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Care Manager Extender, BH

Company: Monarch
Location: Shelby
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Make a Difference in Someone's Life!

At Monarch, we work together to provide life-changing care in communities across North Carolina. As a team, we provide hope, promote wellness, and empower individuals and families impacted by mental illness, substance use disorders, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and traumatic brain injury.

You Belong at Monarch

You deserve a positive and encouraging work environment - a place where you can do your best work and grow as a professional. That is just what you'll find at Monarch. Here, we care for people, including our team members. We offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that supports full-time and part-time team members and their families. More than just a job, this opportunity with Monarch will give you room to spread your wings and grow because we believe in promoting from within and developing future leaders.

What You'll Do:

1. Perform general outreach, engagement, and follow-up with people we support to assist individuals to make informed choices regarding their care and services and other life decisions.

2. Provides a variety of services and supports to emphasize personal safety, self-worth, confidence, connection to the community, boundary setting, planning, self-advocacy, personal fulfillment, development of social supports and effective communication skills.

3. In conjunction with the care management team, engage in various skill-building activities such as learning how to obtain and maintain stable housing, manage finances, increase employment readiness skills, interact with others in private and public settings, maintain healthy non-violent relationships, engage in safe, non-medical ways to control modifiable risk factors that impact the person's health (e.g. smoking, drug and alcohol use, obesity, etc.) and learn skills to increase motivation and actively address health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, COPD, etc.

4. Assist in the development of the goals in the Plan of Care/Individual Support Plan and comprehensive crisis plans to assist individuals to progress to goal completion.

5. Coordinating services/appointments (e.g., appointment/wellness reminders, providing or arranging transportation).

6. Provides services in various community settings to help the individual identify and address barriers that prevent him or her from receiving needed services from healthcare professionals, including primary healthcare, dental, oral and vision.

7. Link individuals to appropriate community-based services to ensure that they are actively engaged in the service, including supports related to housing, and employment.

8. Facilitate person-centered, effective, positive relationships with people receiving services using positive approaches that promote self-determination in all areas of life.

9. Assist with self-help, advocacy, pre-crisis support, and supporting the individual with speaking with employers, landlords and others regarding reasonable accommodations for the person's disability.

10. Document encounters and contacts made on behalf of people we support; complete and submit billing documentation.

11. Attend regular staff meetings and other required meetings. Convey observations and key issues to supervisor on an on-going basis.

12. Maintain all required training by attending and actively participating in meetings and trainings, including but not limited to, case conferences.

13. Maintain certification in all agency, state, and federal training requirements.

14. Assist new staff and/or current staff with orientation, mentoring and training.

15. Demonstrate knowledge of and comply with all agency policies and procedures.

16. Follow service definition guidelines for services being provided.

17. Complete all other relevant responsibilities assigned by the supervisor.

18. Driving and travel may be required.

Additional Information (If Applicable):

Must be 18 years of age or older

Must meet at least one of the following requirements:

1. Be a person with lived experience with a behavioral health condition and a Certified Peer Support Specialist.

2. A parent or guardian of an individual with a behavioral health condition and has at least two years of direct experience providing care for and navigating the Medicaid delivery system on behalf of that individual (parent/guardian cannot serve as an extender for their family member).

3. Has two years of paid experience performing the types of functions listed in the job description, with at least one year of paid experience working directly with the Tailored Care Management eligible population.

Education We're Looking For:
High School (Required)

Certifications We're Looking For:
LPN - NC Board of Nursing, North Carolina Driver License (Valid) - NC Division of Motor Vehicles, Qualified Peer Support Specialist (NCCPSS) - State of North Carolina, Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) - Copeland Center, Whole Health Action Management (WHAM) - National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Experience We're Looking For:
Direct experience providing care for and navigating the Medicaid delivery system on behalf of that individual (parent/guardian cannot serve as an extender for their family member)., Lived experience with an I/DD or a TBI with demonstrated knowledge of and direct personal experience navigating the North Carolina Medicaid delivery system., Paid experience performing the types of functions listed in the job description, with at least one year of paid experience working directly with the Tailored Care Management eligible population

Target Weekly Hours:

Monarch is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Monarch offers opportunities as diverse as the people we support and the communities we serve. Monarch is an equal opportunity employer and we are firmly committed to supporting and celebrating all forms of diversity.

Monarch does not accept paper applications. Any person with a disability who needs any reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act to apply for a position or otherwise to participate in Monarch job search or selection process, should contact or call (704) 986-1550.

This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed. You will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties and responsibilities upon the request of a supervisor. This job description is subject to revision at the discretion of Monarch.

Keywords: Monarch, Gastonia , Care Manager Extender, BH, Executive , Shelby, North Carolina

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