The Transitional Case Manager provides ongoing support to the criminal offender population both pre- and post release from incarceration. The Transitional Case Manager also ensures ongoing insurance authorizations, helps the support the client with obtaining suitable housing, transportation, identifying jobs skills, and other social needs.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree plus a strong knowledge of the criminal offender population and community resources is required. Good interpersonal and customer service skills are also required. A valid CT state driver’s license is necessary to perform the job.
Wheeler provides equitable access to innovative care that improves health, recovery and growth at all stages of life.
This mission statement, along with our vision and value statements reflect Wheeler’s transformation to a whole-health organization and our commitment to improve health equity for the people we serve.
Wheeler Clinic offers access to a comprehensive array of benefits, including:
For Good Health
- Anthem Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance
- Health Savings Account (HSA), with company contribution of up to $1,000 per year
- Wellness Programs
- Free annual flu shots
For a Secure Future
- Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
- Company paid long-term disability insurance
- 403(b) Plan, with clinic contributions for eligible employees
For Career Advancement
- Education Reimbursement Program
- Training and development opportunities
For Work Life Balance
- Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal leave
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling
- Employee discounts at local spa and on Verizon Wireless services
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Registration and concurrent auths of all Medicaid clients into the state managed care provider’s website.
Together with the Clinician, determines eligibility and acceptance into the TCM Program. Meets with clients pre-release for approximately 3-4 months, followed by post- release for another 3-4 months.
Provides outreach and support to the clients to maintain engagement and program compliance. Site visits to client housing, meetings with probation/parole officers, etc.
Facilitates a weekly Case Management Group, helping clients identify recovery needs (Housing, school, employment, medical, food stamps, CT driver’s license, birth certificates, etc.).
Monitors all program purchases and housing payment requests. Accountable for providing monthly receipts to the Program Manager.
Provides monthly statistics to the program funder.
Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Affirmative-Action Equal Opportunity Employer
How to Apply