Case Manager - Outpatient Behavioral Health - Full Time

Carson Valley Medical Center

job description

Case Manager - Outpatient Behavioral Health - Full Time

full timeProfessional

Nevada, Gardnerville, NV, US

Requisition ID : 1161

Salary Range :28.4500 To 42.2800 (USD) Hourly


Acts as a client advocate/case manager to Outpatient Behavioral Health clients. A role that coordinates, negotiates, facilitates referrals to services and resources for, and manages the care of patients to ensure achievement of quality patient outcomes. Works closely with the Medical Director of Outpatient BH to provide clinically based case management, discharge planning, referrals and care coordination to facilitate the delivery of cost-effective quality healthcare, as well as assists in the identification of appropriate utilization of resources across the continuum of care. 

Works collaboratively with interdisciplinary staff and stakeholders both internal and external to the organization. Participates in quality improvement and evaluation processes related to the management of client care. 


Minimum Education 

• Bachelor’s degree in a mental health related field (e.g. Psychology, Social Work, Sociology). 

• Candidate working towards Master’s degree in mental health field preferred (e.g. Counseling, Social Work, Marriage and Family). 

Minimum Work Experience

• Minimum one (1) years of experience within a behavioral health program; internship or clinical staff-level experience preferred. 

• Knowledge of medications commonly used in mental health settings.  

• Demonstrated skills in the areas of de-escalation, negotiation, communication (verbal and written), conflict resolution, interdisciplinary collaboration, care/case management, creative problem solving, and critical thinking. NVCI Training preferred. 

• Knowledge of outpatient and inpatient behavioral health services, including community and organizational resources, and patient care process. 

• Basic knowledge of quality improvement, insurance verification and utilization management as it relates to third-party prayers. 

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. 

• Demonstrates flexibility via an ability to adapt to changing priorities and regulations. 

• Basic computer skills required.

contact information

business: Carson Valley Medical Center
address: 1107 US Hwy 395 N
Gardnerville, NV 89410
phone: 775-782-1500 (Call Now)