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Summary of Duties and Responsibilities
?Serves as a member of an inter-disciplinary team and fulfills the objectives of the program.?
Provides all needed support services to all enrolled consumers based upon their stated goals and desires in WRAP and Recovery Plans.
Assures program goals and objectives are accomplished by fulfilling job and team responsibilities as assigned.
Provides individual, family and group counseling services
Offers on-site as well as outreach services (including transport of consumers)
Fulfills case management services, including, but not limited to direct linkages to services, service coordination, treatment enrollment assistance, and so forth
Communicates observations and information about the consumer in the consumer?s service record and to team members
Engages in supportive counseling
Assesses/evaluates consumers at intake/admissions, during ongoing recovery/service delivery and at discharge
Collaborates with treatment providers to establish comprehensive assessments and Recovery Plans
Formulates Recovery Plans containing relevant goals, measurable objectives (that serve as indicators for evaluating progress) and realistic time frames for achievement; performs reviews of progress and evaluates effectiveness of goals/objectives
Works with administrative staff to ensure that all services are documented based on billing and regulatory standards; collects information on consumers' insurance and reflects all demographic data
Participates in quality assurance activities and cross-functional action teams
Performs other program-specific functions as assigned by the Program Director such as, marketing within the community, maintaining staff schedule, curriculum development for group sessions, payroll, supervising other program staff.
Provides consumer and/or family members with educational and supportive group discussions focused on a variety of topics related to wellness and recovery
Serves as the team lead in diagnosing consumers, prescribing and monitoring medications in conjunction with the collaborating psychiatrist
Prescribes and monitors medications intake by assessing symptoms, side effects and medication compliance; assures consumer follows through with prescribed medication; recommends changes in medication as appropriate
Provides and/or receives clinical feedback
Engages consumers in services and addresses their needs; assesses medication compliance; family consultation, crisis intervention and includes consumer feedback in all interventions and utilizes a strengths-based perspective
Records the following information in the consumer?s clinical record; assessments, service plans, progress notes and discharge summaries, with all entries authenticated and dated
Monitors team functioning to ensure consumers receive required level of care; researches and coordinates resources for services provision and education/ training; assists in the development and implementation of educational groups
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