Behavioral Health Case Manager

Organization/Company Name: 
Comagine Health
Position Description: 


Comagine Health partners with the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) to provide statewide eligibility determination, service coordination, medical appropriateness reviews, and transition planning for individuals diagnosed with serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI).

Our goal is to support adults with SPMI to live in the least-restrictive settings possible by ensuring that necessary and desired supports and services are in place. 

This important work is accomplished through:

- Administering face-to-face assessments* and person-centered service planning (in partnership with individuals and their designated agents)

- Continuous monitoring of service plans

- Provides advocacy to individuals (and authorized representatives and supports) regarding assessment, patient-centered service planning, service coordination, and transition planning

- Working closely with individuals, providers, facilities, and social service and community organizations to assist individuals in accessing appropriate care
- Ensures care is being delivered as described in the PCSP, working with providers and individuals to correct services or adjust the PCSP as needed

- Assisting with transitions from and between community and institutional settings.

*For the duration of COVID-19 social distancing requirements, work will be performed remotely.

Position Type: 
Full Time

We offer a competitive pay and benefits package plus employment with Comagine Health qualifies if you apply for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program!

Required Qualifications and Experience: 

Required Qualifications:

- Graduate degree in social work, psychology, or other behavioral health science field; Bachelor’s degree in nursing and licensed by the State of Oregon (with relevant training in behavioral health service delivery)

- Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) with designation (QMHP-C or QMHP-R); or Current, active, unrestricted State of Oregon clinical licensure required.

Required Experience:

- Demonstrated ability to conduct a behavioral health assessment including the identification of precipitating events, including health and safety risks to self or others

- Competent in gathering histories of mental and physical health, substance use, and criminal justice system

- Ability to conduct a mental status examination

- Competent in providing DSM 5 diagnoses

- Proficient in developing treatment plans and safety plans

- Oregon Medicaid knowledge, and knowledge of Oregon Health Plan’s Prioritized List of Health Services preferred

Required Education and / or Certifications: 

- 3+ years of clinical experience that includes conducting assessments, gathering histories, conducting examinations and providing DSM 5 diagnoses, and developing treatment and safety plans.

- Experience working with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI)

- Experience with utilization review (or other medical management experience) preferred

- Behavioral health clinical setting experience preferred

Where Will Work Be Performed?: 
To Be Determined