Clinical Case Manager I - (GT CARE) Location:
Atlanta, Georgia Regular/Temporary:
Regular Full/Part Time:
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About Us The Center for Assessment, Referral and Education (CARE) serves as the single point of access for mental health services and resources on and off campus at Georgia Tech. Services provided in CARE include confidential clinical assessments, referrals, and follow-up case management. CARE collaborates extensively with the Counseling Center and Stamps Psychiatry clinic as well as other resources on campus to foster student health and well-being. CARE clinicians do not provide individual or group therapy; the department serves as a rapid access assessment and referral department.Job Summary Provide a range of patient-centered services that links patients with health care, psycho-social and other services to ensure timely, coordinated access to medically appropriate levels of health and support services, continuity of care, ongoing assessment of patient's needs and personal support systems. This position will interact on a regular basis with: Staff, students, family members, and off campus providers. This position typically will advise and counsel: Patients. This position will supervise: N/AResponsibilities
Provide comprehensive assessment of the client’s treatment needs and personal support systems with the ability to practice independently. Coordinate client referrals to campus and community mental health providers and document these referrals through a CARE treatment plan. Assist in maintaining and updating referral databases.Provide follow-up case management services to clients including the coordination of community referral services, hospitalization or hospital-based care, and transition planning. Perform safety assessments as needed for the client. Possesses an ability to initiate and complete a 1013 (Involuntary Hospitalization Commitment) with assistance and help facilitate the hospitalization process. Assist with data reporting, record-keeping, and client survey administration for continuous approvement.Perform other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree in social work or counseling or clinical psychology.
One to three or more years’ experience post master’s degree
Certifications or Licenses Required
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Licensed Associates Professional Counselor (LAPC), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT).
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
This job requires demonstrated ability to communicate, problem solve, and work effectively with people; excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously; strong analytical skills; knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations; in depth knowledge of case management tools; ability to take initiative and see tasks to completion; excellent verbal and written communication skills; skilled at establishing and maintaining positive and effective work relationships with coworkers, patients, and providers; ability to maintain confidentiality and comply with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA); knowledge of office related computer applications.
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