To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.
The essential functions include:
Conducts home-based and on-site individual, conjoint, group family therapy sessions under supervision of the clinical supervisor.
Documents therapy sessions based upon DMH regulations
Attends training sessions and staff meetings with program/clinical supervisors.
Responsible for assessment, treatment and follow-up
Is on-call to program families.
Directly implements program protocols and guarantees that procedures are consistent with protocols.
Is available to do a parenting group, or assigned group, on a rotation one evening a week.
Other duties as required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Communication Skills and Abilities:
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients, office personnel, other employees and the general public.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret manuals and office documents.
Ability to speak a language other than English if required based on case load.
Mental/Interpersonal Skills and Abilities:
Ability to define problems, gather, transcribe and post data, analyze, synthesize and classify information, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to work independently and with others - including other employees, clients and members of the public - in face-to-face and telephonic contexts.
Ability to multi-task, establish priorities and manage time, meet deadlines and perform duties under time constraints.
Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing work demands
Maintain high level of concentration and attention to detail for extended periods of time.
Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints.
Maintain a high level of ethical and professional standards in accordance with agency and community policy.
Physical Skills and Abilities:
Ability to talk or hear in order to give and receive information and instructions.
Ability to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls.
Ability to reach with hands and arms.
Ability to use computer keyboard up to 50% of the day.
Visual acuity, ability to adjust focus and peripheral vision for work on a laptop or other computer equipment.
Lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
Equipment and Computer Software Skills and Abilities:
Computer literate (basic working knowledge of Microsoft WORD, Excel, and Outlook) and data/electronic records program in use.
Able to use telephone, office copier, calculator, fax machine, computer printer and scanner, or other equipment as required.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Regularly work indoors in a variety of environments.
Potential exposure to bloodborne pathogens.