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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Social Service
Assessment Counselor/ Case Manager
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Job Description

Substance Abuse Center of Kansas is seeking full time positions for Assessment Counselors/Case Managers in the Wichita/El Dorado Area. Successful applicants will possess extensive knowledge and expertise in the area of substance abuse, pharmacology, client placement criteria, case management and community resources. Minimum qualifications include LAC (Licensed Addictions Counselor), or LCAC (Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor). Must be proficient in the use of computer applications. We offer a competitive salary with bonus, health insurance, holidays, three weeks paid leave and other additional benefits. 


Case Manager Job Duties:


Admits new clients by reviewing records and applications; conducting orientations.

Determines clients' requirements by completing intake interviews; determining need for therapeutic medical, psycho-social, and psychiatric evaluations; reviewing therapist evaluations, treatment objectives, and plans.

Establishes treatment programs by setting schedules and routines; coordinating services being provided; arranging resources, including transportation and escort.

Monitors cases by verifying clients' attendance; observing and evaluating treatments and responses; advocating for needed services and entitlements; obtaining additional resources; intervening in crises; providing personal support.

Maintains clients' records by reviewing case notes; logging events and progress.

Communicates clients' progress by conducting weekly interdisciplinary meetings and evaluations; disseminating results and obstacles to therapeutic team and family; identifying treatment influences.

Prepares clients' discharge by reviewing and amplifying discharge plans; coordinating discharge and post-discharge requirements; orienting and training family members; providing resources.

Improves staff competence by providing educational resources; balancing work requirements with learning opportunities; evaluating the application of learning to changes in treatment results.

Improves treatment results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; implementing changes; rewriting policies and procedures.

Improves financial status by analyzing results; monitoring variances; identifying trends; recommending actions to management.

Meets budget by monitoring expenses; implementing cost-saving actions.

Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing treatment and results data and trends; compiling statistics; completing grant and subsidy applications.

Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

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