Targeted Case Manager (Bilingual Spanish)

Douglas Gardens Community Mental Health Center
Job Description


Job Description

Actively seeking applicants who are interested in working in community mental health as a Targeted Case Manager at Miami Beach location or North Miami location.

What does Douglas Gardens CMHC have to offer you?

  • A work environment that fosters learning.
  • Personal satisfaction you are making a difference in the community.
  • Weekly supervision to review assigned case load.
  • AHCA approved Targeted Case Management Training within your first 3 months of hire provided by the company.
  • Company paid application for Florida Certification Board’s Certified Behavioral Health Case Manager Certification (CBHCM) upon completion of required steps within first 3 months of hire.
  • Competitive benefit package
  • Access to online training library of approximately 1,000 Behavioral Health Trainings.
  • No weekend or after hour work required. Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm schedule.

What does a Case Manager do?

  • Conduct case management assessments to document psychiatric and substance use history and plan for case management treatment and recovery
  • Develop treatment plans in order to identify problem areas, establish goals, and state time lines for the accomplishment of goals.
  • Develop case management service plans utilizing current information, historical data, medical records, and input from the consumer, the consumer’s family, and/or consumer’s legal guardian.
  • Monitor the planned services and progress toward goals, leading to reassessment and development of new service plans, linkages or dispositions as indicated.
  • Intercede on behalf of consumers or groups of consumers to ensure access to needed services and/or resources.
  • Develop and demonstrate knowledge of appropriate agency and community resources to implement service plan goals.
  • Complete Prior Authorizations for services or medications as soon as initially indicated, and subsequently prior to expiration, in order to ensure continuity of care.
  • Meets with the consumer or representatives of the consumer in off-site locations including: the consumer’s home, school, place of employment, an inpatient hospital setting, a Crisis Stabilization Unit, jail or detention center, homeless shelters, foster homes, and other locations.

Requirements for Case Managers:

  • A minimum of one year experience in a case management like position, working with a consumer population appropriate to the available position is preferred. Experience can be waived for individuals with appropriate field or volunteer experience.
  • Minimum requirement of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or a related discipline from an accredited College or University.
  • Completion of an AHCA approved mental health targeted case management training within three months of hire. – Enrollment and payment covered by employer.
  • Attain Florida Certification Board’s Certified Behavioral Health Case Manager Certification within 3 months of hire – initial application expense reimbursed by employer. Employee would be responsible to maintain/renew certification.
  • The candidate must be able to demonstrate verbal and written communication skills in the English language. Proficiency in the Spanish language is required.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Must pass a level 2 background screening
  • Individual must have a valid Florida Driver’s License and automobile liability coverage as required by Florida law.

This is a full time position, Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm. Benefits to include: Health Insurance, Dental, Vision, Short-term disability, Long-term disability, Life Insurance with optional add-on coverage, 401k, and PTO.

Douglas Gardens is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time

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