The Addictions Case Manager is responsible for providing comprehensive case management services to people with substance use disorders. The Addictions Case Manager works with patients to improve their recovery skills and to address any barriers to treatment engagement and long-term recovery, such as access to healthcare, transportation, and peer support. The Addictions Case Manager also works with the patient’s treatment team to identify and achieve the individual’s goals for a full, meaningful life, such as securing a job or volunteer position, living independently, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or healthy relationships.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Engages with patients to establish trusting, collaborative relationships to successfully assist them with goal identification, implementation and maintenance.
Works with the patient’s treatment team and patient to assesses the patient’s current skills and abilities, and identifies the steps needed for the patient to achieve identified goals.
May assist patients in finding supportive or competitive employment. Assists clients in resume development and job search activities directed toward positions that are consistent with the needs and interests of the patient.
May assist patients in attending educational programs by assessing the patient’s current skills and academic level. Identifying schools that provide those programs and assisting the patient through the application, and admissions process.
May assist patients with many aspects of living independently, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, financial planning and budgeting, motivation, time management, stress management, or effective problem solving.
Provides individualized case management services to assist patients in achievement of goals
Provides individual and group counseling to teach recovery and life skills
Provides outreach services as necessary to patients when they appear to disengage from the service.
Carries out other duties as assigned.
Position Qualifications: Master's degree with three (3) years of clinical counseling experience. State licensure as a Professional Clinical Counselor with supervision designation (PCC-S) -or- State licensure as a Professional Counselor (PC) and current enrollment in a doctoral program in a counseling field.
May substitute on a limited basis:
Education and/or experience equivalent to Bachelor’s degree in mental health or social services, business, personnel management, or vocational services.
LCDC II/III, LSW, LPC, LMFT, or CDCA licensure in the state of Ohio
At least 3 years of experience working with clients with substance use and co-occurring disorders
Knowledge of vocational services and linkage to community resources and supports
Must be able to establish effective and ongoing relationships with patients.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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