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Dallas, TX
Mental Health Specialist
Dallas, TX
Collins Inc
Dallas, TX
Mental Health Specialist
  • Actively assists the teacher in providing instructions and training in classrooms
  • Contribute in the development and implementation of individualized patient care plans and assists in the integration into comprehensive treatment plans
  • Provide ad hoc support to Managers, Consultants, and External Partners
  • Performs other work-related duties as directed or requested
  • Responds to crisis situations and manages resident behaviors in accordance with the Behavioral Management Program
  • Assists with crisis management procedures during clinical/medical emergencies
  • Assists in providing safe delivery of care to meet the goals and objectives of each resident's plan of care
Phoenix, AZ
Child Mental Health Specialist
Phoenix, AZ
Romaguera, Halvorson and Hintz
Phoenix, AZ
Child Mental Health Specialist
  • Performing care management activities to ensure that patients move through the continuum of care efficiently and safely
  • Refers patients to disease management or case management programs
  • Assists with the development of treatment plans
  • Documents activities according to established standards
  • Performing Clinician to Physician interaction to acquire additional clinical information or discuss alternatives to current treatment plans
  • Works with less structured, more complex issues
  • Provides explanations and information to others on difficult issues
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San Francisco, CA
Regional Clinical Mental Health Specialist
San Francisco, CA
Jacobi-Bogisich
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San Francisco, CA
Regional Clinical Mental Health Specialist
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  • Develops and maintains linkages with community out-patient provider network
  • Demonstrated knowledge of child protection work, parental capacities and risk assessment
  • Consult on child and family specific mental health issues with DCF Regional and Area Office staff
  • Participate in Regional Clinical Review Team
  • Integrates job functions with DCF Regional Residential Specialists and Planners, Area Lead Directors and Area Resource Coordinators
  • Thorough knowledge of the system of children’s mental health care and service provision
  • Demonstrated coordination and administration abilities
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
Towson University
Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
Skills Skills
  • Ability to use a computer to record services and other basic office functions
  • Schedule A Appointments for the Disabled - https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/disability-employment/hiring/
  • Basic math and reading skills
  • Post orders, if applicable, per site contract
  • Provision of supportive interventions to inmates diagnosed with major mental disorders by a licensed mental health professional
  • Deescalates potentially dangerous situations and promotes stability on unit, maintains patient/staff safety and manages aggressive patient behavior
  • Will regularly participate in any department meetings and huddles, including continuous quality improvement projects
  • Ability to use a computer for documentation and work related purposes
  • Positive interpersonal and customer service skills with the ability to communicate effectively with patients and personnel
  • Maintains professional, effective, open, constructive and solution focused communication with members of the interdisciplinary team
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Master's degree with NYS Licensed Mental Health Professional license (LMSW; LCSW; Mental Health Professional/Counselor (MHP/MHC); or related credential
  • Ability to supervise Social Work Interns; Supervision in Field Instruction (SIFI) certificate desired
  • Familiarity with NYC referral services, including childcare, HRA, housing, domestic violence, etc
  • A minimum of two years of experience supervising and working with young adults; three to five years of experience in the field preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously to produce high quality results quickly and on time
  • Excellent hospitality skills
  • Supervise other Mental Health Counselors and Social Work Interns; assign and monitor caseloads; ensure case notes and data entry are up to date
  • Conduct intake and assessments of potential participants
  • Coordinate referrals to indicated services inside and outside the Y Roads Center (e.g., social services, mental health specialty care, and substance abuse treatment)
  • Working with individuals and groups to promote optimum mental health
  • Help individuals deal with addictions and substance abuse, family and parenting issues, suicide, stress management, problems with self-esteem, and issues associated with mental and emotional health
  • Meet biweekly with Interns and social work staff for case conferencing, assist Interns and staff in developing next steps and treatment plans for clients
  • Guide clients in the development of skills and strategies for dealing with their problems or overcoming challenges/obstacles
  • Counsel clients, individually and in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes
  • Assist in leading life skills and leadership development classes two times per week
  • Work closely with Y Roads partner, Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow, to ensure that students in need of services receive individual support and referrals
  • Prepare and maintain all required records and reports, and develop treatment plans
  • Work closely with social work schools to report and provide feedback on Interns placed at Y Roads
  • Act as client advocate, in order to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations; refer patients, clients, or family members to community resources or to specialists, as necessary
  • Meet with families, probation officers, police, and other interested parties in order to exchange necessary information during the treatment process
  • Support probation Program Director and staff, by providing guidance and referrals for participants in regards to mental health needs and treatment plans
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Contributes to and documents initial and ongoing bio-psychosocial patient evaluations and assessments
  • Developing patient care plan with interdisciplinary team
  • Implements agreed-upon plan of care
  • Performs basic physical care and other tasks delegated by RN’s
  • Facilitates therapeutic sessions and patient/family conferences
  • Deescalates potentially dangerous situations and promotes stability on unit, maintains patient/staff safety and manages aggressive patient behavior
  • Recognizes and communicates abnormal findings to RN’s
  • Recognizes and communicates observations related to effects and side effects of medications and signs of substance intoxication or withdrawal
  • Adheres to HMC policies related to documenting all aspects of care
  • Provides patient/family education regarding patient's disposition
  • Incorporates discharge planning into patient care
  • Communicates with providers, authorities and others for patients' continued care, may include referral to Emergency Room
  • Documents care using the computerized medical record
  • Assists in maintaining safe, therapeutic milieu
  • Performs routine care for patients
  • Stocks and organizes work area
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Regional Clinical Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Consult on child and family specific mental health issues with DCF Regional and Area Office staff
  • Coordinate consultations as needed with the Regional Substance Abuse Specialist, Regional Nurse and Regional Domestic Violence Specialist
  • Meets weekly with the Regional Clinical Director
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of region-wide statistical collection and tracking system (Utilization review) including updating the virtual gateway and weekly reporting on CARD (Children Awaiting Resolution of Disposition)
  • Develops, in conjunction with appropriate internal and external staff, DCF protocols, procedures, and policies as they relate to the behavioral health care needs/issues of children in the custody/care of the agency
  • Participates in clinical team meetings for DCF children at acute care facilities, and Department of Mental Health (DMH) in-patient units and IRTPs when indicated
  • Takes the lead in coordinating and implementing treatment and discharge plans that reflect the commitment to placement of children into the least restrictive settings
  • Coordinates and collaborates with key stakeholders in the continuum of care service delivery system, including the Department of Mental Health, MassHealth, and the MassHealth Managed Care Vendor, etc
  • Participates in regional interagency clinical team with DMH child psychiatrist, MBHP regional staff, DCF Regional/Area Office staff, and other relevant entities to review complicated cases and develop clinical plans
  • Coordinates and facilitates DMH eligibility referral process when appropriate
  • Advocates for quality behavioral health care services for DCF children
  • Develops and maintains linkages with community out-patient provider network
  • Integrates job functions with DCF Regional Residential Specialists and Planners, Area Lead Directors and Area Resource Coordinators
  • Develops, maintains, and supports linkages to DCF Residential and Foster Care providers, including the coordination of services between the placement resource and community service providers
  • Participate in Regional Clinical Review Team
  • Demonstrated knowledge of child protection work, parental capacities and risk assessment
  • Demonstrated ability to develop treatment plans that allow children to remain in community placements wherever possible
  • Demonstrated understanding of the dynamics of children’s mental health issues and psychopharmacology
  • Thorough knowledge of the system of children’s mental health care and service provision
  • Demonstrated ability in crisis planning
  • Understanding and experience in behavioral health managed care
  • Demonstrated ability to formulate clinical treatment plans
  • Demonstrated skill in utilization management and review systems
  • Familiarity with and understanding of child welfare and protective service principles and practice
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with multiple disciplines
  • Ability to work with multi-cultural populations
  • Demonstrated skill in problem solving, consensus building, conflict resolution, advocacy, and team building
  • Ability to accomplish work objectives where few precedents or guidelines currently exist
  • Demonstrated coordination and administration abilities
  • Willingness to travel state-wide
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide technical claims assessment and support to LTD and STD Case Managers on Mental Health disability cases
  • Provide training on ongoing changes or updated case management requirements
  • Provide ad hoc support to supervisors, plan administrators, Disability Management consultants, Rehab Specialists and Sales
  • Support any ongoing strategy development on managing Mental Health Disability claims
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Develop partnership with Psychiatric consultants
  • Facilitate communication with the mental health community and individual practitioners
  • Bachelor degree in health sciences
  • Work experience in the clinical field of Mental Health
  • Experience in disability case management
  • Volunteerism in the mental health community
  • Excellent communication skills verbal and written, French an asset
  • Ability to influence and negotiate
  • Solid working knowledge of PC applications and mainframe systems
