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Case Manager II - 3424


 

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Nueces Center for Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer


 

Description: 

     Under the supervision of the Crisis Intervention Team Supervisor, Crisis Intervention Team Forensic Case Managers are embedded with CCPD and serve as one half of the Crisis Intervention Team. Team member is responsible for providing rapid response when dispatched with CIT officers in the community. Services to be provided include crisis assessment, intervention, and coordination of diversion from arrest and incarceration based on established processes.
     Team members are responsible for linking and coordinating care for eligible persons with a mental illness and/or co-occurring disorder who are being diverted from incarceration. Team member will work alongside CIT officers to facilitate services. Job includes working side by side with CIT trained police officers. When not on CIT team rotation, staff is responsible for assisting and providing services at Pathways Crisis Respite Unit.
     Adheres to established training and service delivery standards including the use of evidenced based practices, establishes and maintains open communication law enforcement, communicates directly with in-house Jail personnel, other Crisis Intervention Team Members and Mobile Crisis Outreach team members to ensure individuals served gain access to psychiatric, substance abuse, medical, social, vocational, and other services and supports. Staff are required to report any misdemeanor offenses or other involvement with the criminal justice system to Human Resources.

*This post will remain active for seven calendar days, or until filled*

Salary: 
$18.42 / hr
Type: 
Full-Time
Job #: 
3424
Minimum Qualifications: 
As the Local Mental Health Authority, a qualified mental health professional (QMHP-CS) with demonstrated and documented competency in the work to be performed is defined as an employee with a minimum of a bachelor's or advance degree from an accredited college or university with 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 or early childhood intervention.
 
Valid Texas driver’s license with good driving record
 
Preferred Qualifications: 

-One year or more in a behavioral health setting.
-Demonstration of the clinical competencies required by agency-approved, standardized training.
-Computer literate
-Ability to participate as a team member
-Experienced in the use of teaching and recovery techniques used in rehabilitation services
-Providing effective assistance to persons who are disabled
-Knowledge of assessment techniques and tools
-Knowledge of client care techniques
-Ability to plan an individualizes program of instruction with the client
-Ability to work with others and to gain and retain the confidence of persons being instructed, guided, or directed
-Ability to communicate effectively

 

-Demonstration of the clinical competencies required by agency-approved, standardized training
-Computer literate
-Ability to participate as a team member
-Experienced in the use of teaching and recovery techniques used in rehabilitation services
-Providing effective assistance to persons who are disabled
-Knowledge of assessment techniques and tools
-Knowledge of client care techniques
-Ability to plan an individualizes program of instruction with the client
-Ability to work with others and to gain and retain the confidence of persons being instructed, guided, or directed
-Ability to communicate effectively
 

Company: 
Nueces Center for Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities
Address: 
1630 S Brownlee Blvd
City: 
Corpus Christi
State: 
Texas
Zip Code: 
78401