- 03-Mar-2014 to 25-Mar-2014 (EST)
- Community Access and Liaison Team (CALT)
- Pontiac, MI, USA
- 15.22 - 17.14
- Full Time
16% fringe benefit to purchase medical, dental, etc. plus generous paid time off
The Supports Coordinator partners with individuals found ineligible for OCCMHA Specialty Services to align with other community services based on the needs of the individual. Using care coordination and case management competencies, will incorporate the principles of empowerment, community inclusion, health and safety assurances, and the use of natural supports. The Supports Coordinator will work closely with the beneficiary to assure his/her ongoing satisfaction with the process and outcomes of the supports, services, and available resources.
• Develop a preliminary Plan of Service, using the person-centered planning process and low intensity Brief Service Model.
• Link to, coordinate with, follow up of, advocacy with, and/or monitor community services and supports.
• Assist with access to entitlements and/or legal representation.
• Coordinate with the Medicaid health plan, Medicaid fee-for-service, or other health care providers
• Assure the desires and needs of the beneficiary are determined and identified – housing and employment issues are addressed, social networks are development, appointments and meeting are scheduled, natural and community supports are used, income/benefits are maximized, and the quality of supports and services are monitored.
• Ensure activities are documented and overall Plan is reviewed at such intervals, as are indicted during development of the Preliminary Plan of Service (maximum of 30 days).
• Initiate other coverage and/or short term provisions of supports, as needed, as part of the overall plan implementation and/or facilitation.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Bachelor's degree in a human services field
• 1+ year experience providing services to people with mental illness
• Experience as a Certified Peer Support Specialist and completion of CMH/DCH approved training program for working with people with mental illness
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
• Knowledge of OCCMHA providers, and how to access additional community services
• Have an understanding of service delivery systems for people with mental illness and developmental disabilities
• Excellent customer service and/or case management skills
• Networking and collaboration with external case managers
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Ability to relate to clients with a variety of age, economic, and educational backgrounds, personality types, and problems.
• Proficiency in MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
JOB CONDITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
• The work environment may subject staff to behavioral and medical problems that could be physically hazardous.
• Works in a clinical environment.
• Adheres to Common Ground policy on confidentiality.
• Local travel required.
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