  • General knowledge of company policies, systems and functions
  • Strong evaluative abilities
  • Healthy view and understanding of mental health accompanies by an ability to apply to disability claims management
  • Able to work under pressure and meet commitments
  • Aptitude for coaching and mentoring as well as training of employees
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Research Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Collaborate/consult in the development and implementation of new mental health interventions as well as ongoing revision and evaluation of existing interventions
  • Conduct therapeutic mental health interventions according to research protocols. Perform case management activities to maintain and enhance study participant retention and adherence. Use appropriate computer programs to assist in participant identification; data collection; tracking; ordering referrals, laboratory tests or procedures ; or communication, such as RRS, Health Connect, study specific programs, CAS, and other computer software as needed
  • Enroll participants into research studies
  • Collect and/or monitor the collection of accurate, detailed research data for ongoing projects
  • Coordinate intervention programs. Activities may include logistical planning, MOP development, scheduling of staff, management of day-to-day operations, negotiating for space and other resources, and monitoring and evaluating intervention processes. Performs other duties as requested
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience with cognitive-behavioral therapy
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience treating persons with severe mental illness
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience with diagnostic interviewing
  • Working in a research setting
  • Working with adolescents in a clinical therapeutic setting
  • Thorough knowledge of cognitive behavioral therapies
  • Thorough knowledge of group process, behavioral self-management, and motivational interviewing
  • Working knowledge of research methodology and systems theory
  • Working knowledge of structured research psychiatric diagnostic interviewing
  • Excellent counseling and interviewing skills
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Supervising Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provides direct supervision to the Unit Mental Health and Peer Support Specialists
  • Actively and constructively contributes to the efficiency and productivity of unit operations
  • Reviews service requests/referrals for all populations, and responds in accordance with prescribed departmental procedures
  • Demonstrates the ability to use a standardized template thoroughly and efficiently to guide a telephone screening of the service needs of all populations with the full array of behavioral health problems
  • Demonstrates the ability to identify contacts that need a higher level of intervention, and follows departmental protocol for handling and triaging crisis or high risk calls
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Promptly responds to all service requests
  • Responds to referrals, inquiries, and other contacts with professionals, outside agencies, and other parties in a professional and cordial manner
  • Assists the individuals served in identifying their personal goals, in setting objectives for each goal, and determining interventions to be used based on the consumer’s life goals
  • Assists the individual served to effectively address the problem, and/or refers the individuals served to the appropriate clinical staff
  • Documents contacts, interventions, and interactions with callers in a timely manner and in accordance with established policies
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Contributes to development and revision of written plan of care
  • Leads therapeutic patient group sessions
  • Provides training and instruction in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to staff, patients
  • Mentors and trains new staff regarding unit protocols, procedures and processes
  • Assists in maintaining safe, therapeutic milieu. Reduces safety hazards for patients
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Contributes to and documents initial and ongoing bio-psychosocial patient evaluations and assessments and plan of care
  • Works with crisis situations - Responds to alerts, securing patients in the unit, assisting staff respond safely to emergency situations and following the directives of the charge nurse
  • Contributes to patient discharge plan as a member of the Inter-disciplinary team
  • Examines new patient belongings and remove hazardous objects , drugs and other items that are dangerous or potentially dangerous to the health of the patient
  • Checks visitors and remover hazardous items that could put patients or staff at risk
  • Participates in patient rounds to review patient status
  • Observes and report changes in patient behavior or demeanor
  • Delivers notices to patients regarding court procedures and treatment and assist patients in completing paperwork from the court
  • Assist patients in obtaining treatment through court- mandated processes acts as a patient advocate
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Under direct supervision, assists in the implementation of the treatment plan for each resident, by completing all required documentation
  • Assists in providing safe delivery of care to meet the goals and objectives of each resident's plan of care
  • Responds to crisis situations and manages resident behaviors in accordance with the Behavioral Management Program
  • Assists with the unit milieu to guide the development of acceptable habits and attitudes by consistently and fairly implementing the behavioral program, emphasizing good choices, and positive interactions
  • Completes documentation regarding resident supervision and participation in the program in a timely manner
  • Actively assists the teacher in providing instructions and training in classrooms
  • Attend and participate in all scheduled unit meetings and trainings
  • Consistently follows the program activity schedule and implements all safety and security procedures
  • Serve as a role model for residents
  • Associates degree and three (3) months related experience with adolescents and children, or
  • College degree in human services
  • Preference given to candidates with prior experience with emotionally disturbed, mentally impaired, or physically disabled persons
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record
  • Must pass criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Acts as a primary caregiver to assigned patients
  • Spends individual time with each assigned patient on a daily basis helping patients attain treatment goals
  • Assist patients with daily living skills (i.e., bathing, grooming, elimination, nutrition, etc.) and transportation as needed
  • Provides educational groups under direction of RN
  • Make patient rounds as prescribed by unit policy and/or patient needs and reports any incidents
  • Utilizes accepted intervention, under the direction of the RN, Director of Nursing, or Program Manager, in dealing with problematic patient behaviors
  • Orients patient to the milieu and unit routines, conducts body/clothing search, inventories belongings and assists patients in preparation for discharge and escort from the unit
  • 2 years towards a degree in a related field or 1 year of experience in a mental health treatment
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Providing direct personal care and assistance with daily living skills as needed, and monitoring assessment of clients' behaviors and reports potential problems
  • Responding to emergency situations including behavioral/psychiatric and medical emergencies
  • Participating in developing and writing goals, objectives and strategies, inclusive of the behavior plan
  • Applying behavior-building and remotivation techniques skills
  • Skills teaching and learning principles and recognizing client disorientation, aggressiveness and combative behavior
  • Effective oral/written communications and interactions with staff, clients and their families
  • A combination of experience as a Mental Health Program Specialist I or two years of experience in the care of clients with a mental illness and/or developmental disability. A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, social work or counseling with an emphasis in clinical work or rehabilitation may substitute for one year of the required experience
  • Have a current, valid state issued driver’s license. Employees are subject to driver’s license record checks and must maintain an acceptable driving record, valid motor vehicle insurance and registration, and must complete any required training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12)
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Demonstrates the ability to identify contacts that need a higher level of intervention, and follow departmental protocol for handling and triaging crisis or high risk calls
  • Explains referral/disposition to consumer in a clear and supportive fashion as indicated by satisfactory rate of compliance determined by supervisor and employee
  • Identifies appropriate resources for consumers based on assessed needs as measured by supervisory observation and record review
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

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  • Occasional travel may be required for training and/or other work related duties
  • Veteran's Preference – If claiming Veteran's Preference provide a copy of your DD214 Form (Member 4 copy). To claim 10-Point Veteran's Preference, submit a SF-15 Application (http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf) along with the appropriate supporting documentation. For additional information regarding Veteran's Preference visit: www.fedshirevets.gov
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  • Veterans , i.e. (VEOA, VRA, and 30% or more disabled) - https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/veterans-services/vet-guide/
  • Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) - http://www.ihs.gov/jobs/permanentDocs/ctap.doc
  • Resume: You You are highly encouraged to use USAJOBS Resume Builder to ensure all required information is included in your Resume. If you use your own resume, curriculum vitae, or any other written form you choose then you must describe your job-related qualifications that includes beginning and ending dates for paid and non-paid work experience (month and year), hours worked per week, annual salary, and description of job duties. Include name and address of employer; supervisor name and telephone number
  • Indian Preference Applicants: Indian preference will not be given unless a properly signed and dated Form BIA-4432 (Verification of Indian Preference for Employment in the BIA and IHS Only) is submitted with your application, including any verification by an authorized Tribal Representative or BIA Official of tribal enrollment records, this may include the completion of the family history chart if necessary. If you are obtaining a new form you must provide a completed copy of the Form BIA-4432 with expiration date 1/31/2018. For detailed instructions on how to obtain a completed form, see Form BIA-4432. You must also complete the family history chart if necessary. Refer to BIA-4432 link: http://www.bia.gov/cs/groups/xois/documents/document/idc1-029504.pdf
  • Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) – If you are claiming CTAP/ICTAP, follow the instructions below: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ctap_guideline.pdf
  • A COPY of current unrestricted licensure
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • As part of a mental health team, confers with other clinical staff, e.g., psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health service provider's physicians, nurse, and social workers, in order to gather and provide information concerning patient psychological problems, to ensure treatment activities are well integrated and patient care follow-through occurs
  • Provides treatment to inmates by developing, implementing and modifying individual treatment plans based on evaluation of needs and level of functioning
  • Consults with and makes appropriate recommendations to multidisciplinary staff (e.g., security staff, unit staff, and facility management) regards behavior and mental health issues affecting inmates
  • Maintains strict confidentiality of sensitive materials and information at all times
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Patient-care techniques
  • Emergency medical techniques
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work under stressful conditions
  • Interest in chemistry, biology, psychology, general science and algebra
  • HCA
  • Bell Ambulance, Inc
  • Baton Rouge General Medical Center
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor’s degree Psychology, Social Work, or related field
  • Requires knowledge of mental health issues (both theory and practice), crisis intervention techniques, assessment techniques, and understanding of family systems dynamics
  • Requires strong crisis intervention, assessment, interpersonal communication, and organizational skills
  • BLS is required at the time of hire
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Acknowledge the specific nature of the patient's dysfunction and considers the effect with community, caregivers, family members, and program staff
  • Adhere to established policies, procedures and standards of care
  • Contribute in the development and implementation of individualized patient care plans and assists in the integration into comprehensive treatment plans
  • Demonstrate knowledge of each patient as an individual within the framework of the family
  • Develop supportive interpersonal relationships with individuals and groups of patients in accordance with treatment plan goals and that will continue the patient's development as an adult
  • Function within the philosophy of the Behavioral Health Center
  • Participate as a Treatment Team member in assessing the social and emotional needs of the patient
  • Plan and participates in educational, social and recreational activities for individuals and groups of patients in accordance with treatment plan goals
  • Supervise and assist patients with personal hygiene tasks including bathing, dressing, eating, caring for clothing, and organizing personal belongings on a daily basis
  • Associate's degree with two (2) years work experience within MH/MR service OR
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Services without on the job experience
  • Related work experience in hospital or community setting with psychiatric patients. May in the course of their job duties be in rooms where medications are stored. No contact with medications is allowed
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Mental Health Specialist, Per Diem Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develops and maintains a relationship with callers so that he/she can identify emotional, psychiatric or behavioral changes which may require further intervention or treatment
  • Helps the caller effectively address the problem, and/or refers the consumer to the appropriate clinical staff as observed by supervisor and as indicated by feedback from consumers, families, and team members
  • Promptly accepts telephone service requests, and when support staff is available, responds to incoming calls within three rings, as observed by supervisor
  • Responds to telephone contacts with callers or family members in an appropriately courteous, helpful fashion as observed by supervisor
  • Responds to telephone referrals, inquiries, and other contacts with professionals, outside agencies and other parties in a professional and cordial manner, per caller feedback and as observed by supervisor
  • Assesses caller’s condition in order to make/authorize an appropriate disposition
  • Assumes overall management for completion of call and documentation for disposition
  • Documents all consumer/caller contact information in accordance with departmental protocols and accurately and appropriately inputs data in unit’s informational system, as observed by supervisor
  • Acquires familiarity with other providers, and other pertinent organizations and resources, in order to facilitate telephone activities, develop work relationships, and provide information and guidance to callers
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • As part of the Call Center team, interacts with the supervisor regarding duties and assignments for each shift
  • Takes the initiative to identify the needs of the individual served, using language and tone which communicates respect for the individual
  • Develops a schedule for follow up calls
  • Demonstrates awareness that the CASE model is the tool used by UBHC to assess suicide risk
  • Documents all contact information in accordance with departmental protocols and accurately and appropriately inputs data in unit’s informational system
  • Maintains comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of eligibility and admission criteria for units, programs and contracts
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide technical claims assessment and support to Disability Claims Adjudicators on Mental Health disability cases
  • Provide training on ongoing changes or updated claims management requirements
  • Provide ad hoc support to Managers, Consultants, and External Partners
  • Develop partnership with Psychiatric consultants and Medical Consultants
  • Experience in disability claims management
  • Excellent communication skills verbal and written, French and English
