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Overview

Tehama County Health Service Agency

Red Bluff, CA

Full-Time with Benefits

IMPORTANT: In compliance with the California State Health Officer’s order, this position requires employees provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination completed by the appointment date.

SALARY
(A-E Steps)
Case Resource Specialist I:
$19.39 – $23.60 Hourly / $1,551.20 – $1,888.00 Biweekly
Case Resource Specialist II:
$21.38 – $26.05 Hourly / $1,710.40 – $2,084.00 Biweekly
Bilingual Incentive pay is +7.5% above the Case Resource Specialist I or II salary.
New employees should anticipate being hired at the beginning step of the salary range.

DESCRIPTION:
Provides support and services designed to ensure effective, quality mental health services and treatment for clients of the Health Services Agency. Serves as an advocate for clients in various daily living situations.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
CRS I/II: Assist adult/children’s outpatient team with service authorization determinations. |Coordinates with community services and businesses to provide clients maximum assistance. |Prepares related reports as required. | Ensures complete, accurate case documentation as required by State and County regulations and standards. | Performs various administrative duties. | Compliance with all provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) & all relevant laws and regulations regarding confidentiality.

CRS I: Meets with clients and consults with service providers on a regular basis to ensure the proper implementation of case management plans and to monitor case progress. | Refers clients to and/or coordinates care plans with other private or public mental health and medical service providers and support programs as appropriate. | Provides information and support regarding medication compliance, money management, problem solving, and other daily living skills. |Performs concurrent and post-discharge utilization review of inpatient psychiatric stabilization for continuum of care and billing documentation. | Assists nursing and psychiatric aide staff with client and clerical tasks in Crisis Intervention Clinic as needed. | Provides assistance to clients in obtaining and maintaining all eligible benefits that are necessary to assure continuity of care and to provide the least restrictive level of care to clients.
CRS II: Assesses and evaluates families and individuals, including but not limited to mental status, economic need, vocational potential, physical health and needs for socialization, placement, assistance with living arrangements, transportation and appropriate treatment. |Develops service plans for individuals and families referred to Case Management Services. |Maintains contact with families and individuals as often as necessary to assist in the implementation of service plans. | Acts as advocate for families and individuals receiving mental health services; provides supportive consultation to families and individuals. | Facilitates support groups and provides telephone support as necessary. | Performs rehabilitation evaluation and services for mental health clients to assist in the recovery process. | Provides assistance to clients in obtaining and maintaining all eligible benefits that are necessary to assure continuity of care and to provide the least restrictive level of care to clients. | Required to handle the more difficult and complex children, adolescent and adult clients.
Bilingual Candidates: Translates, interprets and otherwise communicates with members of the Spanish speaking community.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & LICENSES:
Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain would be:
CRS I / II: Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s Degree in a health or social services related field or graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in a health or social services related field
CRS I:

  • One year experience working with mental health clients or other special needs populations preferably in a County Mental Health system;

CRS II:

  • Six years of experience working with mental health clients or other special needs populations preferably in a County Mental Health system

OR

  • A Bachelor’s Degree – four years of experience working with mental health clients or other special needs populations preferably in a County Mental Health system. Up to 2 years of graduate professional education may be substituted for the experience requirement on a year-for-year basis.

LICENSE & SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Requires a valid California driver’s license
  • Must possess or be willing to obtain a National Provider Identifier (NPI).
  • CRS II: Must be eligible for certification as a Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist per Title 9, Division I, Chapter 3, Article 8, Section 630 of the California Code of Regulations.
  • Bilingual Candidates:
    • Must pass a Merit Systems Services written and/or oral bilingual proficiency test (or other appropriate test selected by the County) to qualify

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION:

The department currently has multiple vacancies.
In addition, Tehama County is establishing an eligibility list to fill future vacancies for a Case Resource Specialist I/II, as well as subsequent vacancies which occur during the life of the eligibility list.

Please submit ALL required documents when applying such as, copies of all required degrees and/or certifications as outlined in the job description. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

For questions about this recruitment contact:
Tehama County Health Services
530-527-8491 | Emily.Unger@tchsa.net

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of background, fingerprinting, drug test (including marijuana) and physical examination provided by the County.
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Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None