Care Coordinator – Children’s Behavioral Health Home

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Care Coordinator – Children’s Behavioral Health Home

 

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The Opportunity Alliance is seeking a full time Care Coordinator to support our Children’s Behavioral Health Home (CBHH).

This Children & Adolescent Case Manager/Care Coordinator position is a community case worker that provides direct service for our Children’s Behavioral Health Home. This position contributes to program outcomes through the provision of care coordination for CBHH members supporting a client oriented, integrated health service that strives to improve health outcomes, cost effectiveness, and enhanced consumer engagement. Work is conducted at members’ homes, at providers’ offices, at TOA locations and in other community settings. Care Coordinators will collect data, participate in program initiatives, attend team meetings, coordinate service teams for each member, use information to improve health outcomes and complete documentation in a timely fashion. Work is performed, reviewed, and evaluated under the Director through staff meetings and individual supervision.

 

The Care Coordinator:

Develops a plan of care for each individual by creating and maintaining a therapeutic relationship with CBHH members (clients) to enhance wellness and increase community inclusion.
Identifies and obtains community resources
Establishes a plan of care through a client-centered approach that encompasses an integrated care approach, to bridge the gap between medical care and mental health care.
Advances the CBHH member’s care plan by building an effective service team of professionals and natural supports around each CBHH members.
Meets program expectations for productivity and caseload sizes.
Provides timely & accurate documentation
This is a full-time, 40 hour/week position serving Cumberland and York counties.

 

Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s in Social Work preferred or a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field such as psychology, social services, counseling, rehabilitation, or nursing.
At least one year of relevant experience working in human services with families and children required, preferably within the mental health system.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively required.
Ability to work flexible hours including evenings required.
Must be able to meet physical requirements associated with family visitation, e.g. climb stairs, etc.
Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office and email is required.
Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background, child protective service check & sex offender check and must not be on the state or federal suspension and disbarment list.
Must be able to exert moderate physical effort with occasional standing, walking, reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, typing and frequently lift and carry small children or material weighing up to 25 pounds.
Driving may be necessary to attend meetings and trainings and for the occasional need to meet with clients offsite and within the program service area. This may include transportation of clients or driving to agency location to complete work.  A good driving record is required.
Pay range is competitive and based on experience and education. The Opportunity

 

Alliance has an extensive benefit package including:

Generous paid time off
9 paid holidays per calendar year and up to 3 floating holidays per calendar year
Excellent medical benefits at very reasonable cost
Dental and Vision insurance options
Agency paid basic life insurance and STD & LTD disability insurances
403(b) retirement with a generous agency match
Why Work for TOA?

The Opportunity Alliance works with people to build better lives and stronger communities. We provide advocacy, leadership, and support to identify the goals and address the needs of individuals, families, and communities.

 

The Opportunity Alliance envisions contributing meaningfully to a community in which families and individuals are thriving and supported as they pursue their aspirations for a better life. Within The Opportunity Alliance, there is a shared belief that positive change is possible.

 

The Opportunity Alliance (TOA) is a multi-service, comprehensive, high impact organization providing 46 integrated community based and clinical programs serving more than 20,000 people annually throughout the state of Maine.

 

TOA tackles some of our community’s most pressing problems: poverty, homelessness, mental illness, substance use, and domestic violence. Our programming draws from a wide range of resources, blending evidence-based practices with practical experience and community resources.

The Opportunity Alliance is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Please submit a cover letter and resume along with your application.

Thank you!

To apply for this job email your details to sasha.mackey@opportunityalliance.org