Bilingual Intake Clinician - Safety Net Shelter
Bill Wilson Center
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Post Date: Sep 06, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: Depending on experience.
Location: US - California - Santa Clara
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Description
We have a wonderful opportunity for a Bilingual (English/Spanish) Intake Clinician at the Safety Net Shelter. Under the direction of the Division Director, the Intake Clinician is responsible for intake, coordination and scheduling timely access to Mental Health and other services for youth, ages 11-18 yrs requiring emergency services through the Safety Net Shelter. In addition to the core function of intake and referral, they will provide informational visits and perform registration of new patients into AWARDS. The Intake Clinician holds the expertise in MediCal, Private Insurance and underfunded reimbursement and is expected to have an understanding of regulations regarding SCC Behavioral Health policies and procedures, Community Care Licensing regulations as well as BWC Mental Health policies and procedures.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:   
•Process Intake/Referrals in a welcoming and engaging way with youth and their families.
•Receives referrals/requests for information from referral sources and community members. SCREEN MediCal eligibility/MHSA, etc. which is part of every referral.
•Schedules and attends first intake session with client and produces/documents initial diagnosis and treatment plan for client signature at intake along with other intake documentation (may have to drive to community to meet client)
•Provides initial Assessment, Plan Development, through warm hand off of youth/family to assigned Case Manager. The Intake Coordinator role provides all engagement services and holds caseload of admitting clients to provide assessment functions that inform Initial Mental Health Assessment; Plan Development services provided to complete an initial Treatment Plan which will direct ongoing clinical services to meet client needs typically within first 2 weeks of admission.
•Will complete Admission Outcome processes such as CANS, YOQ, etc.
•Will take the lead in ‘warm handoff’ transition of services to assigned clinician once access and assessment phase of clinical care completed.
•Prepares intake paperwork, enter Medi-Cal clients into Unicare and all clients into AWARDS
•Provides accurate information regarding mental health services and MediCal coverage in a professional and sensitive manner.
•Track that all required forms signed and turned into them (Participation Agreement, Consents, Release of Information) and enter the data, scan the forms, make sure nothing was missed
•When, necessary, maintains a waiting list and provide regular updates to clients on their status
•Documents any referrals who have been determined not to meet eligibility criteria after consulting with Division Director.
•Supports department efforts in achieving agency goals on performance measures aimed at access and engagement outcomes.
•Verifies benefit status and follow up on insurance authorization as needed.
•Provides information and facilitation to assist clients and families with English as a second language in making informed choices about their care
•Participates in community outreach efforts including presentations at schools, law enforcement, other CBO’s, psychiatric hospitals
•Regular attendance is a requirement of the position
•Other duties as assigned


Skills
M.A. in Counseling, MFT, Social Work or related field from four-year college or university; Candidates must be on licensure track with BBS as PCC intern, MFT trainee, MFT intern, Associate Social Worker and meets eligibility to be waivered within MediCal regulations. OR a licensed LPCC, LPCC+, LMFT, LCSW in good standing. Excellent organizational and prioritization skills. Experience working with a culturally diverse population required. Experience with electronic health records highly desire

Notes
For consideration, please submit cover letter and resume to:
ATTN: Resumes
FAX: (408) 244-4022
EMAIL: resumes@billwilsoncenter.org
Please indicate which job you are applying for in subject line.
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