Full-time position (40 hours weekly)
We Value Our Employees By Offering:
- Medical, Dental, Life, and Health Care Benefits (FT)
- Up to 3 weeks of paid/sick time off plus 10 Holidays per year (FT)
Polara Health, Serving on the front-lines of mental health treatment in Yavapai County since 1966, Polara Health (formerly West Yavapai Guidance Clinic) is uniquely positioned to improve access for people in need of high quality and affordable holistic care. We are a beacon of hope, help and healing for over 7,000 individual and families and 1,300 children annually. Focused on addressing the whole person through a client centered approach, we offer holistic, transformative services that are tailored to address the unique needs of each client, address the social determinants of health and ensure coordination of care with loved ones and other integrated service providers.
BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
Provides case management services to children.
Caseload will vary based on the severity of clients. Clients require weekly or
more frequent case manager contact. Moderate or low intensity
cases are defined as not at risk who need varying levels of intervention based
on their diagnosis, treatment plan, and family situation. Position is
responsible for individual and family interventions to secure appropriate
community services, and improve family functioning. Case manager may also
lead various groups appropriate to their expertise and experience.
Bachelors degree preferred or combination of education and experience to equal over 4 years in behavioral health. Spanish speaking a plus.
- Assist Children's
wrap-around team as needed in developing treatment intervention to de-escalate in the least
- Provides crisis
intervention and support services to clients on the caseload.
- Appropriately uses
available crisis services based upon established criteria.
- Provides documentation and
requests for authorization as required to fund sources to assure the Clinic
receives payment for all services rendered.
- Assists clientele in
obtaining needed Polara Health services, entitlements or other services.
- Coordinates and assists
treatment team in monitoring enrollment and utilization, client care, and client
participation in other Polara Health services.
- Maintains clinical record
per agency policy and procedures.
- Attends all team meetings,
case reviews, staff meetings, supervisory sessions and in-service training as
- Management of all aspects
of treatment, including referrals to additional resources when
- Service provision shall be
conducted at the Clinic, the client's home or other community sites as appropriate
to the case while ensuring the staff safety and ability to conduct the service.
- Active participation in
department efforts to assess and provide customer service to both payor and clients.
- Assisting in department strategic
planning and implementation through participation in department staffings,
staff meetings, training and other meetings as assigned.
- Active participation in agency
affairs, including marketing, promotion of mental health services, development
of programs, and other related duties as assigned.
- Participation in on-site
training's attending workshops and seminars, and conducting training's based on workshops
attended and/or expertise developed individually.
- Participation in the On-call
Team, or special project as required.
- Conducting necessary case
management to ensure proper referral and follow-up on associated services.
- Participation and documentation
of clinical supervision per Clinic policy.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Manager The ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) Case Manager coordinates services
for families with children on the autism spectrum or with other pervasive
- Experience in
and or an understanding and knowledge of the evidence-based treatment models
and mental health services.
Functions:· Engage with children and families, assisting them to improve their
- Interact with
clients in non-traditional settings and during non-traditional hours.
served and through interacting with referral sources.
- Serve as the
case manager for families assigned helping them navigate their service network
in a productive manner.
clients served through interacting with referral sources and other professionals,
supporting the child and family.
- Provide crisis
intervention, safety planning and support.
position is considered Safety-Sensitive by Polara health.
Pre-employment drug screening/background check required. ** All candidates must
be able to obtain a DPS Fingerprint Clearance card.
It is the policy of Polara Health not to discriminate against any employee or any applicant for
employment because of age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical
condition, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or national
origin. This policy shall include, but not be limited to, the
following: recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer,
compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff and
termination. PH further agrees to take affirmative action to ensure
equal employment opportunities.