Meets AltaPointe productivity standards
Actively participates in Performance Improvement activities
Actively participates in AltaPointe committees as required
Completes assigned tasks in a timely manner
Follows AltaPointe policies and procedures
Attends to required in-service training and other workshops
Frequent standing, sitting, and walking which are in bursts of 5 to 10 minutes.
There are times when this can be extended to pacing with the consumer (time could be undetermined) and at times sitting and standing can be extended with the employee having the ability to change positions as permitted by the observance and behavior of the consumer at that time.
Occasional forward bending from the hips while kneeling to reach to the side.
Occasional need to be able to assume a full squat/lunge from a standing position.
Occasional need to maintain back extension while being on stomach with one’s own body weight on hips and legs. This position is maintained for several minutes.
Occasionally, be able to put one’s own body weight on one knee and one elbow on the same side of one’s body.
Occasionally, be able to kneel and reach to same side toward the floor.
Lift up to 10 pounds occasionally during shift.
Strong grasp is needed to use keys to open doors throughout the facility, and to maintain constant contact with a consumer during a takedown procedure or with other hold techniques.
Pushing/pulling force up to 25 pounds occasionally during a shift
Bachelor’s degree in a mental health discipline and certification of case management and in home intervention training by Alabama State Department of Mental Health within (6) months of employment. Must be at least age 23, maintain a valid verifiable driver license and maintain a clear driving record.
Knowledge in child/adolescent specialty, outlined below, to be attained within (6) six months of employment:
Knowledge of psychiatric disorders in the child/adolescent population
Basic knowledge of growth and development of child/adolescent consumers as related to all intellectual, emotional, spiritual, and physical aspects of their development
Knowledge of developmental disabilities and mental retardation in the child/adolescent population
Basic knowledge of behavior management and parenting issues
Knowledge of cultural diversity
Knowledge of behavior management, crisis intervention and interventions common to acute psychotic consumers, as well as, to non-violent crisis intervention practice
Knowledge of effects of physical/sexual/emotional abuse and neglect issues
Knowledge of available community resources as applied to child/adolescent
Shift/Hours (ex: Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30): Monday- Friday 7:00am-4:00pm
External Company Name: AltaPointe Health
External Company URL: http://altapointe.org/