School Based Case Manager

Department: Outpatient                                                           Job Status: Full-Time 

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt                                                       Reports to: School Based Services Manager

Positions Supervised: None                                                   Amount of Travel Required: 70%; Shawnee County 

Work Schedule:  Monday - Friday

Varied hours between 7 am to 7 pm; must be able and willing to adjust work schedules based on their clinical case load and the needs of individual clients.

Position Summary

School-Based Case Managers work closely with other school-based FSGC staff to identify students who could benefit from mental health care services. The goal is to help students who are struggling emotionally and socially get the medical, social and educational services they need to not only stay in school but be successful. If you want to be part of a professional, dedicated team and make a positive impact on kids' lives, this is an ideal opportunity.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Engages in direct services with SED children in the home, school, or community setting based on the treatment plan developed by the therapist and team. 

  • Works with/communicates with the School Liaison, Clinician, and any other treatment team or community partners to identify client's needs, address barriers to progress, and ensure quality and consistency of treatment. 

  • Meet agency productivity and paperwork timelines.

  (Full job description available upon request)

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Licensure:

  • BA/BS degree in human service field or 4 years of education/experience in a human service field.
  • Valid driver's license, current auto insurance, a good driving record and a reliable vehicle are required.
  • Must successfully pass the KBI, SRS Central Registry  and all other background investigations.

Experience:

  • Experience working with children and families preferred.
  • Passion and desire to work with children and adolescents.


Physical Requirements

School Based Case Manager must have sufficient ambulatory capabilities to work with children and adolescents in the office setting. Position may require the ability to use physical restraint using Managing Aggressive Behavior (MAB) with children and adolescents exhibiting out of control behaviors.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Office and Community-Based working environment; requires flexible schedule; frequent interruptions occur; expected to deal with individuals in crisis; risk of exposure to aggressive and/or acting out (verbal and physical) children and youth, and exposure to low socioeconomic homes and neighborhoods.





The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate.