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CCBHC ACT Case Manager Specialist - COMCARE

Date: Jul 18, 2021

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  [[cust_personnelSubarea]] 

Pay:  $15.40 per hour 

Work Schedule: Flexible schedule, 40 hours per week, M-Sa between 7a - 7p 

The Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Case Manager Specialist will provide goal-directed, client-centered, medically necessary services and support to adults with severe and persistent mental illness exhibiting an increase in symptoms decreasing their ability to manage safely in the community.   Specialist will be available to provide one on one service in the home and/or community to the client as well as assisting with coordination of care through treatment planning and referrals. The specialist will be working with shortened timelines for task completion to ensure client’s needs are met quickly with the goal of stabilization of acute symptoms. Computer documentation of all services in a timely manner is required.


Service Provision Case Management Services

  • Case management using identified and accepted methods to remediate symptoms of mental illness and/or improve emotional and functional well-being while meeting the expectations of the CCBHC ACT model.
  • Conduct risk assessments as needed to address safety of clients

Treatment Planning

  • Prepare Treatment Plan including client and family participation on cases where needed
  • Collaborate in review, updates and progress on goals with Treatment Plan coordinator or other members of the treatment team
  • Meet with client to complete strengths assessment, discuss treatment goals and available services


  • Complete progress notes in accordance with COMCARE guidelines which meet requirements for medical necessity, goal-directed treatment and client response to treatment within prescribed timeliness
  • Complete Notes for Record, Precautions statements and authorizations for release of records as required and/or recommended
  • Enters no show and cancellations for accuracy and completeness of medical record
  • Enter AIMS data as needed

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or be equivalently qualified by work experience or a combination of work experience in the human services field and education, with one year of experience substituting for one year of education. If no degree is present applicant may substitute each one year of experience for one year of education. Must have a valid Kansas Driver’s license and current proof of automobile insurance. Must be able to safely operate a motor vehicle and meet driver qualification standards as set forth in Sedgwick County’s Fleet Vehicle Operation and Usage policy. Meet the specifications as outlined in the CMHC licensing standards and pass KBI, DCF child abuse check, adult abuse registry, and motor vehicle screens. Must complete orientations provided by Sedgwick County and COMCARE.


Preferred Qualifications: One year working in a Community Mental Health Center type setting.


It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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