The Behavioral Health Clinician (Team Leader) is the working supervisor for a small team of professional and para-professional staff providing mental and/or addictive disease treatment services.
Provides clinical supervision to subordinates; reviews care plans, treatment provided, and staff documentation for conformity to agency and payer requirements.
Appropriately interprets, implements, and enforces compliance with agency policies and procedures and safety regulations.
Provides day-to-day oversight and administrative leadership and support to subordinate staff.
Interviews, recommends hires, trains, and evaluates performance of staff.
Schedules staff coverage
Manages a caseload of clients in the area of service to include intakes/ comprehensive assessments, treatment planning and provides educational and skill development sessions as indicated on the service plan.
Completes documentation within 24 hours
Requests authorization within required time frames
Provides crisis intervention services to existing and walk-in clients as needed
May serve as case manager to facilitate and ensure communication, linkage, and continuity of care between clients, physicians, other organizational components, community resources and service providers.
Assesses client's need for emergency admission certification
Executes the legal forms required to refer the client to an emergency receiving facility for evaluation of the need for involuntary commitment to a hospital or crisis intervention facility.
Arranges transfer of the client to the receiving facility.
Master's degree in a related area from an accredited college or university AND licensure in the area of assignment AND Two years of related post-license experience OR Master's degree in a related area from an accredited college or university AND licensure in the area of assignment AND Two years of experience at the lower level Social Worker, Licensed 2 (HCP051) or position equivalent.
State Of Georgia