Mental Health Manager Job Description Sample
Licensed Mental Health Counselor/Case Manager - University Of Tampa Student Health - Academic 40 Week Calendar
Conducts and performs mental health assessments and provides individual counseling services to patients. Follows established policies, procedures, and professional guidelines.
Utilizes the principles and techniques of mental health counseling to provide individualized health care designed to achieve an improved mental state for assigned patients. Performs assessments and evaluations; formulates treatment plans, participates as a member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team; provides consultation and crisis intervention; prepares case histories and maintains patient records; makes referrals to appropriate professionals or outside agencies; assures patient rights. Serves as a leader and resource for colleagues and assists in staff evaluation and development, as requested. Responsible for performing job duties in accordance with the mission, vision and values of Tampa General Hospital and principles of quality improvement.
Position will be scheduled for the 10 month academic calendar year.
Masters degree in Mental Health Counseling or related field. Licensed Mental Health Counselor in good standing with the State of Florida.
Position will work as a case manager for student mental health services. Experience in a college academic setting preferred. CAP certification strongly preferred.
Nurse Manager - Mental Health Unit
This position is located in Lancaster, PA.
Hours: Fulltime, primarily dayshift.
SUMMARY: LG Health/Penn Medicine is currently seeking a Nurse Manager for our Mental Health Unit. This position manages and is accountable for the care delivered in a patient care department or area consistent with the mission and vision of the organization.
Develop and implement departmental objectives based on organizational goals.
Develop and implement appropriate staffing and scheduling assignments. In order to drive departmental performance, assignments will reflect appropriate utilization of personnel, considering scope of practice, competencies, patient needs and complexity of care.
Accept departmental accountability for current and new practices, clinical programs and systems necessary to support changing patient care needs.
Accept organizational accountability for services provided to recipients.
Develop, implement, monitor and be accountable for the budget for the defined area(s) of responsibility.
Evaluate job performance of unit personnel by completing staff performance appraisals and competency assessments and by monitoring performance on an ongoing basis.
Coordinate nursing care with other healthcare disciplines to maximize patient care outcomes and resource allocation.
Evaluate patient, family, physician and staff satisfaction. Implement actions to establish improvements.
Ensure appropriate orientation, education, credentialing, and continuing professional development for assigned personnel.
Using input from staff, oversee recruitment, selection, and retention of personnel that are representative of the population diversity. Utilize various motivational strategies to increase staff morale and also provide counseling for employees as appropriate.
Monitor the quality of patient care and safety, maintaining designated standards according to organization's process improvement plan.
Ensure evidence-based practice by participating in and involving the nursing staff in evaluative research activities.
Ensure shared accountability for professional practice by fostering and developing a shared governance model in the department.
Advocate for a work environment that minimizes work-related illness and injury.
Serve as a clinical resource person by providing clinical guidance and by assisting nursing personnel in assessing patient/family status to plan of nursing care.
Assist in department as needed and maintain specific identified Nurse Manager clinical competencies.
Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse, issued by the PA State Board of Nursing is required.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) is required.
Applicable certifications may be required for certain roles.
Five (5) years as staff nurse in a related field (Mental Health/Psych Nursing) preferred.
Five (5) years of previous management experience or participation in management courses is preferred.
Manager IV - Mental Health Nurse Liaison
Please Note: This is a continuation of the position posting dated 03/29/18. Applicants who previously applied for this vacancy need not resubmit their application.
CLOSES: 05-29-2018 - EXTENDED
JOB POSTING NO: 030300HS
PAYROLL TITLE: MANAGER IV
EXTENDED TITLE: Mental Health Nurse Liaison
SALARY: GR. B25 $76,493.76 (Annually)
VACANCY LOCATION: Huntsville, TX
UNIT/DEPT: Health Services Administration
PAYROLL JOB#: 010722
Regular Service Retirement
Telephonic Interviews Will Not Be Accepted
Work Site Visits Will Not Be Conducted
No Study Material
Moderate Overnight Travel
1.Graduation from a professional school of nursing accredited by
the Texas Board of Nursing and seven years full-time, wage-earning
health services administration experience with at least three
years of the experience having been earned within the last five
years. Experience must include two years in the supervision of
bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by
an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education
Accreditation (CHEA) or by the United States Department of
Education (USDE) with a major in Nursing or a related field and
five years full-time, wage-earning experience in health services
administration with at least three years of the experience
having been earned within the last five years. Experience must
include two years in the supervision of employees.
