Case Manager IV in Austin, TX
Case Manager IV
Are you ready to be professionally challenged? Are you looking to be part of a dynamic team of engaged and committed professionals? Then the Health and Specialty Care System (HSCS) may be just the place for you! The State Hospital System, under the HSCS is comprised of nine psychiatric hospitals located throughout the state and one youth residential psychiatric center in Waco. The HSCS is a hub of excellence for forensic mental health and complex psychiatric care, with all facilities accredited by The Joint Commission. The hospitals provide state-of-the-art treatment that is recovery-oriented and evidence-based. Whether in a direct-care or support role, your contribution will make a difference in the life of a Texan. Apply now to join our team.
The Case Manager IV performs advanced (senior-level) case management work. The Case Manager IV includes the patient, family, legally authorized representative, and Local Mental Health Authority (LMHA) in all phases of assessment, intervention, planning and discharge. Work includes collecting social assessment information, planning recovery team interventions to aid patients in achieving their recovery goals, patient advocacy, provision of group and individual interventions related to discharge planning, social education and skill development. The Case Manager IV assists other Case Managers in the completion of their job functions as needed and participates in Social Service department quality improvement and utilization management activities as assigned. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement.
Performs other duties as assigned. Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency's obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location.
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