Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) Therapist (Master's Level) Hegira Health, Inc.
Company: Hegira Health, Inc.
Posted on: December 10, 2018
Is your passion to make a real difference? If so, please consider joining our team With over 16 programs located across Western Wayne County's communities, Hegira Health, Inc. (HHI), a private non-profit corporation, is one of the largest freestanding behavioral healthcare agencies in the area. HHI, accredited by the Joint Commission and licensed by the State of Michigan, provides a broad array of mental health and substance abuse treatment and prevention services to individuals of all ages. MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS The SUD Specialist functions as the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) Therapist shall have, at minimum, a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university, specializing in psychology, social work, or guidance and counseling. He/she shall obtain and/or maintain current, appropriate licensure/ certification issued by the State of Michigan. He/she shall demonstrate a passing grade on the FAODP or equivalent and shall have completed HIV/STD licensing required training, or complete within 30 days of hire. He/she shall obtain, within 6 months of employment, a CAAC or CACM and maintain the credential thereafter. In addition to documented educational training, the SUD Specialist shall have provided direct treatment services to adults in a behavioral health inpatient or outpatient setting for not less than 18 months, of which at least 6 months' time was spent working with adults with co-occurring disorders within the past 3 years. In addition to direct work experience, the SUD Specialist shall, minimally, demonstrate (1) basic knowledge of diagnostics and supportive treatment approaches as applied to a substance abusing population (2) knowledge of the identification and treatment of co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders and (3) Proficiency in electronic clinical authorization processes. We are looking for two candidates for our IOP Therapist position. We have a positions in Canton and Livonia. LOCATION: Canton and Livonia areas REQUISTION: 18-0718 SH IFT: Full-Time; Monday -Friday 8am-4:30pm (Canton) REQUISTION: 18-0712 SH IFT: Full-Time; Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 12:30pm-9pm and Tuesdays and Fridays are flexible. (Livonia) Hegira offers a competitive benefits package including healthcare benefits, dental, vision, short term disability, long term disability , 403(b) retirement savings plan with company match, life insurance, wellness incentive, and generous paid time off benefits. As a 501c (3) organization, Hegira employees are eligible to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program for student loans. HHI also offers regular in-house training opportunities. Technical: Intake Complete assigned intake/ comprehensive bio-psychosocial assessment within. timeframe as stated per policy based on level of care and payor requirements. Formulate preliminary DSM diagnosis. Identify issues that may exist regarding safety (personal and environmental), natural supports, and community involvement. Identify referrals needed for comprehensive treatment, including medical, nutrition, substance abuse, STD/HIV, education, and vocational training. Identify Case Management, Recovery Coach. and/or Psychiatry needs and complete referral, as indicated, within timeframes appropriate for the intensity of need and level of care. Obtain releases of information for coordination of care, including primary care physician, past treatment episodes, emergency and significant support persons, court, and school related contacts. Educate patient and patient's parent/guardian with respect to admission information packet, including but not limited to, Medicaid Grievance procedures and Recipient Rights processes, as applicable. Demonstrate knowledge of patient payor source, applicable services, required credentials, etc. Complete any required payor authorizations, based on the payors' required frequency and method of communication. Complete Urine Drug Screen, as appropriate for level of care. Treatment Planning and Progress Reviews Complete an individualized Treatment Plan for each patient within timeframes described by level of care, per policy. Utilize the patient's Person Centered Questionnaire, as required by the payor, in development of treatment plan and support person participation Complete Relapse Prevention Plan within 30 days of admission. Treatment planning demonstrates a Person Centered approach, evidenced by personalized goals and patient/guardian signature. Treatment Plan problem areas, goals, and objectives address the patient's DSM diagnosis and areas identified on the bio-psychosocial assessment, including but not limited to, personal and environmental safety, relapse or decompensation potential, child and family strengths, and individual needs. Demonstrate use of natural supports in Treatment Plan. Complete Treatment Plan Reviews (TPR) within timeframes described by level of care, per policy. Update Treatment Plan via a TPR following a change in clinical status including, but not limited to, change in diagnosis, relapse, hospitalization, or utilization of crisis services. Inform patient of local dispute resolution process at the time of each Treatment Plan and TPR, as required by payor Complete required reauthorizations for service payment at least 24 hours in advance of expiration. Discharge Process Document on Treatment Plan criteria and anticipated date for planned discharge. Update changed discharge criteria on