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  1. Facility Support Services
  2. Full-time
  3. Center for Discovery
  4. Austin

Case Manager- Eating Disorder, Outpatient

  1. Facility Support Services
  2. Full-time
  3. Center for Discovery
  4. Austin

Job description


Company Description

Discovery Behavioral Health (DBH) is a national leader in behavioral healthcare and one of the fastest growing companies in the field. DBH offers world-class treatment for those struggling with eating, mental health, and substance use disorders, and places a high priority on seeking employees who share our passion for improving the lives we serve.

Since 1997, Center for Discovery, DBH’s eating disorder division, has helped thousands of patients discover their path to the full and rewarding lives they deserve with evidence-based and inclusive treatment options.

Compensation Range: $55,000-60,000 salary 

Compensation will be dependent upon geographic region, education, and experience 

Our Offer to You!

We are dedicated to empowering our teammates with their professional and personal development by providing:

  • 401(k)
  • Healthcare benefits
  • Vacation and sick days
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee discounts to various stores, amusement parks, events, etc.
  • Training in best practices for telehealth
  • Continuing education (CE) programs and training
  • Weekly training opportunities
  • Advancement opportunities within the organization

Job Description

The Case Manager is responsible for performing patient care activities as directed by the Clinical Director. The Case Manager will orient and assess new admissions, as needed. The Case Manager’s responsibility is to provide direct support and resources to the client and clinical staff. Support will be provided in the areas of client orientation/assessment, utilization review, discharge planning, care coordination, and other areas as directed.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Actively participates in Multidisciplinary Treatment Team meetings.
  • Acts as a patient advocate to ensure patient needs are being met and individualization of patient care is prioritized.
  • Supports in collaboration with patient’s schools, as necessary and requested by patient’s guardians.
  • Serves as the liaison between the clinical and utilization review teams.
  • Coordinates discharge planning and appointments.
  • Ensure discharge appointments are confirmed with patient and loved ones prior to discharge.
  • Communicates with referral sources and outpatient providers for continuity of care upon admission, midpoint, and discharge, or more frequently as requested by the provider.
  • Shares pertinent information with team as obtained from client’s family, or others as indicated throughout the program.
  • Assists in gathering pertinent information related to the utilization review process and prepares utilization related documentation as needed.
  • Provides holiday and on call/weekend coverage as needed.
  • Recognizes, responds to, and assists in psychiatric crisis situations and provide the intervention necessary.
  • Responds and assists in medical emergency situations as directed and needed.
  • Assists with chart documentation and compliance.

This is a full time position that will work Monday-Friday 11am-7pm. 

For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at centerfordiscovery.com.


Qualifications

  • Graduate from an accredited college or university with a minimum of Masters Decree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or health-related field and/or qualified CADC or CADC intern. 
  • A minimum of 1-year experience in chemical dependency - psychiatric setting or related field. 
  • CEU certifications and on-going training in health-related field 

Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? Apply anyway! To provide truly innovative care, we need to have a diverse team around us. That’s why Discovery Behavioral Health is committed to creating an inclusive environment. If you find yourself meeting some but not all the above, we’d be happy to consider your application.  


Additional Information

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/

Discovery Behavioral Health seeks to build a diverse staff that is reflective of the patients we serve and the communities where we work. DBH encourages multiple perspectives, experiences, and strives to hire and retain a diverse workforce.

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