Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Case Manager, West Branch

Agency Name: AuSable Valley CMH Authority

Agency Contact: Michelle Heydens

  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • County: Ogemaw
  • Salary Range: $35,094.00 - $43,904.00 per Year
  • Send applications to: https://secure.entertimeonline.com/ta/AVCMHA.careers?CareersSearch
  • Please include your resume when aplying.

AuSable Valley Community Mental Health Authority (AVCMHA) has many opportunities for those looking to make a difference in the lives of our community members by providing beneficial and cost-effective services to our consumers. AVCMHA provides State funded public mental health services to Iosco, Ogemaw, and Oscoda counties in northern Michigan. Services are provided to people with an Intellectual or Developmental Disability (I/DD), a Serious Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI), and/or those who may be Seriously Emotionally Disturbed (SED).

AuSable Valley Community Mental Health Authority is looking to fill the position for ACT Case Manager working with severe and persistently mentally ill adults in Iosco, Ogemaw, and Oscoda Counties. The ACT Case Manager major functions include assessment, service plan development, linking and coordinating of services within the ACT fidelity model. Further responsibilities includes case file management, intensive outreach, crisis intervention, emergency on-call participation, community consultation, interdisciplinary team treatment planning and the ability to work with various community agencies.

The candidate must also possess the ability to work within the guidelines of a highly regulated and confidential environment including HIPAA, Council on Accreditation guidelines, and State and Federal Medicaid regulations. Attention to detail is a must. They must also possess the ability to work autonomously as well as in a team modality. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as computer proficiency, are necessary for success. Candidates must have an understanding of Medicaid guidelines, Evidence Based Practices, and Program Fidelity.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in the organizational Job Description for this position are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule and travel throughout the Board’s coverage area and, at times, around different areas of the state. Possession of a driver’s license valid in the State of Michigan, vehicle insurance as required by Michigan Law, and a good driving record; be a U.S. Citizen or have possession of necessary papers allowing a holder to work legally within the United States.

A Pre-Employment Background Check will be conducted for those positions requiring, but not limited to, any of the following: Criminal (Both State and Federal Finger Printing), Driving, Educational and Employment record verifications/inquiries.

Persons with Lived Experience with mental illness, intellectual/developmental disabilities or substance abuse disorders are encouraged to apply.

Excellent Benefit Package
PTO (paid time off) Accrual Program
Paid Holidays
BC/BS PPO Medical Benefits
Health Savings Account
Voluntary Dental
Pension Plan
Tuition Assistance Program
Student Loan Payment Assistance
Term Life Insurance
Long Term Disability Insurance

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