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CCBHC Patient Navigator - COMCARE

Date: Jul 24, 2021

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  COMCARE 

Pay:  $14.66 per hour 

Work Schedule: Varied schedule M-F between 7a - 7p 

 

Provide services and support to patients who are involved in COMCARE’s Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) to improve the quality of life and ability to function more successfully in the community. Computer documentation of all services in a timely manner is required. Navigator will work to collect and enter data into the SPARS reporting system.

 

Complete and collect National Outcome Measures (NOMS) and other relevant data

  • Work with patients to gather and complete NOMS questionnaires.
  • Enter NOMS data into the SPARS system in a timely manner.
  • Complete required patient documentation at intake.
  • Monitors assigned CCBHC outcomes and coordinates with internal and external providers to increase frequency of desired outcomes.
  • Utilizes outcome tracking to help achieve successful outcomes and approve quality of care provided.
  • Collaborates with other team members regularly.

 

Coordination

  • Assures that patient information is communicated to key staff prior to and after appointments.
  • Confirms that patient has all required information to complete next steps in treatment prior to leaving the building after initial appointments.
  • Facilitates collateral communication between patients, support staff, direct care providers, and the community to assist patients in meeting all health-related goals.
  • Positive working relationships with all resources within and outside the agency.
  • Active and timely participation in all administrative and treatment staffing is consistent.

 

Documentation

  • Complete progress notes in accordance with COMCARE guidelines which meet requirements for medical necessity, goal-directed treatment and client response to treatment within prescribed timelines.
  • Complete Notes for Record, Precautions statements and authorizations for release of records as required and/or recommended.
  • CCBHC data is entered into all required systems within all assigned timelines and requirements of the CCBHC model.
  • Documentation is timely, current, and accurately reflects the services being provided and the patient’s response to those services.

 

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 of experience in a related field.

 

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