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Care Manager

The Bridge

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Published:
July 12, 2018
Job location:
Dallas, Texas

income:

Type:
Full Time - practiced
Discipline:
Mental Health/Social Services
Preferred suitable education
4 Year Degree

 

The Care Manager provides resource coordination and planning for persons experiencing behavioral and mental health barriers as a factor in homelessness. Responsible for partnering with guests to develop an ISP (Individual Service Plan) for mental, behavioral, and physical health care that leads to stcapability and recovery; maintaining accurate records; HMIS and CMBHS documentation; and providing appropriate referrals and linkages to supportive services that lead to ending homelessness. In addition, this position is responsible for providing housing follow up services to clients who have been placed in housing. Making home visit tasks include face to face assessments at client’s home, linkages to community supportive services, and responding to needed telephone interventions.

Essential Functions:
   » Partners with the guest to develop ISP (Individual Service Plan), discharge planning and appropriate housing placement
   » Monitoring of documentation and charting requirements that support services provided and referred
   » Monitoring the level of care according to a guest’s needs and influencing the progression of care; facilitating the guest’s navigation and proposing an appropriate transition plan
   » Serve as an advocate for the guest all over the entire stay at the Bridge and six months following housing placement and facilitate weekly groups
   » Promote adherence to clinical protocols through collaboration with the team.
   » Identify complex psychosocial or continuity of care needs that may present obstacles for transition or discharge
   » Enroll and provide care coordination for high need guests, including but not limited to guests with severe mental, behavioral, and medical health diagnosis who have difficulty independently managing their own care
   » Work with partners and other providers to ensure that the client’s medical and behavioral health needs are managed by serving as an advocate for the client
   » Assist client with locating providers, scheduling and/or transporting to appointments as necessary
   » Research and refer clients to community resources, such as health care and other agencies and community resources
   » Identify obstacles for accessing services and recommend appropriate resources to overcome barriers and then evaluate services provided to ensure that they are effective.

Important Qualities:
   » Compassion :
   » This position works with people who are in stressful and difficult situations. To be effective, one must have compassion and empathy for their clients.
   » Interpersonal expertise :
   » Being able to work with diverse groups of people is essential for this position. One need strong people expertise to foster healthy and productive relationships with their clients, partners, and staff.
   » Listening expertise :
   » Clients talk to social workers about challenges in their lives, listing and understand their needs.
   » Organizational / Time Management expertise :
   » Must be able to work independently and be accurate, concise, and detail oriented. Strong organizational and time management expertise are a must.
   » Problem-solving expertise :
   » One will need to be able to deal with practical and complex issues and deal with a variety of variables in situations.
Appropriate qualifications:
   » Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in Social Work or related field.
   » Three to Five years’ practice in social work or human services field to persons experiencing homelessness and have mental health and/or substance abuse barriers.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations:
   » LMSW, LBSW (preferred), or MSW. Must be licensed in Texas.
   » Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License with current Auto Licapability Insurance.

Employees at The Bridge enjoy benefits such as:
   » health, dental, vision
   » PTO
   » 401K Plan
If you are interested in the position, please forward your resume and cover letter to James King, HR Director at E-Mail: jking@bridgenorthtexas.org. No phone calls, please.

Appropriate qualifications:
   » Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in Social Work or related field.
   » Three to Five years’ practice in social work or human services field to persons experiencing homelessness and have mental health and/or substance abuse barriers.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations:
   » LMSW, LBSW (preferred), or MSW. Must be licensed in Texas.
   » Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License with current Auto Licapability Insurance.

NOTES:
5 openings.

Internal Number: CM

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About The Bridge
Since opening in May 2008, The Bridge has evolved into an internationally recognized model for homeless recovery, establishing and leveraging key partnerships to ensure its guests have access to a variety of services that are essential to their comeback in the houselessness all coordinated at one facility. Located in the Farmers Market District of downtown Dallas and open 24 hours daily, the multi-service campus offers basic needs services, along with access to healthcare, earnings alternatives, and long-term housing. This “one-stop” concept lessens the need for transportation and alleviates frustration practiced by homeless individuals when accessing services. A Care Management team coordinates all on-site services and advocates for those experiencing homelessness from the point of entry until they are placed in housing.

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Contact Email: jking@bridgenorthtexas.org


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