Johnson County Mental Health is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Case Manager Assistant in their pediatrics program. They will work as part of a team environment to provide group and individual home and school support to children, ages 3-18, with (SED) severe emotional disabilities. Initial review of applications will begin on August 1, 2018.
Job duties include the following:
- Provides, assists with, or coaches individuals on personal care needs with limited supervision; provides crisis interventions, including physical intervention and restraint to ensure the safety of individuals; monitors and/or administers medication as prescribed; monitors and documents mental and physical condition of individuals.
- Teaches, coaches and provides guidance and support on various skills to enable productive lives of individuals; assists individual and family members to identify strategies or treatment options and participates in the development and modification of plans to regain ability to make independent choices and promote coping skills; develops and maintains a positive and effective relationship with service recipients, families, and other service providers, serving as the main point of contact.
- Organizes and participates in meetings related to care coordination; completes documentation for direct services provided to ensure timely and accurate completion.
- Transports individuals receiving services to appointments and activities.
High School diploma or equivalent and one year of experience working in a human services field are required. Requires a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record. Education can substitute for experience.