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CLINICAL CASE MANAGER

Employer
University of Washington Bothell
Location
Washington, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Oct 2, 2023
CLINICAL CASE MANAGER

Req #:226994
Department:UW BOTHELL
Job Location: Bothell Campus
Posting Date:01/30/2024
Closing Info: Open Until Filled
Salary:$6416 - $7000 per month
Other Compensation:
Shift:First Shift
Benefits: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.


As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.

UW Bothell has an outstanding opportunity for a Clinical Case Manager. Under general direction and supervision of the Counseling Center Director, the Clinical Case Manager/Mental Health Therapist provides case management to assist students with complex needs to off campus mental health care; provides triage and crisis assessment and intervention; provides short-term individual and group counseling per skills and interest, develops partnerships with agencies to help students access services in the community, build liaison relationships with UWB and Cascadia College partners to enhance the Counseling Center’s visibility and referrals, and provide workshops to students to increase their knowledge, skills, and awareness regarding emotional well-being and mental health.

This position provides clinical case management and mental health counseling to currently enrolled students at UW Bothell and Cascadia College through an MOU. This position serves as a resource to the university community by liaising with campus partners to enhance referrals, providing consultations, education, and information to faculty and staff regarding the behavioral and emotional well-being of students. Collaborates with faculty and staff in the provision of mental health and other wellness outreach activities including workshop and academic courses. This position also directly relates to the 3 areas of the campus strategic plan by strengthening the services that the Counseling Center offers to marginalized student populations, and building community and campus engagement by collaborating directly with other departments and student groups that would benefit from specific outreach and programing on mental health and wellbeing.

CASE MANAGEMENT (50%) – may vary depending on need

  • Develop and implement a system for facilitating referral of students with complex needs to mental health care.
  • Collaborate and work with the Health and Wellness Resource Center to assist students with obtaining information about purchasing health insurance, navigating questions about coverage and referrals to other resources (e.g., food, housing, finances) in the community.
  • Provide support and consultation for counseling staff requesting assistance with community referrals.
  • Maintain an updated comprehensive referral database for community mental health providers, including an account of current openings and low-fee or sliding scale fee options. Develop and maintain a list of resources for students on our website (e.g., self-help, community resources, podcasts).
  • Provide “bridging” services as needed while students connect to additional support(s).
  • Consult with hospital regarding discharge planning.
  • Maintains appropriate records and documentation of case management referrals.

    COUNSELING RESPONSIBILITIES (25%) – may vary depending on need

    • Provide services for students with urgent needs during a weekly crisis assessment shift
    • Conduct initial evaluations to determine treatment plan, provides referrals as appropriate.
    • Provide brief individual and group counseling for students with a wide variety of presenting concerns and from a wide array of cultural backgrounds, as per skills and interest.
    • Maintain accurate and timely documentation for all clinical interactions.
    • Provide clinical services in accordance with Washington State law and the Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct related to their professional degree and license.
    • Consult with parents, medical and mental health professionals, Student Affairs staff, faculty and other staff about individual students as the need arises and confidentiality permits.
    • Consult with the same constituencies regarding the general psychological, developmental, and prevention issues relevant to students.
    • Maintain LCSW, LMHC, LMFT, psychologist license, or similar license, including required continuing education.

    OUTREACH AND LIAISON RESPONSIBILITIES (15%)

  • Develop partnerships with agencies to help students access and utilize needed services (e.g., local mental health providers, agencies, and hospitals).
  • Build liaison relationships with UW partners to enhance UWBCC visibility and referrals.
  • Serve on campus CARE team, along with the Director, to provide early intervention support and case management feedback.
  • Market Counseling Services to the campus community.

    ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES (10%)

  • Attend staff meetings and professional development meetings.
  • Attend case conferences.
  • Attend other committees as assigned.
  • Stays abreast of legal and practical issues related to their professional license and field.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master's degree in social work, Counseling/Clinical Psychology, or similarly related field
  • Must be licensed as an LCSW, LMHC, LMFT, LPC, or Psychologist in the state of Washington or have license in place within 6 months of hire.
  • Experience providing case management, crisis intervention, counseling, and care coordination to young adults and/or college students.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team of mental health clinicians.
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice and cultural competence.
  • Experience providing culturally sensitive treatment to a diverse client population.
  • Demonstrated skill in working well under pressure to prioritize and manage multiple clinical responsibilities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of case management best practices.
  • A commitment to ongoing development of multicultural competence is required.

    Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

    DESIRED QUALIFICAIONS:

  • Three years of experience in providing case management, crisis intervention, and counseling services to college students.
  • Experience working in a university counseling center.
  • Training and experience in brief therapy and group therapy.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with campus personnel, such as professionals in student affairs, advising, and/or academic affairs.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Office work within the institutional setting; hybrid work (e.g., On-campus and remote up to two days per week) options available based on student need.

    Application Process:
    The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

    Priority consideration will be given to applications received by 10/30/2023.


  • Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu .

    Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law .

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