Care Manager job – Bergen’s Promise, Inc – Bergen County, NJ

Care Manager

Bergen’s Promise, Inc

Bergen County, NJ

We provide skilled care management services and coordinate an array of community based resources for youth ages 5-21 and their families. The youth we serve are challenged by serious behavioral, emotional, mental health, substance abuse issues and developmental disabilities.

We are currently seeking Care Managers to join our winning team. The Care Manager position requires care coordination and crisis work with children and families in Bergen County, NJ. Flexible hours. Must be passionate, creative and able to work under supervision and as part of a team; as well as be culturally competent/responsive.

Responsibilities:
Follow the Wraparound model in all interaction with children and families.

Work with assigned number of youth to meet state and agency contract requirements and adhere to “No eject, no reject” policy.

Receive and review referral and collateral information prior to and in preparation for the initial child family team meeting.

Collaborate with the Family Service Organization to initiate Parent Partner’s attendance to “meet and greet.”

Ensure that documentation within the electronic record and hard chart is completed, timely and accurate.

Care Manager’s shall adhere to the agency code of ethics within their education, work experience and discipline in addition to applicable professional boards.

Provide crisis coverage for all Care Management Organization families when scheduled to do so; following agency on-call protocol.

Maintain regular contact with service providers to obtain feedback and guidance with regards to the Individual Service Plan and updates within the Individual Service Plan.

Meet with the Care Manager Supervisor on a regular basis for consultation and supervision.

Identify new community resources and barriers, and ensure this information is conveyed to the Community Resource Manager.

Attend all required in-house and outside trainings.

Maintain a valid driver’s license in satisfactory standing.

Adhere to HIPAA standards and maintain client confidentiality.

Job Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in a related field (such as Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Psychiatric Nursing, Criminal Justice) preferred. Minimum of one (1) year related experience preferably with at-risk or I/DD children and families. Be energetic and creative Culturally competent and responsive Experience with community relations, resource development, and Wraparound process Proficiency in writing skills Proficiency in computer skills Valid driver’s license is required Bi-lingual skills a plus Additional Skill Requirements:

Crisis Intervention

Conflict Management

Public Speaking

Meeting Facilitation

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