JFCS Administration Professional BH Clinician III - Children in Phoenix, Arizona
Provide clinical oversight, direct therapy and case management services including intake and assessment to children and families. Perform administrative tasks in accordance with agency procedures. Travel may be required.
Provides clinical services such as direct therapy, case management services, intakes and assessments that foster solution/strengths based orientation. Assist in addressing the client and family’s ongoing needs. Uses clinical best practices to engage formal and informal resources for the client including the transition, discharge and aftercare plans of behavioral health services. Demonstrates a positive, strengths based attitude of teamwork and shared leadership. Ensures all services are clinically necessary and are documented as such within outlined timeframes at least 95% of the time.
Performs the duties of a Clinical Liaison, developing programs directed at expanding the continuum of services in collaboration with clinical team members. Acquaints the agency with community trends and identify gaps in specific services as indicated by consumer's needs. Prepares required reports, inclusive of incident reports, QI/QM activities, performance audits, and compilation of meeting minutes.
Provides clinical oversight for the coordination of behavioral health services with other agencies, such as Probation and Parole Departments, Division of Developmental Disabilities, Arizona Long Term Care, schools and other providers. Participates in assigned JFCS and job related committees (BH Matrix; Training; Substance Abuse; Utilization Management; Safety, MIS/Nextgen Computer, and Risk Management).
Works effectively within the Arizona Recovery Model as outlined by the 12 principles including: Accessible services, Best practices, Collaboration with families, Collaboration with others, Connection to natural supports, Functional outcomes, Independence, Most appropriate setting, Respect family's unique cultural heritage, services tailored to the family, stability, and timeliness.
Facilitates medical, treatment and management teams in implementing agency policies and procedures, acquaints the agency with community trends, identifies gaps in services and works with special projects and committees to better meet the client’s needs. Identify, prioritize and record the family vision and goals via the Behavioral Health Service Plan, Safety Plan, and all other related clinical documentation.
Must have a master's degree in a Behavioral Health field. Must be able to be credentialed and priviledged with the Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RHBA). Arizona Behavioral Health Licensure preferred. Must be able to obtain a Level 1 Fingerprint card.