POSITION SUMMARY: To coordinate and provide direct services in the community to adults with a diagnosis of serious and persistent mental illness. Responsible for ensuring the individual receives services as outlined in a diagnostic assessment to enable them to live as independently as possible in the community. Educate and train individuals on the basic skills necessary to enable them to live in the least restrictive setting.
LOCATION: The position is a full-time position; approximately 16 hours in Wabasha County and 16 hours in Winona County
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
- Manage a caseload of clients, meeting with each individual as determined by their level of need. Caseload may involve only those in the residential or HBL settings, depending on ARMHS assignment.
- Teach clients basic skills such as budgeting, independent living skills, handling crisis, coping with symptoms of their mental illness, handling benefits, and developing social skills.
- Offer referrals and recommendations for community resources and services.
- Provide transportation or arrange transportation for individuals as needed.
- Understand standards and follow time lines for handling referrals, and meeting with the client.
- Maintain case files, which includes obtaining and updating necessary releases of information, individual community support plans, functional assessments, and ensuring that a current diagnostic assessment is available to work from.
- Keep case notes and billing current, meeting or exceeding paperwork requirements.
- Coordinate with other providers assigned to working with the individual at a minimum of every 6 months.
- Participate in clinical supervision individually and in-group once a month or more if licensure requires.
- Attend required organization or community meetings.
- Attend conferences, in-services, and training necessary to meet licensure and program requirements.
- Participate in evening programming and/or Hiawatha Valley’s on-call emergency system as needed.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director.
Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center strives to bring exceptional behavioral health support to the communities we serve, while providing excellent employee benefits! We offer a flexible working environment, competitive wage and comprehensive benefits package including health, life, disability, dental insurance, 403B,and paid time off.
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