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Case Manager III - Access Facilitator - COMCARE

Date: Jan 11, 2021

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  COMCARE

Pay:  $15.40 per hour 

Work Schedule: Varied schedule M - F between 7am - 7pm 

Our goal is to build positive relationships with the community to increase the access to appropriate mental health services for children and families who need them in order to improve their quality of life and ability to function more successfully in the community. Efficiently schedule initial intake assessment appointments and assist PRTF liaisons to facilitate the appropriate provision of medically necessary services to children with Serious Emotional Disturbance and their families.  Computer documentation of all services in a timely manner is required.

 

Assist the PRTF Liaison in follow up with members of the Community Based Services Teams

  • Assist the PRTF Liaison in monitoring cases in the PRTF facility or waiting for admission to a PRTF facility.
  • Assist the PRTF Liaison in arranging for services for discharges and diversions from PRTF/acute hospitalization.

 Facilitate Intakes for COMCARE

  • Answer Intake line calls in a timely manner and schedule intake appointments efficiently
  • Resolve referrals sent to the intake email box in a timely fashion
  • Communicate with multiple community agencies to gain needed information to complete intake scheduling
  • Complete thorough documentation in the medical record to clearly document relevant information to ensure quality care
  • Ensure scheduled intakes have all required documentation and information
  • Collect AIMS Data on each intake scheduled and monitor and report compliance with access standards
  • Assist in reviewing and facilitation of transferring the SED Waiver amongst CMHC

Tasks Related to Direct Service Provision 

  • Case management using identified and accepted methods to remediate symptoms of mental illness and/or improve emotional and functional well-being.
  • Conduct risk assessments as needed to address safety of clients.
  • Treatment Planning
  • 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.
  • Enters no show and cancellations for accuracy and completeness of medical record.

 

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.  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. 

 

 

 

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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