Sunday , February 5 2023

CASE MANAGER LEAD- Arizona State Job Openings

Website State of Arizona

Job Description:

The Department of Economic Security, Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) is seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team as a Case Manager Lead – Behavioral Health. This position serves persons with developmental disabilities (DD) and Mental Illness (MI) by supporting them and their families to lead the healthiest, most-sufficient and productive lives within their capabilities

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducts field visits per agency policy requirements at various locations; family homes, group home and other residential placements, psychiatric hospitals, schools, day programs, work programs, hospitals, etc., to develop relationships with child/adult and families
  • Monitors appropriateness and safety of member’s placement, assesses mental health status, strengths and needs; extensive problem solving and conflict resolution within member teams; works in conjunction with other team members and the supervisor to determine appropriate case plan goals
  • Attends discharge staffing at psychiatric facilities, petitions and attends hearings for Mental Health Court Ordered Treatment, attends Child
  • Family Teams (CFT) for children in residential group home placement
  • Works closely with various mental health agencies and the local psychiatric facilities in managing member services and assisting in ensuring a prompt discharge when member has been involved in an in-patient stay
  • Completes progress notes, facilitates, writes and reviews Individual Support Plans (ISPs), required reports, letters and other correspondence as needed

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of case management
  • Ability to work independently and within diverse work teams
  • Ability to document case files and information within required/mandated timelines
  • Skilled in interviewing, counseling, and interacting with members and family members
  • Skilled in developing, evaluating, and maintaining member service plans
  • Skilled in oral and written communication
  • Knowledge of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Knowledge of medical and behavioral health issues and terminology
  • Knowledge of Federal and State statues and agency policies and procedures relating to the care and assistance for individuals with developmental disabilities
  • Knowledge of methods, procedures, and techniques used in the development of Individual Support Plans (ISP)

Qualification & Experience:

  •  Bachelor Degree in Social Work (SW),
  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Special Education or Counseling
  • At least one (1) year experience providing case management services to persons who are elderly and/or persons with physical or developmental disabilities and/or members determined to have a Serious Mental Illness (SMI)
  • Candidate must have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience providing case management services

Job Details:

Company: State of Arizona

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Chandler, AZ, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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