ACT Case Manager
SALARY: $22.04 – $27.88 Hourly
$3,820.00 – $4,833.00 Monthly
$45,840.00 – $57,996.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 05/10/22
CLOSING DATE: 05/24/22 01:00 PM
Polk County is located in Oregon’s beautiful Willamette Valley. If you seek a position where
voices are heard and contributions are valued and recognized, consider Polk County. Every
employee plays a critical role providing helpful and friendly service to make a difference to the
citizens and communities that we serve. We offer a generous benefits package which includes
county contribution to health insurance, fully paid retirement in PERS paid life insurance, long
term care, paid holidays and more!
This is the entry level in the case management class series. Performs a variety of case
management services with a general focus on assisting individuals to access entitlements, local
resources and coordination of complex care needs. Employees are qualified and assigned to
work with behavioral health populations which may include children, adults, families and seniors.
Duties and responsibilities are assigned according to the population.
An employee in this classification may perform any of the following duties. However, these
examples do not include all the specific tasks which an employee may be expected to perform.
1. Provides a variety of individual and group services within the Behavioral Health programs,
which may include alcohol and drug abuse, and chronic mental or emotional disturbances.
2. Maintains an assigned caseload and provides assistance with obtaining supported
employment or education, access to housing supports and other community resources.
3. Provides consultation and support to clients, their families, and facilitates healthy
community relationships between client, community and other agencies.
4. May provide individual and group skills training and transportation.
5. Provides crisis management support and problem response/resolution.
6. Serves as an advocate/liaison in assisting clients to obtain necessary services, which may
include transitioning, community integration, resource and referral.
5/10/22, 8:46 AM Job Bulletin
7. May assist in the development of homes, services, other community placements, and
vocational programs for people with mental illness.
8. May provide services or support for nursing homes, enhanced care facilities, group
homes, regional care facilities, foster homes, semi-independent or supported living
situations and other residential/vocational day services, where designated case
management services are needed.
9. Performs related duties as required.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, counseling or related field; or any equivalent
combination of experience and training, including an associate’s degree.
Must possess and maintain QMHA Certification through the Mental Health and Addiction
Certification Board of Oregon at the time of appointment. Must possess and maintain a valid
Oregon driver’s license and automobile insurance, and have access to and use of a personal
automobile as a condition of employment.
** A cover letter and résumé are required. If you are a military veteran and want to apply
for Veterans’ Hiring Preference, you must attach the Veterans’ Preference Form (available
on our website) and your DD-214/215 and/or disability letter. **
DO NOT ATTACH ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS (transcripts, letters of recommendation,
certificates, etc.) They will not be considered at the application stage. You may bring them to the
interview if you are selected to interview. **