Behavioral Health Case Manager

Kodiak Area Native Association

Job Description

Provides advocacy and support for client needs, case management, referrals including assistance with application process to other services and follow-up to clients.

Behavioral Health Case Manager

Full-time / eligible for full fringe benefits

Located in Kodiak, Alaska

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Provide link between the recipient and other needed services. If paperwork is required, assist client in filling out necessary documents such as Public Assistance, Housing, WIC, CB, birth certificate paperwork, etc.

Facilitate intake for new clients by providing short visits using screening tools to assess needs for appropriate clinician referral.

Assist clinicians with correspondence and records requests between community and compliance agencies and KANA.

Communicate with clients in between appointments as needed to support continuity of care.

Complete and file documentation, including consents, as required.

Complete administrative patient communication when clinically advisable, e.g. schedule/reschedule/remind sensitive patients if there are changes in appointments or to follow up after a no show.

Coordinate transfer to and from inpatient care, including medical appointments, agency applications, and applications for alternate resources.

Communicate with other staff on care team.

Collaborate with community partners to facilitate referrals and ongoing care coordination.

Coordinate village appointments, including video telemedicine appointments.

Input intake paperwork and treatment plans into AKAIMS and screening tools into Cerner.

Complete compliance reports as necessary.

Enter minimum data set into AKAIMS.

Assist with village based behavioral health crises as requested.

Assist with community health education materials.

Attend all required staff and supervision meetings.

Supervisory Responsibilities This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Minimum Requirements

Associates degree in related field and two years relevant work experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Strong knowledge of Database software; Internet, Word Processing, Spreadsheet software and learn proprietary software. Ability to create a variety of reports as requested.

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Full time

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