Manage specified aspects of Behavioral Health Outpatient Services, as well as perform administrative and clinical responsibilities to support the unit.
REQUIREMENT: The staff in this position must apply for privileges in accordance with the guidelines established in the Competency Assessment Plan. Approval of privileges is a condition of continued employment.
Coordinate the clinical operations of Behavioral Health Outpatient (BHOP) .
Coordinate the administrative operations of BHOP.
Review analysis of activities and costs to determine progress toward goals.
Perform direct service maintaining a client caseload providing individual, group, and family therapy from a brief treatment focus.
Attend assigned committees meetings when appropriate.
Perform miscellaneous functions.
Perform general record keeping in accordance with Health Information Services and other Center requirements.
Communicate with various local agencies and other departments at The Center.
Maintain active involvement in professional and lay mental health organizations within the community.
OCCASIONAL DUTIES: Serve on appropriate Center committees.
Other duties may be assigned.
Directly supervises in Behavioral Health Outpatient Services and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Center policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities can include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Master’s degree in a clinical field. 5 years clinical experience; experience with brief treatment and knowledge of mental health and addiction treatment issues required, as well as knowledge of managed care. Demonstrated success in program development and interagency efforts. Prior supervisory and administrative experience required.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from consumers, regulatory agencies, or community. Ability to write presentations. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, Center employees and consumers.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) or RNCS required. Insured auto and valid driver’s license.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of state-of-the-art outpatient treatment modalities, current health care services delivery environment and management principles.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.