The Tulane Center for Sport provides comprehensive clinical care to former military personnel and former professional athletes via the Tulane University Center for Brain Health (TUCBH) and the Professional Athlete Care Team (PACT) Clinic.
The Tulane University Center for Brain Health (TUCBH) is a clinical care and research center for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Physiological conditions, and Behavioral Health (BH) conditions such as post-traumatic stress, depression and anxiety. The primary focus of the TUCBH is to care for former military personnel who have separated from active duty. The Professional Athlete Care Team (PACT) is a unique care model specifically designed to meet needs of former professional athletes. The PACT Clinic provides athletes with facilitated access to comprehensive evaluation and treatment plans.
The Case Manager position at the Tulane University Center for Brain Health will coordinate referrals to resources within the community to further address medical, mental health, behavioral health, and social needs of the patient. When identifying at-risk patients, this position must be able to make critical decisions regarding the patients' mental/physical health needs to include enhanced social work assistance. Responsibilities may include: clinical and coordination of services management, patient assessment, treatment planning and coordination, multidisciplinary staffing, case management and ongoing program monitoring and development.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Clinical knowledge of human development and psychological theory as it relates to traumatic brain injuries, human behavior, addiction, and PTSD.
• Understanding of the traumatic brain injuries and its impact on physical and psychological states and relationships.
• Possess relationship building skills across a diverse range of cultural settings.
• Knowledge and experience in the use of medical and mental health diagnoses, disabilities, and treatment procedures. This includes: acute, chronic, and traumatic illness/injuries; common medications and their effects/side effects; medical terminology. Knowledge and use of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the APA (DSM-5) is required.
• Knowledge of community resources, how to make appropriate referrals to community and other agencies for services, and ability to coordinate services.
Required Education and/or Experience:
• Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or Rehabilitation Counseling from an accredited program
• Licensed Master Social Worker or Licensed Professional Counselor or Certified Rehab Counselor in Louisiana (or the ability to obtain before start date)
• Three years experience with mild to moderate TBI, PTSD in direct patient care, case management, and psychosocial issues
• Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Rehabilitation Counselor with 2-3 years direct experience with mild to moderate traumatic brain injuries.
• Experience working with active-duty military and/or veterans.
• Experience in mental health rehabilitation and complex medical and neurological conditions.
ABOUT THE TULANE CENTER FOR SPORT
The TUCfS is devoted to studying, supporting, and achieving in all areas where sport engages people — on the field of play, in human health and professional careers, and in our community. Our mission is to (1) educate current and future professionals in all areas of the sports industry, (2) improve the overall health of athletes by advancing cutting-edge sports research and health services, and (3) inspire social change by promoting the powerful impact of sports and the role of athletes in communities.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.