Case Manager-Outpatient Behavioral Health

Lancaster Area, OH

PATH BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE 

TITLE: Case Manager

RESPONSIBLE TO: Case Manager Supervisor/Regional Leadership

WORK AREA: Community, Clinical work sites

SUMMARY: PATH Behavioral Health, an expanding force in the realm of behavioral healthcare, is on the lookout for outstanding individuals to join our dynamic team. Path is dedicated to redefining the mental health care experience by offering clients a fully integrated system of care, built on a foundation of zero barrier access. We are driven by the belief that everyone deserves compassionate, high-quality mental health care, especially those who have been historically underserved. As we continue to extend our reach across Ohio we're eager to welcome a Case Manager to be a part of our unique, collaborative care team, working alongside nurses, nurse practitioners, case managers, and therapists all within our one-stop agency. Embrace this exciting opportunity, and contribute to our mission of reshaping the landscape of mental health services.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES  

  1. Act as a liaison between care team members and client's family.
  2. Arrange family visits, coordinate transportation, and ensure clients' needs are met.
  3. Maintain clear and ongoing communication between the family, referral source, and Path Behavioral Healthcare.
  4. Engage in a professional and collaborative case management process to support clients' mental and physical health needs.
  5. Assess clients' individual needs, developing personalized care plans tailored to their unique circumstances.
  6. Coordinate and collaborate with other care team members to ensure seamless delivery of care and support, enhancing clients' well-being.
  7. Monitor clients' progress regularly, adjusting care plans as needed to address evolving needs and promote optimal outcomes.
  8. Advocate for clients to access a variety of Case Management resources, empowering them to overcome obstacles and achieve their goals.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Candidate must have a High School Diploma or GED. Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Experience: Candidates must have a minimum of 1 year of case management experience.

Physical Effort: This position requires the ability to work under stressful conditions and to work irregular hours. 

Communication Skills: Candidates must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills in order to communicate professionally via telephone and in writing. Strong grammar and writing skills are crucial for clear and concise communication with clients, colleagues, and other healthcare professionals. 

Interpersonal Skills: The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to interact and assist in a friendly, compassionate, and professional manner with colleagues, providers, clients, and their families, as they represent both themselves and Path Behavioral Healthcare.

Essential Technical/Motor Skills: Candidates must achieve competency in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) program, telehealth services, and any additional software programs utilized by the company, ensuring efficient access and updating of client information. The role requires fine dexterity, adept handling, and proficient gripping abilities to perform various tasks.

Background: The candidate must pass all federal and state background checks, and their educational and work history will be confirmed in compliance with company policies.

BENEFITS:

·        Medical

·        Dental

·        Vision

·        HSA/FSA

·        Telemedicine

·        Employer paid Life insurance of $10,000

·        Voluntary Life insurance

·        Short Term and Long-Term Disability

·        EAP (Employer Assistance Program

·        Paid Time Off (PTO)

·       Company paid liability insurance

·       No weekends required