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Behavioral Health Case Manager

Opening Date: October 22, 2021
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Job Title: Behavioral Health Case Manager
Salary/Wage: $19.84/hr – $21.92/hr.
Tribal Level: 17-18
Location: Siletz, OR
Classification: Full Time, Non-Exempt
Job Posting Number: 202175

New employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their first day of employment or submit a request for exemption to the Human Resource Manager, prior to starting employment.

Introduction:

The incumbent shall be sensitive to the diversity of Native cultures as well as have knowledge of the disease of alcoholism/substance abuse issues and the ability to provide and coordinate direct aftercare activities is critical.  Must be sensitive to gender specific, gender diversity and sexual orientation needs and issues.

Requirements:

Associate’s degree in Human Services or related field and two years’ experience in a human services field – OR – an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Incumbent must have a Peer Recovery Counselor certification from the Mental Health & Addiction Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO) and be able to obtain a CADC-I Certification within 12-months of hire.  Upon completion of the CADC-I certification the position transitions to TL 18. Must be in recovery from substance use dependence and have 2 years abstinence from drugs and alcohol. Knowledge of: Tribal and other services available to assist the person in recovery. Substance use disorders, mental illness, socioeconomic and cultural factors. ASAM criteria. Drug and Hope Court model is preferred. Ability to: Work with a wide variety of people, and communicate effectively with program staff, clients, and the community. Demonstrate cultural competency in direct service, within the organization, and in program planning and development. Network effectively with Tribal and community agencies and the multidisciplinary team. Ability to prioritize both independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary team. Other: Abstinence during employment in this capacity is essential to the overall effectiveness of the program.  Must be in recovery from substance use dependence and have 2 years abstinence from drugs and alcohol. Must possess First Aid and CPR certification, or must acquire within 30-days of hire. Must possess a valid Oregon State driver’s license, insurance and be eligible to drive a GSA vehicle. Incumbent will complete 1000 hours of supervised experience in the Addiction Counselor Competencies. This will include in-take, group sessions, case management, ropes course, shadowing other counselor(s), etc. Incumbent will complete 150 hours of Alcohol and Drug Education. Education hours must include the topical areas of Basic Counseling Skills, Group-counseling skills, Alcohol & Drug of Abuse Pharmacology, HIV/AIDS Risk Assessment and Risk Reduction, Counseling Ethics, and two hours of education in tobacco dependence/prevention, and ASAM Clinical Evaluation in preparation for the NCAC I National Exam.

Duties:

Provide skill building for independent living, physical, and recreational activities. Participate with clinical staff in planning and providing aftercare services. Participate with clinical staff in making referrals to tribal and other community resources and twelve step groups leading to self-sufficiency. Prepare and complete program reports. Update records to document client services delivered. Maintain up-to-date client records according to Indian Health Service, state, and program standards. Maintain intake packets, including updating forms and releases within ReliaTrax software program. Gather documents and complete intakes for A&D counselors in Behavioral Health and the Medically Assisted Program (MAT), as appropriate. Ensuring documentation in file/computer is up to date. Collaborate with Peer Recovery Mentors/A&D Counselors to track needs of potential individuals coming out of incarceration. Contact residential treatment facilities to determine bed availability. Track completion dates and assist the team with managing aftercare plans for clients who are at detox and residential facilities. Assist clients with over- the- phone screening process for detox. Arrange and assist with transportation as needed. Help facilitate logistics of outdoor adventure based activities. Complete reports for Hope and Drug Court on a weekly basis, entering data within the specific County data system. Observe, collect and track UA’s for clients, and specifically tracking UA’s for drug and hope court participants, and ensures information gets to drug court on a timely basis weekly. Gathering reports from A&D Counselors and Mental Health Therapist to forward to other partners (e.g. 477 Self Sufficiency, Vocational Rehab, courts, probation, ICW, DHS….). Attend monthly meetings with other partners (e.g. 477 Self Sufficiency, Vocational Rehab, courts, probation, ICW, DHS…..) as requested. Attend weekly Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) staff meetings to discuss mutual clients, assisting with coordinated care for dual Behavioral Health/MAT clients. Assess perspective patients for treatment, identifying psychosocial, mental health and medical issues through a face-to-face screening upon admission. After receiving credentialing as a CADC-I, complete assessments of Behavioral Health and MAT clients to determine an initial level of care (LOC) the client meets using American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criterial and medical necessity guidelines. Assist in the process of referring out clients that do not meet appropriate criteria for admission. Monitoring of pre—phase requirements for Treatment Court and reporting necessary documentation in adherence to the Lincoln County Treatment Courts SCMS system. Review and understand insurance information provided by the in-patient admissions office, clarifying which benefits are available to the client. Serve as the client advocate to get needs met related to intake and assessment. Work collaboratively with the Behavioral Health, MAT, Medical, Prevention and Mental Health staff to verify the client’s needs are being met. Provide appropriate communications with tribal and community partners, such as Lincoln County Parole & Probation or other referral agencies regarding client compliance. Facilitate groups when counselors are unavailable. Facilitate at least one Positive Indian Parenting 8-week group annually, for Behavioral Health and others involved with tribal programs. Assist with gathering statistics for the Quarterly reports.

All new employees will serve a six-month probationary period to enable the General Manger to determine their suitability as a tribal employee. After the six-month probation the employee will be evaluated of his/her performance and at that time, it will be, decided if the employee is entitled to a regular employee status.

How to Apply

All applicants must submit a Tribal “Application for Employment Form”, found here: Employment Application
Applications must be received by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.

TO RECEIVE CREDIT FOR TRAINING OR EDUCATION, DOCUMENTATION MUST BE PROVIDED.

If applying for more than one position, separate applications will be required for each position.
The high school diploma/GED requirement will be waived for Tribal Elders

Send Applications To

Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
Attn: Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 549
Siletz, OR 97380

Fax number: 855-573-1032
Human Resources: 1-800-922-1399 ext. 1274
Website: www.ctsi.nsn.us
Email: hrdepartment@ctsi.nsn.us

Conditions of Employment

The selectee will be required to submit to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use before employment.

New employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their first day of employment or submit a request for exemption to the Human Resource Manager, prior to starting employment.

May need to provide DMV Driver Record and proof of Automobile insurance.

The Tribe’s Indian Preference Policy will apply. Tribal government will not discriminate in selection because of race, creed, age, sex, color, national origin, physical handicap, marital status, politics, membership, and non-membership in an employee organization.