The Assisted Outpatient Treatment Case Manager will be supporting the Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) grant on behalf of Cook County Health &; Hospitals System (CCHHS). The Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) grant is a program that is aimed to reduce the frequency and duration of psychiatric hospitalization, homelessness, incarceration, and interactions with the criminal justice system while improving the health and social outcomes of individuals with a serious mental illness (SMI). This goal is accomplished by providing individuals with linkage to community providers and court ordered treatment services. The AOT Case Manager assists with linkage and referral to appropriate evidenced-based services for each individual in order to ensure continuative of care. The AOT Case Manager is also responsible for coordinating a number of tasks, such as the completion of all court documentation, ensuring the attendance of all required individuals at the hearing, and the implementation of the discharge plan. The AOT grant will expire on September 30, 2020.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Illinois is required.
Two (2) years of experience working with individuals with serious mental illness (SMI) is required.
Must possess a valid driver's license and current vehicle insurance coverage to travel throughout Cook County is required
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM
The Cook County Health &; Hospitals System's mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient's ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH &; HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER