MCFI - WEST ALLIS CAMPUS Case Manager in WEST ALLIS, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: This is a professional position that is responsible for the care and treatment of mentally ill adults. The Case Manager will develop and implement the treatment plan, which will include the necessary follow-up, case management and intervention as required. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Develop a treatment relationship with a client and formulate treatment plans on his/her caseload that will detail treatment to be provided. Provide psychosocial rehabilitation, symptom monitoring & management and supportive counseling to clients on caseload and participate in "team case management". Monitor client's psychiatric medication regime and compliance as directed by the physician. Provide crisis intervention and supportive counseling to clients who are in crisis. Responsible for maintaining treatment oriented environment (under supervision of program supervisor) and assure consistency in carrying out treatment objectives. Coordinate utilization of various community resources, day programs and outside health care providers. Assists clients in financial planning and development of income resources. Coordinate client access to all entitlement programs and will act as protective payee for client's Social Security benefits when appropriate. Provide treatment related education and liaison with client's family. Assist client in securing adequate housing and prompting and training for skills necessary to keep housing. Responsible for coordinating the efforts of all professionals and paraprofessionals involved with each client. Responsible for formulation of appropriate discharge plan with assistance of client and program supervisor. Responsible for accurate documentation and maintaining case file as required by agency policy, government regulations and applicable local, state and federal codes. Responsible for meeting department designated monthly billing quotas, EHR note entry within 72 hours and biannual treatment plans. Attends and participates in staff meetings, in-service training seminars and conferences as required. Responsible for adhering to agency policies and procedures while carrying out daily responsibilities. Other job-related duties as may be necessary to carry out the responsibilities of the position. Providing client coverage for other staff members as assigned. Attendance at community based MC3 Change Agent meetings as delegated. It is the policy of the Milwaukee Center For Independence as an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer to recruit, hire and promote for all job classifications without regard to race, age, creed, color, disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, military service membership, use of lawful products, pregnancy or childbirth, genetic testing, honesty testing, ancestry, or arrest or conviction record. To that end, MCFI is committed to providing a work environment that is free from employment discrimination, harassment or improper treatment based on the above characteristics. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of 1 years' experience working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness. Must be familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel. Professional workplace appearance and conduct; friendliness and courtesy to clients, coworkers and vendors. Effectively communicates and develops good working relationships with co-workers. Reliability in reporting to work regularly and on time. Must possess good communication, listening, writing and organizational skills. Must be able to assist clients with activities of daily living, such as shopping, cleaning and cooking. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in English and Spanish, both orally and in writing. Experience with individuals with dual-diagnoses is preferred. Experience with motivational interviewing is preferred. Certification as a functional screener is desired. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: