Case Manager, BHH Portland

  • MaineHealth
  • Portland, ME, USA
  • May 19, 2021

Job Description

Summary

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is seeking to expand our current case management team in Portland, with the inclusion of a Case Manager to join the care team at Maine Medical Center Psychiatry.   

The Case Manager is responsible for the provision of case management services and achievement of positive intervention outcomes for assigned clients.   

Maine Behavioral Healthcare provides an array of services at our outpatient practices for adults, adolescents and children challenged with mental health, developmental disorders, co-occurring and/or substance use issues. Specifically, our Portland location provides these services: Adult Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)Case Management and Behavioral Health HomesCounseling, and Psychiatry.  

In addition to working with the Maine Behavioral Healthcare team of Case Managers, Peer Support Specialists, and Nurse Care Managers, this position will work very closely with the highly skilled therapists and psychiatrists at Maine Medical Center.  

As a Case Manager, your responsibilities would include:  

  • Effectively collaborate with client’s care team, including medical providers, family members and support system, and promote a team based approach to care and productive communication 

  • Provide client/family psycho-education that promotes awareness and understanding of rights, resources, and stabilization of support for clients and/or families. 

  • Support the achievement of positive outcomes for all assigned clients and that direct-service practices are consistent with the organization’s vision, mission and values 

  • Demonstrate engagement practices and skills to form connections with clients and individualize approach based on client need and stage of change 

This work is only enhanced by the shared electronic health record that will allow our Maine Medical Center Psychiatry partners to access the care you provide, allowing an even higher level of integration.  If this sounds as exciting to you as it does to us, apply today!   

 
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) 

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a specialization in psychology, behavioral health, social work, special education, counseling, rehabilitation or closely related field is required. 

  • License/Certifications: Eligibility for LSW licensure preferred. MHRT/C (or provisional) required. Valid Driver’s license and appropriate level of automobile liability insurance. 

  • Experience: 1+ year of experience in the same areas of specialization. 2+ years of experience working with a broad spectrum of clients with mental health diagnoses is required. Prior experience with clinical methods and techniques used in supportive counseling as related to mental health and/or substance abuse issues is required. 

  • Excellent computer skills are required: Microsoft Word, Excel and use of electronic consumer record software 

  • Knowledge and commitment to abide by the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers