Individual Treatment Responsibilities: Provides individual therapy to clients in residential treatment (as needed), and to their families when clinically appropriate. Ensures interventions and techniques are appropriate for each individual client; individualizes treatment to meet the needs of clients while maintaining quality care and promoting health and safety. Maintains confidentiality while working as part of a collaborative treatment team and adhering with program norms. Participates in case conferences, treatment planning and clinical discussions to provide holistic care and quality assessments. Communicates with prescribing psychiatrists and on-site nurse practitioner regarding psychotropic medication management, side effects, and follow up appointments.
Clinical Responsibilities: designs and implements a dynamic, varied, and clinically-minded program of groups and activities; facilitates groups/activities each work day; ALWAYS models a clinical style that reflects program values and beliefs; treats every interaction as a clinically-relevant moment; assesses prospective residents; provides counseling to various individual crisis clients as needed; supports staff in crisis procedures; participates in case conferences, treatment planning and clinical discussions; holds all-house meetings as necessary.
Supervisory Responsibilities: Facilitates weekly treatment and team meetings as needed; assists the program manager and program director in auditing all charts for compliance; assist with staff training; be on-call after hours as scheduled.
Documentation Responsibilities: Maintains accurate records by data entering documentation into various electronic systems for all client interactions in accordance with guidelines established by HealthRIGHT 360 to satisfy internal and external evaluating requirements. Develops treatment plans, completes release and consent forms, etc. In addition, completes Medicare and Medi-Cal documentation and billing as needed.
Other Treatment Setting Responsibilities: Provides consultation to staff regarding symptom management, mental health conditions and crisis intervention strategies. Attends staff and agency meetings. Participates in agency trainings as required.
Complies with Board requirements for license registration/renewal.
Availability to work at least 1 weekend shift to ensure continued coverage to meet client and programming needs.