  • Healthy view and understanding of mental health accompanied by the ability to apply it to disability claims management
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Performs standard treatment procedures and activities (such as vital signs, preparing patient rooms for admissions, handling patient belongings, preparing, assisting or feeding patients as necessary, distributing and removing food trays, bathing, toileting, personal hygiene, ambulating, etc.), as well as contraband checks under the direction of the RN in accordance with Cape Cod Hospital ("CCH") and Behavioral Health Services policies and procedures
  • Keeps patient information confidential and respects patient's right to privacy in accordance with Cape Cod Healthcare ("CCHC") policies and procedures and State and Federal regulations
  • Assists with providing, structuring and maintaining a therapeutic environment in collaboration with the patients, other mental health care providers and other related hospital departments such as Dietary, Environmental Services, Lab, etc
  • Performs accountability for observation checks, meal watches, and safety checks on all patients and communicates findings to interdisciplinary team and others as appropriate
  • Observes the patients for escalating behavior, patient interactions, or any behavior that may affect the safety of the milieu. Reports these issues to an RN immediately
  • Assists with crisis management procedures during clinical/medical emergencies
  • Participates in the admissions process by completing the necessary components for Behavioral Health patient to be admitted
  • Facilitates and/or participates in occupational, recreation and patient centered programs
  • Escorts patient to other units, program areas, other hospital departments or other locations as needed, including transport of patients in shuttle
  • Reports observations and patient needs to the RN on duty. Gives verbal input into patient's plan of care
  • Facilitates community meetings and clinical groups
  • Contributes to interdisciplinary team and treatment planning
  • Supports additional services as necessary for patient care
  • Assists in maintaining a safe and clean environment, reporting equipment out of order, clean equipment assigned, clean and straighten bed side stands and tables, clean and maintain utility, treatment and nourishment areas
  • Participates in Process Improvement activities
  • Completes annual and mandated continuing education programs and training courses specific to providing behavioral health care for the population being treated
  • Performs other work-related duties as directed or requested
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in a relevant social/health care field or an equivalent combination of education and experience or training may be substituted for the degree requirement
  • Ability to use a computer to record services and other basic office functions
  • Previous training and/or experience working with substance abuse disorders preferred
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Requires an Associate’s Degree, preferably in a related field, including 12 credits in human services such as psychology or its equivalent, may be substituted for the minimum requirements of this position
  • CPR certification/First Aid certification or qualify to obtain within six (6) months of hire
  • Previous experience with children (ages 5 – 11 years) is preferred
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Mental Health Specialist IV Per Diem Resume Examples & Samples

  • Successful completion of a one (1) year training in a program as a Mental Health Specialist Trainee or one (1) year of similar full-time experience in the mental health field
  • Requires an Associate Degree, preferably in a related field, including 12 credits in human services in areas such as psychology or its equivalent. May be substituted for the minimum requirements of this position
  • Previous experience with children (3½ – 21 years) preferred
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Demonstrates a learning attitude toward solving problems
  • Demonstrates ability to respectfully address interpersonal conflicts
  • Takes initiative to help others
  • Demonstrates accountability for own actions
  • Demonstrates openness to change and new learning
  • Shows compassion towards patients and families
  • Follows directions and instructions
  • Basic math and reading skills
  • Positive interpersonal and customer service skills with the ability to communicate effectively with patients and personnel
  • Ability to use a computer for documentation and work related purposes
  • Maintains attendance and punctuality standards
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Oral communication skills to discuss patient care needs
  • Written communication skills as necessary for documentation
  • Computer skills for documentation and work related purposes
  • Demonstrates customer service skills to provide exceptional patient and family experiences
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Mental Health Specialist Residential Treatment Program Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor’s degree Psychology, Social Work, or related field
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 60 days of hire
  • Requires strong crisis intervention, assessment, interpersonal communication, and organizational skills
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Attends staff conferences; confers with families and other interested parties
  • Implements care plans as assigned; contributes to the development of treatment plans; assists in special treatment ordered by physicians; charts and observes patient behavior; assists patients with activities of daily living
  • May supervise off-ward activities and may Participates/co-facilitates group education sessions
  • Takes and records vital signs
  • Under close supervision, helps in determining patient's needs, aids in formulating treatment plan recommendations; reports medication side-effects; prepares recreational activities
