Clinician I - Mental Health Court Case Manager
Indian Rivers Mental Health Centers - Tuscaloosa, AL

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Clinician I - Case Manager

Mental Health Court Team

Full-Time: 40 hours

Monday-Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm

  • Tuscaloosa, AL -

Must possess a strong commitment to the Mental Helath Court Team Project
Must be able to work well with clients with multiple problems
Must possess strong communication skills and the ability to coordinate with
Indian Rivers Mental Health Center, Tuscaloosa County Jail, Tuscaloosa and
Northport Municipal Court Systems, Tuscaloosa County District Court, Tuscaloosa
County Probate Court, and other agency personnel
Must be knowledgable of Tuscaloosa County Jail, Tuscaloosa and Northport
Municipal Court Systems, Tuscaloosa County Probate Court, and Tuscaloosa County
District Court organizations and policies
Must be able to comprehend and maintain program standards
Must possess excellent professional verbal and written communication skills
Must be able to interact with clients and their families in a respectful and
sensitive manner
Must be able to work wihtin the Organization to effectively serve the needs
of the consumers
Must be able to work with other program staff in a cooperative, supportive
Knowledgable in cultural diversity
Competent computer skills


Essential Functions/Responsibilities:
Ensure that all assigned duties are implemented according to the Department
of Mental Health (DMH) Standards

Maintain a caseload as directed by immediate supervisor while providing
continuity of care including frequency of contact and provision of services

Complete reporting information needed for the Mental Health Court Team as
identified by the immediate supervisor

Establish and maintain therapeutic relationships, observing professional

Assist consumers through crisis situations and/or arrange for the provision
of such services

Follow the DMH and Medicaid Standards for provision of case management,
crisis intervention, basic living skills, and family support services

Share responsibility for 24-hour emergency coverage for MHC team clients

Provide short-term crisis stabilization/assessment in client's home and in
the community

Provide assessment, treatment, and recommendations in the Tuscaloosa County
Jail and court systems

Provide home and community based services for targeted client population who
have involvement with legal authorities

Take referrals from supervisor, Tuscaloosa County Jail and court services

Complete appropriate reviews of documentation at all times

Attend and actively participate in treatment team meetings as assigned

Ensure safety of consumers, preserving basic human and legal rights

Demonstrate appropriate and ethical behavior at all times

Transport consumers in a company vehicle, ensuring that the company vehicle
is operated in a safe manner and that appropriate staff are notified if there is
an accident or if the vehicle is in need of service

Support Organizational Code of Conduct, Standards Compliance, HIPAA, and
Security Programs.
Maintain the confidential nature of all consumer and Organization related
activities by not divulging information outside the facility.
Adhere to attendance and punctuality policy by allowing adequeate time to
arrive, clock-in, and assume responsibilities at designated time.
Comply with all standards related to safety and health.
Identify opportunities for improving the quality of services provided by the
department and the organization.
All other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor or
Executive Director.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum of Bachelor's degree in behavioral science discipline required

Must satisfactorily complete case management training

Current Alabama Driver's License and good driving record as defined by
Indian Rivers' policy

Must be able to read, write legibly, speak, and comprehend English.


Full-Time Employee Benefits:
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical Insurance

Employees Retirement System of Alabama

Prescription Drug Coverage

Mileage Reimbursement

Paid Time Off

Voluntary Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance


Indian Rivers is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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