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Part-time Emergency Services Office ICS III - COMCARE

Date: Nov 21, 2022

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  COMCARE 

Pay:  $24.15 per hour  

Work Schedule:   

 

Sedgwick County offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees that includes health coverages, paid leave, regular compensation reviews, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.  For more detailed information, please visit our benefits page at SCBenefits.

 

Will maintain a caseload of individuals that are high utilizers of emergency services.  Integrated Care Specialist will provide services to individuals that are currently involved with KDOC, or being released from inpatient psychiatric hospitalization. They will be able to maintain a schedule while also providing services for crisis related needs.

 

Direct Client Service

  • Provide crisis stabilization services to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis while they are in the Crisis Residential Units
  • Manage distraught or psychotic clients who are in need of structure; monitor gross psychological and physical functions of clients
  • Familiarize clients with guidelines and procedures of the residential units
  • Meet with clients to discuss individual plans, living arrangements or any difficulties they may be having
  • Identify services needs and develop treatment or referral services plan with clients.
  • Perform functional assessment of client to determine client’s strengths and abilities; assist clients in achieving their short term goals
  • Identify and secure in-home services to maintain stabilization
  • Contact service providers to request and arrange services; coordinate and monitor services rendered
  • Confer with client caregivers, families, physicians, lawyers, community service providers and other professionals throughout the County
  • Assist clients to maintain basic needs
  • Provide outreach, screening and engagement services
  • Respond to the immediate needs of referrals
  • Arrange for the discharge of inpatient referrals and coordination of transition to the community
  • Provide outreach services to reengage consumers who have relapsed or are nonresponsive.
  • Provide Targeted Case Management (TCM) for assigned consumers to aid in achieving goals identified in the individualized treatment plan.
  • Provide Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment (CPST) for assigned consumers to achieve treatment goals.
  • Provide Attendant Care (AC) for assigned consumers to achieve treatment goals.
  • Provide transportation to support client attendance in medical appointments and other therapeutic goal related activities

 

Treatment Planning

  • Prepare quality treatment plans in collaboration with client and/or guardian, additional treatment team and community partners.
  • Facilitate treatment plan review.
  • Complete DLA-20 at initial case management appointment and quarterly thereafter.

 

Documentation

  • Complete progress notes in accordance with COMCARE and CCBHC guidelines
  • Complete Notes for Record, releases of information, safety documents and other documentation as required and/or recommended within established deadlines.
  • Completes court reports or treatment summaries within required timelines.
  • Ensure client’s financial information is current in medical record.

 

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education and experience. 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/CCBHC licensing standards and pass KBI, SRS child abuse check, adult abuse registry, and motor vehicle screens.  Must complete orientations provided by Sedgwick County and COMCARE. In order to comply with the requirements of the federal health care staff COVID-19 vaccination mandate, all employees of COMCARE and the Health Department must be fully vaccinated. All offers of employment are contingent upon submission of vaccination documentation prior to start date.

 

Preferred Qualifications: One year of experience in a Community Mental Health Center and/or supervisory experience.

 

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