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Case Manager SoCal Detox Laguna Beach, CA 92651 Full-time - Drug and Alcohol Counseling

Date Posted: Jan 10, 2022

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Regular Full Time Reports To: Program Director


Case Managers are responsible for coordinating and providing case management, group therapy and intake assessment services to resident as well as group, individual and family counseling for resident within the facility. The Case Manager provides development of resident resources, vocational counseling, discharge/continuing care planning, and placement of residents. The Case Manager works with the treatment team to plan and coordinate the resident’s progress through the continuum of care.


Reasonable Accommodations Statement


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Essential Functions:


  • Uphold and enforce SoCal Detox standards, policies and procedures, resident rights, and professional code of ethics and conduct.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of TAP21 Counselor Competencies.
  • Ability to utilize agency comprehensive assessment tools in KIPU (Biopsychosocial, InitialTreatment Plan, Discharge Planning upon admission).
  • Identify and prioritize individual needs and problems of the patient.
  • Prepare comprehensive interpretive clinical summaries (as seen in KIPU).
  • Develop person-centered care plans, including prioritized problem lists, SNAP, resident-reported goals, measurable and achievable objectives, and interventions.
  • Provide individual and group therapy sessions utilizing Evidence Based Practices.
  • Document resident progress toward treatment plan goals and objectives in SOAP progressnotes.
  • Prepare effective care level step-down Transition notes.
  • Develop solid discharge plans and summaries for assigned caseload.
  • Prepare clinical documentation accurately and within agency time frames.
  • Intervene during crisis intervention situations.
  • Cooperate with health insurance clinical utilization reviews. Provide daily Progress Notes anddetailed Clinical Notes to assist with UR’s.
  • Participate in weekly Clinical Treatment team meetings with other team members as needed.
  • Participate in the agency’s Orientation training, staff meetings, and in-service training.
  • Provide accurate assessment and referral when appropriate. Provide information to ProbationOfficers, Lawyers and Spouses/Family Members on the resident’s behalf.
  • Provide appropriate treatment interventions relative to the specific needs of each resident.
  • Provide for discharge planning, contacting referring agency as needed.
  • Adhere to code of ethics, legal aspects of clinical practice, professional standards, duty towarn, abuse and neglect reporting policies and procedures, and exercise professionalism at alltimes.
  • Exercise awareness in cultural competency, resident satisfaction, quality of services, residentneeds, and overall health and safety staff and residents.Competencies:


  • Ability to perform duties as a counselor/therapist according to TAP21 “Addiction Counseling Competencies” with respect to screening, assessment, individualized treatment planning, crisis intervention, group and individual counseling, case management, referral, discharge


summaries, clinical documentation, and professional ethics.


  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with subordinate staff,supervisors, utilization review, managed health care clinicians, medical and mental healthprofessionals.
  • Ability to positively interact and develop rapport with residents and their families.Education:


  • Preferred AA or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in the Human Services or Behavioral Health
  • Registered as an AOD intern or a RADT-1 Intern
  • Drug and Alcohol Counseling Certification Desired.Experience:


  • 1-2 years experience in the field of addiction and mental health or equivalent human services work experience preferred.
  • Experience in co-occurring disorders treatment a plusComputer Skills:


  • Computer Literacy in doc, spreadsheet, and email.
  • Proficiency in KIPU Systems Resident Management SoftwareCertificates & Licenses:


  • Valid Driver’s License
  • CPR/First AID
  • Drug and Alcohol Counseling Credential or Internship Preferred
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