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Drug Court Case Manager - COMCARE

Date: May 11, 2021

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  COMCARE 

Pay:  $15.40 per hour 

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8 AM-5:00 PM, evening hours as necessary 

 

Provide goal-directed, medically necessary services and support to adults on community deferred judgment/probation who have primarily substance use and some mental illness problems contributing to risk of revocation. Provide case management services to engage consumers, assist with access in community resources to address basic needs and to identify long term solutions in an effort to promote recovery.

 

Direct Service Provision

  • Case Management using identified and accepted methods to remediate symptoms of substance use and/or mental illness and improve emotional and functional well-being.
  • Conduct risk assessments as needed to address safety of clients.
  • Collaborates with Municipal Drug Court, Drug Court Counselor and Drug Court Team Leader to achieve program outcomes.
  • Provide assertive outreach, screening and engagement services to potential participants in a timely manner
  • Respond to the immediate needs of referrals
  • Provide transportation to support client attendance in medical appointments and other therapeutic goal related activities to include development of community resources, employment or education access, social or consumer-run activities and related supports.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in adapting to workflow when completing scheduled and unscheduled work assignments.

 

Documentation

  • Complete progress notes in accordance with COMCARE guidelines which meet requirements for medical necessity, goal-directed treatment and client response to treatment within set timelines.
  • Complete Notes for Record, complete releases of information, safety documents and other documentation as required and/or recommended within established deadlines.
  • Enters no show and cancellations for accuracy and completeness of medical record.
  • Respond to Utilization Review staff feedback forms and make corrections as needed.
  • Enter AIMS data monthly.
  • Completes discharge summary when closing to case management services.
  • Ensure client’s financial information is current and up-to-date in medical record.
  • Maintain accurate records and data of referrals/contacts as required.

 

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Must 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 b y Sedgwick County and COMCARE.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. One to two years of experience in a Community Mental Health Center and/or Case Management role. Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC).

 

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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