The Care Manager partners with the families to stabilize the behaviors of the youth so they can remain in their homes, schools, and communities. Care Manager are responsible for providing all the required duties of care management including facilitation of Child Family Team meetings, development, implementation and monitoring of the Individual Service Plans (ISP), and completion of the Strengths and Needs Assessment for children and families. Care Manager is responsible for coordinating services and supports (formal and informal) outlined in the ISP with the assistance of the Community Resource Administrator. The Care Manager must maintaining accurate, timely and comprehensive records for each child as well as complete Continuous Quality Improvement Reports as determined by Quality Administrator. Care Manager completes all PE and Medicaid documentation with the family to assure health care coverage for the youth. Care Manager provides on call coverage on a rotating basis so that 24/7 coverage is maintained. Care Manager upholds the policy and procedures of Cape Atlantic INK and completes all other duties as assigned.
Successful Care Managers are able to work meticulously with the children and families. They are emotionally mature and able to handle stressful situations. Successful Care Managers are well-organized and have a strong work ethic. They are creative, flexible, and caring.
Salary and Benefits
Care Manager salaries are competitive for mental health workers in our area. Cape Atlantic INK’s Care Managers receive excellent benefits including health and prescription care with a low co-pay, life insurance and dental coverage.
Care Managers receive eight (8) paid holidays per year, accrue 12 vacation days per year, accrue five (5) personal leave days, and accrue 10 sick days leave each year. Cape Atlantic INK offers a positive and supportive workplace.
Division of Medical Assistance and Heath Services (Medicaid) N.J.A.C. 10:73
10:73-3.19 Staff qualifications (sub-section c)
Care Managers shall have a minimum of a Master’s degree in a related field, such as social work, counseling, psychology, psychiatric nursing, criminal justice or special education, or a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and a minimum of one year related experience.