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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: COMCARE
Job Title: Case Manager III | Crisis Intervention Services
Salary: $15.13 Hourly


Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.


Job Description:

Usual working days/hours:

Varied hours and days

Location of work:

635 N. Main | Wichita, KS

To see what it is like to be a Sedgwick County COMCARE Case Manager, click here.

Job Objectives:
This position will function as part of a crisis intervention team providing short-term emergency mental health care to individuals who are presenting with a psychiatric crisis. Primary duties will be answering the mental health emergency hotline. Other responsibilities include case management services and mobile outreach services as needed. Will also work with individuals, as assigned, to see that community resources are expeditiously accessed to meet the overall need of the client. Majority of clients served will have severe and persistent mental illness.

Essential Job Functions:
• Provide direct service to clients in responding to telephone calls on multiple crisis intervention phone lines while concurrently documenting calls.
• Address the immediate needs of walk-in/cop-in clients who present in the office with a psychiatric crisis.
• Facilitate medication pick-ups.
• Support the clinical staff in the community by assisting with Mobile Crisis Unit calls.
• Transport clients to the hospital when applicable and necessary.
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
• Complete all progress notes within agency/program standards.
• Documentation meets minimum Medicaid standards for content and quality.
• Completes Notes for Record to ensure the completeness of the medical record.
• Completes call logs to ensure important information is available to other providers
• Processing Crisis Assessments, state hospital and Level II screens as they are received in the Emergency Services office, and recording the screen/s on the Emergency Services (ES) office electronic board.
• Processing half slips for walk-in and cop-in clients, including entering client information onto the ES office electronic board in a timely manner.
• Scheduling appointments as requested.
• Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings and other activities as assigned.
• Spend time coordinating and assisting with a special program or project at CIS which enhances or aids in the delivery of services to mental health consumers.
• Project assignment is negotiated between supervisor and employee, and may include but not be limited to completing scheduled phone welfare checks and follow-up calls, crisis attendant care, scheduling activities.

Job Standards:
• Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work or a related field or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
• Candidates must have good working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Programs. They will need to be able to type and use multi-line phones.
• Possess the mobility and judgment to execute personal protective measures
• Able to calmly and effectively deal with agitated individuals or high risk situations
• Demonstrate autonomous critical thinking skills
• Demonstrate good professional judgment and decision-making skills
• Self-motivated
• Able to work with minimal direct supervision
• Demonstrate good time management and organizational skills in a fast-paced environment
• Able to handle competing urgent priorities
• Possess basic or intermediate computer skills: able to learn complex software related to an electronic medical record
• Able to work multiple shifts
• Meet the specifications as outlined in the CMHC licensing standards and pass KBI, DCF child abuse check, adult abuse registry and motor vehicle screens.
• Must complete CPI de-escalation and Crisis Intervention training within first 6 months of employment.
• Valid Kansas Driver’s License required.

Testing/Screening Requested:
• Background Checks including by not limited to KBI, DCF child abuse check, adult abuse registry
• Motor Vehicle Background Check
• Pre-employment drug screen

Equipment:
• Computers, Microsoft Office Programs, and Complex Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
• Modern office equipment including multi-line phones, copier and fax.

Work Environment:
• Office and occasionally in the community.

 

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.
Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.
Immediate family and family of the employee’s spouse shall be considered husband, wife, son, step-son, son-in-law, daughter, step-daughter, daughter-in law, brother, step-brother, brother-in law, sister, step-sister, sister-in-law, mother, step-mother, mother-in law, father, step-father, father-in-law, grandchildren, grandparents and grandparents-in-law.

 



Vacancy Number: 20003007

Open Date: 3/28/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 6/14/2017 11:59:59 PM