2.Correctional health care experience preferred.
3.Governmental agency experience preferred.
4.Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse by the State of Texas
or a state that recognizes reciprocity through the Nurse Licensure
Compact; must have a current, unrestricted Texas license to practice
nursing as approved by the Texas Board of Nursing.
Must maintain valid license(s) for continued employment in position.
The salary for an ERS Retiree (or non-contributing member) may be
reduced by 2.5%.
The following Military Occupational Specialty codes are generally
applicable to this position. Applicants must fully complete the
summary of experience to determine if minimum qualifications are met.
00, 13, 25, 29, 34, 35, 37, 59, 65, 67, 70, 71, OAR14, 89, 02, 03, 08,
18, 26, 59, 63, 72, 73, 06, SDI, RI, 16, 41
A computer skills test may be administered as part of the selection
A writing exercise which may include spelling, grammar, punctuation,
proofreading, letter and/or report composition may be administered
as part of the selection process.
- Outside applicants will be required to submit to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment.*
Applicants must submit the State of Texas Application For Employment and the applicable supplement for outside applicants (PERS 282) or current TDCJ employees (PERS 598) to the contact person listed on the job posting. Applications may also be submitted through the Work In Texas website; however, the applicable supplement must also be submitted to the contact person. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to the contact person's email address; however, applications will not be accepted by email.
2 Financial Plaza, STE 600
Huntsville, TX 77340
- Applicants who fax an application are requested to fax both their State of Texas Application for Employment and the applicable supplement. Applicants who wish to submit their application with attachments should either hand deliver it to the contact person or send it via U.S.Mail or overnight delivery.*
Faxed applications must be complete and legible in order to be considered and must not have been sent from a fax machine located at a TDCJ unit or department.
Applications must be received by the contact person by 5:00PM on 05-29-2018. A complete job description and all application forms may be obtained at the above address or by viewing the Job Description. Job Descriptions are available in PDF format which maybe read with the free Adobe Reader.
- Equal Opportunity Employer*
Adult Targeted Mental Health Case Manager
Salary Range: $13.39/hr - $15.15/hr
Working Hours: 40 hrs/week; Mon-Fri; 8a-5p
Case Managers address problems in the areas of living, learning, working and socialization for adults with serious mental illness or co-occurring disorders through assessing, linking, monitoring, advocating and planning. Case Managers assist these clients to improve their overall functioning with identification of strengths, weaknesses, abilities and preferences in order to attain future goals.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college with a major in counseling, social work, psychology, criminal justice, nursing, rehabilitation, special education, health education, or a related human services field (a related human services field is one in which major course work includes the study of human behavior and development) and have a minimum of one year of full time or equivalent experience working with adults experiencing serious mental illness; OR have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college and three years full time or equivalent experience working with adults experiencing mental illness.
Skill in time and organizational management; ability to complete work under strict time lines, while maintaining flexibility to assist with client issues/concerns;
ability to quickly assess situations and use sound judgment in defusing potentially risky situations; ability to identify services needed by clients during the rehabilitation process;
ability to follow both oral and written instructions and complete tasks as instructed;
ability to express oneself clearly and concisely both orally and in writing;
ability to prepare clear and concise written reports;
ability to communicate clearly and with authority to clients and develop a supportive and trusting relationship with client;
ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, medical and clinical professionals, the educational systems, court systems, and the general public.
Good knowledge of community resources;
knowledge of mental illness/substance abuse, especially as it relates to the service management population; some knowledge of CARF standards.
Has completed or agrees to complete AHCA-approved mental health targeted case management training within three months of initially providing Medicaid services. If the training is not completed within three months, the provider agency cannot continue to bill Medicaid for services rendered by the case manager under the supervisor's Medicaid provider number.
