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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: COMCARE
Job Title: Assisted Outpatient Treatment Case Manager IV
Salary: $16.761 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:

Job Objectives:

To coordinate and facilitate the operations of the Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) program in collaboration with the Sedgwick County Probate Court, local and state hospitals, treatment teams and provide education related to the program to area stakeholders.  To assist the Community Crisis Center Program Managers in the provision of emergency mental health services by triaging and directing workflow, coordinating care with community agencies, collaborating with families and internal treatment providers and provide necessary follow up for positive outcomes.

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. Employee must be able to complete complex tasks by applying standard office policies, authorized instructions, and past precedents to achieve a desired outcome. Employee must quickly recognize emergency or sensitive situations and take appropriate action. Critical decision making and the ability to think through the consequences of a decision are essential in this position.

 

Essential Job Functions:

Collaboration with court system, local and state hospitals

  • Maintain positive working relationship with Sedgwick County Probate Court by coordinating the AOT court process.
  • Identify potential candidates for the program.
  • Provide information to the court related to the client’s treatment participation and current presentation.
  • Collaborates with community partners and other treatment providers.
  • Participate in quarterly Probate Stakeholders meetings.
  • Educate participating stakeholders and community partners about the AOT program.

Assist the Community Crisis Center Program Managers

  • Triage and direct daily workflow in the absence or at the request of the Program Manager
  • Review closure list and identify necessary acute follow up
  • Communicate with community partners regarding emergent client concerns
  • Contact natural supports and/or treatment providers to gain or share information
  • Coordinate follow up contacts with Community Crisis Center clients

Data Collection

  • Gather and compile monthly and yearly program statistics.
  • Prepare monthly reports on program statistics.
  • Pull data on request for tours, meetings and other events.

 

Competencies:

Collaboration/Relationship Building:  Establishes rapport and personal connections, while maintaining professional boundaries.  Builds constructive working relationships with clients/consumers, other work units, community organizations and others to meet mutual goals and objectives. Behaves professionally and supportively when working with individuals from a variety of ethnic, social and educational backgrounds.

Communication:  Clearly conveys and receives information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the listener, helps them understand and retain the message, and invites response and feedback. Ensures appropriate stakeholders are kept informed and that information shared is accurate and timely. Demonstrates good written, oral and listening skills.

Stress Management/Tolerance:  Maintains effective performance under pressure; handling stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and to the organization.

Change Management:  Understands the need for change and helps plan for and accommodate it as creatively and positively as possible.   Is flexible and open to new ideas and encourages others to value change.

Time Management:  Shows ability to plan, schedule, direct work or self and others. Balances task requirements and individual abilities; organizes materials to accomplish tasks; sets high standards and well-defined, realistic goals for one ’s self. Displays a high level of effort and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner; works with minimal supervision and is motivated to achieve.

 

Job Standards:

Minimum Qualifications

Educational Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education and experience

Years of Experience:  4

License, certifications, etc…:   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

Preferred Qualifications

Years of Experience: 4-5 years of experience in a Community Mental Health Center and/or supervisory experience.

 

Physical Requirements of Position:

Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and using measurement devices.

 

Testing/Screening Requested:

• Background checks including but not limited to KBI and DCF adult and child abuse registry. • Driver's License Check • Pre-Employment Drug Screen

 

Equipment:

• Computer • Complex Electronic Medical Record (EMR) • General office equipment • Personal cell phone

 

Work Environment:

Usual working days/hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location of work:  635 N Main / Community Crisis Center

 

*Please note this job posting 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: 20004933

Open Date: 10/25/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 11/25/2018 11:59:59 PM