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Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI) Case Manager - COMCARE

Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Pay:  $15.20 hourly 

Work Schedule: M-F, 8a-4:30p 


Provide goal-directed, medically necessary services and support to adults on community probation who have mental illness and substance abuse problems contributing to risk of revocation. Provide intensive case management to engage consumers, assist with accesses 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 mental illness and/or improve emotional and functional well-being
  • Conduct risk assessments as needed to address safety of clients
  • Close collaborates with Community Corrections and JRI therapist 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
  • Co-lead groups as requested
  • Demonstrate flexibility in adapting to workflow when completing scheduled and unscheduled work assignments

Treatment Planning

  • Prepare quality treatment plans in collaboration with client and/or guardian, additional treatment team and community partners
  • Facilitate treatment plan review, addressing updates and progress on goals with client, treatment plan coordinator or other members of the treatment team
  • Complete DLA-20 at initial case management appointment and quarterly thereafter


  • 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, document in Community Corrections electronic records (TOADS), 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 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. Two years of post-high school education and equivalent combination of training or experience required. Must have a valid Kansas Driver’s license and current proof of automobile insurance.

Preferred Qualifications: 1-2 years of experience in a Community Mental Health Center and/or Case Management role

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 Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator, by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at Do not send resumes or application status requests or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information 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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