Part-Time Clinician 1 |
Home Based and Community Based
Family Service Association
The Part-time Clinician I serves in a professional counseling capacity to deliver behavioral health services on behalf of the agency for the clients that are enrolled. The Clinician I carries a full clinical caseload with the appropriate case mix of shorter term and longer term cases, accompanied by regular supervision. Counseling program services are provided in the clients home, office and/or in various community-based locations. At this time, we are searching for candidates who live in or near the following Texas cities: Eagle Pass, Uvalde, Carrizo Spring, Crystal City, La Pryor and Batesville. The selected Clinician I's will be serving families throughout Maverick County, Uvalde County, Dimmit County, and Zavala County.
ESSENTIAL PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:
- The Clinician I must be able to provide essential services to individuals and families in crisis. Crisis intervention case management services will be provided based upon a crisis evaluation to provide intervention and stabilization services to ensure client stability and safety.
- Achieve direct service productivity standards while carrying either a full caseload with no additional duties, or a modified caseload when assigned other duties such as community visibilities, stakeholder meetings, community collaborations and/or agency related initiatives.
- Full utilization and compliance with agency scheduling and documentation software to ensure caseload mix, intakes, follow-up sessions, and other related professional activities are in compliance with agency standards at all times.
- Compliant with agency and clinical professional practices and standards to obtain consent, explain rights and responsibilities, and maintains record security, in order that the rights of each client on the case load are protected.
- Provide intake coverage, schedule first appointments and conduct initial clinical assessments for new clients, as requested or needed.
- Effectively utilize scheduling and billing software to actively maintain the assigned case mix, complete diagnosis and DSM-IV axis, and all other required documentation.
- Consult at least monthly with Clinical Supervisor to review cases to ensure family-centered services and childrens safety and family stability. Discuss other activities and make adjustments as necessary to accomplish program objectives.
- In partnership with the client, the clinician develops a rapport that enables them to conduct assessments, formulate measurable goals, and consequently, an appropriate solution-oriented treatment/service plan. The clinician will deliver and document therapy/services, regularly evaluate/measure client progress, and proactively close cases with adequate planning on a timely basis. Consequently, the clinician facilitates returning the familys stability and self sufficiency.
- As appropriate, accept and carry out case management role on behalf of assigned clients by making appropriate referrals for community and/or agency services, with appropriate follow up.
- Consistently complete required reports in a coherent, organized, legible, accurate, and in a timely manner.
- As appropriate, testify or participate in court hearings, as per agency protocol, in order to provide accurate information on which the court may make sound decisions, for example: custody, competence, out-of-home placement, and institutionalization with testimony limited to what is documented in the client record.
- Assume responsibility to actively participate in the clinical on-call system, as scheduled, and to carry out the on-call role in accordance with agency and/or contractual requirements.
- Make professional and informative presentations to community collaborations, as requested.
- Attend staff meetings, team meetings, peer case consultations, clinical supervision, and quarterly staff meetings, as required.
- Maintain good relationships with stakeholders (including current and potential clients, community and co-workers), focusing on providing excellent and culturally sensitive customer service and presenting a positive image of the agency in all community and stakeholder interactions.
- Maintain a working environment which encourages mutual respect, promotes respectful and congenial relationships between employees and is free from all forms of harassment.
- Perform other duties as assigned, including presentations to community groups and organizations, in accordance with the agency's "team" philosophy
- Bachelors Degree in social work, related science or an LPC, an LMFT, or or LCSW, as applicable, with clinical experience
- Certificate or license, as applicable, by the appropriate state agency preferred. The Clinician I may hold an encumbered license such as an LPC-I or LMFT-I, or other stakeholder required licensure, provided that the required regular clinical supervision occurs, with an agency approved supervisor to conduct face-to-face supervisory conferences and case record reviews.
- Successful completion of at least one semester of a supervised practicum from an accredited college or university with placement in a family practice, human services, mental health, or other clinical setting.
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) desirable.
- Certificate or license, as applicable, by the appropriate State agency preferred, may have an encumbered temporary license with agency approval prior to an offer of employment.
- State of Texas vehicle operator's license and proof of liability insurance.
This person will work 29 hours per week and the compensation is $14.50/Hour.
Insperity - 20 months ago