Interim Care Coordinator - Behavioral Health & Wellness
Job Details
900 20th Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55404 - MINNEAPOLIS, MN
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree
some travel required
Various Shifts
Case Management - Mental Health

The Interim Care Coordinator will provide short-term intensive services to clients to help with mental health stabilization.  Clients referred to this service are at risk of requiring more restrictive care, or were recently discharged from a hospital setting, have been repeatedly booked and detained in jail, or have frequently visited the emergency department and they have agreed to a referral for interim care coordination and case management. The Interim Care Coordinator works with clients, residing in Hennepin County only and living with serious mental illness and complex co-occurring disorder, to develop recovery goals based on their individual needs. Avivo provides services that are innovative, person centered, strength based, and outcome driven.  We strive for the highest quality of services using culturally responsive and evidence-based practices in a trauma informed environment.

Schedule:  For the remainder of the 2020 calendar year, the Interim Care Coordinator will begin working a regular 9 am-5:30 pm workday, Monday thru Friday. Starting 2021, the position will work from 2 pm-10:30 pm Monday thru Friday which are the require hours for the position.




  • Conduct behavioral health intakes and interim care coordination services.  Services begin when an eligible person enters the Behavioral Health Care Center at 1800 Chicago, or are referred by other Behavioral Health Care Center providers at 1800 Chicago. 
  • Complete an assessment of needs, establish a case plan designed to meet the immediate service needs and set up on-going services plan  in the community.
  • Assure that services provided, as developed by the client and case manager, are reflected in the Individual Community Support Plan.
  • Update case plans to reflect when clients’ goals change substantially. 
  • Coordinate with 1800 Chicago’s existing on-site social services programs to address the eligible person’s social determinants of health. (i.e., food and cash assistance, health insurance enrollment, vocational support programs, case management for pregnant women using alcohol or drugs, assistance with SSI applications and appeal.)
  • Coordinate services and supports necessary to assist each client as they work toward their goal of recovery.
  • Ensure that all changes in client status or needs are communicated through documentation.
  • Coordinate care with clients’ medical providers (i.e. PCP, dentist, specialty providers and preventative care.)
  • To the extent requested by the client, provide collaboration and education to significant others and family members who are interested in assisting the client in their recovery process.
  • Advocate on behalf of each client to assure the protection of client rights and privacy, as well as assure that clients understand the complaint and grievance procedures.
  • Act in a manner that assures client confidentiality and privacy in compliance with MHR policies and procedures / HIPAA / MN Medical Records Act.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in  behavioral sciences or related field required, including but not limited to social work or psychology, from an accredited college or university.
  • Must have at least 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of services to persons, preferably adults, recovering from mental illness or combination of equivalent experience and training.
  • Ability to work outside of normal business hours in order to meet the needs of the participants.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the recovery philosophy and recovery oriented behavioral health services, or willingness to learn recovery principles.
  • Experience with and/or commitment to working in a diverse, continuum of services in a fast-paced, growing organization.
  • Experience with and/or a demonstrated commitment to developing and delivering culturally responsive services.
  • Ability to work independently with participants in home or community settings.
  • Previous work experience in a behavioral health setting, especially with programs serving individuals with dual diagnoses..
  • Prior experience in a culturally diverse environment.


SALARY: DOQ, Competitive


BENEFITS INCLUDE: Avivo offers competitive salaries and compensation, including a comprehensive benefits package. Benefits include a generous PTO policy and company observed holidays as well as health and dental insurance, long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and a retirement savings plan.  Health insurance coverage is also available for domestic partners, in addition to other optional benefits.


HOW TO APPLY: Please provide a letter of interest and resume highlighting your experiences and qualifications through our website at If you have questions on your application, e-mail


Avivo is a nonprofit organization which serves over 15,000 Minnesotans each year, helping them achieve recovery, employment, and career advancement. We believe everyone deserves the chance to live well and work well. Avivo provides chemical and mental health services, career and technical education, and employment services at locations in the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota. Avivo employees help individuals transform their lives – move out of poverty, find treatment and achieve recovery, end homelessness, train for and start careers, and secure jobs. At Avivo, employees experience worthwhile work and professional growth as part of a vibrant and diverse workforce. You have direct and positive impact in people’s lives and are a part of make lasting change in our community!


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Avivo is an equal opportunity employer and will recruit, hire, promote and transfer qualified persons into all job classifications regardless of race, gender, religion, skin color, national origin or ancestry, physical disability (including pregnancy) or mental disability, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, legally protected medical condition, family care status, marital status, veteran status, or genetic characteristics.