Mental Health Case Manager – Outpatient Competency Restoration Jobs in Seattle, WA at Community House Mental Health Agency

Title: Mental Health Case Manager – Outpatient Competency Restoration

Company: Community House Mental Health Agency

Location: Seattle, WA

Community House Mental Health


Job Title: OCRP Case Manager/Subject Matter Expert (SME) FLSA: Non-Exempt
Supervisor: OCRP Supervisor/Master Instructor
Date Enacted: July 20, 2022
Job Hours: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday – Friday
Rate of Pay: 50,000 plus DOE
COVID – 19 Vaccination Required ***

Job Summary: The Outpatient Competency Restoration Program (OCRP) provides timely and effective competency restoration services to individuals determined by the court as not compliant to stand trial and appropriate for community treatment. This program works closely with the Health Care Authority and DSHS Forensic Navigators. The Subject Matter Expert provides direct clinical services to clients including working with client individually in the office and in the community on an outreach basis.

Essential Job Duties:

Provide immediate crisis intervention and resolution as needed.

Maintain client and staff confidentiality at all times.

Have legible handwriting.

Be able to do simple mathematics.

Be able to read and comprehend agency/client charts.

Specific Duties Required of Subject Matter Expert (SME):

A. Upon request the SME will assist clients in:

Utilizing the “Breaking Barriers Competency Program” to provide individualized assessment barriers to competency.

Provide client individualized care plans to address barriers to competency.

Monitor client’s barriers to competency.

Provide standardized psychoeducational and psychosocial treatment.

Develop and maintain an individualized care plan including client’s barriers to competency and assigned interventions.

Work with clients in classroom environments weekly with goal of assisting clients on fully understanding their legal competency rights.

B. Upon request of the Forensic Navigators the SME will:

coordinate new referrals.

direct & coordinate client intakes to ensure timely completion of intake documentation.

C. SME expected to promote Trauma Informed Care principals as basic general competency including the following:

Customer Service – demonstrates a positive attitude and efforts toward meeting the needs of internal and external customers.

Communication – uses English language effectively to send and receive messages, both oral and written, in a clear, positive, prompt and appropriate manner.

Teamwork – demonstrates positive, solution-focused cooperation towards co-workers, supervisors, and organization goals.

Dependability – demonstrates good reliability in attendance in meeting work deadlines, and in performing tasks.

Adaptability – demonstrates flexibility in responding to change and in working with diverse groups and individuals.

Accountability – holds self-accountable to accomplish desired and required outcomes; carries out necessary actions and tasks; actively and positively communicates with all individuals and groups within and external to Greater Seattle vicinity.

Mission focused – demonstrated behaviors &/or practices that help to promotes the values of CHMHA.

D. SME will perform the following responsibilities when called upon:

Work semi-independently managing a caseload of client in a highly competent and professional manner.

Complete daily a significant amount of non-routine tasks of moderate complexity which are guided by formal policies and procedures.

Provide back-up or outreach accompaniment to staff members whose clients may be in crisis.

E. SME will be required to have the following skills and knowledge:

Familiarity with the DSM-V and ability to apply diagnostic criteria.

Ability to develop and implement treatment strategies tailored to individual client needs.

Ability to assess training needs of team members and provide training and coaching when appropriate.

Time management skills, priorities and paperwork; excellent written and oral communication skills.

Must be able to work effectively in a team environment and the ability to collaborate effectively with external partners.

Understanding of the importance of clear; professional boundaries and maintenance of such.

Cultural competency

F. SME will be required to do the following as part of their job duties:

Perform assigned duties which include but are not limited to:

Attend all Team/staff/community/agency meetings interacting in a collaborative, professional and constructive manner.

Attend all program and agency mandated trainings.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

Current First Aid and CPR cards.

Current home phone/address.

Valid driver’s license and clean driving record in order to use agency vehicles

Documentation of personal insurance in order to use personal vehicle for member transport and to use agency vehicles.

Agree to permit Criminal Conviction Inquiry.

Be free of substance abuse.

A working knowledge and adherence to all agency policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in a mental health related field and one years relevant experience.

Must be eligible for a Washington State Department of Health Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration or other licensed mental health credential.

Community House Mental Health Benefits Package
(Provided as part of Job Postings and at Job Offer)

Community House Mental Health Agency actively reviews our benefits package annually and in relation to market conditions. We strive to provide a comprehensive and valuable package of benefits to our employees. Full-time employment is defined as regularly scheduled 30 hours per week employment. Employees below 30 hours per week have benefits pro-rated to 50% down to 20 hours per week. Below 20 hours per week are not eligible for medical, dental benefits but can accrue vacation time per City of Seattle regulations.

Full Time Employee Benefits are:

100% company paid medical currently with Kaiser Permanente with
50% company paid medical for full family coverage.

100% company paid dental currently with Delta Dental with ability to add family members at employee cost.

100% company paid disability insurance with Sunlife Insurance

100% company paid EAP (employee assistance program with full access for family members.

Up to 3% company match of your salary/earnings for retirement contributions. Community House utilizes Vanguard for retirement plans. Vanguard is a non-profit company that allows you to invest in the full stock and bond market through mutual funds and has very low administration costs as a non-profit.

10 Paid Holidays
15 days PTO (paid time off) per year to start with increased accrual with years of service up to 28 days per year.

Personal Orca card for unlimited travel on Metro, King County Water Taxi, Sound Transit including Sounder train, Light Rail, and City of Seattle street cars.

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