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Behavioral Health Care Manager
Ref No.: 18-27419
Location: Hamilton Township, New Jersey
Job Title: Behavioral Health Care Manager
Duration: Long Term Assignment
Location: Hamilton Township, NJ 

Duties:
The primary purpose of the job is to:
As an individual contributor, the Behavioral Health Care Manager is responsible for the daily functions of the clinical department including triage of calls, care coordination and utilization management. The Care Manager makes timely intensity of services determinations or refers to higher level review when indicated. Provides linkage to community services as needed. Adheres to customer service level agreements and expected productivity measures. Adheres to documentation requirements. Identifies wide range of community resources to caller. Demonstrates respectful communication and excellent customer service.  Adheres to recognized ethical standards.  Completes all required trainings on time. Assists with projects as assigned..
 
Skills: 
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in children’s mental health, intellectual/developmental disabilities, substance use, child welfare, juvenile justice or a related public sector human services or behavioral healthcare field, providing community-based services to youth and their family/caregiver. 
  • One-year background and experience in one or more of the following areas of expertise: family systems, community systems and resources; care management, child and family counseling/therapy; child protection; and child development.
  • Computer savvy; Ability to multi-task;
  • Demonstrates knowledge of a variety of approaches to intervention and support.
Education:      
Master’s Degree
Preferred: Graduate degree from an accredited educational program:  Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Ph.D. in Psychology, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Licensed Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor, Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor, Board Certified Behavior Analyst required.