Knowledge of managed care environment and different payer sources.
Case Managers perform initial assessments on each new client and complete an initial service plan with the client to address the client's problems and goals.
Completes periodic service plan reviews at least once every six months or as significant changes occur. Assessments are completed annually.
Executes linkages identified on the service plan and monitors progress of service delivery.
The Case Manager monitors the client's progress face to face on a monthly basis, preferably in the client's natural environment. The Case Manager writes service activity notes to document progress and/or lack of progress on their goals and objectives.
Ensures the medical record is up to date, accurate, and meets all documentation requirements in accordance with CARF, Medicaid, DCF and SMA standards.
Maintains a complete roster of community services, and develops professional relationships within the mental health system and with community resources.
Advocates for clients. Receives complaints from the client, client's family, and community about quality of services and advocates for improved services in the interest of the client. Informs client's family members and friends about educational programs in the community, provides information concerning inpatient care and the availability of resources specific to the age and population served.
Provides limited crisis intervention under appropriate supervision.
Participates in staff development and is responsible for knowledge concerning current information in the area of mental illness and substance abuse and treatment and related behavioral problems specific to the age and population served.
Coordinates transportation for clients and may at times transport clients in a SMA vehicle in order to execute linkages identified on the service plan.
Maintains an awareness of proper safety procedures and guidelines and applies these in performing daily activities and tasks.
Completes reauthorizations to obtain additional units for case management and tracks payer source and utilization of benefits usage.
Makes commitment to SMA's mission and core values the SMA Way
Abides by principles of EEO compliance and a workplace of dignity and respect.
Works cooperatively in a group/team setting.
Shows respect to others.
Takes guidance and direction from supervisors.
Arrives/Reports to work on time and ready to work.
Performs related work as required or assigned.
SMA Behavioral Health Services, Inc. is a tobacco and drug-free workplace.
EEO Employer W / M / Vet / Disabled
Mental Health Care Manager
The Care Manager under the supervision of Mental Health Services Co-Director or Associate Director at UHS will provide case management services to a growing population of undergraduate and graduate students with complex mental health needs through coordination of care between campus and community resources, including coordination of care for psychiatry patients, post-hospitalization support, and resource identification for under-resourced students. In addition to direct client care, this position will consult with campus partners that serve students including, but not limited to the Division of Student Life (DOSL) and the McBurney Disability Resource Center.
Please note: Start date will be no earlier than the Anticipated Start Date noted, but may be later.
The target start date would be in advance of the start of the fall semester. Salary posted is the minimum. Experience will be considered.
The University of Wisconsin is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Please see our website for more information about our services: www.uhs.wisc.edu
Mental Health Program Manager
Mental Health Services
Eliot's Adult Mental Health Division provides an integrated and comprehensive network of services to adults with psychiatric disabilities that promote consumer rights, responsibilities, rehabilitation, and recovery. We provide rehabilitative services that enable people to increase functioning in the living, working, and social environments of their choice.
Eliot is seeking a Program Manager to lead a team of staff working with adults with severe and persistent mental illnesses living in a residential program.
Provide leadership and supervision to all program staff members
Manage and oversee the day to day operation and overall service delivery
Coordinate and oversee all case management related services for consumers
Ensure development of IAP's (Individualized Action Plans)
Administer and monitor consumer medications
Schedule Mon-Fri 9-5
Pay rate: TBD
BA w/ 3 yrs. related experience at least 2 years in a supervisory role and substance abuse programming.
Eliot Community Human Services offers a great benefits package that includes a competitive salary, 3 weeks vacation, 12 sick days and 11 holidays. Eliot pays 75% of health and dental insurance and 100% of Life, AD&D, Short and Long Term Disability insurance for full time employees. We also offer 401(k) retirement plan, Dependent Care plan, EAP, credit union, free college savings tuition program and other voluntary benefits. The agency also has our own in house training program which provides CEU's.
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Mental Health Case Manager (Promise)
Mental Health Case Manager (PROMISE) (CV2195-136) - Addiction Treatment Division
Salary - $40,000.00/Yr, together with benefits package.
