In-Home Intervention Therapist

Employer
Affiliated Sante Group
Location
Lutherville-Timonium, MD
Posted
Jun 13, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
About Us:The Affiliated Sante Group (Sante) is a dynamic and leading provider of crisis psychiatric care and system management services to public and private entities. Sante, a nonprofit entity, also manages mental health outreach and psychiatric recovery services. It has been delivering mental health care to individuals and families and pioneering new treatment modalities since 1974. We are currently seeking a FULL-TIME In-Home Intervention Therapist for our Baltimore County Crisis Response team. BCCRS is a comprehensive Crisis Response Center that offers emergency mental health services to Baltimore County residents through a variety of service components including: 24 Hour Hotline Mobile Crisis Teams In-Home Intervention Teams Urgent Care Center Job Summary:The In-Home Intervention Therapist is responsible for the assessment and in home treatment for clients in the community. This individual provides direct care, documents all visits and interactions associated with the case, is the onsite resource for any relevant clinical information and the liaison for collaboration with other involved parties including community providers. Essential Functions: Perform an environmental and safety assessment upon entry to the community or residential setting where visit is to take place Perform assessment for SI and develop safety plan if necessary Perform an assessment of client and diagnostic evaluation if appropriate Develop a treatment plan collaboratively with client based on identified client needs Can effectively utilize crisis intervention skills when necessary Can build rapport with a wide variety of clients and work from a culturally competent perspective Can identify need for medical and/or substance abuse treatment and make appropriate referrals Has adequate knowledge of community resources and provides appropriate referrals to clients both mental health and non-mental health Can implement brief therapeutic strategies that are effective in reducing client's mental health symptoms Demonstrate knowledge of short-term, crisis focused modalities Set short-term and measurable goals Able to demonstrate the capacity to work with a wide range of clients; child and adolescent, adult, dual diagnosis and geriatric Provide individual, family and couples counseling, as needed Complete all documentation in a timely manner using EMR Participate in all required trainings Abide by all federal, state and local confidentiality regulations Comply with all mandatory reporting Comply with all of programs contractual and operational guidelines as outlined by your manager Provide mentoring to IHIT Interns Approve and cosign all documentation completed by IHIT Interns Other duties as assigned Required Qualifications: Must have a Master's Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or a related field of study. Must be available for day, evening, weekend and holiday shifts, as scheduled. Must be able to work individually as well as within a team. Must be able to multi-task. Must be able to work with "high-risk" consumers who have mental illnesses as well as developmental and physical disabilities (ie: must have patience, and must be able to effectively communicate with diverse consumers, etc.). We expect all staff to have a strong desire to provide excellent customer service; to comply with the rules and regulations of those organizations to which we are accountable; to have high ethical and professional standards of conduct; and to have an attitude of wanting to continuously improve their own professional performance.Affiliated Sante Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Affiliated Sante Group participates in E-Verify.