Intake Clinician

Description


JOB SUMMARY: 

Clinician conducts Intake Assessments for enrollment into program services provided in Massachusetts. Maintains compliance on medical necessity criteria for record policies and procedures via audits, collection demographic information and keeping the program in compliance. Provides outpatient services in office and in the community (homes, schools and other community-based agencies) Duties include assisting with audits, compliance monitoring quality assurance and carrying a case load.  Provides service coordination of assigned cases, including engaging parents and patients in the programs, home visits, crisis management collateral contacts, and transition planning. Provides ongoing assessment every 90 days, assigned cases and participates in assessments and treatment planning, including the written reports of such assessments for enrollment into Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Substance Abuse and Recovery Support Services ( RSS), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), In-Home Therapy (IHT),In- Home Behavioral (IHB) other programs and services.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:

  • Intake assessment, treatment plans, CANS medical necessity admission criteria, and enrollment packets are complete for the patient to be enrolled into program services¬†
  • Must understand the medical necessity and be able to diagnose and assess patients participating in program services.¬†
  • Must be able to complete assessment, CANS assessment, treatment plan, and progress note in accordance to a policy that meets the professional standards and timeframe and interdisciplinary and/or care review meetings for a plan of care
  • Completes all documentation needed and develops clearly defined interventions and measurable goals and outcomes that are consistent by a policy that meets the professional standards,
  • Conducts home visits to enroll patients into the program and for quality assurance compliance as needed.¬†
  • Completes all documentation needed and develops clearly defined interventions and measurable goals and outcomes that are consistent in accordance with a policy that meets the professional standards
  • Collaboration with Billing Department and obtain authorization for program services¬†
  • Refer to other programs services when needed internal and external¬†
  • Reviews all documentation for ongoing programs admission criteria and auditing¬†
  • Collaboration with care coordinator via collard contact (via phone, attendance at IEP meetings, hospital discharge meetings, Care Planning Team (CPT) meetings for youth enrolled in ICC services)¬†
  • Refers patients when needed to other programs Services for¬† Psychological and Neuropsychological Testing,¬† Medication Management, Substance Abuse program Services, In-Home Therapy Program (IHT)/ Family¬† Stabilization Team ( FST), Community Support Program (CSP),Therapeutic Mentoring (TM),¬† Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA).
  • Reviews all documentation of staff clinical direct care staff as part of supervision weekly complies measure of medical necessity documentation in medical record every 90 days and 180 days reviews, diagnose, assessment, treatment planning and services specification documentation, etc.¬†
  • Collect and maintain supervision weekly documentation as part of quality assurance compliance¬†
  • Conducts review with managed care insurance to obtain authorization for services.¬†
  • Utilize comprehensive, home-based behavioral health assessment inclusive of the CANS, with fidelity regarding process notes, treatment plans and assessments and discharge plan
  • Conducts review with managed care insurance to obtain authorization for services
  • Will be trained in Applied Behavioral Analysis and Dialectical Behavior Therapy treatment methods and obtain licensure¬†¬†
  • Must have 32 minimum billable hours weekly, have a steady caseload and three clinic days¬†¬†
  • Progress Notes Match Reproductivity Reports submitted¬† daily for as timesheet for billable hours¬†
  • Completes Specialty Programs documentation progress notes within 24 hours and uploads inpatient file cabinet in EMR¬†¬†
  • Verifies patients after appointment or services in EMR

 

KEY SKILLS & BEHAVIOR:

  • Ability to communicate effectively in a community-based environment
  • Must be highly motivated and self-directed Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must possess knowledge of child development; including physical, mental, emotional¬†
  • Must have Clinical and Psychiatric Expertise; must have Cultural and Linguistic Competence;
  • Must be computer literate. The detail and organizational skills critical;
  • Strong analytical skills and interpersonal skills willing to work directly with patients and clients¬†
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills¬†

 

SALARY & BENEFITS:

  • $24 to $ 28 per hours¬† depending on experience Fee for Services 40 Hours
  • QSEHRA Health Reimbursement Plan, eligibility at 90 days of full-time employment (32 Hours a week)
  • Paid Federal Holidays
  • Paid Time Off; accrual based, eligible at 120th day of full-time employment (32 Hours a week)
    • 5 (40 Hours) Sick Days
    • 2 Personal Days
    • 5 (40 Hours) Vacation Days
  • 401k available.
  • Flexible Schedule
    • Must be willing to be on call weekdays and weekends over phone¬†
    • Must be able to work in the late afternoons and evenings until 8:15pm and some weekends.
  • Educational Stipends with partnering colleges available

Location: Randolph (Southeast Region), Braintree, MA

Job Type: Full-time

Program: Intake Admissions Offices

Department: Direct Care Programs

Age group:

Qualifications


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • This position requires a Masters in Mental Health related field.¬†¬†
  • Must have over two years‚Äô experience with adults, children, and families or with mentally ill populations, urban youth and crisis management, including training in family therapy, children play therapy Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) or Substance abuse and Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT).
  • Must be currently licensed or license eligible in the state of Massachusetts. Prefer clinicians to have the following minimum qualifications & Education:
  1. Psychologists 
  1. Licensed Independent Clinical Social Workers (LICSW or LCSW) 
  • Master‚Äôs degree or higher in social work from an accredited college or university¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†
  1. Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC) 
  • Master‚Äôs degree in the mental health field (including, but not restricted to, counseling, family therapy, psychology, etc.) from an accredited college or university
  1. Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT) 
  • Master‚Äôs degree in the mental health field (including, but not restricted to, counseling, family therapy, psychology, etc.) from an accredited college or university
  • Must be Culturally and Linguistically competent, bilingual a plus; Haitian Creole, Portuguese Creole, Spanish, Cantonese, or Vietnamese.¬†

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