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Case Manager II (Project C.O.P.E)

at Meharry Medical College

Posted: 8/28/2019
Job Reference #: 934
Keywords: health

Job Description

Tracking Code
M20607
Job Description

The Case Manager will have the responsibility of accomplishing the outreach, education, and referral functions of the Elam Center Project C.O.P.E. Program. The Case Manager will also provide case management and wrap-around services to assigned clients in compliance with established procedures.

  • Ensure that clients are sufficiently monitored and supervised at all times during work shift.
  • Respect and protect client’s rights (including confidentiality) and ensure that client’s respect the rights of others by appropriately intervening and/or reporting when program rule violations occur.
  • Acquire, maintain, and practice skills regarding sensitivity to the cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds (including sexual preferences) of clients and others contacted in carrying out job responsibilities.
  • Participate in funding agency training activities as required.
  • Acquire and maintain a functional knowledge of internal and funding agency standards of service delivery and documentation.
  • Maintain clinical records and required paperwork in compliance with agency standards.
  • Assist in the collection and reporting of statistical data to funding and other agencies as required.
  • Provide back up for other case management staff in the event of illness, vacations, or other necessary absences from work.
  • Identify and interview eligible clients and coordinate substance abuse intervention.
  • Maintain a caseload in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Provide treatment planning and access client to appropriate service providers (referral).
  • Transport clients on excursions, clinic visits/doctor appointments, special family or personal business appointments, and court appearances.
  • Coordinate, facilitate, and plan for weekly client support groups.
  • Provide substance abuse seminars and family education seminars.
  • Deliver prevention/education seminars to the community.
  • Participate in health fairs, seminars, and testing events on weekends and evenings as required.
  • Maintain clinical records and required paperwork in compliance with agency standards.
  • Attend and participate in treatment team meetings in order to give and receive client condition reports.
  • Attend all appropriate client care conferences and staff meetings.
  • Participate in funding agency training activities as required.
  • Perform other departmental mission related duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Be courteous, tactful, and discrete in relating to the public, other staff, and clients.
  • Adhere to the guidelines as stated in the Meharry Medical College Policy and Procedures Manual.
  • Provide other services that benefit the program and/or agency as assigned by the Program Manager or Clinical Director.

Required Skills
  • A comprehensive knowledge of HIV and Aids and substance abuse treatment.
  • Ability to interact effectively with staff, clients, agencies, etc.
  • Demonstrated effective clinical skills.
  • Must have a valid Tennessee Driver’s License and vehicle to facilitate local travel between the Elam Center and business related agencies
  • Maintain F-endorsement and licensure requirements in accordance with established guidelines.
Required Experience

Bachelor's degree (B.S. or B.A.) from a four-year college or university, or a minimum of two years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Location
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular