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Integrated Behavioral Health Case Manager
Location:Ferndale, WA
  

Join a dynamic and growing Behavioral Health group and make a difference in your community. 

Unity Care NW is a private, non-profit, federally qualified health center that has been proudly and successfully serving the greater Bellingham area since 1982. With clinics located in Bellingham, Ferndale & Point Roberts, we offer comprehensive primary medical, behavioral health, and dental care as well as pharmacy services to a diverse and often underserved patient population of all ages. Employing almost 250 caring and compassionate employees, our goal is to increase the years of healthy life in the people & communities we serve.            
                     

We believe mental & emotional health is an important part of overall health and wellness. Our behavioral health providers work closely with patients and their Primary Care Providers to help them meet their health care goals.

 

As a Case Manager, you will work directly with patients in our Integrated BH program to coordinate care and referrals to wraparound services that support clinical care. This includes enrollment into insurance and benefit programs for which clients are eligible, as well as connecting them with transportation, housing, food, behavioral health specialty care and substance abuse treatment. The IBH Case Manager makes proactive contact to improve patient outcomes, increase patient compliance, improve patient recall and retention, enhance patient advocacy, and develop co-operative relationships with other health and social services agencies.

Ideal candidate may possess:

  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in psychology or human services
  • Experience working in social services and with underserved populations
  • Experience with Medicaid patients and related insurance knowledge 

What we have to offer include:

  • Full-time employment, competitive salary 
  • Generous paid time off
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer match after 1 year
  • Alternative transportation incentive   

Live in a community consistently rated as one of the most desirable in the USA! Nestled on Bellingham Bay at the foot of the Cascade Mountains just a short distance from Seattle, Vancouver BC, and the San Juan Islands, Bellingham is home to 80,000 people and surrounded by several charming small towns.

Enjoy all the area has to offer:

  • Recreational & Outdoor Activities (Hiking, Biking, Skiing, Snow Boarding, Fishing, Sailing, Kayaking, & Camping)
  • Excellent Schools (University, Community College, Technical School, & Outstanding K-12 Educational System)
  • Small Town or City Living (Unique Shops, Local Festivals, Farmers Markets, Berry Picking, & Community Events)
  • Cultural Activities (Theater, Music, Independent Films, Museums, Art Studios, & Diverse Local Restaurants)
To apply for this rewarding opportunity and truly make a difference in the community, please visit the Careers section of our web site at www.unitycarenw.org. Please contact Karla Lacktorin, Healthcare & Professional Recruiter, at hr@ucnw.org or 360-296-7121.If you have any questions & learn more about beautiful Bellingham, WA, at https://www.bellingham.org/activities. Help us provide health care to everyone!