Job Scope: Actively contribute as a clinician on a team providing intensive, recovery-oriented community based behavioral health services to persons living with serious mental illness. Effectively engage consumers in treatment planning that foster hopefulness and motivates change. Provide individual, family, and group treatment that targets areas of functional impairment and promotes independence through the development and use of natural community supports. Specific team assignments will be determined based on clinician expertise, experience, interest and credentials.
Complete or participate in completing timely integrated assessments and treatment plans for primary clients as needed and at least every 6 months.
Complete screening and intake for bilingual clients seeking mental health services
Lead/co-lead on-site groups within the psychosocial rehabilitation program (PSR) targeting acquisition of skills that support and/or sustain client recovery
Provide case management services to assist clients with access to needed benefits and services
Provide coordinated care by initiating or participating in client centered consultation with other internal and external providers involved in care or services
Provide care coordination and a full range of direct services including referrals of additional services and consult with other providers for a caseload of adult clients living with serious mental illnesses (primary clients)
Provide oral translation during client’s psychiatric appointments
Demonstrate knowledge of Adult developmental and phase of life issues and adult psychopathology
Demonstrate knowledge of adult phase of life and relationship issues and assessment of the impact of these issues on mental and physical health
Provide differential treatment approaches and interventions to address phase of life and relationship issues including individual, family, couples, and group therapy
Demonstrate knowledge of documentation standards and capacity to meet documentation expectations
Has ability to effectively engage clients in care
Has ability to diagnose mental health disorders
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
The employee is frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
The employee is occasionally required to carry, move, or transport health records or other objects weighing as much as 25 lbs. while conducting group and individual therapy sessions.
Full Time, Exempt, 37.5 hours per week
Must be prepared to work a flexible schedule in response to the needs of the target population served, including evenings and weekends
Meet or exceed productivity target.
Meet agency quality and compliance standard by accurately completing clinical documentation and service reporting in a timely manner
Work cooperatively with other Center units/staff to assure clients’ timely access to quality services
Participate in program evaluation and development of service options that best address client needs
Participate in Staff training and development seminars
Work cooperatively with other Center teams and programs to maintain smooth continuity of care when cases are shared across teams
Become familiar with and utilize outside resources as needed to provide comprehensive services to clients
Participate in supervision with supervisor and manager in regular performance appraisals as directed
Understand the different funding sources available to the population served and the requirements for billing each of the funding sources
Education and Experience
Prefer a masters degree from an accredited college or University in Social Work, Psychology or closely related discipline.
Must have supervised experience in providing counseling and/or psychotherapy services
Must demonstrate knowledge in the areas of diagnostic assessment, long and short term treatment, family systems theory and group treatment
Must have basic computer and keyboarding skills
Kenneth Young Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer
About Kenneth Young Center
Kenneth Young Center is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit, comprehensive provider of mental health and senior citizens' support services. Our mission is to help people "feel good, do better and find solutions" by providing: Counseling for adults, children, families. Assessment, stabilization, linkage for adults/children in psychiatric crisis. Treatment, support, and recovery services for those with serious mental illness. Service coordination and in-home services for frail elderly persons. Volunteer opportunities. We are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, a nationally respected body with stringent standards of excellence in care. Kenneth Young Center offers a broad range of exciting employment and internship opportunities. All of our positions contribute directly to our mission of providing mental health and senior services to help people feel good, do better and find solutions. Our employees enjoy: Competitive pay, exceptional benefits and generous paid time off A friendly and supportive work environment Specialized rewards and recognition programs Training and skill development opportunities Challenging and diverse work assignments Personal development and career experience