Care Management Social Worker

Any individual who receives an offer of employment or will receive a payroll check are required to submit to a drug and alcohol test as a condition of obtaining employment.
Mille Lacs Band Member/American Indian preference applies

The Care Manager position will work across departments to form an internal and external (community) interdisciplinary team to provide case planning and ongoing case management to patients/clients with physical, psychosocial, and spiritual challenges that are preventing them from reaching self-reliance and self-sufficiency, including; however not limited to chronic disease, homelessness, chemical dependency, and mental health diagnosis. The care manager will be accountable for the full patient/client care cycle. Care manager duties include gathering relevant data, planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating actions required to meet the patient/client holistic care needs with full respect of the patient/client and where they are in their life journey.

• Bachelor’s Degree in social work required, Master’s degree preferred
• Social work licensure in the state of Minnesota.
• Minimum of three (3) years of experience working with diverse populations across generations in a public or private social service agency is required.
• Knowledge and experience in working with the Native American communities, cultural customs and Band Statutes.
• Demonstrated ability to manage time effectively.
• Demonstrated ability to maintain accurate records, complete required reports on family/client status in a timely manner.
• Demonstrated problem solving skills, collaborative planning, coaching/ counseling, and training.
• Demonstrated customer service skills with proven oral and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated proficiency with using an electronic documentation and the Microsoft Office suite.
• As a key-stakeholder in planning multi-disciplinary interventions must be able to demonstrate the ability to plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate and modify client/family plan of care.
• Attendance at case conferences, required.
• Refer families/clients to community services as needed to support meeting the plan of care.
• Build and maintain professional working relationships with the HHS team, OSG, state, county and local agencies that are working in collaboration to manage a multi-disciplinary plan of care.
• Must have current valid driver’s license.
• Must be insurable under the Mille Lacs Band Drivers Insurance policy.
• Must pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

• Works collaboratively with Tribal and county law enforcement, county social services, schools, Office of Solicitor General, HHS departments, hospitals, and other agencies related to adult and youth services.
• Performs assessments, accepts referrals, completes interviews, gathers information, collaborates with other professionals, and develops a collaborative plan of care inclusive of all stakeholders.
• Establishes need for increased level of care to support safety and quality of life. Participates in care team conferences internally and externally.
• Compiles and documents assessment findings, completes and routes needed documentation. Evaluates individuals for home and community- based services and when required completes drug/alcohol testing.
• Implements preventative services to clients/families.
• Conveys case presentation where intensive services are required to the attention of immediate supervisors for consultation/referral.
• Provides options and guidance to clients/families. Consults with professionals such as psychiatrists, psychologists, attorneys, teachers, school personnel, and probation officers.
• Maintains complete and accurate case record documentation in accordance with regulatory standards.
• Demonstrates consistency in all interactions treating families, colleagues, leadership and all other agency personnel involved in a client/family plan of care with respect.
• Demonstrated ability to de¬escalate individuals/families in uncooperative situations.
• Maintains currency in professional development training and education; participates in meetings in the community/special interest groups.
• This is a non-supervisory position.

• Occasional periods of moderate to high stress levels. Primary source of stress deals with client issues and workload.
• Work is exclusively indoors in a controlled climate area.
• Hours are typically 8-5, but extra hours may be necessary to meet deadlines, maintain workload, and meet with clients/families.
• Managing client/family caseload will require driving in varied weather conditions.

Submit resume, cover letter, and employment application to:

Employment Coordinator
43408 Oodena Dr.
Onamia, MN 56359

Fax: (320) 532-7492