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Licensed Clinician - MH Services

Company: Open Sky Community Services
Location: Southbridge
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

The Licensed Clinician - MH Services is an integral part of the trans-disciplinary team that supports people on their road to recovery. The schedule for the Licensed Clinician position is typically Monday-Friday first shift. All schedules are designed to meet the needs of people supported.

The Licensed Clinician - MH Services takes part in the rotation of an emergency beeper at regular intervals.

Responsibilities

Complete, in collaboration with Program Developers, all Screening and Enrollment of individuals served referred to Respite within 24 hours of referral. Identify and evaluate referred individuals served risk issues and develop appropriate critical need interventions and transition plans. Ensure timely completion, with individuals served and other members of the Trans-Disciplinary Team, the Comprehensive Assessment and other clinical assessments as needed. Participate in and sign off on the development and implementation of Individualized Action Plans (IAP's) and IAP reviews. Develop and facilitate clinical and support groups based on the needs and preferences of individuals served. Provide clinical consultation to staff teams. Provide consultation and support to the Adult Family/Foster Care Program including the process to qualify providers as well as home visits as indicated. Provide agency staff and individuals served with support and consultation in response to serious events. Develop, coordinate, and deliver trainings in conjunction with the Assistant Directors of Mental Health Services, Directors of Rehabilitation and Recovery, Program Developers, Staff Developers, Registered Nurses, and Clinical Director, as needed to address the clinical learning needs of staff (e.g. orientation, crisis intervention, effectively dealing with challenging behaviors, etc.). Develop productive affiliations and partnerships with other community-based providers to enhance the agency's service delivery network. Assist program coordinators to identify and evaluate referred individuals' risk behaviors and develop appropriate transition plans and interventions. Facilitate the coordination and analysis of Safeguard Monitoring Data and develop and implement corrective action plans in conjunction with other members of the Trans-Disciplinary Team. Participate in the Agency's internal critical incident and complaint review process. Support and monitor the implementation of identified clinical approaches and best practices ascribed to by the agency. Participate in On-Call beeper rotation. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Master's Degree in social services field with professional license as well as five years of professional experience including; direct service to individuals with disabilities, staff supervision and development, and working within large service systems. Willingness to achieve Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner certification and valid driver's license required.

Responsibilities 2021-6224

Keywords: Open Sky Community Services, Worcester , Licensed Clinician - MH Services, Other , Southbridge, Massachusetts

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