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Case Manager- Lakewood, Ohio

Lakewood, Ohio
Job Type
6 Mar 2023


Reporting to the Supervisor and Manager, Behavioral Health Services, the Qualified Mental Health Specialist (QMHS) will be key in the development and execution of client treatment plans. You will provide clients and their families with ongoing community support resources including transportation for access to identified resources. The QMHS acts as an outstanding subject matter expert related to client needs and will foster positive relationships to all clients, their families, and Signature Health team members.


  • Diligently develop, prepare and present treatment program work material to clients.

  • Plan, coordinate, and provide reliable transportation to clients to access identified resources as part of their treatment plans.

  • Maintains clear communication and professional boundaries with all clients.

  • Act as a subject matter expert and provide support in accessing and developing a sober support network.

  • Collaborates effectively with a client’s treatment team.

  • Create an outstanding experience for both adult and child clients (SMD/SED, CD/Dual DX) by identifying support needed in the following areas: educational, medical, vocational, housing, and daily living skills resulting in clients to be successful in their communities.

  • Encourage, monitor, and follow-up on client engagement and participation in all treatment plan activities.

  • Serve as a liaison with in-patient units.

  • Maintain client charting electronically in accordance with Medicaid, ODMHAS, CARF and professional standards.

  • Assist in crisis intervention and prevention in the community.

  • Participate in community outreach.

  • Participates in all quality assurance and utilization review activities.

  • Comply with all agency policies and procedures.

  • Maintain all aspects of HIPAA, promoting patient confidentiality and right to privacy.

  • May be required to perform telehealth services as determined by Signature Health.

  • Adherence and completion of compliance training provided by Signature Health.

  • Responsible for and completes all productivity/documentation requirements.

  • Participate in all assigned staff meetings and staff development programs.

  • Demonstrate appropriate attendance and punctuality in adherence with Signature Health policies.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Valid unencumbered Ohio driver’s license and proof of driver’s insurance required.

  • American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related social services field preferred.

  • 1-3+ years of previous case management or relevant experience preferred.

  • CDCA preferred.

  • Strong computer skills with Microsoft, Excel, etc.

  • Knowledge of the community, community organizations, and community resources.

  • Knowledge of ASAM levels of care, ability to assist client in obtaining residential, detox, and supported housing services in the community.


  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office/clinical work environment.

  • While hours of operation are generally standard, flexibility to work evenings and extended hours may be required.

  • Requires periods of sitting, standing, telephone, and computer work.

  • Hearing: adequate to hear clients or patients in person, over the telephone or through telehealth technology.

  • Speaking: adequate to speak to clients or patients in person, over the telephone or through telehealth technology.

  • Vision: Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including reading information from printed sources and computer screens.

  • Physical effort required: occasional lifting and carrying items weighing up to 15 pounds, unassisted.

  • Possible exposure to blood borne pathogens while performing job duties.

  • Frequent bending, reaching, and repetitive hand movements, standing, walking, squatting and sitting, with some lifting, pushing and pulling exerted regularly throughout a regular workday.

  • Sufficient dexterity to operate a PC and other office equipment.


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