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ACT Case Manager/Rehabilitation Specialist

Community Alliance Omaha, NE
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Job Description

 

The ACT Case Manager/Rehabilitation Specialist position will work within the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)  Program. This program is a mobile, interdisciplinary, high intensity clinical team which consists of nurses, licensed therapists, psychiatrists, substance abuse specialists, vocational, rehabilitation specialists, and peer support working in an integrated manner rather than as individual practitioners. The team works collaboratively, and in a coordinated manner to deliver the majority of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services needed by the consumer.

Duties include:

  • Participation in a comprehensive assessment process, including evaluation of a consumer's past history and current condition, and identification of strengths, needs and goals.
  • Utilize motivational conversation strategies and techniques throughout assessment, individualized planning and treatment, and rehabilitation process.
  • Develop, implement, evaluate and revise a comprehensive and individualized treatment, rehabilitation and recovery plan for each consumer.
  • Assess, identify, and assist consumers in managing symptoms of mental illness and co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorders, including clinical and psychological interventions and supports within scope of licensure and expertise as outlined in the individualized, recovery-focused plan of the person served.
  • Teach personal, social, daily living, leisure, vocational, educational, and other related community skills.
  • Assist in identifying and managing symptoms of mental illness, including medication administration, management and monitoring.
  • Participate on an assigned and rotational basis, in after-hours on-call service; respond promptly and effectively to consumer needs and emergency situations within the timeframes and in accordance with program policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified by training and/or experience to function at a high level of independence and professionalism and work interchangeably with all members of the ACT team to perform responsibilities including :

  • Bachelors Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or other related Human Service field.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of characteristics and needs of persons with a serious mental illness, including persons with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with individuals of diverse backgrounds persons with serious mental illness and co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders, family members, behavioral health professionals, government representatives, and the public at large.
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to work flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, holidays, and on-call. When and while on-call, must be able to respond in person to client need within thirty minutes or less.
  • Possession of current, valid drivers license, reliable transportation, and good driving record.

Job Details

Date Posted April 19, 2019
Date Closes May 19, 2019
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Varies
Shift Custom
Hours 40 hours per week; 8:00-4:30
SOC Category 21-1014.00 Mental Health Counselors
Zipcode 68105

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits (Different-sex)
  • Domestic Partner Benefits (Same-Sex)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Professional Liability
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Casual Dress
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Holiday Party
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • First Aid Certification
  • Mental Health Care
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  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
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