Re-Entry Program Mental Health Clinician (Clinician II)

Location US-KS-New Century
ID 2024-2159
Category
Healthcare, Welfare, and Social Services
Benefits Category
Full Time - Regular (Full Benefits)
Remote
No
Salary Min
USD $32.29/Hr.
Salary Max
USD $48.43/Hr.
Organizational Unit
Mental Health
Work Schedule
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Driving Status
Intermediate (5%-25%)

Overview

A career with Johnson County Government is more than just a job, it is an opportunity to serve a diverse and expanding community in meaningful ways. We challenge ourselves to be a different kind of government because we care deeply about our community and each other. Committed to our shared values, we provide excellent public service, seeking always to improve ourselves and our organization. We offer wonderful benefits, retirement plans, wellness incentives, a great organizational culture, and much more! If you’re searching for something more than just a job, something akin to a calling, then consider the challenge and opportunity of being a member of Johnson County Government!

 

The Adult Services Division of Johnson County Mental Health Department is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Clinician II on the Re-Entry Team. This position provides a range of community and office-based services for adults experiencing a severe mental illness who are justice involved and working to reenter the community. This person will work closely with Corrections, Sheriff and Mental Health staff at The Adult Detention Centers and the Adult Residential Center. The focus is on recovery, primary utilizing the Strengths Based Case Management model of practice in addition to forensic models.  Application review will begin on February 19, 2024

 

Johnson County has implemented a skill-based pay plan of up to $4200 annually for staff who have obtained licensure by the BSRB at the Clinical Level.

Job Description

Job Duties includes: 

  • Conducts comprehensive clinical assessments as a part of the intake and diagnostic process, ongoing provision of services, and/or crisis intervention; identifies individual needs and diagnoses substance use and/or mental health disorders; assesses individual risk for suicide and other safety related concerns; determines the need for medication evaluation and referral; interprets and communicates relevant information to individuals, families, and other stakeholders.
  • Develops complex treatment and intervention plans to address the clinical needs of individuals in single or multiple areas of focus; networks with other community agencies to research and coordinate a variety of resources and services to address comprehensive, intensive, or long term individual needs; encourages the establishment and maintenance of support systems; collaborates with other providers in the development, implementation, and review of plans.
  • Provides psychotherapy and other clinical and therapeutic services for a designated case load of individuals, groups, and families with complex, intensive, or ongoing needs; ensures services provided are consistent with individual plans; initiates and attends individual and/ or group meetings and provides services in a community based setting; organizes and facilitates skill development, clinical, and support groups; responds to emergency or crisis related requests from individuals and/or agencies; arranges for appropriate care and services; reviews and updates diagnosis and level of care.
  • Completes and submits clinical documentation regarding services provided; evaluates and documents individuals' progress according to measurable goals; reviews and approves documentation and plans of care developed by other staff to ensure services are consistent with the level of care required for each individual's needs; monitors the quality and effectiveness of services provided.
  • Serves as the clinical expert on the treatment team by providing consultation to case managers, providing crisis intervention support for the team and serving as the back-up to the Team Leader.

Job Requirements

Minimum Job Requirements:

Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or other Human Services field and Kansas Behavioral Sciences licensure* at the master’s level in the area of focus are required.  Requires a KS/MO driver’s license and an acceptable driving record.

*Applicants who meet Kansas licensure requirements may be considered if Kansas licensure is obtained by time of an employment offer and licensure is pending confirmation at the time of employment application.

 

Kansas Behavioral Sciences license at the clinical level; licensed as a Master’s or Clinical Addiction Counselor by the Behavioral Health Sciences Regulatory Board with the State of Kansas, experience working in a community mental health setting preferred.

 

Johnson County Government requires reference/background screening for all positions.  Specified criteria may vary by Department/Agency.

 

Preferred Job Requirements:

Substance Abuse license at the Master's Level or Kansas Behavioral Sciences license at the clinical level and one year of experience in the area of focus are preferred.

 

Physical, Environmental, and Special Working Conditions:

All County employees may be called upon to assist other departments in a declared emergency situation.

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