Job: Case Manager

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Job Description

Looking to make an impact? You’ve found the opportunity. At Lifewell, you’ll join a team passionate about providing hope, healing and health to the ones we serve. Our mission drives us, and you’ll see this in our desire to help others reach a balanced mental health lifestyle. We align our thinking on three values: person-centered, evidence-based and quality-driven. Just as much as we care for those we serve, we care for our employees. We provide career growth paths to encourage personal and professional development so you can focus on what’s most important. Come alongside others to encourage self-value and hope. Come alongside us and watch lives change!

Under supervision of Program Management, performs duties in support of therapeutic services and provides comprehensive direct support services which are structured to meet the needs of an adult population composed of SMI, dual-diagnosed and/or referred persons. Completes assessment and service plan and implements services to consumers in accordance with their individualized service plan (ISP); communicates and documents consumer’s progress toward their recovery; performs related duties as required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Works collaboratively with the clinical team to engage, educate, communicate, and coordinate care with consumer, their family, behavioral health, medical and dental providers, community resources and others in ensuring that all services prescribed in the individualized service plan are implemented.
  • Provides supportive services to Lifewell's members
  • Performs all case management functions associated with caseload including completing the assessment and service planning processes and identifying the need for further or specialty evaluations. May sign off on service plans and annual updates completed for people on their own caseloads.
  • Collaborates with the person and his/her family or significant others to implement an effective service plan, explaining the available clinical options to the team, including the advantages and disadvantages of each option.
  • Maintains the person’s comprehensive clinical record, including documentation of activities performed as part of the service delivery process (e.g., assessments, provision of services, coordination of care, discharge planning).
  • Provides continuous evaluation of the effectiveness of treatment through the ongoing assessment of the person and input from the person and relevant others resulting in modification to the service plan as necessary.
  • Pursues best practice outcomes for person with mental illness including continuing education, employment, independent housing and community tenure.
  • Participates in staff meetings, trainings and other activities as required.
  • Performs other duties as required and special projects as assigned.

Skills / Requirements

EDUCATION/LICENSE/CERTIFICATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

• A High School Diploma/GED and three years of relevant experience in a behavioral health setting; OR
• An Associate’s degree and two years of relevant experience in a behavioral health setting; OR
• A non-behavioral health field bachelor’s degree and one year of relevant experience in a behavioral health setting; OR
• A bachelor’s degree in the behavioral health field
• Current Arizona Driver License and a current satisfactory 39-month Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
• Must be 21 years of age
• Background Check

Important Notes

Lifewell Behavioral Wellness is a non-profit behavioral healthcare agency providing treatment, services and support for low-income clients diagnosed with serious mental illness (SMI), general mental health issues and substance abuse disorders. Lifewell offers residential, outpatient, community living and psychosocial rehabilitation programs which are client centered and adapted to address a broad range of needs.

Lifewell programs provide safe and supportive environments that foster recovery, healthy living and personal growth for clients as they build on existing strengths, focus on addressing deficiencies, and learn new social and vocational skills.

Locations


Valley-wide Locations
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Administration Offices
202 E Earll Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Lifewellness Center Beryl
2505 W. Beryl Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Lifewellness Center Mitchell
40 E. Mitchell
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Lifewellness Center Power
6915 E. Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85207
Lifewellness Center University
262 E. University
Mesa, AZ 85201
Mesa
East Valley
Mesa, AZ 85210
Phoenix
Central
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Valley-wide Locations
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Administration Offices
Lifewellness Center Beryl
Lifewellness Center Mitchell
Lifewellness Center Power
Lifewellness Center University
Mesa
Phoenix

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