Mental Health Clinician I Homebound PEI

Type: 
Job
Duties: 
Provide assessment and intake for prevention and early intervention clients utilizing Evidence Based practice models. Provide direct and indirect services involving clinical and field-based case management services, including plan development, placement services, assistance in daily living, individual and/or group counseling, crisis intervention, and community outreach and education as assigned.
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Provide direct and indirect client services.
 
Will provide assessment and evaluation of older adults. Determine individual’s strengths, needs, and resources. Assess client’s level of psycho-social impairment, self-care potential, family and support network availability, independent living needs, financial status, educational, employment or training needs, and social-recreational needs.
 
Participate in a team approach and provide outreach, assessment and evaluation of assigned older adult clients using Evidenced Based Treatment modalities. Determine individual’s strengths, needs and resources. Assess client’s level of psychosocial impairment, self-care potential, family and support network availability, independent living needs, financial status, educational, employment or training needs, and social/recreational needs. Develop and coordinate service plans.
 
Complete all documentation within mandated time frames and in compliance with county, state, and Center guidelines.
 
Assist clients in developing independent living skills, and resources including peer or caregiver support, social/recreational, volunteer or educational goals, needed to implement and achieve goals of the individual service plan.
 
Transports clients to and from appropriate service as necessary.
 
Provide crisis intervention—intervene with the client/others at the onset of a crisis to provide support and assistance in problem resolution and to coordinate or arrange for the provision of other needed services.
 
Provide services in the field in support of client’s individual service plans. Meet with each client as determined on the care plan; weekly, biweekly or monthly and more frequently when clinically necessary.
 
Assist clients in accessing peer support, self-help and recovery based services.
 
Will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team; participate in staff and clinical meetings and community meetings as assigned.
 
Provide consultation and assessments to community services
Qualifications: 
Must act in accordance with all Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 and related state law confidentiality requirements. Must successfully complete the Center’s HIPAA training, pass the HIPAA test, and receive the Certification of Compliance.
 
Regular attendance is an essential function of the job.
 
Interacting with other employees at work is an essential function of the job.
 
Arriving at work on time and not leaving early is an essential function of the job.
Must have a Masters Degree in Psychology and be licensed waivered by the Bd. of Behavioral Sciences. Minimum of two years’ experience in a behavioral health care; experience with adults and/or older adults with mental illness. Knowledge of DSMV required.
 
Must have a good driving record and must be insurable by the Center’s insurance company.
 
Bi-lingual/ Bi-cultural in Spanish required.  REQ. 31243A  Apply Here