Who we are:
Lee Carlson Center for Mental Health & Well-Being, a 501c3 non-profit, is the primary provider of outpatient mental health services in Anoka County and surrounding areas. Each year we offer hope and healing to more than 3,000 individuals and families struggling with a variety of emotional health issues. Services include clinic, home and school-based counseling and individual, family and group therapy as well as psychological testing, assessment and psychiatry.
A beacon of hope and healing for over 40 years, our mission is to provide exceptional and affordable mental health services to families, children, youth, and adults.
We are looking to add a Care Coordinator to our team. This position will provide supportive services to Bridgeview, our drop-in center for adults with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI) diagnoses. To learn more about the amazing services Bridgeview has to offer, visit https://leecarlsoncenter.org/programs/bridgeview-drop-center.
This provides care coordination, support and resources to individuals with serious and persistent mental illness. A typical day at Bridgeview can include providing transportation for clients to and from the drop-in center, individual check-ins or intakes with clients, facilitating support groups, coordinating activities, and maybe even an intense game of Phase 10 or trip to the bowling alley!
Duties and Responsibilities
- Develop care coordination plan and resource utilization plan based on a needs assessment process with interested members, reviewing their needs on a quarterly basis.
- Assist members with system navigation such as: health insurance information and applications; economic assistance information and applications; and collaborating with medical and mental health care providers to accomplish system integration of services for the member.
- Provide direct outreach to members to promote decreased isolation and increased community engagement and participation
- Facilitate or co-facilitate member support groups and psycho-educational classes.
- Assist members in developing crisis and safety plans and creating a support network to resolve crisis situations.
- Provide transportation of members to and from the Bridgeview, as well as making deliveries to members as needed. Assist members with arranging transportation to and from medical appointments, the Anoka County Government Center, and Blaine Human Service Center.
- Provide coordination of services as needed, obtaining appropriate releases (primary care physicians, previous therapists, psychiatrist’s, etc.)
- Provide data, program outcomes and demographic data in a timely manner as defined for the program.
Qualifications and Skills Required
- Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related Behavioral Health Field. Experience working with adults with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI) and diverse clinical issues. Culturally sensitive and knowledge of personal boundaries and professional ethics. Must be able to work under stress and intervene appropriately in crisis situations
- Ability to achieve and maintain status of “not disqualified” upon completion of criminal background studies.
- Ability to maintain a valid driver’s license, proof of drivers insurance, a satisfactory driving record and reliable transportation.
Benefits include, but are not limited to:
- Competitive salary based upon experience
- Choice of 2 HealthPartners health plans, dental and vision insurance, employer paid life insurance and long term disability, 403(b) Retirement Account with company match, and Employee Assistance Program available.
- Generous time off, including 3 weeks of personal time, as well as 10 all-agency days off.
- Opportunities for internal career advancement
- Reimbursement of license exam, license renewal fees, and mileage when applicable
- Competitive training program in evidence-based practices
- Professional Development Plan supported by the agency, as well as opportunities for internal career advancement
- Organizational commitment to staff wellness, diversity, equity, and inclusion
- Working closely with a team of diverse and committed mental health professionals to make a difference in the community
To apply please send a resume and cover letter with interest to firstname.lastname@example.org
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities / Women / Protected Veterans / Disabled.
Lee Carlson Center for Mental Health & Well-Being is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. If you have a disability or impairment and as a result you not able to complete an online application, please contact the Lee Carlson Center for Mental Health & Well-Being Human Resource Department at 763.780.3036 ext 835.
Lee Carlson Center for Mental Health & Well-Being does not discriminate against any qualified applicant or employee because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance in implementing the policy concerning non-discrimination based on national origin or religion.