Licensed Clinician Child and Adolescent Outpatient

The Health and Hospital corporation of Marion County
Published
October 3, 2020
Location
Indianapolis, IN
Category
Job Type

Description

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: SEMHC  

Req ID:  6127 

Schedule: Full Time 

Shift: Days 

Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center, Indiana's first community mental health center, provides comprehensive care for emotional and behavioral problems, including severe mental illness and substance abuse. The Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center offers both inpatient and outpatient services, including several outreach centers as well as clinic- and community-based services.

FLSA Status Exempt Job Role Summary The Licensed Clinician performs a variety of individual, family and group therapeutic interventions, and is familiar with best practices for a variety of client populations. This position manages a caseload of clients by identifying therapeutic, rehabilitative and case management needs, engaging other team members in meeting these needs as indicated. Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Completes biopsychosocial evaluation (BPSE), integrating information gathered by the team and developing the integrated diagnostic summary; based upon the BPSE and in consultation with the treatment team, prepares Clinical Treatment plans, dates the treatment plan at intervals determined by guidelines; consults with client, family and treatment team throughout the process
  • Manages a caseload of clients by identifying therapeutic, rehabilitative and case management needs; engages other team members in meeting these needs as indicated; provides quality case management services as indicated by client need; monitors client progress and reflects this in the clinical documentation
  • Performs a variety of individual, family and group therapeutic interventions, and is familiar with best practices for a variety of client populations
  • Evaluates and updates the treatment plan at intervals determined by guidelines, consulting with client family and team in this process
  • Advocates for clients to ensure access to needed services which include developing community relationships and resources
  • Meets agency standards of timely completion of all documentation
  • Meets agency standards of client service hours
  • Identifies any high- risk client symptoms or circumstances that would result in risk for self-harm or harm to others and notifies appropriate higher level clinical staff for consultation
  • Continuously evaluates clients' mental status, reporting progress to the team and treating psychiatrist
  • Identifies community resources and assists clients in their access to these resources
  • Proactively organizes community groups and facilitates the development of community resources and advocates for clients with policy makers
  • Provides indirect service to external agencies and community through consultation and education
  • Interprets and applies service and billing procedures according to client needs; completes billing according to guidelines for timeliness and accuracy
  • Alters activities and behaviors to reflect and ensure adequate care which is appropriate to the age of the clients served
  • Serves as a clinical resource for less experienced staff
  • Demonstrates commitment to professional growth by actively participating in clinical supervision

Job Requirements

  • Master's degree in Human Services and licensed (LCSW, LMFT, LMHC)
  • Valid Indiana driver's license that meets Eskenazi Health's driving policy requirements
  • All staff working with clients from the Department of Child Services will be required to be fingerprinted and have a criminal background check performed upon hire and periodically thereafter

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Understanding of and ability to implement a strengths-based, community treatment model
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to be both clear and concise in written and verbal communications
  • Advanced knowledge of psychiatric/addiction diagnoses and understanding of their impact on behavior and all life domains
  • Advanced knowledge of psychotropic medications and their uses and side effects
  • Demonstrates solid knowledge of psychiatric/addiction diagnosis and understands of their impact on behavior and all life domains
  • Demonstrates solid knowledge of psychotropic medications and their uses and side effects
  • Willingness and ability to work cooperatively in a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to use age-appropriate communication skills
  • Ability to interpret and apply complex directives, information and regulations
  • Crisis intervention skills
  • Leadership and team building ability
  • All individuals working for the Opioid Treatment Program must have experience and training to safely manage therapeutic services to patients and to provide therapeutic services to patients receiving Opioid treatment medication
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