Jan 22, 2020
Position Specific Responsibilities:
Conduct intake assessments and clinical evaluations of potential residents.
Lead the development of treatment plans with individual receiving services. Update treatment plans in collaboration with the individual, Psychiatrist and other members of treatment team at a minimum of every 30 days for each assigned individual.
Provide a minimum amount of required hours of individual psychotherapy weekly assigned by the program director.
Adhere to the alternative outpatient payment structure to ensure individuals receive the adequate treatment and care in accordance with their treatment plan
Oversee and/or provide group psychotherapy sessions ensuring clinical integrity and the use of evidence-based practices.
Determine proper modalities of treatment and provide appropriate therapy for each assigned individual in accordance with his/her treatment plan.
Serve as primary case manager for all individuals on caseload. This includes, but is not limited to, the coordination of service delivery with other departments, agencies, stakeholders, and identified individual community supports, consultation with treating Psychiatrist, and admission/discharge planning.
8.Ensure documentation is properly and accurately recorded for each individual to meet state regulations, payer requirements and NHS standards. This includes, but is not limited to; regular review and update of assessments, treatment plans, ensuring daily progress notes are consistent with treatment goals, etc.
9.Provide ongoing assessment of mental health and treatment strategies/approaches for individual's receiving services.
10.Work in partnership with individuals receiving services and program staff to create a recovery oriented, team environment where each individual's point of view and experience is recognized, respected, and in which self direction in treatment planning is maximized and supported.
11.Adopt and sustain a culture of safety in the management of behavioral health crisis and residential emergencies to ensure the safety and well-being of residents, staff and community.
12.Transport and monitor residents in the community when clinically or medically appropriate with Director approval.
13.Provide ongoing progress reports and updates and collaborate with external teams to ensure continuity of care.
14.Provide effective supervision, mentoring and training to LTSR staff.
15.Provide staff guidance, coaching and disciple as appropriate.
16.Participates in recruiting, interviewing, and hiring new employees.
17.Participates in staff evaluations as assigned.
Ensures adherence to NHS policies and procedures, LTSR policies and procedures, and PA Code Chapters 1101, 1153, 5100, and 5320.
Ensure proper incident reporting occurs through NHS, state (HCSIS), county, and payers.
20.Available for intermittent on call responsibility as assigned.
Submit all documentation in a timely fashion.
22.Perform other related duties as required
Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.
We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.
We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.
With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey, formerly NHS, provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Louisiana, Michigan and Tennessee.
WHAT MERAKEY HAS TO OFFER
The stability that comes with working for a national leader providing education and human services to individuals with special needs
Highly competitive compensation plans
Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company
Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program
Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution
Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employee
In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at firstname.lastname@example.org
Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!
148 Theodore Dr, Chambersburg, PA 17202, USA