Description of Work Cherry Hospital A Place of Hope, Care, and Recovery
The primary purpose of this position is to coordinate a person-centered approach in the identification, development, and implementation of all services and supports for each individual during his/her admission to Cherry Hospital. This position is accountable for the coordination, development, and implementation of the patients' Individualized Treatment Plan. The Treatment Program Coordinator (TPC) is responsible for coordination of all aspects of the treatment planning process for each patient served by his/her assigned treatment team/s. The TPC is responsible for assisting with facilitation of meaningful treatment planning meetings, and completion and submission of all related documentation as required. This position will assure that appropriate outcomes are identified and developed through the Treatment Team process, that progress is monitored, and that plan revisions are made based on patient needs on an on-going process.
The TPC position negotiates daily service delivery with professional disciplines as indicated on each patient's Individualized Treatment Plan. The TPC will monitor service provision and related documentation in accordance with each patient's Individualized Treatment Plan and ensure action is taken to address concerns or areas of need.
This position assures patient programming compliance with all State, Federal, local and Cherry Hospital rules, standards, policies, and regulations. The TPC will identify Treatment Team training needs and work with appropriate disciplines to meet the needs. This position will work with hospital disciplines to secure information needed from community partners that will support the development of a meaningful and cohesive Individualized Treatment Plan during the patient's admission to Cherry Hospital. The TPC will participate in hospital wide efforts to ensure that activities, treatment and groups are developed to meet the patients' needs.
The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is one of the largest, most complex agencies in the state, with approximately 18,000 employees. DHHS manages the delivery of health- and human-related services for all North Carolinians, especially our most vulnerable citizens children, elderly, disabled and low-income families.
Cherry Hospital (CH)is a State-of-the-Art psychiatric hospital located in a beautiful rural area of Goldsboro, NC. Although rural, Cherry Hospital is convenient to the Triangle Area (Raleigh/Durham) and the coastal region of the state. It is about an hour's drive to the heart of Raleigh or the beautiful coastal town of New Bern. Mission Statement To provide excellent psychiatric care to individuals with the greatest need and the least resources.
Cherry Hospital serves the 38 most eastern counties of North Carolinawith a mission to serve those with the greatest need and the fewest resources. In earnest efforts to follow our mission, we strive to create a healing environment in which every team member has opportunity to positively impact the lives of those around them and the individuals we serve. Learn more about our facility at:
In addition to a very competitive salary, this opportunity offers an excellent benefits package, loan repayment opportunities, employment stability and rewarding professional opportunities. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified applicants must document on the application that they possess all of the following: A thorough knowledge of the concepts, practices, and techniques used in the field of MH to include program development and coordination, facilitation of service delivery, and the ability to assess and analyze information to guide the Treatment Team in the development of an appropriate Individualized Plan for patients at Cherry Hospital is required. Must have experience in writing Individualized Treatment Plans and reports. Must be organized and skilled in conducting meaningful, focused Treatment Team meetings. Must have experience in developing cooperative working relationships with a variety of people on the interdisciplinary treatment team to provide services to individuals with MH and/or co-occurring disorders. Must have experience interacting with and actively listening to individuals as needed to resolve problems/issues and provide feedback. Requires outstanding organizational skills, excellent writing skills, and a close attention to detail. Management Prefers
Basic knowledge and understanding of recovery principles and person centered thinking in service delivery. Experience in an inpatient psychiatric hospital setting is preferred.
Experience in the fields of SA and/or DD is preferred.
Training in Person Centered Thinking and experience in the development of individual treatment plans is preferred.
Knowledge of Joint Commission, of CMS, and other regulatory standards is preferred.
This position requires outstanding organizational skills, excellent writing skills, and a close attention to detail. Physical Requirements:
This position located in an inpatient psychiatric hospital setting serving patients who may have high acuity levels requiring the ability to demonstrate therapeutic verbal and sometimes physical intervention as trained when appropriate. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree in a field relative to the program from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of directly related work experience with the client population;
Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of experience in a related programmatic area providing experience in the techniques of casework, group work, or community organization;
an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Degrees must be from appropriately accredited colleges or universities.