The Care Coordinator functions as a member of an interdisciplinary team to provide care coordination to a caseload of severely mentally ill adults with multiple medical comorbidities and/or co occurring substance abuse disorders and/or medically ill individuals. Advocates for and supports the client, engages with community agencies/health care providers and others on his behalf to ensure access to services needed to increase wellness self-management and reduce emergency room visits and/ or hospitalizations. Provides clinical support to the Team by providing consultation, education, information around psychosocial and/or substance abuse conditions, interventions, resources to maintain focus on outcomes and best practices.
Conducts initial and ongoing assessments of assigned clients to document strengths, needs, goals and resources.
Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in one of the following fields preferred: Social Work, Psychology, Education, Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Counseling, Community Mental Health, Sociology, Speech and Hearing, Physical or Recreational therapy. Degrees in other related areas may be considered.
Skills and/or Experience Required: