| Posting Summary: The University of Virginia's Department of Student Health, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is seeking to hire a full-time Care Manager position. The Care Manager collaborates with CAPS and other Student Health staff in developing, maintaining, and monitoring a clinical case management system aimed at providing continuity of care and follow up for UVa students. The Care Manager assists at risk or high risk students with providing rapid triage, close clinical monitoring, evaluating the student's developmental and psychosocial needs, to effectively and efficiently determine the student's best fit for available resources, and will ensure linkage/connection to appropriate treatment. The Care Manager actively assists students with navigating insurance, seeking referrals to community resources, and gaining access to care (including coordination of hospitalization and discharge planning). The Care Manager maintains liaisonships with University stakeholders as well as the UVa Health Care System and other important community constituents. This position further assists in the development and maintenance of a database of referral resources and community services in the surrounding community. The CAPS Care Manager provides day and after hours on-call crisis services as an active CAPS team member, consultation to the UVa community, triage, some time-limited therapy and/or group therapy, and relevant outreach to UVa and/or community partners. Additionally, this position provides further integral support, training, and possible supervision, to trainees in an APA-accredited doctoral internship program.|
To apply, candidates must submit a CV/Resume, Cover Letter, and Contact Information for 3 References through Jobs@UVa (https://jobs.virginia.edu). This position will remain open until filled.
The Department of Student Health and the University of Virginia are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. We are committed to developing diversity in faculty and staff. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Master's Degree in social work or counseling
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: Previous work in Higher Ed and/or community integrated health system experience (at least 2 years). Demonstrated expertise in clinical case management and crisis intervention.
Demonstrated experience in resource coordination and clinical case management for students at risk or high risk or acuity and navigating systems of care to advocate for client's needs
Mental Health emergency/ crisis intervention and experience providing clinical assessment, individual and group therapy, couples and/or family therapy, and outreach services
Experience maintaining referral databases and/or liaison partnership
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Specific experience within a community mental health or high volume/intensity university counseling center system is preferred
Required License or Certification: Must have a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Virginia.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Effective communication and collaborator
Success working with diversity populations and life adversities
Working knowledge of health insurance products and entities
Special qualities for this position: determined, tenacious and positive attitude; highly collaborative; effective interpersonal skills; self-aware and exercises good clinical judgment and ethical decision making; ability to organize, multitask, attend to multiple demands at once and work in a high pace setting; flexibility as needed; makes good use of resources and is accountable
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Extensive knowledge of Virginia mental health laws and systems is preferred. Skills as a psychotherapist are preferred. Skills as a public speaker to provide outreach to the university community are preferred.
Required Computer Applications: Demonstrated intermediate Microsoft Office Suite experience; experience with health care EMR
Preferred Computer Applications: PowerPoint and Excel