Truman Medical Centers Community Support Specialist-FLOAT in Kansas City, Missouri

Community Support Specialist-FLOAT

Tracking Code

13557-124

Job Description

Truman Medical Centers, a two-hospital, 600-bed, not-for-profit healthcare system, is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Jackson County and Kansas City, Mo. TMC serves as the pri­mary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy.

Our Hospital Hill campus is located in the UMKC Health Sciences District: a premier academic health district engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals. Recognized as a critical area resource for advanced specialized healthcare, TMC is constantly working to deliver the best pos­sible medical care for our patients. Quality, innovation, team­work and attention to detail are at the heart of all we do. TMC’s tagline is: “Better. For Everyone.” It is a simple state­ment, but it has profound significance. It is what we stand for, it is the focus of our work, and it is our promise to our patients.

The Community Support Specialist will float and provide supportive services for clients who are experiencing problems as a result of mental illness. Services include triage, risk assessments, ongoing assessment of psychosocial needs, discharge planning, information and referral, client and family education, coordination of services with managed care contacts and/or other service providers. The community support specialist functions as a member of an interdisciplinary team for client care and works effectively in a multicultural setting. The community support specialist works under the regular supervision and direction of a QMHP.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, or other related Human Service field approved by the State of Missouri.

  • Must have good verbal and written communication skill, good leadership skills, ability to evaluate program out comes, and the ability to work with multicultural staff and clientele.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or Psychology

Job Location

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Shift Schedule

8:00AM - 5:00PM