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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: COMCARE
Job Title: PT Case Manager | Crisis Intervention Services
Salary: $14.49 Hourly

Job Description:

Usual working days/hours:

Varied hours – no more than 999 hours in a twelve month period

Location of work:

635 N. Main

Job Objectives:
Work as part of a team providing crisis intervention to meet the needs of members of the community who are in crisis. This includes responding to telephone calls on crisis intervention lines. Assess current level of dangerousness for clients who report a psychiatric crisis both by phone and in-office. Provide crisis case management services, as needed. Work with adults and children to see that community resources are in place to meet the current needs of the client. Provide emergency services on a short-term basis. Assist with efficient functioning of the Emergency Services Office. Support suicide prevention efforts in the community while upholding the mission and vision of COMCARE of Sedgwick County.

Essential Job Functions:
Direct Service

• 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.

General Administrative Duties

• Processing Medicaid, state hospital, Level II and PRTF 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.

Professional Development

• Participate in individual supervision.

• Complete trainings as assigned.

Job Standards:
Bachelor’s degree or combination of education and experience. If no degree is present applicant may substitute each one year of experience for one year of education. Must have a valid Kansas Driver’s license and current proof of automobile insurance. Must be able to safely operate a motor vehicle and meet driver qualification standards as set forth in Sedgwick County’s Fleet Vehicle Operation and Usage policy. 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 orientations provided by Sedgwick County and COMCARE. Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

Testing/Screening Requested:
• Pass background checks including by not limited to KBI, DCF child abuse check, adult abuse registry • Motor vehicle screens • Urine drug screen.

• Candidates must have good working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Programs. • Needs to be able to type and use multi-line phones.

Work Environment:
• Office and in the field.

POOLED#:  20003056, 20003034, 20003058

*Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice*

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

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.

Vacancy Number: 20003050

Open Date: 1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 8/30/2018 11:59:59 PM