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Clinical Specialist/Case Manager – CARE

Posted on: March 13, 2023

Website Capital Area Counseling Service

Location: Pierre, SD
Agency: Capital Area Counseling Service
Employment Category: Full-time
Employment Type: Hourly
Wage: $18.90 – $22/hr., DOE *up to $2000 hiring bonus
Benefits: health, dental, and life insurance coverage; 401K participation; paid holidays; paid YMCA family
membership; vacation and medical leave
Perquisites: continued education and certification opportunities; flexible work schedule; supportive team
environment that promotes staff wellness and self-care
*CACS is National Health Service Corps (NHSC) and South Dakota State Loan Repayment Program approved site
which can provide opportunities for student loan reimbursement

Position Description
Provides mental health support services to adults as part of a dynamic CARE team (Comprehensive Assistance
with Recovery and Empowerment). Client population served dependent on agency need with consideration for
clinician preference and expertise.
• Serve adult clients with serious mental illnesses within an integrated system of care
• Apply evidenced-based interventions according to strengths and needs of the client
• Utilize culturally responsive approaches in working with diverse populations
• Complete comprehensive mental health assessments
• Develop, implement, and regularly review treatment plans
• Complete progress notes and other necessary documentation within Electronic Health Record (EHR)
according to agency, state, and federal guidelines
• Provide case management services
• Coordinate client care with other professionals and community partners
• Have knowledge of mental health diagnoses within the DSM-5-TR or its successor
• Respond to crisis situations compassionately and appropriately
• Deliver services in client homes, community, office settings, or wherever necessary to best serve clients
• Facilitate group sessions to assist clients in their mental health recovery through psychoeducation,
independent living skills, and prosocial activities
• Complete Medication Aide training to administer psychiatric medication, provide medication education,
and assist clients in their psychiatric stability

• Minimum of an associate degree in the social sciences or human services field
• Knowledge of mental health services with willingness to further develop skills and understanding
• Adhere to HIPAA guidelines and agency policies
• Be self-directive while also seeking clinical supervision when appropriate
• Maintain calendars and manage workload effectively
• Demonstrate effective communication and organizational skills
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and colleagues
• Proficient in computer applications and related technology
• Meet deadlines
• Follow all local, state, and federal laws
• Adhere to agency code of ethics, policies, and procedures
• May need to use personal vehicle for work-related tasks when agency vehicles are unavailable
• Work hours may include some evening and weekend hours
• Must have a valid driver’s license

To apply go to www.cacsnet.org and complete our application. Email the completed application and your
resume to kellie.shuman@cacsnet.org

For questions contact Kellie Shuman at 605-224-5811.

To apply for this job email your details to kellie.shuman@cacsnet.org