POSITION SUMMARY: The Care Manager is a member of the multidisciplinary treatment team. Major job functions include: conducting psychosocial and CD assessments; including gathering info from family and other providers. Identifying discharge needs, barriers to discharge, and complete discharge planning. Assisting with placement and other discharge planning needs; including scheduling appointments for aftercare. Completing documentation per policy and procedure, including treatment plans and treatment plan updates. assisting in developing and maintaining community resource information; performing marketing functions as assigned; assisting in the maintenance of the program environment in compliance with policies of safety and security; ensuring good clinical judgment to ensure optimum patient care; participating in continuing education activities.
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
SKILLS: Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measures, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to identify and solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.