Mental Health Professional / Mobile Mental Health Street Team

South Carolina Job Board Aiken , SC 29801

Posted 2 months ago

Job Responsibilities

With our Agency's mission to support the recovery of people with mental illnesses, we provide a complete array of medical and support services for children, adults, and families throughout South Carolina.

This position is located at the Department of Mental Health, Aiken Barnwell Mental Health Center (Aiken Office) 1135 Gregg Hwy. Aiken, SC 29801. This position is community based and services will be delivered in RV in both Aiken and Barnwell Counties.

Job Purpose

Provide an array of evidence based services (safe, effective, measurable) to support the recovery of individuals diagnosed with mental illness. Assists in developing and implementing treatment plans and guides the patient in the development of skills/strategies towards achieving and maintaining good mental health. Services will be provided in the community as part of the Mobile Mental Health Street Team.

Job Functions

  • Maintains a bill-time rate of 780 hours annually ensuring patients are seen in accordance with their needs.

  • Completes clinical documentation using collaborative documentation and according to QA/SCDMH Standards. Prior Authorization will be completed as required prior to delivery of services.

  • Ensures patient functionality is measured by the DLA-20.

  • Participates in clinical supervision, treatment team meetings, and pursues professional development (license/training).

  • Reviews caseload weekly for timely discharge, engagement, transition and follow-up.

  • Complies with Corporate Compliance Policy and Risk Management Plan.

  • Performs other duties as needed.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

A master's degree in guidance, counseling, the social sciences, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Agency Preferences:

  • A Master's Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Psychology and one (1) year post-graduate experience delivering mental health services.

  • Licensed or licensed eligible in SC and willing to pursue licensure with SCLLR.

  • Sound theoretical knowledge of principles, methods, counseling practices and procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of behavioral and mental disorders.

  • Ability to listen and understand and effectively communicate information and ideas so that others will understand.

  • Knowledge of psychopathology and psycho-diagnostics and patient management within a psychiatric setting.

  • Some knowledge of basic community resources provided by other public and private agencies.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals, families and groups.

  • Must have ability to operate a state vehicle to include the RV.

Additional Comments

Note: If any Agency Requirements are listed above, applicants must also meet those requirements to be considered for the position.

The South Carolina Department of Mental Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Agency. We provide affirmative action and equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex - including the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, national origin, age, religion, or disability.

Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Any misrepresentation will result in your disqualification from employment. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position.

The South Carolina Department of Mental Health offers an exceptional benefits package for FTE positions that includes:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance for Employee, Spouse, and Children

  • 15 days annual (vacation) leave per year

  • 15 days sick leave per year

  • 13 paid holidays

  • State Retirement Plan and Deferred Compensation Programs

ABMHC invites you to share our vision and passion for serving others!!!

  • Opportunity to be part of a multi-disciplinary team that makes a difference in the lives of others.

  • Gain valuable on the job training, expertise and skills in evidence-based treatment, problem solving, communication and networking. Be part of an innovative and diverse workforce of dedicated public mental health leaders.

  • Personalized coaching from a Licensed and Experienced Clinician and opportunity for clinical supervision for licensure.

  • Opportunity for enhanced clinical training through conferences, consultation groups, and trainings on EBPs (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, DBT, Motivational Interviewing, Substance Use Disorders, EMDR).

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