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Care Manager (Adults)

AltaPointe Health Systems

This is a Contract position in Albany, NY posted September 14, 2021.

Overview: Adult Outpatient Programs provide the least restrictive level of care where adults may receive clinical interventions aimed at decreasing existing signs and symptoms.

Outpatient treatment focuses on recovery, problem resolution, symptom reduction, stabilization and/or prevention of movement to a higher level of care.

Treatment varies widely and depends upon the consumers presenting symptoms.

Responsibilities: Primary Job Functions:Maintains case load effectively, processing referrals in a timely manner, and participates in assessment unit intake process as appropriate and requested.Conducts a Functional Needs Assessment on each referral or identified consumerConsults with Nurse Manager to explore any existing medical needsIdentifies goals to be achieved, creates and maintains an Individualized Service PlanProvides appropriate linkage to community resourcesCoordinates implementation of internal services as appropriateMaintains an itemized list of resources being utilized for each consumer and regularly monitors to ensure the service is still needed and/or appropriately meeting their needsCollaborates with Benefits Specialist, Representative Payee, Transporter/Shopper, BLS instructors, etc.Effectively collaborates with the treatment team members and regularly provides feedback on the consumers status Evaluates the consumer for discharge planningSeeks clinical supervision and consultation as neededAccepts and employs suggestions for improvementActively works to enhance care management skillsDocuments in a timely fashion per AltaPointe policyDocuments appropriate, complete, and comprehensive assessmentsDocuments measurable and specific goals in the individualized service planDocuments in a clear and concise manner, types of consumer problems, ISP goals addressed and services provided in direct service recordDocuments case disposition, case closings, follow-up and referralsTreats consumers with care, dignity and respectRespects consumers privacy and confidentialityIs pleasant and cooperative with othersPersonal values dont inhibit ability to relate and care for otherIs sensitive to the consumers needs, expectations and individual differencesEffectively manages caseload based on consumer needsMeets AltaPointe productivity standardsActively participates in Performance Improvement activitiesActively participates in AltaPointe committees as requiredFollows AltaPointe policies and proceduresAttends to required in-service training and other workshops Qualifications: Bachelors degree in a mental health discipline.

Must be at least age 23, maintain a valid verifiable driver license and maintain a clear driving record.Knowledge as outlined below, to be attained within six (6) months of employment:Knowledge of psychiatric disorders in the adult populationKnowledge of developmental disabilities and substance use in the adult populationKnowledge of cultural diversityKnowledge of behavior management and crisis interventionKnowledge of available community resources and internal servicesCertified by the Alabama State Department of Mental Health to provide adult case management services