DATE: May 19, 2022


POSITION: Lead Care Manager (Full Time Regular)


SHIFT: Monday – Friday @ 8am – 5pm 


LOCATION: South Bay Recovery Center – Gardena, CA 


DUTIES: Coordinate and navigate various services and aspects of chronic disease, primary care, behavioral and

mental health and social determinants of health centers and provide assistance to those members as needed.


QUALIFICATIONS: Following are the qualifications required to perform the essential functions of this              position. Qualifications may be subject to modification based on the Americans with Disabilities Act. Bilingual abilities may be required within certain BHS programs.  


Required Skills/Abilities: 

  • Possession of current California Driver’s License.

  • Ability to relate to the public regardless of racial, ethnic, economic, sexual orientation, and gender identity status.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Ability to demonstrate/convey respect for cultural and lifestyle diversities of members and staff.

  • Ability to present to diverse communities/populations, at all levels of internal/external organizations.

  • Ability to recognize personal issues that may have an impact on job performance and interactions with members.

  • Ability to note documentation in electronic medical record system(s).

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proven track record of, and ability to demonstrate ethical and professional standards of behavior.

  • Basic knowledge of referrals, both in and out of the healthcare system.

  • Basic knowledge and Experience in utilizing Microsoft Office, specifically MS Word and Excel.

  • Ability to speak, understand, and read Spanish (preferred), especially Medical Spanish.

  • Knowledge of behavioral health and 12-Step/recovery resources in the community (preferred).

Education and Experience: 

  • High School diploma, GED or equivalency.

  • Associate’s degree or higher in healthcare or a related field (will consider experience in lieu of degree)

  • Experience using behavioral strategies including motivational interviewing and self-management support. 

  • Experience working for a community agency, with Medi-Cal (Medicaid) and Medicare, or underserved patient communities in a healthcare setting.


Desired Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in healthcare or a related field.

  • Experience participating in Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model of care.

  • Experience working in drug and alcohol dependency or behavioral health.

  • Experience developing assessments and care plans.


Physical Requirements: 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, talk, hear and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard reach.

  • Light to moderate lifting is occasionally required (up to 25 lbs.)

  • Ability to sit at a desk and computer terminal for an extended period of time.  

  • Ability to move about the facility.

  • Vision, hearing, manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination must be adequate for performance of job duties. 


Recovering individuals must have a minimum two years clean, sober and abstinent to be considered for employment.


APPLICATIONS: Current BHS employees who are interested in this position may apply by submitting an "Employee

Request for Transfer". The request must be received no later than the closing date of this recruitment. Internal applicants

will be accepted after that time only if other applications are still being accepted and considered.


Other applicants may email resume to or FAX (310)679-4621, or apply in person at 15519 Crenshaw Blvd., Gardena, CA.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.



BHS will consider applicants with criminal history as required.