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Clinician Care Manager

Agency Name: Sanilac County CMH

Agency Contact: Sheila Hill, HR Manager

  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • County: Sanilac
  • Salary Range: $23.90-$30.90/HR per Hour
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Position: Clinician/Care Manager (Union)
Position code: #19-42
Position Location: Ehardt
Position Characteristics: Refer to Attached Job Description
Minimum Qualifications: Refer to Attached Job Description
Current Work hours: 37.5 hours week
Compensation Range: $23.90-$30.90/HR
Position Dates: ASAP
Immediate Supervisor: Chelsey Hull, Clinical Supervisor
Date Position Posted: September 3, 2019

Union Deadline: September 9, 2019

External Deadline: ASAP

All internal and external job applicants are required to use UltiPro to apply for this position. Please see the Sanilac County CMH website at and click on “Employment”.


Job Title: Clinician/Care Manager
Department: MI Services/Children’s Services
Location: Ehardt Center/Kids Connection

This position provides intensive therapy and case management assistance/support to individuals/families in need of services provided by MI Services/SED Services. This may include services such as case management, on-call, intakes, crisis management and individual and/or group therapy. This position includes providing support to other county agencies or traveling to individual’s homes. This position will perform the following duties:


• Provide individual, family and group therapy. The clinician develops materials for and provides group therapy rotation as needed.
• Link, monitor, coordinate and advocate with community agencies to assist the individual in accessing basic needs like housing, medical appointments, employment, and other needs as they arise.
• Participates in evidence based practices as assigned (TF-CBT, ACT/IDDT/FPE/etc).
• Completes intake assessments and makes referrals for services and programs.
• Gathers and Reviews information such as medical, psychological, and social history contributing to the individual’s situation. Evaluates this information to determine the individual’s needs and capabilities towards the least restrictive environment and/or services.
• Initiates and coordinates professional assessments according to the presenting problem and relevant standards, and is responsible for sharing and presenting assessment/treatment data as authorized and required for implementation and coordination with other agencies, courts and caretaker.
• Maintain agency standards of compliance in the documentation, billing, and other requirements to obtain maximum reimbursement.
• Completes the person-centered plan of service and periodic review of progress, assuring revision as needed, and assuring that the preferences of the individual served are reflected in the individual plan of treatment. Makes direct/indirect contacts in accordance to the person-centered plan with the assigned individuals, and is responsible for assuring the implementation, coordination, and monitoring of the person-centered plan of service in residential, employment, school, and other settings.
• Serves as the primary advocate for assigned individuals, and as the primary liaison with their families, guardians, caretaker and/or their agencies involved in their service network.
• Provides consultation, referral and in-services to staff, caretaker, families and other agencies as needed to meet the specialized needs of individuals served.
• Participates in and assists with placement planning and completes necessary forms and paperwork for placement. For individuals requiring specialized, contracted, and other placement services, the Clinician completes and coordinates a residential treatment plan and visits the home at least monthly to monitor progress in the placement setting.
• Provide community outreach to individuals who have a history of hospital recidivism in order to be proactive in preventing crisis situations
• The clinician participates in after hours on-call participation, crisis intervention during the workday, and other duties as assigned.
• Staff will complete appropriate OBRA Assessments and/or provide OBRA coordination as directed by supervisor.
• Must be able to create and implement behavior plans.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
Residential Services
• Will be training staff working in the homes.
• Monitoring AFC home incident report and medication compliance.
• Attend AFC home staff meeting.
• Must be a backup clinical consultant for behavioral issues for staff.
• Behavioral plan development and assessment.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

• RESPECT FOR INDIVIDUALS: consistently treats all people with dignity and respect.
• JOB PERFORMANCE ACCURACY/EFFICIENCY: ability to properly organize and carry out job duties completing a normal amount of work in a timely manner
• JOB KNOWLEDGE/SKILL: extent of job information and understanding possessed by employee.
• JOB ATTITUDE: amount of interest, enthusiasm, and positive intent shown on the job.
• FOLLOWS POLICIIES: demonstrates understanding of an adherence to policies.
• BUSINESS ETHICS: demonstration of expected morals and principals.
• COMMUNICATION: verbal and written communication is constructive, effective, respectful and clear.
• INITIATIVE: extent to which employee is a self-starter in attaining job objectives.
• JUDGEMENT/DISCRETION: extent to which decision and actions are based on sound reasoning and weighing of possible outcomes.
• PLANNING AND ORGANIZATION: Plans and organizes work activities/uses time efficiently.
• PROBLEM SOLVING: Identifies problems and resolves them in early stages.
• PROFESSIONALISM: Accepts responsibility for actions and follows through on commitments.
• TEAMWORK; demonstrates ability and willingness to cooperatively and effectively as part of a team.

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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/Employees are required to have a Masters Degree in Human Services Field from an accredited school with licensure as a LMSW, LLMSW, TLLP, LLP, LP, LPC OR LLPC.
• Candidates/Employee must also qualify as QMHP, QMRP or CMHP where appropriate for population being served.
• Staffs are required to hold a SUD licensure/development plan before December 31, 2017 or within 60 days of hire. Staff may comply with this requirement by applying for a MCBAP Plan, scheduling their test for SUD licensure or becoming fully licensed as an SUD provider. Note that staff must show proof of how they are meeting these requirements on or before December 31st, 2017. For any staff hired after December 31st, 2017 they must apply for SUD licensure within 60 days of hire.
• For anyone working with children, they must receive 24 hours of Children’s training per calendar year and become a CAFAS rater. A Minimum of one year of experience with examination, evaluation and treatment of SED Children and families is required.
• For Candidate/Employee assessing within the ASD Benefit Program they are required to have been trained in the ADOS-2 or have the relevant experience (1-2 years of experience) to be eligible to apply for the training with in 90 days of hire.
• For Candidate/Employee working within the ASD Benefit Program they are required to have at least 1-2 years of experience working with and treating children with ASD.
• For Candidate/Employee working within the ASD Benefit Program they are required to have knowledge of ABA practices and intervention.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software. A typing speed of 45 wpm is recommended for this position.

Valid Michigan Driver’ License. Chauffeurs license; if transporting individuals that receive services. CPR/First Aid certified within 3 months of hire.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; travel between offices and throughout building, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Employee may be required to travel to outside meetings or homes as determined by caseload. While performing some of the duties of this job, the employee is will be exposed to outside weather conditions.

Sanilac County CMH embraces an employment environment that promotes recovery and discovery, a person-centered approach to treatment/services, and cultural competence. An employee in this or any position is expected to support the employment environment. This includes having lived experience with behavioral health issues.

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