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Case Manager - Substance Disorder DIII

Case Manager - Substance Disorder DIII

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

SUMMARY:
The Substance Disorder Case Manager 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; homelessness, chemical dependency, and mental health issues. The case manager will be accountable for the full patient/client care cycle. Case manager duties include assessing, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating actions required to meet the patient/client holistic care needs with full respect of the patient/client where they are in their life journey

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Associates degree or completion of certification program in health and or substance disorder related field, such as nursing, psychology, counseling, social work, or a related field is required. Must hold current Minnesota licensure/certification in relevant discipline.
• Minimum of three years’ experience in care coordination through the development of a multi-disciplinary care plan, self-management goals and referrals to both internal and external resources. Prefer experience in working with at risk individuals and families.
• Demonstrated knowledge of case management principles, healthcare management and documentation of care to support reimbursement of care management support.
• Demonstrated core values consistent with a “whole person” care and the ability to proactively acts as an advocate with empathy and respect to resolve concerns to support meeting individual and family goals.
• Demonstrated ability to provide a positive attitude and respectful, professional customer service; demonstrated ability to provide motivational support to patients/clients.
• Demonstrated commitment to patient/client advocacy to guide and support treatment options.
• Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
• Demonstrated time management and organizational skills; able to multi-task
• Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
• Knowledge of and respect for Mille Lacs Band traditions and customs and experience working with Native American communities, culture, customs and cultural law.
• Staff members will be trained to conduct Comprehensive Assessments with SUD Clients.
• Demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA and regulatory guidance for patient/client confidentiality.
• Demonstrated skill with Microsoft Office
• 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.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Accomplishes patient/client care by working with individuals/families to discuss treatment needs; develop, monitor, and evaluate treatment plans and progress.
• Facilitates interdisciplinary planning through intake interview to determine need for therapeutic medical, psycho-social, and psychiatric evaluations; reviewing therapist evaluations, treatment objectives, and plans.
• Documents patient/client progress; communicates clients’ progress by conducting interdisciplinary meetings and evaluations at established intervals.
• Supports patients/client by long-range goal setting and support; provide support and assurance there will be a long term contact to communicate with if the need arises.
• Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing treatment and results data and trends; completes grant reports in a timely manner.
• Facilitate care and treatment via scheduling, information sharing, and case coordination.
• Assess and act accordingly in response to treatment barriers and psychosocial issues.
• Assists patients/clients to make informed decisions by acting as their advocate regarding their clinical status and treatment options
• Facilitates client access to community resources, including locating recreational activities, group support, housing, food, clothing, vocational opportunities or services, life skills training, and relevant mental health services.
• Coordinates and monitors services, including comprehensive tracking of client activities in relation to care plan.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
• Nature of work is such those incumbent experiences regular periods of moderate to high stress levels in dealing with client issues.
• Work is primarily in doors in a controlled climate area.
• Some threat of personal danger or risk.
• Hours are typically 8-5, but extra hours may be necessary to meet deadlines and maintain workload.
• Local travel may be required; out of state travel would be rare

Submit resume, cover letter, and employment application to:
Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Employment Coordinator
43408 Oodena Dr.
Onamia, MN 56359
Fax # (320) 532-7492
e-mail to hr@millelacsband.com

Submit resume, cover letter, and employment application to:

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Employment Coordinator
43408 Oodena Dr.
Onamia, MN 56359

Fax: (320) 532-7492
Email: hr@millelacsband.com
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