To us, it's about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.Vail Health has become the world's most advanced mountain healthcare system. Our updated 520,000-square-foot hospital opened in December 2020. This state-of-the-art facility provides exceptional care to all of our patients, with the most beautiful views in the area, located centrally in Vail. About the opportunity:This position will be responsible for comprehensive case management and care coordination to ensure a consistent and coordinated delivery of services for high-risk, high-acuity mental health consumers in Eagle County. The goal of the Behavioral Health Case Manager position is to reduce barriers to care, work directly with the client to improve the mental health outcomes through supportive case management, access to services to address social determinants of health and behavioral health, early intervention, risk reduction, client education and empowerment. The Behavioral Health Case Manager will work within the context of a client-centered, recovery-oriented, wraparound approach, in partnership with mental health providers, agencies and physicians to promote timely access to needed care and services, comprehension and continuity of care, client empowerment and the enhancement of client and family wellbeing. What you will do:Client assessment of clinical need, level of care and associated factors that may impact care (i.e. SDoH)Care coordination with mental health and medical providers to improve access and continuity of care (may include home visits, assistance in attending appointments or other activities that support continuity of care)Convening care coordination meetings with providers when necessary to support the needs of the clientCare plan development and goal settingFacilitation of referrals and coordination with community resource providersClient (and family) skill building - teach skills and help increase client self-sufficiencyUpdating and maintaining client recordsTracking client outcomesClient advocacyOutreach, engagement and relationship building with medical, mental health and community providersAttendance and engagement in outreach and educational eventsRole models the principles of a Just Culture and Organizational Values.Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job. What you will need: Experience:At least one year of experience in a human services, behavioral health, or related field, required.Understanding of Colorado laws and regulations as they relate to the mental health practices, privacy, confidentiality, supervision, and ethical delivery of care, preferred.Experience with ensuring accurate and timely data collection and data reporting to include Medicaid billing or reporting requirements, preferred.Direct experience working with diverse populations, preferred.Experience with behavioral health specific electronic mental recording, including documentation standards, coding requirements, and minimum standards of care, preferred.Understanding of the American Psychological Association (APA) ethical codes and applicable statutes, preferred.Experience in HIPAA and privacy laws with specific understanding of Part 2/42 CFR restrictions.Rural behavioral health experience with specific knowledge of resources and community agencies specific to Eagle County, preferred.Bilingual, strongly preferred.License(s):Current, valid driver's license and ability to pass Vail Health's Department of Motor Vehicle Report criteria requiredCertification(s):N/AComputer / Typing:Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirementsfor job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etcMust have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.Education:Bachelor's in human services or related field required. Master's degree in social work, or related human services preferred.Pay is based upon relevant education and experience per year.Yearly Pay:$62,429—$93,665 USD Some roles may be based outside of our Colorado office (remote-only positions). Roles based outside of our primary office can sit in any of the following states: AZ, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, KS, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NJ, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI. Please only apply if you are able to live and work primarily in one of the states listed above. State locations and specifics are subject to change as our hiring requirements shift. Benefits at Vail Health (Full and Part Time) Include:Competitive Wages & Family Benefits: Competitive wagesParental leave (4 weeks paid)Housing programsChildcare reimbursement Comprehensive Health Benefits: MedicalDental VisionEducational Programs: Tuition Assistance Existing Student Loan RepaymentSpecialty Certification ReimbursementAnnual Supplemental Educational FundsPaid Time Off: Up to five weeks in your first year of employment and continues to grow each year.Retirement & Supplemental Insurance: 403(b) Retirement plan with immediate matching Life insuranceShort and long-term disabilityRecreation Benefits, Wellness & More: Up to $1,000 annual wellbeing reimbursementRecreation discountsPet insurancePRN (POOL) benefits include: Wellbeing reimbursement funds and 403(b) contribution eligibility
Vail Health, formerly Vail Valley Medical Center, is a nonprofit community health care system serving patients and guests from around the world. Locally operated and governed by a volunteer board of directors, Vail Health includes a 56-bed hospital, accredited by the Joint Commission. Our 24/7 emergency department in Vail is a Level III Trauma Center with a nearby helipad for necessary medical transports. Vail Health provides a wide array of services and access points including Beaver Creek Medical Center, urgent care clinics in Avon and Gypsum, our Edwards medical campus, Eagle Healthcare Center and a multispecialty clinic in Frisco. Howard Head Sports Medicine offers physical therapy services at 10 locations and works closely with our internationally renowned orthopaedic partners at The Steadman Clinic and Vail-Summit Orthopaedics. In addition, Vail Health's Shaw Cancer Center and Sonnenalp Breast Center are the region’s only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center. The Vail Clinic, which was founded in 1965, officially became “Vail Valley Medical Center” in 1980, its first year as a full-service hospital. At that time, we had one primary locatio...n and 25 physicians. Today, Vail Health has locations in nine towns, nearly 1,000 employees, 260 physician partners and 85 volunteers. Vail Health is an equal-opportunity employer. The hospital is handicap accessible and adheres to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Smoking is prohibited in our facilities. This includes e-cigarettes.