  • Maintains therapeutic, safe milieu
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assists the individuals served in identifying their personal goals, in setting objectives for each goal, and determining interventions to be used, based on the consumer’s life goals
  • Assists the individual being served to effectively address the problem, and/or refers the individuals being served, to the appropriate clinical staff
  • Provides assistance to Mental Health Specialists III, as needed, and under the direction of the supervisor
  • Consistently demonstrates session/group facilitation management skills, as applicable
  • Demonstrates the ability to use a standardized template,thoroughly and efficiently,to guide a telephone screening of the service needs of all populations,with the full array of behavioral health problems
  • Identifies appropriate resources for consumers,based on assessed needs,as measured by supervisory observation and record review
  • Completes all aspects of necessary documentation for each contract,as indicated by regular review of records
  • Enhances skills and knowledge base of population served,by participating in trainings, as assigned by supervisor
  • Requires four years of full-time experience in the mental health field,or a bachelor’s degree in a relevant mental or social health care field
  • Applicants possessing a degree in Social Work must have an active New Jersey certification/licensure,as required,by the State Board of Social Work
  • Equivalent education, experience and/or training may be substituted for the degree
  • Must have excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal and computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Must be able to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Previous training and/or experience working with substance use disorders,is preferred
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assists callers in identifying their personal recovery goals, assists in setting objectives for each goal, and determines interventions to be used based on the consumer’s recovery/life goals
  • May facilitate structured skill training groups, such as social skills, assertiveness, anger management, symptom management and psycho-educational groups on a variety of mental health issues as observed by supervisor
  • Maintains comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of resources and programs used by the Center and Unit in order to provide guidance to callers and make appropriate referrals, as observed by supervisor
  • Performs assessment and makes appropriate disposition as indicated by feedback from receiving program/referral, caller satisfaction and supervised observations or other provider
  • Requires four years of full-time experience in the mental health field or a bachelor’s degree in a relevant mental or social health care field
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide peer support services including services on Treatment Malls, Hospital Units, and within the community
  • Assist patients in developing problem-solving skills so that the patient can respond to challenges in their recovery
  • Educate patients on assertiveness, community resources/natural supports, peer support and other related recovery skills
  • Role-model the processes of recovery on behalf of patients and Oregon State Hospital staff
  • Promote social learning through shared experiences as appropriate
  • Encourage patients' development of actions based on hope, choice, and personal responsibility
  • Assure patients know their rights and responsibilities
  • Teach patients self-advocacy skills
  • Educate patients and team members on peer-operated and consumer driven services at OSH and within the community
  • Link and coordinate the patients' receipt of such services in conjunction with the patient's treatment team
  • Support OSH patients and staff in the integration of patients' strengths and resiliencies within patients' active treatment
  • Assure patient's choices define and drive their treatment and life planning
  • Experience providing evidence based support services for patients with severe and persistent mental health and/or substance use disorders
  • Experience facilitating/leading groups for patients that include evidence based practice for the problems being treated
  • Clear understanding of behavioral principles and experience applying these principles
  • Experience in peer recovery services
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide direct clinical services and interventions to patients with an emphasis on strong core counseling skills within, but not limited to a Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and solution focused framework. Skills rehearsed and interventions utilized will be documented in the EMR in a timely and thorough manner
  • Document assessments and careplan within the EMR, or an alternative platform yet to be determined, in a timely manner with an emphasis on desired patient and physician outcomes
  • Assess patients referred to the VCC platform in a timely manner; including but not limited to the patient’s current mental health symptoms/ diagnosis impacting their presenting medical issues
  • Clinicians will communicate and collaborate with treatment team members on a daily basis in order to ensure best care practices are being maintained. Will communicate patient mental health goals changes in symptom status to interdisciplinary treatment team. Will utilize input to revise careplan for optimum patient benefit
  • Provide appropriate crisis interventions as needed, and coordination with after-hours resources in accordance with department policies and procedures
  • Maintain standards as relates to mandated reporter in cases of suspected abuse and/or neglect
  • Demonstrates flexibility regarding caseload, assignments, and change
