The Bluebonnet Trails Community Services (BTCS) Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team Intensive Case Manager, is responsible for providing outstanding person-centered intensive case management services as part of the ACT Team to adults who have been diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental health disorder and are participating in BTCS ACT Program.
This position reports directly to the Director of Crisis Services and requires the development and maintenance of effective, professional working relationships with legal stakeholders and other community service providers. This is a Monday through Friday, non-exempt, field-based position with flexible hours.
The ACT ICM regularly meets with individuals in their homes, community, criminal justice settings, and at Bluebonnet Trails’ clinics to provide case management and psychosocial rehabilitative services. Services are intended to stabilize mental health symptoms, reduce risk of recidivism, increase the individual’s awareness of and participation with community and natural supports, develop self-advocacy, and assist with their ability to participate in independent behavioral health services. A high level of detailed electronic documentation is required and adherence to company and state guidelines is expected.
The person in this position must possess a passion and aptitude for working with individuals who have chronic and severe mental health needs. Knowledge of ACT Programs, psychotherapeutic medications, intensive case management functions, substance use, abuse, and dependency, crisis services, community resources, and evidence-based practices in the mental health and criminal justice systems are required. This position necessitates innovative thinking, patience, resiliency, skills in advocacy, service coordination, mental health assessment and evaluation, collaborative person-centered recovery planning and dual-diagnosis treatment. The person in this position will effectively work independently and on a team, prioritize needs during crises, engage in regular meetings and training opportunities, balance self-care, be a delight to work with, and perform other duties as assigned with a positive attitude.
|Credentials||Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum number of hours that is equivalent to a major in psychology, social work, medicine, nursing, rehabilitation, counseling, sociology, human growth and development, physician assistant, gerontology, special education, educational psychology, early childhood education/intervention. |
Education and experience in behavioral healthcare, intensive community treatment, and the substance use, abuse, and dependency treatment.
Must have a valid Texas Driver's License, meet Bluebonnet Trails Community Services driving requirements, and maintain approved driving status throughout employment.
*If degree is not in a Human Services field, a minimum of 24 college credits in a Human Services field are required.
Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience working with an Assertive Community Treatment program, behavioral health, and/or case management; advanced degree in Human Services field; QMHP certification; Licensed Practitioner (LCDC, LCSW, LMFT, LPC); Bilingual (English/Spanish).
|Salary Amount||$17.13 - $19.13/hr|
|Closing Date||Open until filled|