CPST Case Manager, Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT)

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Pay is based on experience within a range of $20.00 - $27.86 per hour, Full Time-40 hours per week, non-exempt, benefits eligible. Benefits include: Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, KPERS Retirement, Life Insurance, EAP and generous Paid Time Off.

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Our goal at the Bert Nash Center is to build a healthier community by responding to needs and working to restore lives. We accomplish this by believing in our team. Each person that works for the Bert Nash Center contributes directly to the success of our clients, organization, and community.

Our values of compassion, integrity, equity and hope reflect in everything we do. 

Responsibilities: The primary responsibility of the CPST case manager is to provide clinical community-based supportive services for clients who meet the criteria for the targeted population associated with the given Case Management team. Services will utilize the clinical and Evidence-Based modalities specific to the team and specialization of the position.

Some specific duties include but are not limited to:

  • Help clients/and families to identify, assess, and understand the symptoms of their mental illness and to minimize the effect of those symptoms in all the significant areas of their lives.
  • Assist clients in learning, practicing, and implementing new skills that contribute to their recovery as specified in the treatment plan.
  • Provide supportive counseling, solutions focused interventions; behavioral analysis to increase clients ability to function in all life domains.
  • Provide outreach and crisis intervention services to clients and prospective clients to enable timely access to those services appropriate and necessary for crisis stabilization with the purpose of diverting the client from hospitalization with the goal of allowing the client to maintain independent living;
  • Work with identified team member, including the client and/or family, to develop an person centered plan of care, that is individualized to meet the identified needs and goals of the client
  • Complete strengths or other assessments, as appropriate, with client and identify strategies or treatment options associated with the consumer's mental illness with the goal of minimizing the negative effects of mental illness symptoms or associated environmental stressors.
  • Develop individualized crisis plan with client and review during treatment plan review time.
  • Coordinate clients' care services with other providers, family, and community collaterals primarily with the client consulting in the process.
  • Provide services hours based on the level of care identified compliant with established BNC standards of service delivery (1125 hours per year)
  • Deliver services based on the appropriate intervention, ie. CPST vs PRI vs TCM
  • Complete all paperwork associated with the financial, clinical, legal or regulatory management of the case accurately and in a timely manner
  • Participate in strategic planning, program development and performance improvement processes
  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job. 


Including but not limited to:

  • Bert Nash Center requires proof of Covid-19 immunization prior to starting any position. Covid-19 vaccine series must be completed or in process to be cleared for new hire orientation.
  • BA/BS degree, or four years of equivalent education and/or experience working in the human services field.
  • Reliable transportation; valid, non-restricted driver's license;
  • Knowledge of community service programs and resources designed to assist in targeted populations of the county;
  • A commitment to working with parents and consumers as partners;
  • A commitment to developing cultural competence in the workplace and in-service delivery;
  • Knowledge of or experience in community mental health; and
  • Flexibility in assigned working hours