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Community-Based Case Manager - Cumberland County

Company: Oaks Integrated Care Inc.
Location: Vineland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Join our team today and immerse yourself in a rewarding career in years to come!

As a Case Manager, you will work in a community based setting in Cumberland County, NJ.

Schedule: Part-time, flexible hours including two evenings per week, rotating Saturday coverage and on-call responsibilities

Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Program Supervisor, the Case Manager is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

* Provide a comprehensive case management assessment that addresses life domains such as housing, finances, transportation, legal services, vocational employment, health care, and family strengths/needs; * Provide case management services to ensure that individuals are both informed about and able to access the full range of medical and treatment opportunities or other support services, such as legal, financial, educational, vocation or employment counseling, that may be available to them at the time the individual chooses to use them * Develop an Integrated Family Case Plan that is person-centered and includes strategies for recovery; the plan shall identify priorities, desired outcomes and the strategies and resources to be used in obtaining outcomes based on the case management assessment. * Provide training to clients on the recognition of relapse triggers and strategies to deal with avoiding a relapse. * Link to appropriate care and resources in the community including resources that address specialized needs, such as agencies providing services related to HIV/AIDS, mental health disorders, chronic and acute health problems and problems stemming from involvement with the criminal justice system * Provide education to clients on HIV and Hepatitis * Promote the STAR individual's recovery to his/her fullest potential by facilitating assessments of skills, including literacy, educational opportunities (GED, certification programs), job readiness skills, vocational training, employment placement and retention and career development. * The STAR case managers are required and must document that each individual was offered a visit minimally one (1) hour per week by a staff member, whether that visit was accepted and document their participation in the visit and any service received. The individual will determine the type and frequency of services desired. The services provided will be responsive to the individual's needs. * Use engagement skills to motivate and encourage individuals to voluntarily access services that would assist them in maintaining a healthy lifestyle * Refer clients and help them access substance use disorder treatment if needed * Assist and engage the individual with transitioning to another level of care (outpatient substance use disorder treatment) to ensure continuity of care if needed and provide documentation that the individual has been offered the treatment if there is evidence of a lapse in recovery, and whether or not the individual is attending treatment or had an overdose while receiving STAR services * Coordinate needed interventions and services provided by multiple agencies * Advocate on behalf of the individual by providing a holistic experience

Benefits:

* Competitive salary * Medical and dental insurance * Vision plan * Retirement plan * Flexible spending plan * EXCELLENT time benefits * Opportunity for personal and career growth * Team oriented environment - we practice the FISH! Philosophy

Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree with CADC intern Or; * Master's degree in health, psychology, counseling education or other behavioral health profession; * Must have 3 years' experience working with high needs individuals with substance use disorders

All positions require a valid driver's license in good standing, pre-employment drug screening and criminal background check. Oaks Integrated Care considers applicants for all positions without regard to: race; color; religion; sex; national origin; age; sexual orientation; marital or veteran status; the presence of a medical condition, genetic information or handicap, unrelated to performing the tasks of the job; or any other legally protected status.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at

Phone: (609)845-3731

Email:recruiter@oaksintcare.org

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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Keywords: Oaks Integrated Care Inc., Vineland , Community-Based Case Manager - Cumberland County, Other , Vineland, New Jersey

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