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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: COMCARE
Job Title: Case Manager
Salary: $14.47 

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:

"One person can make a difference, and everyone should try."  - JFK 

Sedgwick County is looking for that one person who is compassionate and wants to make a difference

in the lives of those with mental health needs.

Case Managers provide goal-directed, medically necessary case management services and support to clients with mental health needs.   Because we care so much for the Clients we serve, we’re looking for reliable individuals who can commit to regular and non-disruptive work attendance.

Do you have the competencies that our best Case Managers have?

Collaboration & Cooperation – by showing an interest and acknowledging Clients perspectives and ideas; and building relationships through listening and emphasizing to collaborate and find solutions.
Communication – having the ability to gently hold firm to ensure compliance with policies and laws; and having timely and current communication to consumers and treatment team members.
Detail Oriented - Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to set priorities and produce accurate and complete work
Time Management – having the ability to work at a higher level, be it quality or speed without having a significant impact on performance; is motivated to achieve and ensures that tasks are completed on time

As a Case Manager you will: 

Provide Case management to individuals using identified and accepted methods to remediate symptoms of mental illness and/or improve emotional and functional well-being.
Conduct risk assessments to address the safety of our clients
Prepare Treatment Plans including the client and his/her family participation
Collaborate in review, updates and progress on your Client’s goals with the Treatment Plan coordinator or other members of the treatment team
Meet with your clients to complete strengths assessment, discuss treatment goals and available services
Complete progress notes which meet the requirements for medical necessity, goal-directed treatment and client response to treatment within prescribed timelines.

Within Sedgwick County’s Comcare Program, Case Manager Positions are available under three different programs:

•Community Support Services case manager’s work with adults with severe and persistent mental illness.
•Center City case managers work with homeless individuals who have also been diagnosed with a mental illness.
•Children’s Services case manager’s work with children who have been diagnosed with severe emotional disturbance.

Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree or be equivalently qualified by work experience or a combination of work experience in the human services field and education, with one year of experience substituting for one year of education.    Must have a valid Kansas Driver’s license and current proof of automobile insurance, and pass KBI, DCF child abuse check, adult abuse registry, and motor vehicle screens. 


*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: CM041619

Open Date: 4/16/2019 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 4/30/2019 11:59:59 PM