This is a professional position providing therapeutic interventions to individuals with chronic mental health issues and their families with intensive behavioral health, crisis response, and community safety needs. Therapeutic responses provided by a Clinician I include: crisis intervention and extended stabilization as well as long-term, team-based behavioral health services.
The Clinician I is the primary behavior health treatment provider assigned to an individual. The Clinician I is a lead clinical support, assessing and prescribing mental health treatment, identifying strategies and services to high-risk individuals in their own home and in community locations (e.g. during crisis in emergency departments). The Clinician I position requires the skills and abilities to assess immediate safety and risk “in the moment” in crisis situations while providing direct therapeutic intervention and support for a diverse population with behavioral health needs. The Clinician I will present as a positive and compassionate therapeutic support to the individuals with whom they work at all times.
All services prescribed by the Clinician I must be allowable (billable) through Medicaid and provided as specifically identified and prescribed in the Individualized Mental Health Team Treatment Plan. All treatment services must be documented per required timeframes, in accordance with federal Medicaid requirements and entered into Carelogic, the Electronic Health Record (EHR), as well as medical EHR’s of Managed Care Organizations (MCO’s) or others per contract requirements.
Position requires 24/7 on call availability due to an unstructured work week to include irregular and unpredictable hours. Clinicians can expect to work hours that vary in times and include weekends.
Clinical Assessment & Engagement of Individual, Family, and Community
Individualized Service Planning and Implementation:
Transitioning Services to Natural and Other Community Supports:
Note to Internal Candidates: HR reviews internal compensation and determines increase based on their experience and also agency internal equity factor.
Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please let us know if you need special accommodations to apply or interview for this position.