Care Coordinator Adolescent Behavioral Health

Newport Academy - Rockville, MD3.0

Full-timeEstimated: $39,000 - $53,000 a year
Education
About Us
Newport Academy is a series of evidence-based healing centers for adolescents and families struggling with mental health issues. With locations across the United States, Newport Academy offers a family-systems approach, providing gender-specific, individualized, and comprehensive holistic programs that encompass clinical therapy, academic support, and experiential practices. We treat individuals, ages 12–20, who are experiencing depression, anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, and substance abuse. Offerings include residential treatment, intensive outpatient programming, therapeutic day schools, and day treatment. Newport Academy nurtures the physical, psychological, social, educational, and spiritual needs of adolescents and their families, from a foundation of compassionate care, clinical expertise, and unconditional love. Our primary mission is to empower teens and restore families. Experts include medical directors, psychiatrists, therapists, registered dietitians, nurses, licensed social workers, teachers, and more.

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Responsibilities

Supervision, and care of clients (individually and in groups) at all times; Assistance to each client in working with a group and in handling individual problems; Administration of discipline and setting of limits for behavior; and Notation of the clients’ progress, identification of the possible need for professional services, and communication of such findings to professional staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Facilitate clients’ daily activities in IOP setting including assistance with daily activities, supervision, assistance with meals, school etc.
Observe and monitor clients' behavior and intervenes based on schedule, individual treatment plans and needs.
Facilitates assigned groups and/or meetings and/or activities per Newport Academy program.
Documents observations and interventions in client records (minimum of one entry per shift)
Coordinates with Counseling staff (via client record, staff communication, counseling/ interface meeting).
Documentation in shift log including check in and check out as well as a summary of the events during the Care Managers shift.
Provides transportation in company vehicle to and supervision to offsite meetings and activities.
Ensures transportation safety by conducting van inspections following use of CFF van and following documented safety rules.
Ensures physical plant safety and security by conducting regular shift checks, fire drills, and disaster drills per Policy and Procedures consistent with State, local and accreditation requirements.
Provide orientation for all new clients.
One-to-one supervision of clients at risk for AMA, suicidal risk, eating disorders, etc.) per directive of the Clinical Director.
Follows all emergency procedures, following directives given exactly, transportation protocol, etc.
Interaction (counseling) between the employee and the clients and/or others aimed at preparing the client to analyze and better understand their placement. Helping the client understand the reason for placement and to handle associated emotional problems.
Behavioral observation in milieu.
Active participation in intervening with staff in milieu to troubleshoot and improve proper use of behavioral intervention techniques specified in the behavioral intervention plans.
Attendance at meetings per prior arrangement, and participation as an interdisciplinary team member.
Light receptionist duties.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Basic Education and Experience Required:
High School degree required.
Bachelors Level degree preferred.

Newport Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.