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SUD Case Manager Action Central

Company: Mental Health Systems, Inc.
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

MHS is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve people's lives and instill hope by providing cost-effective community-based mental health, drug and alcohol recovery, and housing services. We continually seek new and improved ways of serving our clients and communities. MHS is an essential business.PROGRAM SUMMARYAction Central (Assertive Community Treatment) is a dual-track treatment program for individuals with severe mental illness and/or a chronic substance use disorder. The program provides therapeutic interventions, peer support, self-management skills, medication management and monitoring, supportive housing services, comprehensive outpatient and community services, and more.JOB SUMMARYThe AOD Case Manager assists clients with housing access and access to social and community support systems that provide AOD treatment and recovery opportunities. Acts as a liaison between treatment providers, ancillary services, landlords and the client. Conducts intake and needs assessments, arranges and coordinates comprehensive services, develops treatment and recovery plans, with referrals to AOD treatment as part of the client plan. Supports clients to achieve stabilization and enables clients to maintain housing. Advocates for clients through community outreach and extensive knowledge of community resources to assist each client with achieving long-term recovery, housing and employment.RESPONSIBILITIESReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.Conduct intake interviews and perform assessments of client status and level of comprehensive services required.Prepare service plans.Maintain all progress notes, records and documentation.Promote Housing First ideologies.Act as a liaison between client and treatment providers, ancillary services, and landlords.Facilitate housing placements including arranging pre-placement visits and transportation.Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards.QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's Degree or Associates degree preferred, High School/GED requiredCertification or in process of obtaining certification for substance abuse treatment, such as CAADAC, CASS or similar certificationMinimum of two years providing substance abuse treatment and care to adultsDemonstrated in-depth knowledge of substance abuse treatment methodologies and diagnostic techniques. Familiarity with San Diego substance abuse services systemAbility to communicate verbally and in writingProficient with Microsoft Office Suite and EHR softwareAbility to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situationsAbility to work independently and effectively collaborate with a teamValid California driver's license and current auto insurance coveragePHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions. Seeing Hearing Speaking Stooping/Bending Working in cramped spaces Moving around office Moving between offices/clients Driving Climbing Lifting/carrying heavy items Pushing/pulling/dragging items Standing for long periods Working outside/underground Using hands/fingers Sitting for long periods of timeI can perform the above job duties: Without accommodation With accommodation. If so, please specify:OTHER DUTIESPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Mental Health Systems, Inc., San Diego , SUD Case Manager Action Central, Executive , San Diego, California

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