Jewish Job: Mental Health Targeted Case Manager At JFCS

Job Title:

Mental Health Targeted Case Manager

Organization Name:

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis

Job Type:

Full-time

Salary Range:

$49,000-$51,000/year

Deadline:

4/8/20

Job Summary/Description:

The Mental Health Case Manager will provide Targeted Case Management services to adults living with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI). The targeted case manager position supports clients in meeting their identified goals; this often includes achieving stability in meeting basic needs, connecting to needed financial and health supports, and engaging in social and community resources. The case manager role is to conduct a holistic assessment to develop Individualized Community Service Plans in collaboration with each client to improve or maintain functioning across multiple domains. The Case Manager establishes and maintains connections to essential services, and advocates for and mobilizes resources for their clients.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Annual Salary – Less than three years of case management experience: Tier 1 $49,000. Three or more years of case management experience: Tier 2 $51,000.
  • Competitive benefits package including medical insurance, 401(k) with match, life and long-term disability insurance, and access to other benefits including vision and dental
  • Work-life balance including 37.5 hour work week, 3 weeks vacation, sick time, holidays, flexible schedule, and telecommuting when appropriate
  • Social work supervision

Agency Information:

JFCS is a place where you can put your values to work every day. You will be able to:

  • Make a positive difference in the lives of others
  • Feel energized to give your best effort and enjoy a healthy work/life balance
  • Learn, grow and accomplish new things

JFCS is a multi-faceted human services agency that reaches more than 13,000 people annually through more than 30 programs. JFCS serves and employs people of all cultures and faith traditions and highly values inclusion and diversity. Employment opportunities are available to all without regard for race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability. AA/EEO

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide targeted case management (TCM) services to a designated caseload of clients.

Direct Client Services/Planning 33%

  • Assess clients’ bio-psycho-social, vocational, and economic strengths, risks, and needs.
  • Visit clients in their home as well as in the community on a monthly basis to check progress, provide support and monitor mental health functioning.
  • In collaboration with clients, develop and monitor comprehensive service plans with measurable long and short term goals.

Referral and Linkage 31%

  • Facilitate access to needed medical, social, educational, vocational, financial and other necessary services. Advocate on behalf of clients for services not readily available.
  • Initiate appropriate referrals for needs and interests across functional domains.
  • Monitor the attainment of client-identified goals. Coordinate services on an ongoing basis to meet the objectives identified in the service plan.

Administrative 31%

  • Maintain accurate and timely clinical records, correspondence, and reports as required by JFCS.
  • Ensure timely completion of required court documentation for civil commitment proceedings.
  • Participate in community outreach, education programs, and trainings.
  • Attend supervision, unit and agency staff meetings and in-services.

Additional duties consistent with program needs and professional development goals. (5%)

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or human services related field.
  • Two years of social service/case management with adults with mental illness
  • Minimum of two years experience in social work, counseling, human services or other related roles
  • Experience working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness
  • Experience conducting assessments and/or clinical interviewing preferred
  • Sincere commitment to consistently reflecting JFCS’s Values: compassion; inclusion; innovation; integrity; and collaboration
  • Strong skills and knowledge of issues and general resources related to adults with severe and persistent mental illness
  • Excellent assessment skills
  • Proven oral and written skills to communicate effectively with a wide range of people, including de-escalation and crisis management
  • Strong time management and task prioritization skills
  • Proven ability to compassionately engage with people from across all backgrounds, socioeconomic statuses, and mental and physical abilities
  • Ability to work creatively and collaboratively with colleagues in Mental Health Support Services and other departments
  • Proficient user of electronic health record systems for documentation and communication
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office programs, including Word and Excel
  • Current Minnesota driver’s license, clean driving record, auto insurance, and regular and consistent access to a motor vehicle

Additional Information

Agency Information:

JFCS is a place where you can put your values to work every day. You will be able to:

  • Make a positive difference in the lives of others
  • Feel energized to give your best effort and enjoy a healthy work/life balance
  • Learn, grow and accomplish new things

JFCS serves and employs people of all cultures and faith traditions and highly values inclusion and diversity. Employment opportunities are available to all without regard for race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability. AA/EEO

How To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume Diana MacLennan, Human Resources Manager. E-mail [email protected] or apply directly at https://www.jfcsmpls.org/about-us/jobs-at-jfcs/. For more information on Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis, see www.jfcsmpls.org.