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Care Manager

Company: St. Barnabas
Location: Bronx
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe care manager functions as a core member of a Collaborative Care team that involves the patient's primary care provider, a psychiatric consultant, and other mental health providers in the primary care clinic. The care manager is responsible for coordinating and supporting mental health care within the clinic and for coordinating referrals to clinically indicated services outside the clinic. The care manager may provide evidence-based treatments or work with other mental health providers when such treatment is indicated.RequirementsIf Care Manager will perform all functions except delivery of psychotherapeutic treatment, they can be a paraprofessional. This could include: Bachelor's or Associate level CounselorMental Health AideBehavioral Health AideMedical AssistantVocational NurseNursing AssistantIn addition, but not limited:Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively in a team setting.Ability to maintain effective and professional relationships with patient and other members of the care team.Strong communication skills.Comfort with the pace of primary care.Ability to effectively engage patients in a therapeutic relationship, when appropriate.Ability to work with patients by telephone or in person.Experience with screening for common mental health and/or substance use disorders.Experience with assessment and treatment planning for common mental health and/or substance use disorders, when appropriate.Working knowledge of differential diagnosis of common mental health and/or substance use disorders, when appropriate.Working knowledge of evidence-based psychosocial treatments for common mental health disorders, when appropriate.Familiarity with brief, structured intervention techniques (e.g., Motivational Interviewing, Behavioral Activation), when appropriate.Basic knowledge of psychopharmacology for common mental health disorders that is within appropriate scope of practice for type of provider filling role.Collaborates with physician and practice staff in identifying appropriate patients for care management, utilizing established care management criteriaWorks with patients and providers to customize services to best meet patient needs

Keywords: St. Barnabas, New Rochelle , Care Manager, Executive , Bronx, New York

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