Position title
Intensive Community Support Specialist

The Intensive Community Support Specialist will provide and coordinate services that are an integral part of helping Lifecore Health Group’s consumers’ access needed medical, social, educational, and other servicesAdditionally, the Intensive Community Support Specialist goal is to ensure consumers discharged from hospital settings are linked to community and clinical resources needed to assist them in remaining in the community setting as opposed to an inpatient setting.

  • Collect information and develop Individual Program/Service Plan (ISP), integrating individual’s strengths and needs, considering community, family and other supports, suggesting measurable goals and specific interventions that include documented discharge and relapse prevention plan within 7 days of admission. 
  • Participate in weekly discharge meeting at state hospital 
  • Monitor medication compliance, and provide assistance in structuring self-medication regime. 
  • Provide family/support system education and support 
  • Provide direct active rehabilitation and support interventions with focus on: Activities of Daily Living, education, budgeting, medication compliance and self-administration, relapse prevention, social skills, and independent living skills. 
  • Develop and implement strategies to ensure the individual becomes engaged and remains engaged in other necessary mental health treatment services as recommended and include in the treatment/recovery plan. 
  • Assist in transitioning to lower level of care and increased community independence. 
  • Perform services coordination and case management activities including coordination or assistance in accessing medical, social education, housing transportation or other appropriate support services as well as linkage to more/less intensive community services. 
  • Support and intervene in time of crisis. Participate in crisis/relapse intervention and involvement to transition consumer s return to community and avoid need for higher level of care. 
  • If hospitalization or residential care is necessary, facilitate the individual’s transition back into the community upon discharge in cooperation with the treatment provider. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work or other Mental Health related field 
  • Obtain and maintain DMH certification for level of position 
  • Valid Driver’s License 
  • Valid Car Insurance 
  • Reliable Transportation 
Job Benefits
  • PTO for personal needs and sick leave
  • Military leave
  • Health Savings Account
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • PERS Retirement
  • Ten Paid Holidays
  • Voluntary Supplemental Policies
  • ETC.
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Position: Intensive Community Support Specialist

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