Provides clinical supervision to Outpatient Mental Health staff in their day to day processes and job responsibilities. Provides outpatient mental health assessment and treatment services to a caseload of clients in the office or in the community depending on the needs of the clients.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervises outpatient mental health therapists, provides clinical support, supervision and consultation to support and broaden staff skill levels.
Monitors compliance within electronic health record, with funding sources and administrative tasks.
Orients and trains new and existing staff as needed.
Completes evaluations and all required supervisory paperwork for staff within service area.
Ensures staff attendance at Pillars Community Health all-staff meetings as well as all other required meetings.
Will maintain a small outpatient mental health caseload; provides individual, family, or group therapy to a caseload of clients as determined by program needs.
Completes mental health assessments in order to formulate an accurate diagnosis and comprehensive treatment interventions to serve the identified client and family.
Determines frequency, duration and intensity of treatment, and develops treatment plans.
Assesses and stabilizes high risk individuals and/or families.
Works in collaboration with other agency programs and staff.
Coordinates with other community agencies and organizations such as DCFS, schools, hospitals, other providers in the community as needed.
Provides case management services as defined in the service plan that coordinate, support, and advocate for clients who need multiple services and require assistance in gaining access to and in using mental health, social, vocational, educational, child welfare, and other community services and resources.
Responds to clients and/or family needs outside of regularly scheduled session times as needed.
Provides services on-site, in-homes, and off-site at community partners (including schools, police stations, etc.) where appropriate.
Provides crisis support to clinics as needed (Crises should take priority over regular sessions).
Ensures completion of all agency required paperwork and documentation for all clients.
Coordination with other program Supervisors, Coordinators and Directors as needed.
Other duties as assigned
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 an individual with a disability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Master’s Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or related field. Supervisory experience required. LCPC/LCSW/LMFT required.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
About Pillars Community Health
Pillars Community Health is an innovative health and social services agency, one of only a few nonprofits in the state of Illinois to integrate primary medical and dental care with behavioral health, social, and educational services. The organization is the result of a merger between Pillars and Community Nurse Health Center on January 1, 2018. To learn more about our merged agency, visit www.PillarsCommunityHealth.org
Pillars Community Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, gender, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, disability or any other legally protected status.