Inclusive Practice Team Care Coordinator

Inclusive Practice Care Coordinator - Spanish Speaking

General Summary of Duties: The Care Coordinator functions as a member of a multidisciplinary team while demonstrating the clinical skills and experience to plan, develop, coordinate, and provide treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to program clients. A Care Coordinator also provides education, consultation to families, and crisis intervention services to clients assigned to the team. The execution of the following tasks requires fluency in both Spanish and English languages as well as being informed and responsive across different communities and cultures. In some cases, it is required to accompany clients for medical or legal appointments and assist them as an unofficial interpreter.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Major Responsibilities/Tasks:
  • Provide care coordination services for an assigned group of clients. Provide direct services such as individual, group, family counseling, crisis intervention, and case management to assigned clients.
  • Assume primary responsibility for developing, writing, implementing, evaluating, and revising overall treatment goals and plans in collaboration with the treatment team.
  • Educate and support clients' families and advocate for clients' rights and preferences. Consult with families and community agencies such as DSHS, court systems, housing authorities, etc., to maintain coordination in the treatment process.
  • Assist and support clients in finding and effectively using a primary care physician and a dentist and develop health self-management skills. Work with the team to coordinate psychiatric care with medical care.
  • Provide crisis intervention counseling and coordinate with Designated Crisis Responders/crisis services when appropriate.
  • Document client progress to maintain a permanent record of client activity according to established policies and procedures.
  • Participate in daily staff organizational meetings and treatment planning review meetings.
  • Participate in providing information to clients on substance use issues such as mental and physical health and daily functioning. Coordinate treatment with internal and external substance use treatment providers.
  • Assist clients with gaining resources and education to support their autonomy and basic needs.
  • Monitor assigned clients for LRA compliance. Facilitate LRA extensions with the CRT and all court-involved personnel to insure LRA's are continued uninterrupted, as appropriate. Assist CRT in determining when revocation is appropriate.
  • In addition to the above, any other responsibilities appropriate to the position and not specifically listed in the job description.

KMHS is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against people regardless of age, genetic information, national origin, race/color, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, neurodiversity, disability, or veteran status. KMHS envisions an anti-racist, equitable, inclusive, and collaborative community in which all can feel welcome.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications :

EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, social services, or behavioral health field.

EXPERIENCE: Entry level (no prior related work experience)

Possess and maintain a valid driver's license with an acceptable motor vehicle report and reliable, insured transportation.

LICENSURE: Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration.

Preferred Qualifications:

EXPERIENCE: Experienced (minimum 2 years of job-related experience)

Experience in co-occurring disorders treatment, individual and group therapy, vocational services, or substance abuse treatment.

The capacity to work well with children and families.