POS# 2006 | Case Manager III-Admissions Specialist

Published date: 2022/12/07
Modified date: 2023/01/10

JANUARY 9, 2022

Job Announcement

Please be advised that an opening exists in the following job classification, to be filled immediately. Job descriptions and standards of performance may be reviewed in the Human Resources Office.

POSITION: Case Manager III – Admissions Specialist
Working Dept: Behavioral Health Admissions
Hours: Full time; M-F 8 AM-5 PM
Salary: $16.31 per hour; DOEE&Q
Position #: 2006

General Description:
Position is under the general supervision of the Chief of UM/QM. Duties include the assessment of individuals presenting for screening, intake, and hospital follow-up, gathering and organization of client history, timely completion of the intake process and paperwork, and assignment of consumer to case management services. Position will require knowledge of mental illness, thorough assessment skills, professionalism, and excellent time management ability. The applicant should have good oral and written communication skills and the ability to coordinate services to ensure the individual’s needs are met. Work requires comprehensive assessments and frequent contact with individuals, families and service providers. Requirements are to complete necessary paperwork and documentation in a timely manner for above responsibilities.

Experience is preferred, Bachelors or Master’s degree in subject area to qualify as a QMHP. Knowledge of mental illness and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, medications, and resources is essential. Performing a wide range of intake and continuity duties. Professionalism in dealing with community officials and resources is a must, displaying good oral and written communication skills. Computer skills are essential; must be able to work in stressful situations. A valid Texas Driver’s License with driving record to comply with CFLR is essential. If selected for this position, employee must give CFLR authorization to request copy of driving record as well as all required prescreens and background checks. Must be able to satisfactorily complete required staff development training.

The Center for Life Resources prefers its applicants live in or are willing to move to the 7 county catchment area within 90 days of their hire date. Our catchment area includes the counties of Brown, Eastland, Coleman, Comanche, San Saba, Mills and McCulloch.

Any employee desiring to transfer into this position should complete and In-House (blue) Employment Application and return it to the HR office. This posting will remain open until filled. EOE

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