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Intensive Case Manager / Care Coordinator (ICM/CC) – Douglas County

Intensive Case Managers provide case management & care coordination services to individuals who have co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders, along with a history of admits to State Hospitals, Social Detoxification Centers and/or Jail.  Individuals who are at-risk of further decline without intervention due to the progression of their illness and functionality, who have multiple unsuccessful treatment episodes, health-related issues and/or being homeless, are also candidates for this service when referred by a community partner. 

ICMs serve as a central point of contact, working with the client and community stakeholders, encouraging participation in recovery planning in order to facilitate an all-inclusive service strategy that focuses on the whole person.  The key to the success of this program is to engage with community providers & connect clients to services while reducing barriers in order to increase success. 

Primary Goals of ICM: 

•        Avoid unnecessary and inappropriate admissions to State or Community Hospitals, arrest/incarceration

•        Reduce the amount of bed days used when an admission to a hospital is needed

•        Improve quality of life by assisting ICM clients obtain housing and services available in their home community. 

Qualifications: 

Masters level (preferred) or Bachelors level (required) preparation with experience in social work, health care related field, behavioral health or substance abuse systems; consideration given to those who have extensive experience in behavioral health working with co-occurring mental health or homeless populations. 

Licensure through the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board (BSRB) of KS must be obtained and maintained. 

  • LCAC – Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor 
  • LMAC – Licensed Masters Addiction Counselor   
  • LAC – Licensed Addiction Counselor 

Consideration will be given to Individuals with the following licenses, if committed to obtaining the Addiction License.

  • LMSW – Licensed Masters Social Worker 
  • LPC – Licensed Professional Counselor 

Experience and ability to use multiple computer applications, including but not limited to:  

  • Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Excel and Outlook  
  • Document client progress in electronic medical record  
  • Internet based database applications 

 

•        A valid driver’s license, dependable transportation, and proof of auto insurance must be maintained.  Periodic travel to the main office in Roeland Park, KS for training and bi-annual staff meetings, as well as regular ongoing travel between Ellis and Barton Counties is required.

•        Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively through verbal, electronic and written communications  

•        Energetic, self-starter who has the ability to work autonomously  

•        Meeting clients in a variety of community locations is required 

•        A demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations  

•        Adaptable to change and willingness to adopt new organizational and technology skills 

•        Bi-lingual skills a plus 

Benefits:

  • Salary is based on level of education and experience.
  • Full benefits package available including health, dental, vision and term life insurance
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays.

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Application Instructions
For more information, contact:

Kris Carnahan, Director of Operations & Administrative Services

Heartland Regional Alcohol & Drug Assessment Center

913-789-0952 or 1-800-281-0029

kris@hradac.com

Job Type: Full-time