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Behavioral Health Case Manager, Portland, OR


Organization: Comagine Health
Category: Behavioral Health Professional
Location: Portland, OR
Date Job Posted: February 25, 2020
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Behavioral Health Case Manager

At Comagine Health, we work to improve health and create a better health care system so that people and communities will flourish. Our care management services result in better clinical outcomes, higher patient satisfaction, and increased cost savings. Our approach is customized for each client using evidence-based criteria and medicine, data analysis, and deep clinical and technical proficiency.

We’re proud to have been selected by the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) to provide statewide eligibility determination, service coordination, medical appropriateness reviews, and transition planning for individuals diagnosed with serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI). In partnership with OHA, Comagine Health is committed to ensuring that individuals with SPMI receive the right care in the right setting based their specific needs. We welcome you to join us in our mission to improve population health and eliminate health disparities for vulnerable populations.

Our goal is to support adults with SPMI to live in the least-restrictive settings possible by ensuring that necessary and desired supports and services are in place. This important work is accomplished through administering face-to-face assessments, person-centered service planning (in partnership with individuals and their designated agents), continuous monitoring of service plans, and assisting with transitions from and between community and institutional settings. As our Behavioral Health Case Manager, you would:

  • Conduct initial, annual, and as needed face-to-face assessments to create and maintain Person Centered Service Plans (PCSP), utilizing LOCUS, the LSI, and review of records.
  • Advocate for individuals (and authorized representatives and supports) regarding assessment, patient-centered service planning, service coordination, and transition planning.
  • Collaborate with individuals, providers, facilities, and social service and community organizations to assist individuals to access appropriate care.
  • Ensure that care is being delivered as described in the PCSP, working with providers and individuals to correct services or adjust the PCSP as needed.

Role qualifications include:

  • 3+ years of clinical work experience in behavioral health.
  • Prior experience conducting behavioral health assessments and mental health exams, gathering mental and physical health histories, providing DSM 5 diagnoses, and developing treatment and safety plans.
  • MA / MS in social work, psychology, or another behavioral health field. We would consider a BA/BS in Nursing with an RN license and relevant behavioral health experience.
  • Current, active, unrestricted Licensed Clinical Social worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Psychologist, or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in Oregon preferred but not required
  • Familiarity with Oregon Medicaid, including Oregon Health Plan’s Prioritized List of Health Services, preferred but not required

To learn more and apply, visit https://comaginehealthcareers.silkroad.com/qualisext/EmploymentListings.html

Comagine Health is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that embraces and practices diversity, reflecting the communities we serve. We encourage minorities, Protected Veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.


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