Senior Case Manager/Addictions Specialist

Direct Care/Service Planning, Care Coordination/Case Management, Case Management
NYC Region
Posted 6 months ago

Position: Senior Case Manager/Addictions Specialist, Single Site, The Wilfrid – Bronx NY

Reports to: Program Director Function: Provides case coordination and delivers community rehabilitation services.

Tasks:
• Conducts home visits on a regular basis for assigned caseload.
• Obtains psychosocial histories, conducts functional skills and substance use assessments.
• Establishes and maintains liaison with primary provider of psychiatric care and substance use treatment providers.
• Assures access to psychiatric, substance abuse and medical services, and entitlement benefits.
• Administers standardized health screening tools
• Monitors client medication, including adherence and side-effects.
• Develops an individualized rehabilitation plan (Service/Support Plan) in accordance with client needs, strengths, and goals and in consultation with the treatment team and others of the client’s choice.
• Delivers community rehabilitation services according to individual need, including: Assertiveness/Self-Advocacy Training, Community Integration Services/Resource Development, Daily Living Skills Training, Health Services, Medication Management Training, Parenting Training, Rehabilitation Counseling, Skill Development Services, Socialization, Substance Abuse Services, and Symptom Management.
• Documents client response to service, progress and regressions, and regularly updates the Service/Support Plan.
• Trains clients in safety procedures and conducts fire drills and self-preservation tests.
• Facilitates recovery groups for substance use and co-occurring disorders.
• Facilitates crisis intervention in the event of an emergency.
• Staffs Emergency Phone on a rotating basis.
• Maintains client charts and submits necessary notes and reports, including incident reports, in compliance with agency procedures.
• Oversees maintenance of apartments, inventories furniture, and alerts program director of maintenance problems.
• Attends in-service training as requested by supervisory personnel.
• Provides coverage as needed for other staff on the program team.
• Serves as “Qualified Mental Health Staff Person”
• Duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications: M.A. in psychology or a human services related field. B.A. in psychology or a human services related field with extensive experience working with adults with substance use disorders and/or serious mental illness. Strong written and verbal communication skills with knowledge of evidence based practices in substance use treatment. Master’s Degree preferred.

Salary: $51,032 plus generous benefits

Job Features

Job CategoryNonprofit, Full Time, Case Manager, Direct Care
AgencyACMH INC.

How To Apply:

Email a resume, cover letter and contact information for 3 professional references to: Email: jobs@acmhnyc.org

ACMH is committed to the mental and physical wellbeing of vulnerable New Yorkers and is a leader in the provision of outreach and engagement, care management, rehabilitation, and supportive housing.

For more information, visit our website: www.acmhnyc.org