Salary $64,892.32 - $97,991.92 AnnuallyLocation Downtown MinneapolisJob TypeFull-timeDepartmentHuman Services and Public HealthJob Number22HSPH285KC075Closing1/5/2023 11:59 PM Central
DescriptionThe Behavioral Health area in the Human Services and Public Health (HSPH) department is seeking a Senior Psychiatric Social Worker for the Forensic Case Management Team. This position provides specialized mental health targeted case management services to adults with complex psychiatric and behavioral disorders who are indeterminately committed as mentally ill and dangerous to the public. The Forensic Case Management Team monitors the hospitalization progress of recently admitted residents and offers intensive case management services to those residents leaving the hospital in order to assist individuals in remaining in the community with supports in place to meet their needs. Effective January 1, 2023, there will be a general salary adjustment of 2.5% to the minimum and maximum of the range.Location and hours:This position is hybrid and will be performed both onsite at the Government Center at 300 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55487 and remote as job duties require. Typical work hours for this position are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. with room for flexibility.While this position is designated as hybrid, based on current requirements hires must reside in Minnesota or Wisconsin. New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022, to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment. About the position type:This is a full-time, benefit earning position.This position is internally classified as a Social Worker, Senior Psychiatric.Click hereto view the job classification specification. In this position, you will:
Perform person-centered clinical assessments to determine treatment goals and intervention plans based on the individual's identified needs.
Provide targeted case management services to clients by monitoring, coordinating, assessing, referring, and planning services and resources.
Build collaborative relationships with clients and business partners.
Assess clients' readiness for safe provisional discharge from regional treatment centers and work collaboratively with providers.
Monitor provisions of the commitment order; including providing reports to the court regarding clients' progress and testifying at legal hearings, as needed.
Supervise community-based clients; coordinate all aspects of clients' provisional discharge order including psychiatric aftercare, medication management, housing, vocational development, financial assistance, and ongoing treatment needs.
Refer clients to culturally appropriate community services and work effectively in multidisciplinary teams.
Make field visits to clients' homes or community residential setting. formulate person-centered treatment planning that is culturally informed.
Prepare written commitment reports including revocation requests.
Need to have:
Master's degree or higher in social work or closely related field and two or more years of post-master's degree experience in a psychiatric or mental health setting.
A valid driver's license and access to reliable transportation to visit community sites throughout Hennepin County.
Nice to have:
Working with individuals living with serious and persistent mental illness or substance use.
Providing targeted case management.
Conducting clinical assessments.
Working with involuntary clients.
Person-centered practice in relation to working with involuntary clients.
County and community resources.
Cultural differences in beliefs and practices relating to mental health, treatment, family structure, and dynamics.
Social work best practices and ethics.
Work collaboratively as part of a team.
Contribute to an environment that recognizes and respects cultural, lifestyle and socio-economic differences.
Manage high-risk clients in the community.
Communicate effectively to multiple interested parties using excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Candidates with bilingual and/or multilingual skills are strongly encouraged to apply. Bilingual candidates who pass a language assessment may qualify for additional bilingual pay and duties.About the department:Human Services delivers a variety of services to individuals or families that assist with basic needs or encourage client change around specific objectives. We work with individuals as well as systems and communities in order to develop policy and advocate for the people we serve. The people we serve and our communities are connected. By helping one, we help the other. About Hennepin County:Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at The Bridge (login as Guest).Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.Your future. Made here.This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies. This position will have access to systems or other documentation that contains HIPAA data. Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Final candidates may be required to complete a drug test and/or background check.