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Intensive Case Manager

at State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources in Warren, Maine, United States

Job Description

Intensive Case Manager

Warren , Maine , United States | Human Services | Full-time Apply by: Oct. 28, 2021 Apply with Linkedin Apply

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)Opening Date: September 15, 2021 Closing Date: October 28, 2021 Job Class Code: 5042

Grade: 23 (P&T)

Salary: $42,556.80 – $57,387.20/yearPosition Number: 03000-4376

Anticipated Vacancy

Agency information:

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is dedicated to promoting health, safety, resilience, and opportunity for Maine people. The Department provides health and social services to approximately a third of the State’s population, including children, families, older Mainers, and individuals with disabilities, mental illness, and substance use disorders. The Department also promotes public health, operates two state psychiatric hospitals, and provides oversight to health care providers.

The Office of Behavioral Health is responsible for leadership and active partnership with community providers to support communities and individuals with substance use disorder and mental health conditions across the prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery system.

This position is located at the Maine State Prison in Warren.

Job duties:

As an Intensive Case Manager, you will:

+ Provide professional services work in intensive case management for a targeted group of high-risk mental health clients at the Maine State Prison in Warren.

+ Advocate for and/or assist clients in gaining access to and maintain medical, psychiatric self-help, rehabilitation, social, educational, psychological, and other necessary support services.

+ Provide immediate and ongoing comprehensive case management, monitoring and follow-up as well as provide responsive interventions to a small group of the most problematic/high risk mental health clients in support of their integration into the local community.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s Degree in one of the Social or Behavioral Sciences and four (4) years experience inprofessional level community mental health work. A Master’s Degree in Social Work may be substituted for two (2) years experience. Equivalent work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis. Position requires certification as a Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician – Community (MHRT-C).

In order to properly evaluate your experience, please respond to the following performance areas in your cover letter:

+ Describe your professional experience working with people who have severe and prolonged mental illness.

+ Describe your professional experience conducting mental health assessments and assessing clients for safety.

+ Describe your experience of providing professional services to mental health consumers in a correctional setting.

Application Information:

For additional information about this position, please contact Tom Connors, Program Manager, attom.connors@maine.gov. To apply, please upload a completed State of Maine direct hire application form, current resume and cover letter addressing the three (3) performance areas listed above.To request a paper application please contact Ashley Smith atAshley.Smith@maine.gov.

BENEFITS

Benefits are vital to your health and well-being. We get it. Here’s what the State of Maine offers:

+ growth – build your career

+ health, dental, and vision insurance – take care of yourself

+ retirement savings – financially independent, even after you stop working

+ flexible spending accounts – manage out-of-pocket healthcare and/or daycare costs

+ Living Resources(employee assistance program) – overcome difficult situations with support

+ paid holidays – twelve each year

+ federal public loan forgiveness program- for qualifying loans and payments

+ statewide locations – from Kittery to Madawaska

+ training – develop knowledge, skills, and understanding

The bi-weekly dollar values of some State-paid benefits for full-time employees include: $14.60 for dental insurance; 13.16% of employee’s pay towards retirement; and, depending on the employee’s annual pay, at least 85% ($412.23) of health insurance premiums (more information is available here). Participation in theHealth Premium Credit Programcan decrease the employee’s cost of health insurance by 5%.

Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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Job Posting: JC192552348

Posted On: Sep 17, 2021

Updated On: Oct 27, 2021