  • Clinicians will actively engage with the community social worker assigned to the patient on a consistent basis. If a social worker is not available, this clinician will be responsible for coordinating with any community/family resources to enhance patient and physician desired outcomes
  • Will regularly participate in any department meetings and huddles, including continuous quality improvement projects
  • Will demonstrate competency and comfort with telehealth platform
  • Keeps themselves informed of and adheres to any regulatory changes/standards and Joint Commission standards
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Child Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Performing care management activities to ensure that patients move through the continuum of care efficiently and safely
  • Assessing and interpreting customer needs and requirements
  • Reviews cases and analyzes clinical information in conjunction with Medical Directors to determine the appropriateness of hospitalization
  • Performing Clinician to Physician interaction to acquire additional clinical information or discuss alternatives to current treatment plans
  • Escalates cases to the Medical Director for case discussion or peer-to-peer intervention as appropriate
  • Performs anticipatory discharge planning in accordance with the patient's benefits and available alternative resources
  • Collaborates with Medical peers on consideration of discharge planning needs
  • Refers patients to disease management or case management programs
  • Assists with the development of treatment plans
  • Documents activities according to established standards
  • Identifies solutions to non-standard requests and problems
  • Solves moderately complex problems and / or conducts moderately complex analyse
  • Works with minimal guidance; seeks guidance on only the most complex tasks
  • Provides explanations and information to others on difficult issues
  • Acts as a resource for others with less experience
  • Works with less structured, more complex issues
  • Licensed Master's Degree level clinician in: Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or Marriage & Family Counseling; or Licensed Ph.D. or Licensed PsyD; OR an RN with at least 2 years of experience in behavioral health
  • Licensure must be current and unrestricted
  • Must qualify per Washington standards as a Child Mental Health Specialist
  • Minimum 2 years of behavioral health clinical experience in an inpatient / acute setting or outpatient setting
  • Demonstrated ability to assist with focusing activities toward a strategic direction as well as developing tactical plans
  • Problem solving skills; the ability to systematically analyze problems, draw relevant conclusions and devise appropriate courses of action
  • Ability to convey complex or technical information in a manner that others can understand, as well as ability to understand and interpret complex information from others
  • Intermediate computer skills (Microsoft Word, Outlook and Internet) with the ability to navigate a Windows environment and to create, edit, save and send documents utilizing Microsoft Word
  • Ability to work in an ever changing work environment
  • Ability to work on-call rotation shifts as needed
  • Minimum five years (post-licensure preferred) with direct clinical experience, including experience with people who have mental illness
  • Knowledge of Level of Care Guidelines (i.e. Milliman, Interqual etc.)
  • Prior Utilization Review experience
  • Experience in discharge planning and / or chart review
  • Experience in acute long term care, acute rehabilitation, or skilled nursing facilities
  • A background that involves utilization review for an insurance company or in a managed care environment
  • Previous experience in a telephonic, office based role
  • Understanding of Recovery & Resiliency principles
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible to provide mental health services under the direction of a licensed Mental Health Professional in accordance with the policies and procedures of CCS, the Facility, and in accordance with the ethics and standards of relevant professional organizations (e.g., NCCHC, NASW, APA). Provision of mental health services must be in accordance with state guidelines regarding scope of services of bachelor's prepared professionals
  • Under the supervision of a licensed mental health professional, the provision of psycho-educational programming to groups and individuals with the goal of improving the inmate's social, cognitive and problem-solving skills as well as skills of daily living
  • Under the direction of a licensed mental health professional, triaging mental health concerns of inmates and advising appropriate clinical staff of any issue that may require immediate intervention
  • Provision of release planning through contacting community agencies and organizations to provide continuity of care for inmates with mental health issues who are set to be discharged from the Facility
  • Documentation of services provided in the inmate's health record
  • Completion of regular reports of the employee's activities in accordance with policies and procedures
  • Provision of supportive interventions to inmates diagnosed with major mental disorders by a licensed mental health professional
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Mental Health Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Associate’s degree and two (2) years of experience in the provision of appropriate services to youth and/or related experience; or Bachelor’s degree in a relevant social or mental health field; or a high school diploma and five (5) years experience in the provision of appropriate services to youth
  • Demonstrates competence in recognizing the unique needs and behaviors of children with emotional and/or developmental needs
  • Maintains professional, effective, open, constructive and solution focused communication with members of the interdisciplinary team