Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center, Indiana's first community mental health center, provides comprehensive care for emotional and behavioral problems, including severe mental illness and substance abuse. The Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Centeroffers both inpatient and outpatient services, including several outreach centers as well as clinic- and community-based services.
Job Role Summary
In collaboration with the MD/CNS and treatment team, the Care Coordinator formulates, develops and revises treatment plans, BPSA's, ANSA and CANS assessments, and other necessary client assessments. The Care Coordinator advocates for clients to ensure access to needed services which includes developing community relationships and resources.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
In collaboration with the MD/CNS and treatment team, formulates, develops and revises treatment plans, BPSA's, ANSA and CANS assessments, and other necessary client assessments timely, accurately, and with good quality
Uses discretion and independent judgment to develop treatment plans, in consultation with the treatment team
Advocates for clients to ensure access to needed services which includes developing community relationships and resources
Implements treatment plans; coordinates service revisions based on treatment plans
Identifies any high-risk patient symptoms or circumstances that would result in risk for self-harm or harm to others and notifies appropriate higher level clinical staff for consultation
Completes appropriate legal documentation as indicated on treatment plan
Interprets and applies service and billing procedures according to client needs; completes billing according to guidelines for timeliness and accuracy
Works with family, significant others and community supports to assist clients in meeting goals
Alters activities and behaviors to reflect and ensure adequate care appropriate to the age of clients served
Provides quality case management and activities of daily living skills training to clients
Monitors client progress and reflects this in documentation
Meets the agency's standards of timely completion of progress notes
Meets the agency's standards of client service hours
Demonstrates commitment to professional growth by actively participating in clinical supervision
Embraces, understands, and operates under the Recovery Model, including AIDET, the spirit of motivational interviewing, and follows the levels of accountability
Bachelor's degree required, with the ability to meet minimum competency standards set forth by Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center; some Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center programs may have additional certification and/or educational requirements
Ability to meet the Indiana Medicaid billing requirements as an Other Behavioral Health Professional (OBHP) or Qualified Behavioral Health Professional (QBHP) as defined by Indiana Medicaid
All individuals working for the Opioid Treatment Program must have one of the following FSSA/DMHA-approved credentials for Care Coordinator providing counseling with an OTP:
Certified Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselor (CADAC) II
Certified Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselor (CADAC) IV
Indiana Certified Addiction Counselor (ICAC) I
Indiana Certified Addiction Counselor (ICAC) II
Licensed Social Worker (LSW) with Medication Assisted Treatment Specialist (MATS)
Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor (LCAC)
Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC)
Master Addiction Counselor (MAC)
National Certified Addiction Counselor (NCAC) I
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to implement community and strengths-based treatment interventions
Strong interpersonal skills; ability to be both clear and concise in written and verbal communications
Solid knowledge of psychiatric and addiction diagnoses and understanding of their impact on behavior and all life domains
Solid knowledge of psychotropic medications; their uses and side effects
Use of discretion and independent decision making regarding client safety and care
Willingness and ability to carry out directives from other team members; ability to teach and mentor others
Ability to use communication skills appropriate to the age of the client
Ability to interpret and apply complex directives, information and regulations
Crisis intervention skills
Demonstrated leadership and team building ability
All individuals working for the Opioid Treatment Program must have experience and training to safely manage therapeutic services to patients and to provide therapeutic services to patients receiving Opioid treatment medication
Must meet the following basic competencies as applicable: Mental Status Exam, Medications, Legal, CPI, HAP Registration, CPR, Annual Education, Addictions, Age-Related, ANSA (Adult Staff Only), CANS (Children Staff Only), Revenue Cycle Sessions I & II
Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center's primary mission is to serve individuals with serious mental illness and chronic addiction as well as seriously emotionally disturbed children and their families. Patients of all ages are welcomed, from children to seniors, with a philosophy of care that stresses strength-based and family- and community-centered treatment utilizing the Recovery Model of treatment.
Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis
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