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Case Manager Intake Specialist

Company: Community Medical Services Holdings, LLC
Location: Avondale
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Case ManagerCommunity Medical Services (CMS) is urgently hiring a Case Manager to help individuals suffering from addictions to opioids and other illicit substances gain access to care. Every day, under the direct supervision of the Clinic Manager, you'll serve as the primary contact for behavioral health services required outside of the counseling arena, including new client intake, wellness check phone calls, clinical documentation, and insurance needs.What to ExpectAs you join our mission to help those suffering from substance use disorders reclaim their lives, expect to thrive in a comfortable, welcoming, and fun environment where you are valued for the work you do, championed by passionate leaders, and equipped with the tools and ongoing training you need to achieve your goals.Along the way, we'll invest in your well-being through a benefits package that includes:Subsidized medical, dental, and vision insuranceHealth savings accountShort and long-term disability insuranceLife insurancePaid sick, vacation, and holiday time401K retirement plan with matchTuition and CME reimbursement up to 100%Employee assistance program to support your mental health and wellnessOngoing professional developmentWe're looking for someone who:Has experience working with multi-cultural and low socio-economic individuals.Is excited to work in an outpatient setting, much like a doctor's office.Brings residential experience and knowledge of psychotropic medications.To thrive in this role, you must be able to:Coordinate internal support needs to reduce treatment barriers.Screen potential clients, schedule intake appointments, and facilitate new client treatment program orientation.Assist clients upon intake with appropriate documentation, including releases of information, coordination of care letters, client fee agreements, advanced directives, and language assistance forms.Monitor Medicaid or other insurance paperwork for all clients, completing required intake and discharge forms as required.Complete wellness checks via phone, maintaining progress notes and other required documentation for services provided as directed by the Clinic Manager and Clinical team members.Coordinate care with PCP and other mutual providers (MH tx, DCS, probation/parole, etc).Assist with transportation arrangements as needed.Assist with completion of required intake documents and forms, collecting signatures and routing as appropriate.Facilitate internal transfers to other CMS locations as well as transfers to external MAT programs.Arrange for courtesy dosing and request exceptions for take-home medication policy.Collaborate with assigned counselors on follow up regarding AWOLs and abnormal drug screens.Facilitate the application and tracking process for the Substance Use Disorder Voucher process and communicate with clients regarding the process.QualificationsHigh school diploma or GED requiredAt least one (1) year of combined behavioral health education and work experienceBachelor's Degree in a related field preferredValid state-issued driver's license, 39-month MVR clearance requiredKnowledge of behavioral management, de-escalation methods, crisis intervention, and defusing techniques to prevent violent behaviorAcademic & working knowledge of DSM V, community resources, clinical methods and procedures and application of the same.Bilingual in English/Spanish preferredAbout Community Medical ServicesCommunity Medical Services (CMS) is a CARF-accredited addiction treatment program providing services in the form of outpatient medication-assisted treatment and one-on-one and group counseling to those seeking help with their opioid use disorder. Headquartered in Arizona with more than 40 treatment clinics in nine states, CMS is dedicated to meeting the challenges presented by the growing opioid epidemic in communities where treatment is lacking.Our CommitmentWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.Other ConditionsPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.CASEM002646#CMGR

Keywords: Community Medical Services Holdings, LLC, Avondale , Case Manager Intake Specialist, Executive , Avondale, Arizona

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