The candidate must have a Master's Degree preferably in Social Work (MSW), however, a Master's degree in Counseling or another Human Services related field may be considered.
The successful candidate must possess a minimum of two (2) years professional experience in mental health counseling and working with special needs populations. Employees in this position are required to have practical skills in communication, counseling processes and resource development. Additional job-related skills include: working with addictive personalities; a basic understanding of human behavior; and utilizing group dynamics to address special needs populations.
Candidate must possess effective written and verbal communication skills, and an ability to interact appropriately with clientele. Basic computer skills are preferred.
They must demonstrate competency in core curriculum facilitation and must be able to pass criminal background clearance from funding source. In dietitian they must possess valid driver's license and be able to meet agency driver standards.
The successful candidate must be willing to work flexible hours, which may include some weekends and evenings.
Only those applicants with a Master's Degree should apply.
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Care Manager - RN (Rochester Mental Health Center)
Job ID REQ_87902 FACILITY Rochester Mental Health Center LOCATION Rochester, New York
The Care Manager actively participates in the utilization management process using standards of care to determine the most appropriate level of care, participating in the development of plans for care, managing the care across the continuum to ensure a safe discharge in a timely manner.
STATUS: Full Time
LOCATION: Rochester Mental Health Center, RGH
DEPARTMENT: Nursing G1
SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday, Days
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Required
Three (3) years of acute hospital care, Case management or Utilization Management experience preferred
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
Good understanding of medical management techniques and processes
Patient Care. Coordinates and participates in the development, implementation and revisions of evidence based clinical pathways and guidelines; Collaborate with providers, patients and families to address concerns and identify safe effective discharge plans. Intervenes to identify and facilitate early referral for discharge planning.
Participation. Actively Participates in driving clinical and administrative compliance with care guidelines and core measures. Identifies and recommends actions for improvement; analysis of utilization and quality trends and makes recommendations to management on opportunities for improvement.
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS RN - Registered Nurse
New York State Education Department (NYSED); BLS - Basic Life Support
American Heart Association (AHA)
Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Mental Health Case Manager - Okeechobee
Provide screening, linkage monitoring and substance abuse outreach services for adult clients under Mental Health Court supervision; overall responsibility relevant to coordinating treatment and services for Mental Health Court participants.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college with a major in the field of counseling, social work, psychology, nursing, rehabilitation, special education, health education, or a related human services field and one year experience.
Must be in good physical condition with no restrictions of movement.
Must be able to apply Therapeutic Effective Aggression Management (TEAM) Techniques without limitations.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1.0 Assess clients being referred to 19th Judicial Circuit Mental Health Court Project.
1.1 Provides screenings to clients in mental health court for purposes of identifying needs and services. This includes providing outreach services to help identify clients in need of substance abuse services.
1.2 Coordinates with NHTC Forensic Specialists for purposes of linking clients with mental health services and providing outreach for those clients who may be in need of substance abuse services as per conditional release plans.
1.3 Communicates with the client, Public Defender, States Attorney, Judge, and Department of Children and Families SAMH offices as appropriate and necessary to ensure clients receive appropriate referrals for mental health and substance abuse services.
1.4 Participates in hearings, trials or any court action as appropriate.
1.5 Provides services and manages caseload with minimal supervision.
2.0 Provides substance abuse outreach services.
2.1 Information dissemination to increase awareness and knowledge of the risks of substance abuse and available prevention services. This may includes distributing literature to clients and families about substance use and abuse.
2.2 Provides education to improve skills and to reduce negative behavior and improve responsible behavior, including referral and linkage to alternative, constructive activities that exclude substance abuse and reduce anti-social behavior.
2.4 Provide manager with monthly report of services provided and assists with the maintenance of outreach logs.
3.0 Coordinates with other New Horizons staff to assist clients within Mental Health Court to access needed services including mental health and substance abuse services.
3.1 Respond to referrals from Mental Health Court and Forensic Specialists, assist with identifying the client's needs, initiates referrals for services and monitor the client's progress in these services for the purpose of successful completion of mental health court.
