Provides intensive behavioral and emotional services to children and their families within a community-based model; leads a 3-person team, with a maximum case load of 8 families, in providing such services and oversees the functioning of children with mental health diagnoses by conducting individual and family therapy, overseeing skill building activities, providing parenting education, intervening during a crisis, providing on-call coverage within the intensive in-home team 24/7/365, and monitoring symptoms of the child. Responds appropriately and timely to crisis situations and develops plans involving the least restrictive setting; receives and provides clinical feedback; leads and participates in the clinical direction of each case assigned, including designating the appropriate team member for each consumer in accordance with their specialized expertise; collaborates, coordinates and advocates with collateral agencies and natural supports in order to meet family and consumer needs in all domains; applies knowledge of child growth and development to intervention development. Services are provided in the client's home, school, and community settings.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS (KPIs)
Complete targeted direct service hours
The number of hours billed for services will be 1352 hours or more per year
Manages a team
Ensures the KPIs of all team members are met 100% of the time
All documentation including progress notes are completed accurately and in a timely manner
100% of documentation will be submitted within 24 hours of treatment occurrence. 100% of progress notes are complete and accurate.
Maintain active service plan on each client
100% of events provided and billed are on active service plan
Engages client effectively
Obtains face-to-face direct service hours of 60%; 40% collateral indirect client time
Accurately maintains client Electronic Health Record
Data entered in EHR is accurate 99% of the time
Completes all mandated training
100% of required training will be completed within specified time frame
Maintains availability in CDT calendar
Available schedule in CDT must be entered a minimum of 7 days in advance
Provides regular and consistent therapy
No more than 5 staff-cancelled occurrences per year
Successfully meet discharge outcomes
90% of the time, will meet discharge plan outcomes
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Must be a Licensed Independent Practitioner, or have a provisional license and be working under a fully licensed clinician. One year of documented experience with the child/adolescent mental health population required.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
Ability to develop evidenced based practices and analyze programmatic outcomes. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common professional journals. Ability to respond to sensitive inquiries or complaints from consumers and families, and outside treatment providers, and members of the community. Ability to write articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to management and public groups.
Familiarity with mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis; ability to comprehend billable units as it relates to the service authorization process.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS and TRAINING
LPC, LCSW, LMFT; LPC-A, LCSW-A, and LMFT-A can also be Team Leader as long as they obtain full licensure within 30 months of date of hire.
Completion of minimum hours of service definitions training including but not limited to Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Person Centered Planning Instructional Elements, Person Centered Thinking, Introductory to Motivational Interviewing, Crisis Response, System of Care and Intensive In Home Service Definition Training within the appropriate timeframes as defined by the Service Definition; Completion of ongoing refresher trainer as described by Service Definition.
Valid NC driver's license
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.