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Behavioral Health Clinician II-III Public

Company: CommonSpirit Health
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Dignity Health Medical Foundation, established in 1993, is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation with care centers throughout California. - Dignity Health Medical Foundation is an affiliate of Dignity Health - one of the largest health systems in the nation - with hospitals and care centers in California, Arizona and Nevada. Today, Dignity Health Medical Foundation works hand-in-hand with physicians and providers throughout California to provide comprehensive health care services to the many communities we serve. As Dignity Health Medical Foundation continues to grow and establish new premier care centers, we provide increasing support and investment in the latest technologies, finest physicians and state-of-the-art medical facilities. We strive to create purposeful work settings where staff can provide great care, while advancing in knowledge and experience through challenging work assignments and stimulating relationships. Our staff is well-trained and highly skilled, qualities that are vital to maintaining excellence in care and service.

Job Summary: -Behavioral Health Clinician III: -This position is self-directed, requiring full participation and dedication within a self-directed team. The purpose of this position is to provide a variety of services that include: initial intake; assessments; brief therapy, crisis evaluation; phone triage with clients, procuring re-authorization from insurance companies to pay for services, coordination of mental healthcare benefits for clients and other behavioral health patients, and referrals to appropriate services. This position requires using only therapeutic procedures approved by the Manager and within professional scope of practice, adherence to organizational policies, the W & I Code and organizational billing requirements, and professional and ethical behavior at all times. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Provides direct mental health services to clients of all ages. Develops individualized treatment plans with measurable goals and objectives. Maintains 75% of time spent in providing direct clients services that can be billed. Provides extensive and accurate documentation in a timely and thorough manner regarding services. Coordinates with others to procure insurance authorizations. Performs the necessary documentation and tracking functions needed to comply with health plan and contractual requirements Participates in peer review upon request. -Behavioral Health Clinician II: -The purpose of this position is to provide a variety of mental health services that may include initial intake assessments, evaluations, therapy including individual, family and groups, crisis intervention, and linkages and referrals to appropriate services. This position uses only therapeutic procedures approved by the Manager, adherence to the W & I Codes, and professional and ethical behavior at all times. Some driving may be required for this position.

Behavioral Health Clinician III Qualifications: -Minimum Qualifications: -Master's degree in an appropriate behavioral science field from an accredited university requiredCurrent California LCSW, LMT or LFT license requiredMaintaining current continuing education units as required for license renewal requiredExperience in providing a variety of clinical modalities and services to clients of all ages and a broad variety of diagnoses. -Required skills include assessment, formulation of treatment plans, intervention planning and follow through, providing documentation of services; evaluating suicidal and homicidal risk and other high risk situations (i.e. psychotic process; drug/alcohol use/intoxication requiredRequires knowledge of:DSM IV and DSM 5Normal and abnormal psychologyAssessment skills and crisis interventionTreatment planning and intervention skillsIndividual and group treatment methodsSensitivity to and awareness of cultural and ethnic diversity of clientsEthical and legal issuesCommunity resourcesBilling and documentation requirements -Requires abilities to:Effective verbal and written communication skills.Maintain an appropriate balance between direct client contact and documentation timeAdhere to all client confidentiality requirements and standardsManage significant electronic paperwork functions necessary to support insurance billingManage the case load and schedule to meet productivity expectations; 65% of time must be spent in providing direct client services that can be billedEffectively resolve conflict and cope with crisis situationsEstablish and maintain rapport to engage clients effectively in treatmentCurrent and valid California Driver's License require if the position requires movement between facilities on a regular basis -Preferred Qualifications:Three or more years post-licensure experience preferred due to insurance contract requirements preferred. Experience working in substance abuse treatment, eating disorders and/or experience leading groups and classes is desirable.Advanced training in any evidence-based practices is a plus.Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Brief, focused therapy Comfort working broad age range from with youth through adults preferred. -Behavioral Health Clinician II Qualifications: -Minimum Qualifications:Current registration with the Board of Behavioral Sciences as Marriage and Family Therapist Intern, Associate Clinical Social Worker, Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC), or Psychological Assistant; or current clinical license as MFT, LCSW, or Psychologist.Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Masters degree in an appropriate behavioral science discipline.Ability to travel to multiple sites may be required.Current and valid California Driver's License -*Depending on qualifications and licensure, a candidate may be hired on as a Behavioral Health Clinician III or II, as staffing permits.*

Keywords: CommonSpirit Health, Sacramento , Behavioral Health Clinician II-III Public, Healthcare , Sacramento, California

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