Clinician II (LCSW Preferred)

US-UT-Salt Lake City
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1262
# of Openings
0
Department
Clinical

Overview

 Are you looking for a position that utilizes your talents and promises diversity? If so, TASC is seeking a full-time Clinician II to join our Clinical Team! We are looking for employees who are flexible in spirit, have a positive attitude and are capable of supporting individuals with substance abuse, mental health and behavioral health challenges. This is a new position with room for growth and potential!

 

Under the direct supervision of the TASC Clinical Director, the Clinician Level 2 (BHP) is responsible for case management and treatment counseling for a caseload of program clients. Performs tasks required to screen clients relative to program eligibility requirements, conducts intakes on new clients, conducts ongoing interviews, develops client service plans, and coordinates services provided to the client, tracks/records and reports on client progress. Conducts chemical substance abuse and mental health assessments and provides individual, family and group treatment. Serves as a representative in court hearings and meetings with organizations external to TASC relative to specific clients. Carries out delegated administrative duties as required to ensure efficient and effective client service delivery.

Responsibilities

 1. Conducts clinical assessments of client substance use/abuse and mental health issues, develops treatment plans.

 2. Plans and carries out individual, family and group counseling treatment.

 3  Performs case management tasks necessary to scheduling and conducting interviews, determining client program eligibility, screening of clients, client intakes   and tracking/recording and reporting on client progress.

 4. Maintains accurate and complete records of clients on caseload.

 5. Schedules and monitors urinalysis testing outcomes for designated clients.

 7. Attends scheduled clinical supervision conferences and counseling meetings for information exchange, case reviews and client treatment.

 8. Prepares monthly clinical services billing for designated clients.

 9. Maintains upkeep of current state licensure for behavioral health services.

10. Assists immediate supervisor in performance of delegated, special assignment duties.

11. Provides occasional, documented clinical supervision to clinicians and case managers if/when necessary.

12. Is able to sign off on clinical documentation in accordance with UDHS and Utah State standards if/when necessary.

13. Schedules and/or attends upon request/subpoena court hearings and other meetings with other individuals/organizations relative to the client's treatment.

14. Provides emergent coverage for absent program personnel.

15. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

 

EEO Statement

 

1. Minimum of a Master’s Degree from an accredited school (in Clinical Social Work preferably) with focus on clinical counseling.

2. Licensure (as an LCSW preferably) with the State of Utah that is active and in good standing with Utah DOPL.

3. Two years of fulltime direct practice experience in working with criminal justice/substance-abuse/mental health population. One year of direct treatment counseling preferred.

4. Knowledge of substance abuse and mental health counseling theory and techniques.

5. Ability to effectively use DSM V terminology and full Axis I -V diagnosis.

6. Must be able to work weekends and evenings. Schedule is Tuesday through Saturday.

7. Must be able to demonstrate good writing and verbal communication skills.

8. Must be able to effectively communicate to a variety of treatment and criminal justice professionals in order to effectively coordinate client care.

9. Must be able to competently demonstrate individual, family and group therapeutic skills.

10. Must be able to demonstrate competent assessment skills.

11. Must be able to integrate knowledge of substance abuse, criminal justice and mental health treatment into effective therapeutic practice on an individual, family and group basis.

12. Must be able to utilize a variety of theoretical and treatment techniques in providing counseling and treatment to substance involved individuals, including those involved in the justice system and those re-entering society.

13. Must be able to work effectively with diverse populations, including those with co-occurring diagnoses.

14. Must be able to perform a variety of case management tasks and duties within the framework of stated TASC programs and agency policy and procedures.

15. Must be able to perform a variety of duties within the framework of stated TASC programs and agency policy and procedures.

16. Bilingual skills desirable.

17. Experience with electronic health record keeping systems desirable.

18. Experience in billing and documentation with Medicaid preferred.

19. Must pass criminal background checks and must pass urinalysis drug screen.

20. Must be able to obtain a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card.

21. Must be authorized to work for any U.S. employer.

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  •  Must be able to lift from floor to waist up to 20 pounds.
  •  Must be able to read, write, and communicate fluently in English.
  •  Must be able to give and receive verbal and written instructions.
  •  Must have good writing and verbal communication skills.
  •  Must possess the ability to utilize visual and auditory senses to complete all job duties as assigned.
  •  Must be able to work in a typical office and healthcare environment.

 

TASC offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Medical
  • Telemedicine
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Basic and Voluntary Life
  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability
  • 401k Matching
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Holiday Pay
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

 This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Therefore, the employee may be requested to perform other reasonable related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required.  The company reserves the right to revise or change job duties as business requirements dictate.  It is mutually agreed that the job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. It is also understood that the company reserves the right to change work schedules as necessary, including overtime.

 

TASC, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: TASC, Inc. is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications; without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, or any other status protected by law.

 

 

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