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September 8, 2017

Position Type:

Clinicai/Casemanager/Support  Coordinator


St. Clair County Community Mental Health Authority


Grade/Position: Grade VI- Casemanager/Supports Coordinator

The Current Assignment for this Job Opening is:  St. Clair County CMH -Case Management I Residential Support Services I

Starting Salary:  $46,946 Annually

Hours/Schedule: 37.5 Hours (Per Week)- Regular Full-Time Essential Functions :

An employee in this classification is required to perform some or all of the following

duties, however these do not include all of the tasks which the employee may be expected to perform: provide direct case management services to service recipients (coordination, linking and monitoring of services); conduct and document assessment of service recipient needs; maintain accurate and timely service recipient records; develop goals and objectives in cooperation with service recipient, service recipient's family and/or guardian, and other team members for appropriate plan; consistently implement and follow Person Centered Planning process; provide observation and monitoring of service/goal implementation and recommend improvement opportunities; develop community connections and coordinate/link with schools, physicians within the

community, courts, or other programs/agencies within the community; provide after hours interventions (urgent needs) when needed; comply with Transportation Policy (09-002- 0010), Alcohol & Drug Testing Policy (06-001-001 0) and Background Check Policy (06- 001-0015), as well as supervisors/designee  directives; maintain confidentiality.

St. Clair County Community Mental Health embraces an employment environment that promotes recovery and discovery, a person-centered approach to treatment services, and cultural competence. An employee in this or any position is expected to support the employment environment.

Job Summary:  See Attached

Minimum Qualifications: (an employee in this class, upon appointment, must have the following credentials, training, and experience)

Technical Skills


  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work


  • Licensed Bachelor's Social Worker
  • Valid Michigan Driver's License


  • 1 to 2 years experience in job related field or evidence of such placements during schooling
  • Demonstrated ability with Microsoft Window's 7 and Word software


  • Must have access to transportation
  • Must qualify as QMHP, QIDP, or QCMHP, according to program assignment.
  • If using Agency vehicles, passing random drug and alcohol screening

Behavioral Skills

Applicants chosen for interview will be evaluated on qualifications related to:

-Ability to use some flexibility in problem solving, using discretion in selecting an optimal solution from among established alternatives with a clear outcome.

-Ability to deal with unexpected situations

  • Ability to use ingenuity in adapting, altering or improvising established alternatives
  • Using or exerting influence in a work process and be a "work leader" or advise others

-Ability to provide, exchange or explain information which conveys facts, opinion or evaluation of the facts or analysis

  • Ability to develop and/or maintain effective work relationships/communication with new, established or non-receptive individuals/organizations through tact, diplomacy and persuasion

Preferred Qualifications  (be sure to include any cultural competence issues):

Technical Skills


  • 3 to 5 years experience in area of expertise
  • Demonstration of Proficiency and Experience Working on an Electronic Health Record System
  • Knowledge of CMH system and operations

- Lived experience with behavioral health issues.

Application Procedure: APPLY ONLINE ONLY (

Selection Procedure:

Apply Between: 8/21/2017-09/01/2017 Open Posting; AFSCME Members Given First Consideration (Posting closes at 5:00 p.m. the last day of posting)


When submitting an application and/or resume be sure to include evidence that the minimum qualifications are met (copies of license, description of years of experience, skill based experience/training, etc.)

Applicants that meet the Authority's initial screening may be subject to a preinterview test lasting up to two (2) hours.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon a Criminal Background Check, as well as a 5 Panel Drug Screen. Potential candidates will be sent to Industrial Health Service for a screening at their own expense ($28). When results are negative for the drug screen, the candidate will then be reimbursed the cost of the screening.

FJTL:  Case Manager/Supports  Coordinator

  • Complete IPOS within two weeks of case assignment and/or annually
  • Complete annual BPS assessments
  • Complete periodic reviews and amendments as indicated
  • Complete Patient Status Update forms prior to all medication reviews
  • Complete daily service activity logs
  • Complete all progress/contact notes through collaborative documentation or within 48 hours of contact
  • Provide consultation to group home and program staff as needed
  • Review all weekly activity notes as applies
  • Attends clinicals at designated group homes and provides training as needed
  • Provide transportation when clinically indicated
  • Advocacy; reports all suspected violations of rights and assists individuals in filing complaints
  • Completes consents annually and as needed
  • Facilitates groups as assigned
  • Maintain professional licensure
  • Attends functional job task related conferences
  • Completes and updates service authorizations
  • Reviews and complies with agency policies and procedures
  • Completes and approves billing by the 4th working day of the month
  • Links individuals to resources and supports within the community
  • Links to other services providers/agencies and assists with completion of paperwork as needed
  • Completes DHS/SSA referral forms as indicated
  • Completes level of care assessments, personal care assessments as indicated
  • Provides active outreach and home visits to individuals homes
  • Complete all necessary HSW paperwork as indicated
  • Monitor court orders as indicated
  • Complete necessary paperwork and follow up for all self-determination and CLS cases
  • Have awareness of stages of change and treatment and implement into treatment
  • Provide community based treatment as indicated including active engagement efforts
  • Have weekly contact/monitoring in specialized residential homes/AFC homes where people on case load reside
  • Complete Residential Environmental Survey at least monthly as indicated
  • Monitor all court orders as indicated
  • Complete necessary paperwork and follow up for all self-determination and CLS cases
  • Provide community based treatment as indicated including active engagement efforts
  • Maintain at least 30% direct time productivity monthly

150 years in the heart of Detroit