Communicare Services, Inc.
  • 13-Nov-2020 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Elizabethtown, KY, USA
  • Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY: Serves as the Lead Therapist for off-site care providers. Assists Regional Manager in various clinical and administrative duties to include monitoring of staff productivity, shifting demands for resources in school and community settings and provides in-put for staff performance reviews. Provides direct behavioral health care services to consumers; completes required clinical and billing/payer documentation; provides consultation to referring community agencies and consumers.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Licensed Clinical Provider with Qualified Mental Health Professional status.

 

SKILL SETS: Demonstrates superior oral and written communication skills. Possesses a basic knowledge of computers. Other demonstrated skills are problem analysis, resolution and superior customer service skills.

 

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: Must have visual acuity sufficient to read a variety of written reports and documents; auditory acuity sufficient to understand spoken communications by phone and face-to-face with many staff, consumers and external sources; speaking ability sufficient to be understood clearly by a wide range of audiences.

 

JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS:

  1. Serves as primary point of contact for internal staff and community partners for school based services. Maintain active relationships with region schools and Family Resource Centers.
  2. In the absence of the Regional Manager, assists with time sheets, productivity reports and other routine administrative tasks as directed by Regional Manager.
  3. Monitors and manages consumer flow, initial appointments, open schedule time and any special resource demands by schools within the region; Develops new contracts; Responsible for organization and implementation of annual summer program.
  4. Performs intake assessment, completes diagnostic psychosocial evaluations and performs (or arranges) for psychological testing, and develops treatment plans.
  5. Provide clinical supervision in accordance with personal licensure.
  6. Conducts individual, couple, group and family therapy and crisis intervention as clinically indicated.
  7. Consults with referral resources in order to coordinate and collaborate on treatment plans as needed.
  8. Dictates clinical reports and ensures timely completion of all required documentation for medical records and billing resources.
  9. Assume responsibility for quality client care.
  10. Consult with interdisciplinary team and with other program staff (RSVP, IMPACT, CSP) for case coordination.
  11. Participate in diagnostic and treatment planning conferences as needed.
  12. Consult as needed with administrative and/or clinical supervisor regarding clinical issues, policy and procedures.
  13. Participates actively in clinic staffing of clients and consults with members of interdisciplinary team to develop and coordinate optimal treatment plans and interventions.

 

  1. Exercises sound clinical and ethical judgment in treatment decisions and responsibility.
  2. Communicate with managed care case review staff and other third party payers for coordination and authorization.
  1. Integrate knowledge of treatment protocols with third party payers and submits necessary documentation in timely fashion.
  2. Develop and delivers professional continuing education seminars and workshops to consumer groups.
  3. Represents program to referral sources, community agencies, judicial systems, social service agencies and others as requested.
  4. Manages work schedule to ensure adequate productivity.
  5. Participate in agency continuing quality improvement (CQI) activities.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Adheres to Communicare Services, Inc. policies and procedures.
  2. Attends mandatory in-services and other training/educational programs as required.

*EOE

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