Overnight Clinical Utilization Review Therapist
Marillac - Overland Park, KS

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Purpose This position is to complete clinical assessments and perform utilization review tasks for our acute care psychiatric hospital.
Essential Responsibilities
Ensure that all children receive a comprehensive and accurate assessment which guides the treatment planning.
Ensure the proper precertifications are completed with the childs insurance provider upon admission.
Ensure the medical staff members receive comprehensive and thorough information to make a determination regarding admission.
Work with intake staff to complete accurate intake documents at time of admission and enter data into the electronic medical record system.
Ensure clinical leadership; gathering observations and insight of others, and providing a framework for understanding the treatment approach. Professional courage is demonstrated when needed.
Ensure daily utilization review spreadsheet is compiled and distributed to appropriate treatment teams.
Support and ensure all work is based on the seven sanctuary commitments; nonviolence (including verbal violence), emotional intelligence, social learning, shared governance, open communication, social responsibility, growth and change.
All children and families receive treatment that meets or exceeds accreditation, state and other select standards and regulations. The services provided will also reflect professional standards and best practices for the client population.
Per organization guidelines documentation meets/exceeds expected timelines, is accurate, and is adequately descriptive of the service provided and the child or families response.
Required Knowledge
Computer literate, Proficient use of Microsoft office applications.
Ability to read, audit and write reports.
Electronic medical record software.
Must demonstrate full clinical competencies in all elements required of this position.
Required Skills or Abilities
Be dependable and punctual in work attendance and follow policies and procedures.
Demonstrates the ability to develop and maintain a therapeutic alliance, with clear and appropriate boundaries including while confronting salient treatment issues.
Ensure positive, productive relationships with clear and appropriate boundaries with all Marillac co-workers.
Ensure positive, productive relationships with clear and appropriate boundaries with external customers.
Commitment to the mission, values and vision as a center of excellence for children and families evidenced by practicing the seven sanctuary commitments in carrying out the functions of their job; non-violence (including verbal Violence), emotional intelligence, social learning, shared governance, open communication, social responsibility, and growth and change.
Uphold all policies, rules, regulations and values, as a steward of the organization's resources and reputation.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee frequently is required to walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee may occasionally be required to participate in physical interventions. As such an individual must demonstrate physical skills that require agility, mobility and flexibility. The employee must be able to safely lower an out of control client to the floor, with individuals weighing as much as 185 pounds, as an individual. The employee must be able to assist in a team to protect the client/staff/peers/visitor from harm by escorting, moving or holding clients using techniques taught at this facility. The employee must be able to move quickly and effectively when involved in a team restraint, this requires flexibility and mobility while in various positions i.e. on the floor, on knees, moving from kneeling to standing etc.

Examples of Decisions Made
No formal decisions without next level of supervision.
Formal Policy-Setting Responsibilities
No formal responsibility

Minimum Requirements
Education Level: Masters degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field from an accredited college or university
Valid Masters level behavior health license to practice in the State of Kansas.

Other minimum requirements:
Years of Experience: 1 to 3 years

In addition to the above requirements, incumbent must:
Complete Sanctuary training in a timely manner;
Have a valid drivers license and proof of current vehicle insurance;
Follow all agency policies;
Be able to pass State Abuse, Neglect and criminal background checks;
Be able to carry out the essential functions of the position with, or without, accommodation.
Perform all job duties in a manner which demonstrates a commitment to Sanctuary values and practices.
Demonstrate awareness and understanding of cultural and ethnic diversity of clients, staff and other community partners.
Other duties as assigned.
Direct Reports
The Overnight Clinical Utilization Review Therapist is responsible for the following direct reports:
None

EOE/Post-Offer Drug Screen/Must be at least 21/Tobacco Free Environment/No Phone Calls
Please forward resume to: christine.capp@marillac.org

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