Muskegon County Michigan
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- Description of Work
A Case Manager, under general supervision and review, provides and/or arranges comprehensive community services for individuals with mental illness. Services include assessment, treatment planning, coordinating, monitoring, review, and advocacy. A Case Manager also provides supportive services, crisis intervention, and mental health related education for consumers, families, and significant others. A Case Manager performs, coordinates, and monitors agency documentation of services provided and performs related work activities as assigned.
- Required Minimum Entrance Qualifications
1. Possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a human services field; AND
Have a minimum of one (1) year of paid work experience in providing supports and/or services to persons with mental illness; OR
Have completed a minimum 6-month internship at HealthWest or other agency working with youth or adults with mental illness.
2. Lived experiences with mental illness/developmental disabilities/substance use disorders valued.
3. Individuals in Recovery and individuals with experience in Armed Services valued.
4. Possess a valid Michigan driver's license.
5. Must have reliable transportation that may have to be used to carry out job duties of this classification.
- Physical Conditions / Work Location
An employee in this class performs generally sedentary work activity requiring occasional lifting of objects weighing thirty-five (35) pounds or less.
A Case Manager/MI works within the Client Services Offices and program locations of HealthWest, although travel throughout the County by use of personal resources is required.
- Additional Information
The selected candidate must take a post-offer medical examination (including back screen and complete physical) and drug screening test given by a County appointed physician before the first day of employment. An offer of employment is contingent upon the results of the medical examination and drug screening test. Applicants for County employment may be subject to a post-offer criminal background check, depending on the nature and assignment of the position. When such check is conducted, an offer of employment is contingent upon the results of the criminal background check. Appointees must satisfactorily complete a probationary period before the appointment will be considered permanent.
APPLICANT REVIEW PROCEDURE
Any applicant is entitled to a review of any determination or action taken by the County regarding the applicant's employment application. Inquiries should be directed to the County Human Resources Department.
The purpose of this recruitment is to establish an eligible list from which to fill present and future vacancies in this classification in the County system. For each opening, the Department Head has her/his choice of the candidates who meet the required minimum entrance qualifications. This list remains in effect for three months unless exhausted or extended.
MUSKEGON COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERMUSKEGON COUNTY HAS ADOPTED A VETERANS PREFERENCE POLICY THAT RECOGNIZES QUALIFYING MILITARY SERVICE