Case Manager - Prototypes

Job Overview

The Case Manager maintains a caseload and provides care by linking the client with appropriate services to address specific needs such as: benefits, mental health, physical health, employment, probation, DCFS, employment, housing, community resources, outpatient substance use disorder services, and aftercare. 

The Case Manager offers support services to clients to increase self-efficacy, self-advocacy, basic life skills, coping strategies, self-management of biopsychosocial needs, benefits and resources, and reintegration into the community. The Case Manager works in collaboration with other members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure best possible treatment outcome for the client and provide treatment in accordance with HealthRIGHT 360’s philosophy, goals, policies, mission and vision.  Services may be provided in outpatient office, residential treatment, or the field, based on client and program need.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists the client with intake by completing case management assessment and entering financial and benefit information.
  • Supports the client in apply for Medi-cal or transfer Medi-cal county when appropriate. 
  • Assess the client’s case management needs and completes all releases of information.
  • Connects the client to benefits, mental health, physical health, employment, probation, DCFS, employment, housing, community resources, outpatient substance use disorder services, and aftercare.
  • Coordinates communication and external service linkage including: assisting with scheduling appointments, communicating with probation, scheduling child visits, communicating with DCFS, obtaining all court minute orders, providing appointment reminders for therapy and psychiatrist. 
  • Completes the VI-SPDAT and connects the client to safe housing options.
  • Prepares the client for job search by assisting with resume writing and job search preparation when appropriate.
  • Monitors client's progress toward achieving case management treatment plan goals and provides treatment plan input. 
  • Seeks clinical consultation throughout the treatment episode and when encountering new and/or high-risk clinical circumstance. 
  • Works collaboratively with other members of the treatment team including the Clinical Therapist, Counselor, Medical, and Psychiatrist.
  • Maintains frequent communication with the treatment team and engages in regular consults, clinical team, case conferences, and plan development meetings.
  • Delivers services in outpatient, residential, or field depending on assignments and client need.
  • Assist client in developing independent living skills to promote independence and self-sufficiency

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Some experience providing case management services required
  • Must be a Certified or Registered Substance Use Disorder Counselor (CADAC or CAADE preferred).
  • Must complete HIPAA training
  • Must be able to pass background/criminal check.
  • Valid CA Driver License and automobile insurance.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Experience with culturally diverse substance abuse populations with co-occurring mental health diagnosis preferred
Compensation: TBD
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competitive benefits package.
City: Oxnard, CA
Hours/wk: 40