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OPIOID CASE MANAGER - RED LAKE HOMELESS SHELTER

 

March 28, 2019

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

OPIOID CASE MANAGER

RED LAKE HOMELESS SHELTER

Open: March 25, 2019

Closing: April 5, 2019 @ 3:00 pm

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

The Opioid Case Manager will work from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, occasional evening /weekends hours, reports to the Red Lake Homeless Shelter Executive Director, full-time position w/benefits, salary: $ 15.00 hourly.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

• Provide the following essential components of case management to Native Americans with Opioid Use Disorder.

1. Assessment: Assist Native Americans of the community to assess who may need support for addiction, prevention and follow up services related to substance abuse.

2. Plan development: Develop specific, individualized service plans based on the assessments.

3. Coordination of services: Connect participants to necessary services; coordinate services and work with other service providers to ensure access, eligibility and follow through by providers and participants.

4. Monitoring: Conduct an ongoing evaluation of the participants' progress through the plan, reassessment and adjustments to the plan.

• Provide intake services to applicants, understand and maintain resident/client confidentially and data privacy standards.

• Create client files including all relevant assessment, plan and evaluation information, and update regularly.

• Provide outreach and other services that will require staff travel for case management.

• Provide treatment transition to those that are affected by an opioid crisis.

• Refer clients to harm reduction and medication assisted treatment models of care.

• Refer non-standard situations to Executive Director for final decision.

• Understand status as a mandated reporter of child or vulnerable adult maltreatment.

• Participate in staff meetings, in-service training, and other relevant training.

• Keep updated resource information on local and regional human services, and make these available for all shelter staff.

• Establish and maintain positive networking relationships with other Tribal Program staff and area human service agency staff to facilitate resident/client referrals.

• Attend community meetings as requested by Executive Director.

• Other functions of Homeless Shelter as assigned by Executive Director.

EDUCATION/WORK EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor's Degree in human services related field or equivalent work experience.

• Effective verbal and written communication skills, basic computer skills.

• Knowledge and experience of working with homeless people.

• Knowledge of and experience working with Native American people.

• Acceptable criminal background and social services background checks.

• Must have phone, reliable and insured vehicle, valid Minnesota driver's license.

TO APPLY: Applications and copies of certificates/diplomas are being accepted at the Government Center – Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 Phone (218) 679-1847.

 

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