BHIS Caseworker – Tanager Place


Cedar Rapids, IA

Eligible for $500 sign-on bonus

Position Summary:

As a member of the Behavioral Health Intervention (BHIS) Team you will be directly meeting with children and their families to provide skill building services addressing their mental health diagnosis. Skill services center around seven focus areas to include: cognitive flexibility skills, communication skills, conflict resolution skills, executive skills, interpersonal relationship skills, problem solving skills, and social skills. In this position, you will provide indirect coordination and collaboration with other professionals to coordinate services for the benefit for the child/family.

Benefits of Employment: 

  • Full-Time or Contract positions available
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Full-time positions offer a generous benefits package including 3-6 weeks of PTO per year and 10 paid holidays
  • Contract positions are paid out at $40.00 per billable contact hour

Examples of Essential Functions:

  • Ensure schedule deadlines and compliance with programmatic rules, regulations, laws, etc.
  • Work in conjunction with respective federal, state and other local agencies
  • Support integration of client services by collaborating and working as a member of an interdisciplinary team at Tanager Place
  • Collaborate with other agencies and community services as an effective member of a team
  • Provide information to clients and others concerning program requirements
  • Complete professional documentation which meets Agency, accreditation and contract holder standards within an Electronic Health Record system
  • Provide high quality services to consumers using evidence-based practices
  • Develop and prepare all reports as required including personalized treatment plans, crisis plans and progress notes
  • Effectively assess client behavior and progress to assist with data gathering
  • Be cognizant and respectful of cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of clients/family
  • Market the BHIS program within the community with support from the Advancement Team and resources
  • Ensure safe, legal transportation for self and others in the team members vehicle
  • Meet at times and places convenient and appropriate to client/consumer needs (client home, office and school setting) and be accessible by phone
  • Ensure that assigned staff meet or exceed department billing expectations
  • Maintain professional boundaries with clients/consumers, families and other Agency team members
  • Perform additional assignments as directed

Acceptable Experience/Training/ Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related human services field
  • Minimum of one-year relevant post-degree experience in the human services field
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work

Required Special Qualifications:

  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License and meet the driving requirements of the Agency