Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :GENERAL OVERVIEW:
The Mental Health Professional will provide clinical treatment services to the targeted populations. This is an outpatient treatment program designed to service patients with a mental health diagnosis who meet dimensions for outpatient and/or partial hospitalization treatment criteria.
Creates a treatment plan for physicians that includes an effective continuum of therapeutic, supportive and other services for the patients with a variety of needs and diagnoses serviced by the program. (40%)
Discusses need for additional services with the clinical team to determine appropriateness of recommendations. Refers patients to other levels of care, community based self-help programs for recovery or other community social or human services as needed. (10%)
Documents all assessments, treatment sessions, contacts, case management and other work done on behalf of patients according to institute and regulatory guidelines. (10%)
Participates in the quality assurance and performance improvement activities of the program. (5%)
Track when BH Treatment Plans are due for an update and inform the physician. (10%)
Acts as a liaison, both internally and externally, to professional services to ensure patient care requirements are met. Participates in external and internal meetings as assigned. (5%)
Conducts assessments of new patients using the identified format for documentation and clinical decisions regarding treatment, interventions and referrals, as instructed. Implements, improves, and adapts concepts, models, and constructs of treatment for application in service delivery to patients. (20%)
Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, Education (School Counseling), or related field
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