Student Health and Well-Being (SHWB) Mental Health Services at Johns Hopkins University seeks an energetic, organized, and motivated Mental Health Services Case Managerto work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment focused on supporting the well-being of a diverse community of learners. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Case Management, the Mental Health Services Case Manager is a member of the team focused on providing support for referrals, assistance with medical leaves, and care coordination within the SHWB suite of services.
The Mental Health Services Case Manager will assist students and learners with transitioning to community providers for longer-term or specialized care; work collaboratively with primary care, psychiatry, and clinical staff to ensure continuity of treatment; establish and maintain a robust community referral network; provide education around student insurance and benefits; and support students transitioning to and from higher levels of care. The successful candidate demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in clinical work and all professional activities.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Case Management Duties (80%)
This position's case management activities will be based in both Maryland and Washington, D.C. clinics, Licensure in all jurisdictions is required within 12 months of hire.
Assists students and learners with connections to community providers, including therapists, psychiatrists/prescribers and ancillary resources.
Investigates insurance information relevant to the referral process on behalf of clients and provides psychoeducation on insurance benefits.
Follows up with students and learners to ensure continuity of care, reviews feedback from students and learners about their experiences with community providers.
Creates, develops and maintains relationships with outside referral sources, particularly focusing on developing a network of providers within proximity of JHU campuses.
Collaborates with clinical staff to design individual care plans when a higher level or specialized care is clinically indicated or requested by clients.
Coordinates post-hospitalization communication, treatment planning and referral with care coordination team, students/learners and their support systems.
Coordinates follow-up for Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) referrals from SHWB Primary Care.
Coordinates medical leave, withdrawal and readmission processes for students and learners; collaborates with relevant student affairs and division partners throughout leave processes.
Assists in development of policies and procedures related to leave processes.
Represents Mental Health Services on the University Insurance Committee.
Processes insurance referral paperwork, deductible waivers and related documentation for the student health insurance plan.
Collaborates with providers with SHWB as an interdisciplinary treatment team.
Other duties as assigned.
Collaborative & Consultative Activities (10%)
Provides consultation to student affairs leaders, faculty, and staff related to medical leave processes and care coordination for community referrals.
Participates in MHS team meetings, recruitment and hiring processes.
Provides training to new staff members and trainees related to policies and procedures for community referrals and leave assistance.
Provides outreach programming to the University community regarding the case managers' roles, including how to direct students to the Mental Health Services.
Participates in outreach to campus department and incoming students.
Outreach Duties (5%)
Participates in outreach and educational activities, including resource fairs, community meetings, and training to JHU faculty, staff and students.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Demonstrated commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.
Demonstrated commitment to the principles of anti-oppression, inclusive excellence and diversity through involvement and participation in university and division-wide projects and initiatives.
Knowledge of insurance policies, deductibles, co-insurance and superbills.
About Johns Hopkins Student Health and Well-Being
The Johns Hopkins University Student Health & Well-Being practice group supports well-being, primary care and mental health services for JHU students and learners across all nine schools within the University. Our integrated service delivery model provides dynamic health and well-being promotion, support and programming, student disability services including guidance and resources, and in-person primary and mental health care options at our clinics as well as remote support though phone and online resources. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, and supporting the professional development of a diverse team of practitioners and support staff who bring a range of intersecting identities as well as personal and professional experiences to their roles. The Johns Hopkins University comprises undergraduate and graduate students and learners from across the globe, and the division of Student Health and Well-being prioritizes innovative care delivery models to meet the evolving needs of our stakeholders and to support the development and sustainability of well-being.
Additional Information (Working Conditions)
Schedule, 37.5 hours per week (not including lunch breaks).
Clinics are open Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., some after-hours and weekend work is expected based on the programmatic needs of the University during the academic year (e.g., orientation, special events, etc.) This position is eligible for some remote work, schedule to be determined by clinic needs and supervisor approval.
This position is designated as a Required Attendance Employee, designated as vital to the operation of a work group, so may be required to work during a university closure in response to operational needs.
Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.
The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination.
This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.
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Master's Degree in Social Work, Clinical Psychology or Counseling required.
Must be licensed in the state of Maryland within one year of start date.
Three years' experience in the field of clinical psychology, counseling, or social work.
Prior experience providing referrals for mental health services.
Experience interacting with mental health providers and insurance companies.
Experience working in an interdisciplinary work setting.
Experience in a university setting strongly preferred.
Experience working with international students strongly preferred.
Proficiency in Mandarin strongly preferred.
Classified Title: Mental Health Case Manager Working Title: Mental Health Services Case Manager Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC Starting Salary Range: Min $47,500 - Max $83,300 Annually ($65,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am- 5:00PM Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Homewood Campus Department name: Counseling Center Personnel area: University Student Services
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Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
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The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.
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