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20-152 Caseworker, Blended Case Management

Southwest Behavioral Care, Inc. - Behavioral Health | Charleroi, PA | Full Time

Job Description


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Become a leader…Become an innovator…Make a difference in your community and join the premier nonprofit human services company in the region.   Come join our team and build a career with SPHS!


POSITION:                           Caseworker (Full-Time)

                                              Blended Case Management

                                              Mon Valley


PAY GRADE:                       12


WAGE:                                 $32,273 (plus an excellent benefits package!)


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                               

 Provides case management services to assigned behavioral health consumers which may include cooperation with     formal and informal supports.

 Assists consumer with the implementation of Consumer’s Strengths Assessment Scale and Service Plan, and continually    updates the CSAS.

 Maintains accurate and detailed clinical records of assigned caseload, observes progress and links consumers to     services.

Advises supervisory/clinical staff of significant changes in consumer's behavior, issues and/or incidents, and responds   appropriately to emergency situations, when necessary.

Provides service advocacy to consumers and their family and makes referrals to all appropriate social and medical service programs.

Assists all consumers in coordinating appointments to health and social services appointments, and links the consume with basic needs for food, shelter, etc.                                                                          

 Serves as a member of the BCM on call system.

 Adheres to all policies, laws, regulations and codes of ethics and confidentiality as outlined by federal and state laws, and agency policies and procedures.

 QUALIFICATIONS:            -   

  Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or Mental Health related field from an accredited college or university.

  Must successfully obtain Criminal History Clearance from the PA State Police, Child Abuse Clearance from the PA             Department of Human Services and FBI Fingerprint Clearance.

  Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal health care program.

 Demonstrated knowledge of mental health programs and available social services.

 Ability to safely operate a variety of agency vehicles, as well as transport oneself and consumers, when necessary, in an   insured personal vehicle.

 Ability to observe and recognize verbal and non-verbal signs of physical or mental                                                        disorders.

  Ability to meet the 75% direct service productivity mandated by the Department of Human Services.

  Ability to lift and carry consumer’s personal effects weighing up to 45 pounds.

  Ability to work independently following established policies and procedures, including emergency situations.