Adult Case Manager
Porter-Starke Portage
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We are looking for an ADULT CASE MANAGER to join our Portage TEAM!

$500.00 SIGN ON BONUS & LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM AVAILABLE!

COVID-19 considerations: Per Federal CMS COVID-19 vaccine requirements, all Porter-Starke Services employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or request and be approved for a valid religious or medical exemption before they can begin employment. 

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS:

  • 401(k) with 20% company matching
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance options
  • Company paid life insurance and long term disability
  • Employee discounts (cell phone & YMCA)
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Generous PTO
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Educational Reimbursement & Tuition Assistance Programs
  • Company-wide employee recognition events 
  • Free health and wellness screenings

Porter-Starke Services, Inc. is seeking an Adult Case Manager to provide case management services and curriculum-based group sessions that assist seriously and persistently mentally ill adults by locating, coordinating, and monitoring necessary care and services. Services may include in-home services, support in skills training, activities of daily living and medication management. 

Porter-Starke Services, Inc. is a Community Mental Health Center (CMHC) based in Valparaiso and serves northwest Indiana with additional offices in Portage, Knox, and LaPorte.  Porter-Starke also operates Marram Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with two offices in Gary and Hebron. 

VITAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides adult case management services.
  • Provides education in skills training.
  • Assists clients in personal financial administration.
  • Provides appropriate therapeutic interventions and crisis interventions.
  • Provides documentation of interventions per department standards.
  • Assists clients in meeting their treatment goals.
  • Provides appropriate discharge planning and transition to aftercare services.
  • Completes electronic medical record documentation as required.
  • Plans, organizes and provides a variety of group therapy experiences congruent with treatment plans.
  • Provides appropriate therapeutic interventions.
  • Initiates, monitors and updates client treatment plans per department standards and in cooperation with treatment team.
  • Connects clients to available community resources and acts as an advocate for clients.
  • Coordinates care with internal and external providers.
  • Create group materials, as needed
  • Attends staffing, clinical supervision, in-services and staff meetings.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Therapeutic interventions for adults diagnosed with serious mental illness.
  • Signs and symptoms of psychiatric disorders.
  • Locating, coordinating and accessing appropriate services and entitlements for client.
  • Criteria for enrollment and appropriate regulations to assist clients in maintaining compliance with program guidelines.
  • Activities of daily living.
  • Formulation of treatment plans, ability to monitor progress, and ability to modify plans to meet client needs.
  • Behavior disorders, parenting skills, treatment interventions and crisis intervention.
  • Assessing the needs of seriously and persistently mentally ill adults.
  • Documenting interventions.
  • Building and maintaining therapeutic rapport with assigned clients.
  • Providing education in activities of daily living for clients.
  • Assisting clients in accessing entitlements, such as Medicaid, Social Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Income (SSDI), food stamps, and other resources.
  • Assisting clients with medication compliance through self-administering psychotropic medications, or assisted administration.
  • Advocating for client's needs.
  • Group facilitation.
  • Typing and basic computer usage.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related human services discipline is required.
  • Previous related experience working in mental health or related discipline preferred.

CERTIFICATION/LICENSE  

  • Successful completion of OBHP (Other Behavioral Health Professional) educational requirements is required within 3 weeks of hire dates.

Learn more about Porter-Starke Services, Inc. by visiting our website- https://www.porterstarke.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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