Summary/Objective The LMHP/MHP supports the solution-focused interventions intended to achieve identified goals or objectives as set forth in the individuals individualized treatment plan. In addition, the LMHP/MHP provides skill training through psycho-education and strategies and develops specific behavioral change plans for patients and behavioral health protocols for target populations.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Assists primary care team in recognizing and treating mental disorders and psychosocial problems.
  • Assesses the clinical status of patients referred by primary care providers through brief consultative contacts.
  • Works with the primary care team to efficiently and effectively treat and manage patients with chronic emotional or health problems.
  • Works with the care team to refer cases to mental health specialists as appropriate.
  • Assists in the detection of at-risk patients and development of plans to prevent further psychological or physical deterioration.
  • Assists in preventing relapse or morbidity in conditions that tend to recur over time.
  • Evaluates patient care plans with primary care team.
  • Teaches patients, families and staff about care, prevention and treatment enhancement techniques.
  • Monitors the sites behavioral health program, identifying problems related to patient services and making recommendations for improvement.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and quality improvement activities as required.
  • Serves as a member of committees as requested.
  • Participates in evaluation of peers and support staff.
  • Furthers the mission of the organization through active support of the strategic goals.

Competencies

  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Ethical Conduct.
  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.
  • Problem Solving/Analysis.
  • Thoroughness.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this position, the employee travels by automobile and is exposed to changing weather conditions. The employee works in a variety of locations, including an emergency room or clinic setting, in addition to other community locations where the person lives, works, attends school and/or socializes based on assigned caseload.

Physical Demands

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to speak and hear sufficiently to communicate effectively by phone or in person at normal volumes. The employees vision must be adequate to read correspondence, computer screen, forms, etc. The position requires good manual dexterity.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Expected hours are 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday.

This position is a contract fee for service position upon caseload availability.

Travel

Occasionally

Required Education and Experience

  • Practitioners with a masters degree in social work, counseling, psychology or a related human services field may provide all aspects of CPST, including counseling
  • Bachelors degree in social work, counseling, psychology or a related human services field or four years of equivalent education and/or experience working in the human services field. Can include certified peer support specialists who meet the qualifications above.
  • Certification in the State of Louisiana to provide the service, which includes criminal, professional background checks and completion of a State-approved, standardized basic training program.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Current state licensure as a licensed clinical social worker, licensed clinical professional counselor or licensed clinical psychologist.
  • Excellent working knowledge of behavioral medicine and evidence-based treatments for medical and mental health conditions.
  • Ability to make quick and accurate clinical assessments of mental and behavioral conditions.
  • High level of comfort in working with primary care medical providers using a consultative style.
  • Ability to work through brief patient contacts, including via telephone and teleconferencing.
  • Good knowledge of psychopharmacology.
  • Ability to design and implement clinical pathways and protocols for treatment of selected mental and behavioral conditions.
  • Ability to design effective psycho-education curricula and lead effective psycho-education classes.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team, interacting with patients, primary care team, consulting psychiatrist and mental health specialists, as well as with administrative and support staff.
  • Ability to exercise balanced judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions, and to handle difficult or confrontational situations in a calm, consistent and equitable manner.
  • Ability to effectively represent company’s interests in the community and maintain effective working relationships among co-workers and public, private and professional groups.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.
  • Experience working with limited resource population.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Experience:

  • Counseling and/or Social Work: 3 years

Education:

  • Master’s

Location:

  • Crowley, LA

License:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • License Clinical Social Worker in a Behavioral Health Field

Language:

  • Bilingual

Required work authorization:

  • United States

MASTER’S DEGREE REQUIRED – Mental Health Professional Kingdom Expressions, LLC. Lake Charles, Crowley LA. Full-time or Contract, Ask About Benefits.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Mental Health Professional (MHP) must meet the following educational criteria:

  • A Master of Social Work degree; or
  • A Master of Arts, Science or Education degree in a mental health related field (an academic program with a curriculum content in which at least seventy percent of the required courses for the major field of study are based upon the core mental health disciplines); and
  • A minimum of fifteen (15) hours of graduate level course work and/or practicum experience in applied intervention strategies/methods designed to address behavioral, emotional and mental disorders, as a part of, or in addition to the masters degree.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide Strength-based, solution-focused supportive therapeutic services in the community.
  • Be knowledgeable of your clients including their strengths, diagnosis, treatment goals and treatment plan.
  • Assess each recipient for Strengths, Resources, and Goals within first 30 days of treatment; provide Strength-based planning and treatment on an ongoing basis.
  • Ensure each recipient has an Individualized Crisis Recovery Plan on file within 30 days to reduce risk of harm to self or others, identify precursors, reduce hospitalization, and restore stability.
  • Participate in collaborative meetings with Kingdom Expressions staff, other agencies or community and natural supports as needed.
  • Provide Crisis Intervention services to recipients as needed according to agency policies, procedures, and service definitions.
  • Communicate clients status on a regular basis, including, but not limited to changes in mood or functioning, medical issues and all crisis and health and safety issues.
  • Be knowledgeable of and adept at producing effective, clinical documentation of every contact with recipient.
  • Turning in notes on time according to policy. Document and communicate all difficulties contacting clients with appropriate office staff.
  • Be able, or willing to learn, to use computer interface to complete documentation for billing or other purposes as needed. (Share Note)
  • Attend all office training as well as regular clinical supervision sessions with Clinical Manager and/or Team Manager.
  • Document services provided regularly, concisely, and completely in accordance with clinical standards by office deadline.
  • Return phone calls promptly
  • Follow all safety rules
  • Obtain 20 training hours as required for a full time MHP or 16 training hours as required for a part time MHP yearly
  • Actively participate in all evaluations conducted by Rehabilitation Services.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Master’s Degree
  • 5 Years Of Experience in Behavioral Health

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Crowley, LA
  • Lake Charles, LA

Required experience:

  • Social Work: 4 Years

Job Type: Contract

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Experience:

  • Behavioral Health: 4 years
  • Social Work: 4 years

Education:

  • Master’s

Location:

  • Crowley, LA

Required work authorization:

  • United States

Summary/Objective This job description is a record of the essential functions of the listed job. The job description provides the employee, Administration, Personnel Department, applicants, and other agencies with a clear understanding of the job, where it fits in the organization, and the skill and work requirements in relation to other jobs. Jobs are always changing to some degree and the existence of the approved job description is not intended to limit normal change in growth.

The Clinical Director performs a variety of duties both clinical and clerical in nature. This position requires skill in planning, organizing and coordinating the delivery of patient care by all staff personnel as well as the coordination of day to day office activities.

Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Coordinates referrals to include notification of insurance providers for prior authorization and services covered.
  • Responsible for the review of daily logs and notes from MHP/MHS to assure continuity of care, documentation of treatment process, appropriateness of intervention/action and timeliness of documentation.
  • Using discretion and independent judgment in handling patient or physician complaints received documents and forwards to appropriate administrative staff.
  • Responsible for maintaining supply inventory as well as daily distribution of supplies to field staff. Maintains log and any reports essential for appropriate billing and reorder process.
  • Communicates with Branch Manager any information received from physician, patient or employees about the patients care or needs.
  • Takes physician orders by phone, documents, notifies appropriate MHP/MHS and adjusts schedules accordingly as indicated. Files all office records as necessary.
  • Provide direct patient care on an as-needed basis, as assigned by Branch Manager.

Competencies

  • Communication Proficiency
  • Customer/Client Focus
  • Technical Capacity
  • Thoroughness

Supervisory Responsibility Monitor and support MHP/MHS

Work Environment This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands This is a largely sedentary role, however some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bending or standing on a stool as necessary.

Travel: Occasional

Required Education & Experience 1. Clinical Social Workers must hold a master’s degree or doctoral degree in Social Work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education; and

  • Must be licensed at the highest level in their state for independent practice; and
  • Must have completed two (2) years of clinical practice, computed at 3,000 hours, post-master’s degree experience.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications None with this position

Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable) [This section lists visa requirements, H1-B sponsorship, special clearances, etc. If applicable, insert if you have government contracts or special requirements.]

AAP/EEO Statement Kingdom Expressions, LLC. is an equal opportunity employer, managing all aspects of employment on the basis of merit, qualification, competence and legitimate business needs. The agency does not, at any time, discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, religion color, national origin, disability, or any other limitations not specifically tied to performance of the job.

Kingdom Expressions, LLC. will upon request, make reasonable accommodations of physical and/or mental limitations of qualified, and disabled, applicants or employees.

Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Experience:

  • Behavioral Health: 3 years

Education:

  • Master’s

Location:

  • Crowley, LA

License:

  • Social Work