Case Manager: ACT

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

ACT Case Manager

Union Category XVI

Location: Duluth, MN 

Salary:  $17.66 per hour

Benefit Eligible - Yes

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL QUALIFIED PERSONS

SUMMARY:  Being a case manager on the Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT) provides a unique opportunity to work as part of a multidisciplinary team providing services to adults who have serious mental illness. Psychiatrists, nurses, and case managers work as a team to provide intensive services in clients' homes and in the community to prevent hospitalization and maximize community integration. Community integration includes the ability to have a job, friends, and safe, affordable housing. Case managers have specific skills and training to assists clients to achieve these goals.

DUTIES:  1) accepts assigned referrals and completes functional assessments, treatment plans, and other necessary paperwork to comply with treatment and funder needs; 2) coordinates and provides client services in areas of mental health, housing, employment, and other basic needs; 3) works cooperatively with other service providers and coworkers; 4) completes progress notes and other documentation as required.

5) Other duties include: Rotating weekend and holiday coverage and on-call schedule.  On call shifts approximately 3-5 times per month. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  BA degree in human service degree and 2000 hours experience providing mental health services. Driver's license, ability to pass a background/DMV check and ability to transport clients in own vehicle. The ACT team services are available 7:30 am to 6 pm 5 days a week with 6-hour coverage on Saturdays and Sundays (rotating schedule approximately every 2 months); Holiday and on-call services are provided with a staff rotation.  

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience with serving clients with dual diagnosis (mental illness, chemical dependency). Cultural competence serving persons of non-dominant culture.

FILING APPLICATIONS:  APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED OR POST-MARKED BY THE CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Job applicants must meet all minimum qualifications.  It is the responsibility of the applicant to verify that applications are on file on or before the closing date.

The Human Development Center

Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Minorities Encouraged to Apply