Kalihi-Palama Health Center
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Ohana Case Manager
at Kalihi-Palama Health Center
- 11-Sep-2018 to 10-Nov-2018 (HST)
- HCHP - Healthcare for the Homeless
- Honolulu, HI, USA
- Full Time
Functions as the key linkage between Ohana Project clients and the service systems throughout the community. Responds comprehensively to the needs of clients through outreach, referral, and interim case management. Acts as liaison with QMC and CMC from point of referral to hospital discharge for each client referred to the Ohana House. Assists clients to move into sustainable, permanent housing.
Regular and reliable on-site attendance is required.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Good crisis intervention / de-escalation skills.
Training in substance abuse / dual diagnosis.
Ability to relate effectively to difficult clients, including mentally ill, chemically dependent, and other homeless individuals.
Ability to operate a vehicle with valid State of Hawaii driver's license.
Must provide proof of automobile insurance and clean drivers abstract.
Ability to work independently in an effective manner.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Must be able to work flexible hours to ensure responsibilities are met.
Ability to work as a team player.
Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, human services or related field.
One and a half or more years experience providing direct services to homeless persons with substance abuse and/or mental illness required.
Knowledge of community resources and the Oahu service systems.
Training in substance abuse / dual diagnosis preferred.
Kalihi-Palama Health Center is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.