POSITION SUMMARY: Under supervision of Program Management, provides comprehensive direct support services which are structured to meet the needs of an adult population composed of SMI, dual-diagnosed and/or referred persons. Engages clients in skills training designed to enhance functioning leading to community integration and self-sufficiency in living, learning, social and work environments. Responsible for screenings, assessments, treatment planning, case load management, crisis management and coordination of care; performs related duties as required.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Conducts assessments or screenings with clients to evaluate the nature of their presenting problems in order to determine their needs and develop appropriate treatment plan goals.
- Develops and provides individual treatment plans; monitors, evaluates and documents client’s progress.
- May have responsibility for intake documentation. Prepares progress notes, event notifications, incident reports and other documentation regarding clients in accordance with regulatory requirements and company policies and procedures.
- Monitors case load daily to ensure required documentation is completed timely; including, but not limited to, assessments, treatment plans, case reviews and discharge plans.
- Provides direct support services to include engaging clients in Independent Living Skills (ILS) activities, health and wellness promotion, personal assistance services, rehabilitation and vocational skills, training and development services, transportation services and crisis management.
- Observes and assists in clients’ self-administration of medications; observes and assists in client’s self-administration of blood sugar tests, as applicable to assigned program; administers basic first aid
- Facilitates coordination of care to include case review, therapeutic interventions, and client progress in treatment.
- Completes administrative tasks which may include, work orders, copying and faxing.
- A High School Diploma/GED and three years of relevant experience in a behavioral health setting; OR
- An Associate’s degree and two years of relevant experience in a behavioral health setting; OR
- A bachelor’s degree in the behavioral health field; OR
- A non-behavioral health field bachelor’s degree and one year of relevant experience in a behavioral health setting.
- A current Arizona Driver License and a current satisfactory 39-month Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
- Some assignments require evidence of freedom from infectious pulmonary tuberculosis.
- Some assignments require an Arizona DPS Class One Fingerprint Clearance Card
- Must be 21 years of age
- Background Check
- Minimum typing speed of 25 wpm