Community Based Vocational Specialist

Onward Behavioral Health Mars Hill , NC 28754

Posted 3 months ago

October Road is seeking a Vocational Specialist for our Assertive Community Treatment Team! If you would like to make lasting difference in the lives of other by helping them obtain employment, this is the job for you!

The Vocational Specialist will be responsible for:

  • Collecting pertinent data for utilization review

  • Devise treatment plans that reflect current MH/SA treatment planning and pertain to the needs of the individual family and consumer

  • Complete treatment plans in a timely manner.

  • Review treatment plans on a scheduled basis with treatment team and client

  • Formulate appropriate post-discharge placement plans that include services for consumer and family that maximize potential for success

  • Inform administrative staff of pending/planned discharges.

  • Complete discharge summary and other paperwork

  • Participate in regularly scheduled treatment team meetings and provide expertise to the team

  • Maintain regular contact with referral sources as indicated

  • Develop appropriate discharge plans collaborating with referral sources

  • Prepare and conduct concurrent reviews to referral sources

  • Responsible for timely completion of medical record documentation. Documentation of all outside contacts as well as therapy sessions will be maintained

  • Provide transportation for clients to access community resources

  • Emergency services duty on rotation that may include commitment procedures, after hour assessments, crisis planning, and hospital diversion.

The right candidate will be productive, effective and professional with all disciplines. Keeps supervisor informed and is open to feedback and supervision. High moral and ethical values as well as a willingness to be open to learning and growing. Good interpersonal skills to work as an integral part of a treatment team and appropriate interpersonal/personal boundaries.

EOE

Requirements

Requires Bachelor Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Vocational Rehabilitation or Psychology from an accredited college or university. Experience in employment rehabilitation, vocational or specific training in employment or vocational rehabilitation. Must have 2 years of working with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness.

Benefits

Health Insurance

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Life Insurance

Paid Days Off

Holidays
401K with company match


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