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Case Manager

CASE MANAGER

 

Working Title: Counseling Services Clinical Case Manager

Position Number 02204542

Division Student Affairs

Department B0350 STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES

Position Type Non-Teaching Academic Staff

Appointment Type Fixed Renewable

FLSA Status Exempt

Percent 100

 

Posting Type Staff

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

As Wisconsin’s only public urban research university, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) has established an international reputation for excellence in research, community engagement, teaching and entrepreneurism. Designated an R1 research institution, UWM educates 24,000 students and is an engine for innovation in southeastern Wisconsin.

 

UWM is the largest educator of veterans in Wisconsin, with more than 1,000 enrolled each year under the federal G.I. bill. The Princeton Review named UWM a 2018 Best Midwestern university based on overall academic excellence and student reviews. UWM is committed to the full inclusion of LGBT+ campus constituents and in 2018, Campus Pride Index named UWM one of the Top 30 LGBTQ-friendly postsecondary institutions in the United States.

 

Join the UWM family to grow professionally and personally in your career and life. We make learning accessible at every age, stage of life and location. At UWM, we all share the motivation to learn and to excel. We value unique perspectives and possess the talent and desire to nurture ideas that make global impact. Our campus counseling and health services, accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, provides integrated, holistic care for students through our medical, counseling, and health promotion and wellness departments. We assist the UWM campus community through collaborative partnerships designed to enhance the university’s academic and community service mission and focus on our students’ well-being as an essential component to student success.

 

Job Summary

The Clinical Case Manager will provide case management services to the UWM student body. A secondary role will be completing triages and providing crisis response and de-escalation to students in distress as part of an on-call rotation. The Case Manager works with campus partners to provide support to students in crisis, those students identified from the Student Support Team, and serves as the liaison to area hospitals, community group practice agencies, and other area providers. UCS offers a short-term treatment model and will refer students who need longer term or more intensive treatment to off campus providers who offer a level of care that matches clinical need. The case manager will assist those students. The case manager must possess strong communication skills, experience managing mental health crises, and knowledge/experience accessing complex medical and mental health services.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

• Master’s Degree in a mental health related field

 

• Minimum of 2 years (pre or post masters) practicing in the mental health field as a case manager or related capacity

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

• State licensed in Wisconsin as an LPC, LCSW and/or LMFT

 

• Experience working as a case manager locating and accessing community-based mental health services

 

• Experience serving clients across various spectrums, including race, ethnicity, orientation, gender identity, ability and economic status through a social justice lens

 

• Experience working with high-risk and high-acuity populations

 

• Evidence of strong crisis management skills involving mental health emergencies

 

• Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and thorough record keeping ability, including experience using an electronic health record system

 

• Experience in brief clinical intervention, including risk assessment, safety planning, and mobilization of support systems

 

Application Instructions

 

• Completed application materials must include:

 

• Letter of application addressing educational and professional level work experience and knowledge as it relates to all minimum and preferred qualifications as listed above

 

• Professional resume

 

• Document listing the names and contact information for three professional references

 

• In addition to evaluating education, certification and licensing qualifications are met, the search and screen committee will be evaluating candidates based on evidence found within the application materials that demonstrates the desired experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:

 

• Working as a case manager locating and accessing community-based mental health services

 

• Serving clients across various spectrums, including race, ethnicity, orientation, gender identity, ability and economic status through a social justice lens

 

• Working with high-risk and high-acuity populations

 

• Crisis management skills involving mental health emergencies

 

• Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and thorough record keeping ability, including experience using an electronic health record system

 

• Brief clinical intervention, including risk assessment, safety planning, and mobilization of support systems

 

• In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether they meets any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.

 

Candidate selected for this position will be required to submit official college transcripts.

 

Starting salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience. Excellent fringe benefits, including vacation and sick leave. There are no weekend or on call responsibilities and no insurance billing or paperwork to complete.

 

Application Deadline 01/22/2023

Continuous (Open Until Filled?) No

 

Position Contact Name Jackie Wittkowske

Contact Phone (414)251-8839

Contact Email jawittko@uwm.edu

 

Application Notes

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

 

Legal Notices

AA/EO Statement

UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

 

Reasonable Accommodations

UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact uwm-jobs@uwm.edu or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

 

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

 

CBC and Reference Check Policy

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

 

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)

For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see http://www.cleryact.uwm.edu/, or call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

 

Employment Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

 

Title and Total Compensation Project

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/

 

To apply, visit: https://apptrkr.com/3770001

Case Manager

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI
Full Time
Early Career (2+ yrs experience)
Master's

Published on 01/04/2023

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