GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB
The Mental Health/Substance Use (“MHSU”) Care Manager Licensed Professional (“MHSU Care Manager, LP”) is responsible for providing proactive intervention and coordination of care to eligible Vaya Health members and recipients (“members”) to ensure that these individuals receive appropriate assessment and services. The MHSU Care Manager, LP works with the member and care team to identify and alleviate inappropriate levels of care or care gaps through assessment, multidisciplinary team care planning, linkage and/or coordination of services needed by the member across the MH, SU, intellectual/ developmental disability (“I/DD”), traumatic brain injury (“TBI”) physical health, pharmacy, long-term services and supports (“LTSS”) and unmet health-related resource needs networks. MHSU Care Manager, LP supports and may provide clinical transition planning assistance to state, and community hospitals and residential facilities and track individuals discharged from facility settings to ensure they follow up with aftercare services and receive needed assistance to prevent further hospitalization. This is a mobile position with work done in a variety of locations, including members’ home communities. The MHSU Care Manager, LP also works with other Vaya staff, members, relatives, caregivers/ natural supports, providers, and community stakeholders. The MHSU Care Manager, LP also utilizes licensed clinical knowledge and skills to assess needs, inform care planning development, provide clinical consultation, and offer recommendations for appropriate care.
As further described below, essential job functions of the MHSU Care Manager, LP includes, but may not be limited to:
This position is required to meet NC (North Carolina) Residency requirements as defined by the NC Department of Health and Human Services (“NCDHHS” or “Department”).
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Clinical Assessment, Care Planning, and Interdisciplinary Care Team:
Collaboration, Coordination, Documentation:
Other duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL & ABILITIES:
QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Master’s degree in a field related to health, psychology, sociology, social work, nursing or another relevant human services area. For incumbents with a Master’s Degree in a Human Services Area besides Nursing, one of the following required years of experience:
For incumbents with a Master’s Degree in Nursing, four years of full-time accumulated experience in mental health with the population served is required. Experience can be before or after obtaining RN licensure.
*Must meet the criteria of being a North Carolina Qualified Professional with the population served in 10A NCAC 27G .0104
Valid licensure required. Acceptable licenses are Registered Nurse (RN), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate (LCSWA), Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC), Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate (LCMHCA), Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor (LCMHCS), Licensed Psychological Associate (LPA), Health Services Professional Psychological Associate (HSP-PA), Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS), Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist Associate (LCASA), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Marriage Family Therapist Associate (LMFTA).
*Due to the multi-disciplinary nature of the LME/MCO business, care managers must operate within their scope of practice, and must engage and leverage other disciplines outside of their own training and credentials.
This position is required to reside in North Carolina or within 40 miles of the North Carolina border.
SALARY: Depending on qualifications & experience of candidate. This position is exempt and is not eligible for overtime compensation.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Open Until Filled
APPLY: Vaya Health accepts online applications in our Career Center, please visit .
Vaya Health is an equal opportunity employer.