Behavioral Health Care Manager, Bilingual (Full-Time)
Erie Family Health Centers
July 30, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Erie Family Health Centers is looking for a compassionate individual like you to join our Care Management Team! The Behavioral Health Care Manager collaborates and assists with the Care Management and Behavioral Health programs at Erie. The position requires someone with a passion for working with an underserved population and a vision for how to further grow and develop programs. An ideal candidate would enjoy working as part of a collaborative team to achieve high levels of productivity and maximize services.
Ensure the appropriate level of care management for Erie’s high acuity patient population with mental health and substance abuse issues
Work with Erie’s patients during their transitions of care from hospital to medical home and ensures that they receive appropriate and timely follow up at the clinic and externally
Serve as the main contact for hospital staff at various facilities trying to engage with the clinic for the purpose of discharge planning for patients dealing with behavioral health issues
Meet with patients to conduct appropriate follow up after hospitalization and further links patients to other medical providers and care management staff to assist with accessing needed resources
May conduct hospital visits to patients to assist in discharge planning and linkage to care
Provide behavioral health clinical support for the care management team as needed
Master’s Degree in social work, counseling, or a related field required
Current Illinois LCSW, LCPC, or equivalent licensure
Minimum of one (1) year experience as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, preferable three (3) years.
Ability to communicate effectively in both English and Spanish required (May be required to assist or communicate with non-English/Spanish only speaking patients and/or guests)
Computer skills, including MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Publisher and ability to learn about new computer programs to meet the needs of the Collaborative registry.
About Erie Family Health Centers
Erie Family Health delivers high quality care to over 73,000 medical patients and 12,500 dental patients in the language of their choice and with respect for their cultural values and beliefs. Nearly all of our providers are bilingual in English and Spanish. Our community-based health centers are portals to high-quality care—and a higher quality of life—regardless of a patient’s ability to pay. Erie serves patients from 13 sites, including seven large primary care facilities (four with integrated, on-site dental care), five school-based health centers and the only freestanding comprehensive teen health provider in Chicagoland. At Erie Family Health Center, we believe health care is a right, not a privilege. Our mission is to provide accessible, affordable and high quality health care for those in need.