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Case Manager, Trinidad

Department: Rural Services
Location: Trinidad, CO

Health Solutions is a premier wellness center focused on whole-person care. With almost 400 employees in Southern Colorado, you would be joining a mighty team of support and administrative staff, case managers, clinicians, physicians, nurses, and others in our efforts to improve the health and wellbeing of our community.

 

We’re looking for a Case Manager to join our Las Animas County Rural Services team at 417 South Indiana Avenue in Trinidad.

What You’d Be Doing

As the Case Manager you would play a central role in helping our Las Animas County clients access services and take the next steps to wellness. Your work would take you to homes, correctional facilities and other settings, and call upon you to collaborate with other professionals within and outside our agency to assure that clients receive the very best care available.

Specifically, the Case Manager

  • Makes appropriate referrals to address mental health and substance use needs;
  • Links clients and community resources effectively;
  • Cooperates with the Health Solutions Housing Case Manager to administer, monitor, and manage housing vouchers for Huerfano and Las Animas counties;
  • Conducts client home and community visits;
  • Ensures clients attend scheduled appointments in the community and at Health Solutions;
  • Identifies stressors and precursors that led to the current situation or crises;
  • Identifies available coping mechanisms and natural supports;
  • Enhances problem-solving, independent living, and socialization skills among clients;
  • Provides support for clients to remain in home and community to avoid more restrictive living arrangements;
  • Obtains information and coordinates with community providers when care services are divided;
  • Maintains competency and proficiency with the agency’s electronic health record;
  • Maintains accurate records; and
  • Performs other job-related duties assigned by the director or designee.

Health Solutions expects all staff to

  • Adapt to change in the workplace and use change as an opportunity for innovation and creativity;
  • Take ownership of problems, brainstorm problem resolutions, and use sound judgment in selecting solutions to problems, and demonstrate consistent follow through;
  • Possess the job knowledge and skills to perform the fundamental job functions, and assume greater responsibility over time regarding the scope of work;
  • Inspire and model collaborative teamwork; and
  • Demonstrate accommodation, politeness, helpfulness, trust building, appropriate boundaries, and flexibility in customer service.

What We’re Looking For—The Must-Haves

  • Baccalaureate degree in social work, clinical psychology, or a closely related field
  • Computer proficiency
  • Colorado driver’s license, a good driving record, and access to transportation during work hours
  • Occasional assignments and travel to Walsenburg

What We’d Like to See in You—The Nice-to-Haves

  • Experience successfully working in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness
  • Experience providing case management services to adults
  • Community systems navigation background
  • Spanish language skills
  • CAC training
  • Experience working with those experiencing co-occurring disorders
  • Knowledge of and experience with HUD housing rules and regulations

What You’ll Like About Us

  • Competitive pay. $44,969 annually (determined by experience and license) with the potential for additional compensation based on productivity
  • Generous benefits package. For most positions, includes paid holidays, PTO, EAP, tuition reimbursement, retirement, insurances, and FSA
  • Employee recognitions and celebrations
  • Warm and friendly work environment in which staff respect and learn from one another
  • Opportunities to serve our neighbors in Huerfano and Las Animas counties

Closing Date:  Open until filled                                                                                                             EOE, M/F

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