Mental Health Clinician (Associate or Fully Licensed)
- $28.00 - $32.00 Hourly
- Full Time
- Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401K / Retirement
- Employer Fairly Likely to Respond
Mental Health Clinician (Licensed Practitioner Healing Arts) evaluates client’s assessment and intake information. Verifies assessment and intake information is completed by a counselor. Establish/verifies client meets medical necessity criteria. Substance Use Disorder Diagnosis based on the DSM. Identifies of level of care based on ASAM.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
LPHA documents the following;
- Client Admission
- Provider referral
- Medical Necessity
- Client health/psych/soc history
- ASAM Criteria
- Treatment Planning
- Progress notes
- Continuing services
- Discharge Planning
- (LPHAs ASAM criteria interviews will be conducted by Licensed Practitioners in the Healing Arts)—or by certified/registered alcohol and drug counselors and reviewed and approved by an LPHA.
Staff performing the ASAM criteria interviews must at a minimum complete ASAM e-training Modules 1 (Multidimensional Assessment) and 2 (From Assessment to Service Planning) and provide evidence of successful completion to MHSUS prior to claiming for assessment services
- Provide assistance in maintaining or improving functioning when necessary to help a client achieve a rehabilitation goal as defined in the treatment plan
- Assist clients in gaining access to needed medical, social/behavioral, educational, and other services and supports
- Provide community-based case management activities to clients or to the LAR on behalf of the client.
- If applicable assists the licensed staff in co-facilitating Group Psychosocial Skills Training to recipients, as assigned
- Participates in staff training assignments, as requested
- Assess, review, monitor a recipients status in relation to rehabilitation
- Submit accurate, legible and complete client progress notes
- Participates in the agencys Performance Improvement initiative
- Attend/conduct all trainings, company and team meetings
- Understands, acknowledges and agrees to adhere to Medicaid.
- Acknowledges responsibility to participate in agency growth.
- Other duties as assigned by COO or designee
An individual who is currently an "Associate" and in process of being fully licensed or fully licensed is considered a Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts (LPHA) and is automatically certified as a QMHP-CS:
- Physician Assistant
- Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker (ACSW or LCSW)
- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT or LMFT)
- Licensed Professional Counselor (APC or LPC)
- Ability to bend and lift light objects
- Ability to sit for extended periods of time while viewing a computer monitor
- Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard
- Capable of hearing and speaking to exchange information
- Seeing to read reports and data
- Ability to speak English
- Must be able to work in a noisy, busy environment.
The Fine Print
* If you were a client of VVSD, you must have been out of all programs for a minimum of 2
* Veterans Village of San Diego is an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender
identity, or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran