Case Manager, Addiction Treatment Services

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Location: Lynn, MA
Job ID: 154102-1A
Date Posted: Jan 28, 2020
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

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Lahey Health Behavioral Services is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

Transitional Support Services (TSS) is a program dedicated to helping men and women by providing short-term residential support services to individuals in early recovery from drug and/or alcohol addiction. Clients are provided with the tools they need to begin developing skills of daily living including goal setting, problem solving, and self-advocacy. Services include nursing support, individual case management, group treatment sessions, aftercare planning, and more. The Case Manager role is a great opportunity for an individual who wants to advocate for and serve individuals who struggle with addiction within a collaborative, established, patient-centered organization.

The Case Manager Responsibilities Are:

  • Participates in assessments, aids in formulating effective treatment plans, discharge planning and assists in conducting substance use counseling and case management services.
  • Assesses patient’s continuing care needs, contacts appropriate after care resources and arranges for transfer or admission to appropriate levels of care and/or liaison with self-help organizations.
  • Attends staff meetings and participates in client evaluations, case conferences, and group programming activities.
  • Counsels clients individually and/or in family and in group sessions to assist client in achieving treatment goals and monitors condition of client to evaluate success of therapy, adapting treatment as needed.
  • Refers client to other support services as needed such as medical evaluation and treatment, social services and employment services.
  • Prepares and maintains reports and case histories.

Qualifications:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field preferred; High School Diploma or Equivalent required.
  • A minimum of one year related experience and/or training in the area of addiction treatment.
  • Valid Driver’s License in good standing preferred.

Schedule:

This is a part-time, 20 hour/week, benefit-eligible position. The anticipated schedule is Friday and Saturday 8:00am to 4:30pm and Sundays from 8:00am to 12:00pm.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.