Care Coordinator / Case Manager

Location: Pomona, NJ  |  Position Status: Full Time  |  Position Shift: Days
Reports to: Team Leader/Unit Director

Trainings: Annual, QPRT

Career Development: Case Manager | Therapist | Therapist LIP | Assistant Director | Director

Position Summary:
The medical stabilization care coordinator is responsible for providing prompt telephone screening of potential referrals to the ARMC Medical Stabilization Program and assist in the coordination of care.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provides prompt and accurate triage of incoming calls and initiates screening documentation.
  • Provides competent risk assessment, as appropriate.
  • Provides screening for substance use or other behavioral health-related problems.
  • Provides competent crisis intervention, as appropriate.
  • Completes appropriate documentation in a timely and accurate manner according to ARMC/ABH standards.
  • Referrals are made to appropriate services with appropriately credentialed providers.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of ARMC/ABH and community resources.
  • Accurately reports information to team members and participates with team members, clients and families in completing documentation within established timeframes.
  • As appropriate to scope of practice, assists in the data collection for each assigned client, including the following:
    • The relationship of each client's physical status to dependence.
    • The nature of the comparison to use alcohol and/or other drugs.
    • The intensity of the clients mental preoccupation with using alcohol and/or drugs.
  • As appropriate to scope of practice, demonstrates a knowledge of the natural history of dependence.
  • As appropriate to scope of practice, demonstrates an understanding of the biopsychosocial influences and effects of dependencies.
  • Proficient in the knowledge and skills described in the core competency curriculum for each assigned age/disability group.
  • Maintains service orientation to internal and external customers.
  • Attends 80% of all scheduled staff meetings.
  • Ensures timely completion and filing of screening documentation and forwarding of documentation to appropriate sources.
  • Assists clients in scheduling external appointments, as appropriate, based on need.

Minimal Qualifications:
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in a behavioral health-related field.
  • Training: Psychiatric assessment using DSM-IV, crisis intervention and training/experience in substance abuse evaluation or NJ CADC. Valid NJ driver's license for use of company vehicle.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Training/Experience: Substance use evaluation training/experience. Strong knowledge of community resources and ARMC/ABH system. Practical experience in crisis intervention, psychiatric assessment, insurance verification. Excellent organizational skills.

Equipment Use:
  • Computer
  • Facsimile
  • Shredder
  • Copier

The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
AtlantiCare is an equal opportunity employer that takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
Nicholas Papandrew
Applicants only. We are not accepting inquiries or solicitations from recruiters/search firms.

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