the TPR. Discharge patients who withdraw from treatment in timeframes appropriate to the level of care. No treatment record is to stay open without contact for 45 days. Provide written notification to Medicaid recipients of intent to terminate services via an Advanced Action Notice. Complete Discharge Summary per policy timeframes. Complete payor required discharge documents within specified timeframes. Complete a Continuing Care Plan for each patient discharge at the last session for planned discharges and within seven days for unplanned discharges. Ongoing Demonstrate ongoing engagement efforts with difficult to engage patients. Legibly document handwritten communication, spell check electronic documentation, use language meeting professional standards, abbreviations per HHI approved listings, and error correction processes per policy. External documentation is type written on HHI issued letterhead or clinical document. Provide individual supportive, solution-focused, cognitively based, psychotherapy meeting clinical and payor minimum expectations. Provide group therapy, as assigned, demonstrating utilization of supportive and/or psycho-educational approach, based on assignment; follow curriculum and or program scope/design as instructed. Start and stop therapy, collateral, and consultation sessions as scheduled, unless crisis intervention services require otherwise. Initiate contact, by phone or in writing, to patients who have missed a scheduled appointment within 24 hours of the missed appointment. Complete a progress note for all treatment services that include clinical presentation, a summary of clinical content of the session as it relates to the patient's identified problems, medication compliance, and progress toward the goals/objectives written on the patient's treatment plan. Each day worked, complete and submit (within 24 hours) an accurate daily session schedule corresponding to patient services documented in each patient's record. Report medication issues, including non-compliance and adverse side effects, to clinic psychiatrist and/or CSS, Program Manager or designee immediately. Monitor substance use via Urine Drug Screens, breathalyzer, etc. as indicated. Complete required annual documentation updates and/or referrals, per HHI policy. Provide weekly family therapy sessions as needed. Supervision Review clinical documentation in electronic record, as assigned. Ensure documents meets level of care requirements, per policy, and reports negative findings to supervisor. Lead and/or assist in the facilitation of clinical staff meetings and case conferences, as assigned. Train and or assist in the training of new clinical staff, as assigned. Assure and or assist in the assurance that new clinical operations are implemented as planned/required, as assigned. Serve as a back-up to the ACSS in daily operations, e.g., group assignments and assessments. Assist the ACSS to ensure that daily programming, schedules, clinical services, clinical interventions, etc. are routinely followed per the program's plan. Follow-up with assigned billing issues, as assigned. Take leadership role in providing direction during crisis situations in the absence of the ACSS and or Program Manager. Is available to clinical staff for day-to-day operations questions/concerns relating to established policy and procedure. Interpersonal: Establish effective therapeutic bonds with patients assigned to caseload. Maintain therapeutic relationships within boundaries established per licensing guidelines and HHI ethical pledge. Maintain collegial, cooperative relationships with peer therapists and other staff of HHI. Contribute pertinent clinical information at regular case conference meetings. Follow directives provided in staff meetings. Respond to written requests from clinical supervisor or HHI Administration regarding clinical and/or operational information within indicated time frames utilizing indicated formats, if applicable. Critical Thinking: Provide services at frequency and intensity consistent with individual patient diagnosis and current clinical status. Consult with clinic supervisor, or designee, in the event a patient presents at risk of harming self or others, either intentionally or otherwise. Report to clinical supervisor, or designee, all referred clinical cases that are outside the scope of your expertise, experience, or in which counter transference issues might jeopardize the patient's clinical outcome. Provide clinic supervisor, or designee, and psychiatrist with timely, pertinent information regarding changes in patient(s) condition(s). Provide clinic supervisor, or designee, with timely, pertinent information regarding a patient's state of mind that has potential impact on the safety of the clinic environment. Advise clinic supervisor, or designee, of caseload difficulties in advance of scheduled time off. Be knowledgeable of potential side effects or adverse reactions of psychotropic medications. Report all Recipient Rights complaints and knowledge of potential complaints to clinical supervisor, or designee, immediately and not later than within 24 hours of said knowledge. Maintain patient confidentiality per federal guidelines and the policy and procedures of Hegira Health, Inc. Productivity: Maintains a caseload of 5 Residential clients. Physical Requirements: Must have adequate visual acuity to interact with the Electronic Health Record System and accurately input data. Regular and reliable on-site attendance and punctuality is required. Detroit Free Press. Keywords: Substance Use Disorder Counselor, Location: Canton, MI - 48187
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