Mental Health Professional 2 DUAL SUD/MH Clinician

 

POSITION SUMMARY
Provides direct mental health and SUD clinical treatment to a variety of individuals which may include
children/adolescents, adults and geriatric.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Provides evaluation/problem identification, crisis interventions and individual and/or group therapy to
assigned consumers.
2. Develops treatment plans; monitors treatment progress, and follows-up at disposition times.
3. Works with psychiatrist when consumer is in need of medications.
4. Coordinates consumer's use of other Center programs and outside community resources.
5. Provides services (including intensive services for individuals and families) in a variety of settings
including office, consumer homes, hospitals, law enforcement facilities, etc.
6. Serves on emergency rotation schedule to provide 24 hour on-call, responding to and providing
service to emergent situations.
7. Maintains accurate and timely clinical records consistent with Centennial standards.
8. Participates in meetings, in-services and supervisory sessions as required.
9. Performs other job duties as assigned.
JOB REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATION
Master's Degree in psychology, social work, or other human services field.
ABILITIES, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS
Knowledge of methods of psychotherapy. Knowledge of community resources. Ability to serve wide
range of consumers, including culturally diverse populations. Knowledge of cultural issues that may have
a bearing on service provision. Ability to assess crisis situations and intervene appropriately. Familiar
with the DSM-IV and diagnostic techniques. Effective written and verbal communication skills. Computer
literacy to include basic skills in e-mail communication and word processing. Ability to work flexible and
on-call hours, which may be required. Ability to travel within the Center's service area or to other
locations as needed.