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Case Manager

Company: Centerstone
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Centerstone is among the nation's leading nonprofit behavioral health systems with thousands of employees dedicated to delivering care that changes people's lives. A dynamic, well-established organization, we offer rewarding opportunities to serve all ages in a variety of settings. Come talk to us about joining the Centerstone team!

*Minimum Qualifications*

Bachelor's degree in human services field required. Good organizational, time management, writing and verbal skills. Ability to develop supportive relationships with persons with mental health and substance use disorders while maintaining appropriate therapeutic boundaries. Must have reliable transportation, liability insurance, and valid FL driver's license. Competency with computer systems and concurrent documentation.

*Preferred Qualification:*

Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred but not required. Knowledge of community resources or ability to learn quickly. Experience working with Co-occurring diagnoses preferred. Enthusiastic about facilitating groups that develop rehabilitation, recovery, and life skills. Telehealth experience.

*Special Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:*

Ability to develop supportive relationships with persons with mental health and substance use disorders while maintaining appropriate therapeutic boundaries. Must value cultural differences, be able to motivate others and work as a team member, and be genuinely interested in working with populations experiencing mental illness and/or substance use disorders.

*Essential Functions:*

* Reports to work as scheduled on a daily basis and performs duties as assigned by supervisor to ensure the smooth operation of the department.
* Provides individual and group mental health and substance use disorder case management in the community.
* Provide transportation to shelters, medical and other related appointments as needed. In conjunction with the team, responsible for developing, writing, implementing, evaluating and revising overall treatment goals and plans per on-going assessment of needs with input from the client and family.
* Conduct on-going assessment of behavior, mental status, signs and symptoms of mental health and/or substance use disorder, physical and dental health, educational, social, legal, financial, housing, developmental and family functioning to specialize case management needs.
* Provides supportive and educational counseling services (individual, family, and group) to develop daily living and coping skills.
* Assist clients with developing natural support systems.
* Inputs written documentation into Avatar in a timely manner for all services rendered Refers, advocates, and links client and family for additional services as identified.
* Act as liaison and communicate collaboratively with local law enforcement, and local stakeholders to maintain coordination of the treatment process.
* Completes all required agency trainings as to maintain 100% compliance.

*Work Environment/Physical Demands:*

This position operates in a professional office environment, judicial building and in community based settings. Sits, stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during work hours. Is subject to frequent interruptions. Is involved with clients, family members, court and county personnel and government agencies.Position Type, Expected Hours of Work and Travel:This is a full time position; must be able to work a flexible work schedule to include early morning and evenings. On call rotation and travel may be required.

Position may be available but not limited to any of the following programs:

* Housing Outreach Team (HOT): The target population is homeless individuals and families that are addressing behavioral health, mental health, and substance use disorders.
* Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT): The target population is high need/high utilizer individuals who are addressing both behavioral health and mental health concerns.
* Harm Reduction (WISH): The target population is individual with opioid disorder or other identified substance use disorders who are at high risk of overdose.
* FACT: The target population is high need/high utilizer individuals with identified behavioral and mental health concerns.
* Treatment Courts (Mental Health Court and Veteran's Court): The target population is criminal justice involved individuals who have identified behavioral and mental health concerns and/or Veterans with identified behavioral and/or substance use disorder concerns.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

*Time Type:*

Full time delivering care that changes people's lives starts with our employees. Below are just some of the great benefits Centerstone employees enjoy:

* Medical, dental, and vision health coverage
* Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts
* 403b retirement plan with company match
* Paid time off and ten paid holidays
* AD&D Insurance, Life Insurance, and Long Term Disability (company paid)
* Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion employee resource groups
* Continuing education opportunities
* Employee Assistance Program

Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer. Employment at Centerstone is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications directly related to professional competence. Centerstone does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition (including breastfeeding), or any other basis protected by law.

At Centerstone, we use our values as a guide for what we do. Respect, Expertise, Integrity and Empowerment are at the heart of every interaction at Centerstone, and particularly rooted in our beliefs toward diversity and inclusion.Our approach to diversity is simple-it's about embracing everyone.

Together, we continue to develop an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices and experiences of our employees. It powers our innovation and connects us closer to each other, to our clients and the communities we serve. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the growing world around us, and where everyone feels empowered, safe and welcomed.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $17.00 per hour

* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Employee discount
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Parental leave
* Referral program
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Fort Myers, FL: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

* Bachelor's (Required)

* Case management: 1 year (Preferred)
* Behavioral health: 1 year (Preferred)

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Keywords: Centerstone, Fort Myers , Case Manager, Executive , Fort Myers, Florida

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