3.2 Regularly attends staffing with Mental Health Court Team, Forensic Specialists, PD Office and other NHTC staff as appropriate to ensure that communication occurs about the progress of clients in Mental health Court
3.3 Attends staff meetings as necessary relevant to individual client needs.
4.0 Provide assistance to clients for the purpose of accessing needed services
4.1 Assist clients with troubleshooting issues with access to services, ensures that appointments are kept and that there are no issues with the ability to access needed care.
4.2 Available for questions and concerns of clients and ensure open communication with treating professionals so that all involved with the client are aware of progress.
4.3 Ensure that Mental Health Court is aware of the client's progress (or lack thereof) in services.
4.4 Respond to emergency needs in the absence of the assigned treating professional, including but not limited to arranging transportation, accessing emergency appointments and crisis intervention.
5.0 Participates in administrative committees and meetings, clinical training, staff development and community relation activities.
5.1 Administrative committee meetings are regularly attended.
5.2 Maintains up-to-date knowledge of clinical area of practice.
5.3 Participates in relevant staff development in-service training for staff.
5.4 Develops and implements appropriate in-service training for staff.
5.5 Assists with the invoice for Mental Health Court clients.
6.0 Conducts Employee Performance Management Activities
6.1 Employee Performance Evaluations are completed and submitted in accordance with established timeframes.
6.2 Position descriptions are reviewed for accuracy.
6.3 Evaluations are reviewed, prior to submission, to ensure all areas are complete, e.g. signatures, accommodation section, required attachments, etc.
6.4 Establishes meaningful and measurable performance objective.
6.5 Assists assigned staff in maintaining compliance with individual training requirements.
7.0 Performs other duties as requested.
7.1 Miscellaneous duties are performed according to instruction.
Mental Health Site Program Manager At Easterling
POSITION: Mental Health Site Program Manager
FACILITY: Easterling Correctional Facility
LOCATION: Clio, AL
Wexford Health Sources, Inc. is a member of the Wexford family: a group of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies. At Wexford Health Sources, Inc., our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.
This is administrative and managerial work planning, directing, analyzing, and coordinating mental health programs and/or services.
Directs or assists in the overall planning, development, and administration of the assigned program(s) or service(s); assists in directing the development and implementation of departmental planning issues. Directs or assists in the general management of policy development, program planning, coordination and evaluation of policies, organizational changes, and new programs. Participates in the development, implementation, or interpretation of new or revised program, departmental, or legislative initiatives.
Reviews and/or revises programs to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, policies, accreditation, and certification standards including HIPAA and CARF.
Selects, trains, supervises, and evaluates staff. May be required to provide clinical supervision as appropriate. Works closely with clinicians and other managers in developing delivery systems for clinical programs and services. Participates in the development of budget requests; monitors expenditures according to budget allocations/appropriations; recommends and/or initiates cost-saving measures.
Directs and/or coordinates the development and implementation of treatment and/or habilitation plans.
Conducts investigations and institutes special studies; prepares and/or reviews reports and related information to evaluate existing organizations, policies, procedures, and practices.
Represents and/or serves as liaison for the assigned area of responsibility; cooperates with, and addresses federal, state, local, and community organizations, and other groups pertaining to the assigned programs.
Exercises considerable initiative and judgment in planning and carrying out assignments; receives general administrative direction; work is reviewed through conferences, reports, and evaluation of operational results.
Wexford Health offers a competitive benefits package including:
Performance check-ins with annual merit increase (if applicable)
Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
Comprehensive health insurance through BlueCross BlueShield
Dental and Vision insurance
401(k) retirement saving plan
Company-paid short-term disability
Healthcare and dependent care spending account
Continuing education options
The following requirements list the minimum to qualify. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.
LICENSING: None Required. At locations where the position will carry a case load, must be licensed in the State of Alabama by the Board of Examiners in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or Behavior Analyst.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in psychology from an accredited clinical psychology program, Master's Degree preferred.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Experience in a correctional program with acute mental health care experience, management experience, and leadership skills necessary to motivate a team of colleagues in the delivery of a quality mental health program.
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