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Care Coordinator
Job Code:21-219-001
Campus/Location:Multiple Openings / Location Varies
FT/PT Status:FT- 40 hrs/wk - Hourly
Work Hours:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  

Job Responsibilities:
 

1. Successfully works with patients with mental health disorders in an effort to effectively link them to needed resources, coordinate such resources as necessary, and monitor the implementation of such.  Examples of resources may include, but are not limited to, recovery-oriented support systems, substance abuse services, substance abuse therapy and treatment services, housing, financial, vocational, connection to social activities, and other resources as needed to promote independence and enhance daily living.

2. Routinely advocates on behalf of the patient in order to obtain and maintain needed resources; advocates in a manner that promotes patient independence by encouraging and teaching patients to advocate for themselves.

3. Consistently takes a proactive role in finding and developing community-based resources in order to offer patients a wider array of choices with regard to respective needs i.e. identifying housing options, employers, medical and substance abuse/mental health professionals.

4. Works closely with SalusCare Detox and CSU Units, local hospitals, physician groups, internal programs, and other community agencies to collaborate, facilitate, and advocate for services as needed for patients.

5. Routinely consults with other treatment providers on a regular basis in order to monitor services and communicate needs of patient.

6. Routinely provides education as needed to mental health or those with co-occurring issues and their collateral supports.

7. Promptly and accurately completes required documentation for each person served in accordance with SalusCare policies and procedures.

8. Conduct minimum of monthly contact in order to provide support and conduct ongoing assessment of needs and monitoring of treatment plan needs.

9. Effectively completes all necessary billing related to patient care and medications.

10. Independently manages daily schedule by prioritizing work responsibilities and individual patient needs.

11. Maintains a minimum productivity level designated by the program of 123 hours per month.

12. Effectively coordinates with other programs inside and outside of SalusCare to identify appropriate MAT candidates and coordinate care needs.

13. Actively participates in supervision meetings with primary supervisor by presenting issues and ideas related to implementation of job duties and by receiving feedback related to job performance.

14. Consistently complies with mandates of: CARF, FADAA, 65D-30, Substance Abuse and Mental Health and Saluscare policies and procedures and routinely demonstrates a sound understanding of and commitment to compliance with these standards.

15. As required, consistently participates in discharge planning, treatment team meetings, conference calls, and other treatment or rehabilitation facilities as needed or mandated by programs or supervisors.

16. Attend program meetings, department meetings, and other agency meetings as required. Participate in multidisciplinary case staffings as needed.

17. Regularly demonstrates and models attitudes and knowledge consistent with co-occurring best-practice standards.

18. Consistently demonstrates cultural sensitivity and ensures that cultural issues are incorporated throughout care i.e. assessment, service planning, service delivery, transition and discharge services. 

19. Effectively attains competence with Electronic Health Record software and uses it effectively within required time frames.

20. Continuously maintains compliance with staff development training requirements.

21. Reliably performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.



Job Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college with a major in counseling, social work, psychology, criminal justice, nursing, rehabilitation, special education, health education, or a related human services field (a related human services field is one in which major course work includes the study of human behavior and development) and (1) one year of full time or equivalent experience working with adults experiencing mental health disorders or co-occurring. Computer skills in Windows operating systems required. Must be able to attain competence with company electronic health record. Work Locations include Cape Coral and Ortiz campus.