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Case Manager

New Directions for Veterans
Los Angeles, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $20 to $22 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the Single Fixed Point of Responsibility (SFPR) for the coordination of care for each veteran in their case load.
  • Provides recovery-based services, including assessment, case management, crisis intervention, group trainings and skills training to clients served by the program.
  • Develops individualized treatment plans, support and monitors progress in achieving goals. Provides ongoing support, crisis intervention and relapse prevention support through individual counseling, groups and seminars.
  • Oversees participant’s daily activities; coordinates medical, legal, dental and/or psychological services as needed. Provides services appropriate to the participant.
  • Assists residents in planning each phase of their development, including job training, education and money management, public benefits, housing, income and mental health resources and Medical.
  • For Clinical participants, assess level and degree of substance abuse problems and aids in determining course of treatment and recovery when assigned Clinical Program participants.
  • Work collaboratively with treatment team members, including supervisor, case managers, peer counselors, volunteers, and psychiatric consultants in a helpful and supportive manner to provide coordinated care that is consistent with the program philosophy or mental health recovery.
  • Responsible for conducting pre-placement screening in a manner that strives to achieve high probability for housing retention, appropriate supportive services and an enhanced living situations.
  • Completes all Charting and Documentation requirements as required in order to remain complaint with program and funding reimbursement guidelines. This includes completing all assigned Intake Documents, Discharge Paperwork and daily progress notes and Units of Service Logs within the specified timeframes.
  • Ensures data quality, accuracy of client files and records, complete paperwork and comprehensive outcomes tracking in the areas of housing, case management, savings, job attainment and retention, (if capable of working), goal setting and client progress, program intake and exit, meetings, support groups, referrals and other related activities and client interactions for internal and external purposes including: coordination of services, program impact evaluation, and compliance.
  • Maintains client files through the appropriate HMIS system and maintains ongoing files.
  • Communicates with Program Manager, NDVETs Senior management, VA Liaison, as appropriate on barriers or challenges to the effective delivery of services.
  • Participate in conferences, workshops, special projects, staff training and other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Possess excellent organization skill, time management, ability to multi-task and demonstrate initiative and follow through. Be detail oriented, able to set priorities, meet deadlines, maintain a professional attitude, conduct and appearance at all times.
  • skilled in motivational interviewing, ability to effectively work in a harm reduction environment
  • Working knowledge of community resources as they relate to substance abuse as well as experience working with a multidisciplinary treatment team.
  • The ability to interact and support staff and clients with a diverse cultural, ethic and economic backgrounds.
  • Proficient in basic office software including word, excel, outlook and HMIS and other related social services data collection programs with the ability to write business correspondence and present information in one on one and small group settings.

Education & Experience

  • BS or BA in related area of study for this position is preferred. Relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of educational background.
  • Possess a Drug and Alcohol Certification or be able to obtain a certification within six months of hire, if hired for Clinical caseloads.
  • Three years of experience working with social model recovery program and/or experience with a therapeutic community preferred.
Company Description
New Directions for Veterans (NDVets) is staffed by a dedicated team of professionals who thrive in a rapidly growing, visionary organization. We seek individuals who can use their skills and commitment to help us in our mission to improve the lives of veterans. As a member of our team you will reap benefits far beyond a paycheck.

New Directions for Veterans

Why Work Here?
A chance to make a difference in Veteran's lives!!

New Directions for Veterans (NDVets) is staffed by a dedicated team of professionals who thrive in a rapidly growing, visionary organization. We seek individuals who can use their skills and commitment to help us in our mission to improve the lives of veterans. As a member of our team you will reap benefits far beyond a paycheck.

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11303 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA
USA

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Healthcare

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