CME Care Coordinator

Community Counseling Center - Ashtabula, OH

Community Counseling Center of Ashtabula County is a behavioral health care provider focused on engaging the community in recovery. 

CCC has full-time positions available for CME Care Coordinators which is a direct care position that has the goal of keeping children in their homes, schools, and communities by coordinating the necessary services for children with complex behavioral health and multi-system needs .This position is eligible for a signing bonus of up to $1000. 

We provide:

  • Opportunity to make an impact on the community
  • Professional growth/development
  • Chance to build your skills in practice
  • Stable/caring organization
  • Positive work/life integration 

Do what is valued

  • Be Collaborative
  • Be Community-focused
  • Make a Difference 

Are we describing YOU?

  • Resilient
  • Team Player/Approach
  • Hungry, Humble, and People Smart
  • Problem Solver 

We are looking for team members who can build on these core workplace attributes:

  • Friendly
  • Compassionate
  • Safe environment
  • Accessibility
  • Effectiveness 

CCC has been providing quality behavioral health care to Ashtabula County residents for over 57 years. We offer a competitive salary, excellent full-time benefits including health, dental, vision, STD/LTD, life insurance, and 403(b), generous leave package, as well as, performance based bonuses. In addition, we offer extensive training, excellent clinical supervision, and a flexible, supportive work environment. EOE, DFWP. 

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Have experience through education or in providing community-based services to children and youth and their families or caregivers in the areas of children's behavioral health, child welfare, intellectual and developmental disabilities, juvenile justice, or a related public sector of human services or behavioral health care field for:

  • three years with a high school diploma or equivalent;
  • wo years with an associate degree or bachelor’s degree; or
  • one year with a master’s degree or higher. 

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Complete the high-fidelity wraparound training program provided by an independent validation entity recognized by ODM (Ohio Department of Medicaid) and successfully complete skill and competency-based training to provide ICC and MCC (Intensive/Moderate Care Coordination). This training will be provided and must be completed within thirty days of hire. Those who have a LSW or LPC a plus. The position requires a valid driver’s license, driving infractions within the last three (3) years subject to the Agency Handbook and no DUI, drug, theft or felony charges in the past; reliable transportation; and adequate levels of insurance and insurability. 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Have a background and experience in one or more of the following areas of expertise:
  • Family systems;
  • Community systems and resources;
  • Case management;
  • Child and family counseling or therapy;
  • Child protection;
  • Child development.
  • Be culturally competent and responsive with training and experience necessary to manage complex cases.
  • Have the qualifications and experience needed to work with children and families who are experiencing serious emotional disturbance (SED), trauma, co-occurring behavioral health disorders and who are engaged with one or more child-serving systems. 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

The position requires the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with clients and significant others; the ability to function as part of an organization by working with others and by adhering to established policies and procedures; and the ability to assemble meaningful information in order to draw valid conclusions. The position requires ability to work independently as well as cooperatively, reliably and dependably, and the ability to manage available resources to carry out assigned tasks.

This position requires:

  • Training in First Aid, CPR and De-escalation techniques (training can be provided).
    • Specifically, the workforce member possesses the following knowledge, skills and abilities to:
  • Effectively establish rapport and build a collaborative relationship with youth and their families/caregivers.
  • Display professionalism, maturity, and respect in interactions with clients and their families.
  • Demonstrate good decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrate strong communications skills by returning and responding to phone calls or emails within 24 hours and other correspondence in a timely manner, and through their ability to interact across cultures.
  • Keep appropriate professional boundaries and seeking supervision as needed.
  • Be knowledgeable of clinical needs of children, youth, and families.
  • Display strong written and organizational skills and has the ability to work in a team-based environment with diverse populations. 

DESCRIPTION:

This is a direct care position that has the goal of keeping children in their homes, schools, and communities by coordinating the necessary services for children with complex behavioral health and multi-system needs within a High-Fidelity Wraparound model. The specific activities of the CME (Care Management Entity) Care Coordinator include regularly meeting with youth and their families, developing child and family centered care plans, monitoring the care plans through regular scheduled multidisciplinary wraparound team meetings, and assisting youth and families/caregivers with developing or enhancing access to resources and natural supports. 

JOB DUTIES:

All Care Coordinators:

  • Accept 24 hour on-call non-crisis care coordination responsibilities as assigned.
  • This function is scheduled, paid a premium and delivers service via phone or video conference.
  • Aids and support in crisis situations; responds effectively and can mobilize access to resources in crisis situations.
  • Acquires technical knowledge about youth served and demonstrates the ability to apply that knowledge in understanding and assisting with client difficulties.
  • Remains knowledgeable and current on research/information as it pertains to the population served.
  • Assess level of care using the CANS assessment or link youth and families to a CANS assessor in their area.
  • Connect youth and families/caregivers to resources and natural supports.
  • Works closely with youth and families to develop care plans that incorporate their voice and choice, and regularly monitors and adjusts care plans as necessary.
  • Collects outcome information by administering and collecting necessary forms to client and family.
  • Regularly engage with youth and families on a community-based level in a culturally competent manner.
  • Participation in regular training regarding health equity/health disparities and cultural competence.
  • Assists in transportation of youth and their families. 

Moderate Care Coordinator:

  • Would carry a caseload of no more than twenty-five children
  • Complete the required care coordination documentation
  • Offer the Initial face to face within 7 calendar days of referral
  • Complete the initial assessment within 14 calendar days of referral
  • Ensure completion of a comprehensive CANS within 30 days and updates every 90 days
  • Complete a Child and Family Team meeting (CTF) within 30 calendar days with reviews every 60 days or when significant changes in the child or youth’s circumstances
  • Develop a safety and crisis plan within 14 calendar days
  • Facilitate referrals and linkages, monitor care plan implementation
  • Complete discharge planning and transition planning activities 

Intensive Care Coordinator:

  • Would carry a caseload of no more than ten children
  • Completes the required care coordination documentation
  • Offer the initial face to face within 2 calendar days of referral
  • Complete the initial assessment within 14 calendar days of referral
  • Ensure completion of a comprehensive CANS assessment within 30 days with updates every 90 days
  • Complete a Child and Family Team meeting (CTF) within 30 calendar days with reviews every 30 days or when significant changes in the child or youth’s circumstances
  • Develop a safety and crisis plan within 14 calendar days
  • Facilitate referrals and linkages, monitor care plan implementation
  • Complete discharge planning and transition planning activities 

Job Type:

Full-time 

Send resume to:

Community Counseling Center
2801 C CT
Ashtabula, OH 44004