The Texas Peer Assistance Program for Nurses (TPAPN) is seeking a Case Manager to support nurse participants in its program. TPAPN provides a non-disciplinary option for nurses experiencing substance use and/or mental health issues and assists program participants through recovery and integration back into practice.
The Case Manager will:
Provide guidance to participants regarding program requirements
Provide case management and monitoring services to participants
Direct volunteer advocates – nurse volunteers who help participants meet their goals
Serve as a liaison to employers, treatment providers, the Board of Nursing, and the general public regarding TPAPN programs
Serve as a resource person and consultant on substance use and psychiatric disorders in nurses
Collaborate with other Case Managers and TPAPN team members in order to provide excellent service to participants
TPAPN isseekingastrongcommunicator who is comfortable working one-on-one with participants and advocates as well as presenting information about TPAPN programs to larger audiences. The ideal candidate will possess excellenttimemanagementandorganizationalskills, and work well independently as well as part of a collaborative team.
Current licensure in Texas as a Registered Nurse or Social Worker
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN), or Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW)
Minimum of one year clinical experience with substance use and/or psychiatric disorders
Demonstrated knowledge of resources and referral specialties
Proven ability to provide education for professional nurses and other targeted groups statewide
Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office
Additional licensure or relevant national certification related to substance use disorders and/or psychiatric care preferred.
Experience with case management software preferred
Occasionaltravel, weekendandevening, and on-callworkrequired.
TheTexasPeerAssistanceProgramforNurses (TPAPN), a program of the Texas Nurses Foundation, helps nurses whose ability to provide professional nursing services may be impaired by substance use or mental illness to return to safe practice as an alternative to license discipline. TPAPN provides case management, monitoring, support and educational services.