Clinical Roles

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Job TagEarly Career

Location: Randallstown, MD

Roles: Mental Health Therapist, Clinical Director, PRP Rehab Specialist, SUD Clinical Supervisor

Responsibilities:

  • Position Title: Mental Health Therapist
  • Job Description:
  • Mental Health Therapist shall have sufficient qualifications, knowledge, and experience to execute the duties of the position; shall be knowledgeable about the regulations applicable to the program.
  • Full Time (25-30 billable sessions per week) or
  • Part-Time (10-15 billable sessions per week)
  • Interpersonal Communication, Collaboration, and Teamwork
  • Screening and Assessment
  • Care Planning & Care Coordination
  • Intervention
  • Cultural Competence & Adaptation
  • Systems Orientated Practice
  • Practice- Based Learning & Quality Improvement
  • Intake for and completion of psychosocial histories on all new admissions.
  • Completion of treatment plans when due.
  • Supports clinical issues and make corrections and recommendations.
  • Provide individual, family and group therapy.
  • Collaboration with outside agencies in order to arrange for community services beneficial to patients, and to provide ongoing collaboration between the treatment team as well as case workers.
  • Have input into and assist care planning for patients. This includes completion of paperwork prior to discharge, addressing aftercare needs and placement plans.
  • Ensure treatment arrangements
  • Document patient and patient family’s responsibility to individual and/or family therapy in the patient’s chart on a routine basis. Document all contact with other agencies and for all sessions with client.
  • Document all arrangements made for care planning in the medical record, including completion of Aftercare Plan.
  • Attend and contribute to treatment planning sessions. Completion of treatment plans for assigned clients for both insurance and COMAR regulations.
  • Responsible for supervisor signing off on chart documentation accordingly.
  • Complete treatment plans before the fifth visit.
  • Responsible for chart overflow and breakdown. Order and respond to monthly audit forms within 10 days of receipt.
  • Conduct evaluation/mental health assessment under the supervision of appropriate credentialed staff and provide follow up services as defined.
  • Position Title: Clinical Director
  • Job Description:
  • Clinical Director shall have sufficient qualifications, knowledge, and experience to execute the duties of the position; shall be knowledgeable about the regulations applicable to the program; shall be responsible for administrative oversight of the OMHC program, and employed by the OMHC at least 20 hours per week.
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Collaboration & Teamwork
  • Screening and Assessment
  • Care Planning & Care Coordination
  • Intervention
  • Cultural Competence & Adaptation
  • Systems Orientated Practice
  • Practice- Based Learning & Quality Improvement
  • Responsible for administrative oversight of the OMHC, including, at a minimum: Fulfilling the administrative requirements under COMAR 10.63.03.0
  • Fulfilling the requirements of this chapter;
  • Ensuring the continuity of service if clinical staff at the OMHC site are unavailable to fulfill their responsibilities to the individuals served;
  • Ensuring a system of clinical supervision of the multidisciplinary treatment staff; and having knowledge of all regulatory requirements related to the operation of the program.

Position Title: PRP Rehab Specialist

  • Job Description:
  • The PRP Rehab Specialist will be developing and assuring that rehabilitation services meet the needs of the individuals served by the program.
  • Providing oversight for the daily program of rehabilitation services;
  • Requirement:
    • (1) A licensed mental health professional;
    • (2) Certified by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification; or
    • (3) Certified by the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association; and
    • D. Employ the rehabilitation specialist in §C of this regulation:
    • (1) At least 20 hours per week when the program serves less than 30 individuals; or (2) 40 hours per week when the program serves 30 individuals or more.
  • Provides consistent, timely, high quality work.
  • Adheres to established work schedule.
  • Demonstrates initiative consistent with job expectations to improve performance. Possesses appropriate expertise to perform job at a professional level.
  • Meets routinely with supervisor and key customers to exchange information and clarify expectations, and communicated to provide or exchange information while keeping others informed.
  • Completion of Intakes and Assessments.
  • Initial contact is made within 48 hours of email notification.
  • Document all unsuccessful attempts on a contact note.
  • All unsuccessful attempts should be provided to the Executive Director.
  • All completed intakes are due every Friday by 6:00 p.m. Failure to do so will result in a PIP.
  • Completion and Maintenance of Individual Rehabilitation Plan (every 90 days). Initial plan should be completed at the time of assessment.
  • Initial plan should be discussed during supervision with advocate.
  • 90-day review plans should include advocate, parent/guardian and client. (phone is acceptable)
  • Document all unsuccessful attempts on a contact note.
  • All paperwork is due every Friday by 6:00 p.m. Failure to do so will result in a PIP.
  • Facilitation of Collaboration Meetings. (every 6 months)
  • Contact and document communication with therapist. (Completion of Continuation of Services Referral Form)
  • Meeting must include supported documentation with the rehabilitation specialist, referring clinician (phone acceptable), advocate, parent/guardian and client. (Completion of Collaboration Log)
  • Reauthorizations should be completed 30 days before expiration of authorization. Document all unsuccessful attempts on a contact note.
  • All paperwork is due every Friday by 6:00 p.m. Failure to do so will result in a PIP.
  • Discharge Process-Completion of discharge should take place in Beacon and in the client chart within 7 days.
  • All paperwork is due every Friday by 6:00 p.m. Failure to do so will result in a PIP.
  • Direct Care Staff Correspondence
  • Attending Weekly Team Meetings
  • Review of census and weekly report with administrative staff.
  • Based on the current needs for completion of paperwork the following schedule will be used to assist with the tracking of required documents:
  • Wednesday – Assessment/Treatment Plan Day – Creating new plans and updating 90 day reviews.
  • Friday – Reauthorization Day – should include scheduling of collaboration meetings, conducting collaboration meetings.

Position Title: Clinical Supervisor

  • Job Description:
  • Clinical Supervisor shall have sufficient qualifications, knowledge, and experience to execute the duties of the position; shall be knowledgeable about the regulations applicable to the program; and shall be responsible for administrative oversight of the SUD.
    Be employed as a clinical supervisor before October 1, 2002; or Approval to supervise by the Board of Professional Counselors and Therapist.
  • Fulfills the administrative and programmatic requirements under COMAR 10.63.03.03;
  • Keeps the advisory committee, or governing body, whichever is applicable, informed of, at a minimum, the program’s approval status and performance
  • Implements Quality Management strategies
  • Ensures the development of a staffing plan that identifies the type and number of staff needed to provide a program of rehabilitation and recovery services for individuals with serious mental illness.
  • Attending Weekly Team Meetings – Review of census and weekly report with administrative staff.
  • Provide coaching and hands – on supervision as needed with all SUD direct care staff. Works with staff and/or immediate supervisor(s) in cases requiring corrective or disciplinary action and performance improvement planning.
  • Administer grant and contract rules and requirements applicable to the delivery of SUD services.
  • Maintain good relationships with community stakeholders and partners in mental health service delivery as directed.
  • Attend trainings, workshops and other relevant professional development events.

Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in social work or counseling or a related discipline regulated under the Health Occupations Article, Annotated Code of Maryland, and certification or licensure as an alcohol and drug counselor by the Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists;
  • Licensed and certified to provide therapy in the State of Maryland LCSW-C or LCPC). Minimum (1) one-year experience in a therapeutic environment.


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