Coordinates all court ordered evaluations and treatment specific to the court's disposition for eligible members. This includes, but is not limited to the Drug Court, Mental Health Court, and Criminal Proceedings. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to achieve optimal resource outcomes. The Court Coordinator serves as the interagency liaison with the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections (ADJC), Arizona Department of Corrections (ADOC), and Administrative Office of Courts (AOC).
DEPARTMENT: Health Services-Medicaid
REPORTS TO: Supervisor, Behavioral Health
- Serves as the single point of contact for information specific to the court's disposition for eligible members.
- Coordinates court ordered evaluations and treatments.
- Communicates court related follow-up/requirements to the interdisciplinary team and collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to achieve optimal resource outcomes.
- Responsible for ensuring required court paperwork is complete and submitted in a timely manner.
- Provides support to care and case managers regarding the coordination of care plans for members by utilizing social service expertise to evaluate the members need for alternative services and third party intervention.
- Assist in coordinating transfers for members under court-ordered treatment to Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS) or another Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA).
- Provides and/or coordinates trainings, as needed or requested (i.e., substance abuse treatment).
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Required a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work (BSW), Psychology, Counseling, Rehabilitation, or other relevant field or equivalent work experience in managed care directly related to assisting members to change behaviors and to locate and access interpersonal, family and community resources that will make it easier to manage their health
- Required 6 months of experience in a health care environment with client care coordination responsibilities via assisting clients to change behaviors and to locate and access interpersonal, family and community resources that will make it easier to manage their health
- Preferred experience in a managed care environment
Licenses and Certifications:
- Intermediate ability to work independently
- Intermediate demonstrated interpersonal/verbal communication skills
- Intermediate ability to create, review and interpret treatment plans
- Intermediate ability to multi-task
- Intermediate ability to work within tight timeframes and meet strict deadlines
- Intermediate ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from families, members, and providers
- Intermediate demonstrated problem solving skills
- Intermediate demonstrated written communication skills
- Intermediate demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
- Intermediate knowledge of healthcare delivery
- Intermediate knowledge of community, state and federal laws and resources
A license in one of the following is required:
- Preferred Licensed Bachelor Social Worker (LBSW)
- Preferred Licensed Master Social Work (LMSW)
- Preferred Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
- Preferred Licensed Associate Counselor
- Required intermediate Microsoft Outlook
- Required intermediate Microsoft Word
- Required intermediate Microsoft Excel
- Required intermediate knowledge of or the ability to learn company approved software such as EMMA, CRMS, Peradigm, InterQual, Sidewinder and other software in order to perform job duties.