Outreach Paraprofessional - Day School
The Pointe Outpatient BHS - Little Rock, AR

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I . CASE MANAGEMENT FUNCTIONS

Assists in
the development and implementation of special therapeutic programs
during school breaks.
Connects the family and client with
resources and services needed to meet basic needs.
Provides
follow-up and consultation with referral sources and/or involved
agencies to ensure continuity of care.
Assists with physician
and nurse scheduling, providing transportation when needed.

II. TREATMENT DELIVERY

Demonstrates knowledge of
developmental tasks of children and adolescents.
Demonstrates
the ability to recognize signs and symptoms of anxiety and impending
behavioral escalation.
Ability to recognize and evaluate
behavior, changing levels of depression, tendencies toward
self-aggressive behavior, cognitive functioning deficits, learning
deficits, and patient’s capacity for self-care.
Provides
therapeutic interventions within scope of training and certification
as specified, under the direction of the physician.
Identifies
signs of abuse and neglect and follow necessary procedures to ensure
client safety.
Demonstrates a willingness to be available to
provide client-oriented services, when needed regardless of hours and
times.
Achieve productivity expectations through the completion
of required clinical hours.

III. TEAMWORK

Communicates accurate information to the treatment team as observed
by the supervisor
Works cooperatively and positively with all
treatment team members as observed by the supervisor.
Is
flexible and creative with job requirements and expectation as
observed by supervisor.
Assists other members of the treatment
team in arranging appointments with clients and families as needed.

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IV. DOCUMENTATION

Progress notes reflect an
awareness of the patient’s pathology and problems, notes are
goal directed and follow the prescribed format (P.I.E.) as evidenced
by the notes in the medical record.
Documentation is submitted
in a timely manner according to Outreach guidelines as evidenced by
submission to UR Specialist.
Provides accurate and complete
documentation as observed by the UR Specialist.

Requirements

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
Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year
college or university. Computer skills necessary.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Requires
certification as a Mental Health Paraprofessional.

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