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Outpatient Clinician

Company Name:
NorthCare
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Outpatient Clinician
Job#: 257031
Positions: 2
Posted: 06/12/2014
Job Type: F/T, EXEMPT
Location: GUTHRIE, OK
Department: 1740
Category: Professional
Contact: LACINDA DAUGHERTY
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Job Description
ANNUAL SALARY RANGE: $35,000 - $42,000 (Depending on Licensure Status & Experience)PLUS Benefits
Provides outpatient therapy to adults and families for the purpose of improving the quality of life for the persons primary triage and referral for persons seeking mental health and substance abuse services. Creates a welcoming and engaging environment as the first point of entry and initial engagement in services at NorthCare. Provides case management and provides brief crisis counseling and brief psychotherapy to consumers for the purpose of providing immediate symptomatic relief and a restoration to a previous level of functioning.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
Provides services with professional enthusiasm that are welcoming, engaging and accessible. These services are recovery focused, strengths based, culturally competent, consumer centered, co-occurring capable, and trauma-informed. Works as part of treatment team to meet the needs of the consumer in a timely and thorough manner. Interacts with consumers in a respectful, genuine and professional manner.
Provides initial triage and assessment by phone or in person to persons seeking services, which includes gathering of information about the symptoms, behaviors, functioning, history, needs and preferences to assist in decision-making process. Facilitates referral of consumers into the appropriate agency program(s) or to another community provider
Performs intake interviews, which includes the gathering of information about the consumer's symptoms, behavior, functioning, history, needs, goals and preferences. Obtains necessary releases and consents and advises the consumers about their rights and responsibilities. Consults with other program staff, as needed, to facilitate referrals.
Conducts initial assessments on persons identified with alcohol or drug abuse/dependence and mental health disorders. Meets the requirements for Alcohol and Other Drugs Treatment Practitioner (AODTP) status, is familiar with the ASI, ASAM, and other instruments commonly used by substance abuse professionals, and is certified/competent in their administration and interpretation.
Schedules intake and medication clinic appointments for consumers referred into the agency. Makes follow up calls to engage the consumer and facilitate their recovery process. Completes discharge paperwork as required by agency policies.
Carries a differentiated caseload involving highly complex and difficult situations requiring intensive clinical services and extensive professional diagnostic and treatment experience. Caseload is assigned based on appropriate match of consumer to clinician, clinician's area of expertise, and clinician's level of training and experience in the treatment focus. Provides brief, crisis-resolution focused psychotherapy treatment using agency-approved, evidence-based practices that are consistent with the current treatment plan and with consumer needs and preferences, including Individual Therapy, Couples/Marital therapy, Family Therapy, and Group Therapy. Provides brief, crisis-resolution focused Co-Occurring Counseling services utilizing a combination of educational and process-oriented interventions using evidence-based practices. Topic areas might include, but are not limited to disease concept, 12-step recovery model, relapse prevention, etc. Additional consultation and supervision for LADC may be sought, depending on the availability of an on-site, Board-approved supervisor.
Provides psychotherapy treatment using agency-approved, evidence-based practices that are consistent with the current treatment plan and with consumer needs and preferences, including Individual Therapy, Couples/Marital therapy, Family Therapy, and Group Therapy.
Provides Co-Occurring Counseling services utilizing a combination of educational and process oriented interventions using evidence-based practices. Topic areas might include, but are not limited to disease concept, 12-step recovery model, relapse prevention, etc. Additional consultation and supervision for LADC may be sought, depending on the availability of an on-site, Board-approved supervisor.
Maintains clinical records in a timely manner, as required by agency, funding sources and accreditation authorities. Completes all required forms and maintains same in a manner consistent with requirements.
Provides crisis management to non-clients of the agency, which may include face-to-face or telephone interviewing of the consumer; assessment of a consumer's lethality to self or others; assessment of a consumer's available support systems; and assistance in arranging for appropriate intervention, including hospitalization. In the cases where a potential for harm exists, will facilitate referral to qualified agency staff for the completion of program-approved clinical assessment tool.
Provides case management services for consumer, assisting then in obtaining needed benefits and resources, including, but not limited to, housing, employment, medical, recreation, social and family supports, nutritional information and medication. Establishes linkage with inpatient treatment teams and provides support services to consumers who are hospitalized and being discharges from hospitalizations. Must be knowledgeable of community resources and maintain positive working relationships with other agencies.
Facilitates referral of consumers into the appropriate agency program(s) or to another community provider. Schedules intake and medication clinic appointments for consumers referred into the agency.
Return phone calls and pages promptly and check and respond to email daily
Works with consumers to provide support through follow-up phone calls and engagement in peer support groups in order to support the recovery process and maintain engagement in services
Meets or exceeds the direct service productivity standard as established and reviewed by the Program Manager.
Participates in weekly consultations and departmental staff meetings and as appropriate, provides clinical consultation and technical guidance to other professional staff.
Maintain professional competency in his/her discipline through appropriate professional readings, attendance at workshops and conferences and through consultation with other professionals. Employee will comply with all requirements to maintain professional licensure.
Maintains continuing education in current Co-Occurring treatment practices including but not limited to the Integrated Services Initiative and participates in continuing education activities.
Knowledgeable regarding: NorthCare's electronic record system and public folders; ODMHSAS Services manual, contract requirements, and benchmarks; National Outcome Measures (NOMS), Medicaid rules and regulations, contract requirements (including DUI/Drug Court and Female Diversion), and benchmarks.
May provide clinical supervision and technical guidance to other professional staff.
Performs other duties as required and/or assigned by the supervisor and or executive staff.
Skills/Requirements
POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Position requires a Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work or a related human services field and licensure in the State Of Oklahoma, in one of the mental health disciplines or under Board approved supervision for licensure. Licensed LPC, LMFT, LCSW, LBP, or under supervision preferred; if licensed, employee must complete continuing education requirements to required for licensure maintenance. Candidate/employee must possess bachelor's degree and BHRS certification or provide verification of BHRS grandfathered status from the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS). Must be able to move about facilities freely. Must display proficiency in the MS Word processing software and intermediate general computer skills. Must demonstrate good interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate verbally with English-speaking consumers. Employee must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Casual professional dress is required with adherence to dress code requirements particular to the program as delineated by program manager or supervisor.
Must possess and maintain CPR, First Aid and CAPE certifications; or obtain within 30 days of employment with NorthCare, if required by program manager or supervisor. Must have current (within past year) TB test; or obtain within 30 days of employment with NorthCare. Must possess or obtain Core Level Training and Trauma Informed Training via NetSmart University within 30 days of employment with NorthCare. Must complete training to meet the requirements for Alcohol and Other Drugs Treatment Practitioner (AODTP) as scheduled by program manager or supervisor and maintain AODTP status by completing annual continuing education requirements. Must complete ODMHSAS Behavioral Health Case Management Certification process as scheduled by program manager or supervisor and maintain annual continuing education requirements to maintain certification, as scheduled by program manager or supervisor. Every NorthCare employee is responsible for adhering to any and all laws, professional standards and ethical codes that apply to his/her job responsibilities.
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