Case Manager VI - ICMS
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Starting at $24.04/hr DOE
PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) is seeking master's level candidates with case management experience to join on ICMS Program as a Case Manager. This position will be based out of our regional headquarters in Los Angeles and provide field-based services throughout LA County.
In addition to a rewarding work environment, we offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vison coverage, vacation and sick time, paid holidays, and a retirement plan.
WHAT WE DO
Since its foundation in 1984, PATH has pioneered bold and effective approaches to assist people experiencing homelessness. PATH operates services throughout California, connecting our clients to a comprehensive continuum of homelessness prevention, street outreach, employment preparation and placement assistance, individualized case management, supportive services, interim housing, and permanent supportive housing.
PATH’s Intensive Case Management Services (ICMS) Program provides services to individuals experiencing homelessness with chronic medical conditions and co-occurring disorders and who are high utilizers or the Department of Health Services (DHS) hospital and outpatient system.
WHAT IS A CASE MANAGER?
As part of the ICMS team, the Case Manager provides field-based, direct client services to program participants. Responsibilities of the Case Manager include:
WHAT YOU BRING
- Providing case management services including independent living skills, housing stabilization, money management, community integration, employment linkage, benefits establishment, community integration, and linkage to community providers for substance use, primary and mental health care
- Collaborating with clients to develop individualized treatment plans that address short- and long-term goals
- Providing on-going case management support to assess plan progress and ensure goals are met or adjusted as necessary
- Providing strengths-based case management and service coordination designed to assist clients in obtaining and maintaining stable housing
- Maintain documentation standards as set forth by the program contract and PATH policies
We’re looking for candidates that:
- Maintain and execute confidential information according to HIPAA standards
- Demonstrate knowledge of or experience with evidence-based case management techniques including critical time intervention, trauma informed care, harm reduction strategies, crisis intervention techniques and motivational interviewing
- Possess a high level of tolerance and understanding for individuals with urgent and multiple case management and health needs
- Work just as well independently as they do on a team
- Exercise mature judgement, and are highly motivated, self-starting and proactive
- Are excellent at communicating, whether in writing or verbally
- Have a strong sense of prioritization and can coordinate multiple demands in a high-pressure environment
For this role the Case Manager must:
READY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE THROUGH ACTION?
- Hold a Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW)
- Have a minimum of 1 year of experience working in homeless services, mental health, substance use, or co-occurring disorders or with vulnerable populations providing intensive case management services
- Be able and willing to work flexible hours which may include evenings or weekends
- Have employment eligibility verification
- Have or be able and willing to obtain CPR/First Aid training
- Have reliable transportation and:
- A valid driver’s license
- Auto Insurance
- The ability to qualify for PATH insurance coverage
- Successfully complete the following as a condition of hire:
- Tuberculosis Test
- Background Screening
- Drug Test
If this sounds like you, please visit our PATH Careers Site
and search for JR# 1995
to submit your application. A resume is required.
PATH provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PATH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.