Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related human services field from an accredited college or university with one year of experience in the mental health field, required
Valid NC mental health license required; LCSW, LCSWA, LCMHC, LCMHCA, LCAS, LCASA
1. Provides case management services to Person County inmates that are returning to the area that includes setting up appointments upon release. Follows up and ensures that inmate makes appointments upon release and refers to appropriate agencies for treatment, housing, education or vocational needs.
2. Facilitates care coordination with other service providers to enlist existing supports in determining and meeting service objectives and to identify additional resources and supports for clients that utilize 911, EMS, and Sheriff for frequent interventions. Interacts and communicates frequently with public safety departments to support interactions with mental health patients. Does follow-up calls for clients that were administered naloxone treatment and/or is requested by the EMS department.
3. Coordinates and communicates frequently with hospital liaison. Visits mental health patients in the hospital and provides service upon release to reduce re-admissions.
4. Prepares written service plans and treatment update summaries, incorporating input from clients, other service providers, wraparound team members to identify problem areas and needs, service objectives, and intervention strategies within timeframes established by State, accrediting body or MCO.
5. Provides direct clinical services to clients when needed.
6. Responds to crisis situations while on duty or ensure that Mobile engagement is dispatched and follows-up to ensure that services were provided.
7. Completes progress reports in reference to service delivery within 48 hours.
8. Utilizes Electronic Medical Record system and other web-based software for all clinical documentation, record keeping, and coordination.
9. Coordinates and plans meetings of community advisory board, bimonthly at a minimum.
10. Pass and complete required trainings on an ongoing annual basis to include but not limited to: de-escalation techniques, HIPAA, Bloodborne Pathogens, CPR, First Aid (biannual), Person Centered Practices, Human Rights, Mandated Reporting, and Emergency Preparedness.
11. Links clients with external programs or services, such as: health services, peer support services, recreational activities, child care services, financial resources, housing placement, employment resources, child care, AA/NA groups, transportation resources, and others.
12. Meets clinical supervisor monthly at a minimum for chart audits, case staffings, individual training, self-care check-in, and employee development planning
13. Attends monthly staff meetings, group supervisions, and/or trainings.
14. Prepares written Discharge Summary and Plan within required timeframes.
15. Works independently while answering to several different agencies.
16. This position reports to the PCC Program Director and will also report to the Captain in charge of the Jail and the EMS supervision staff.
17. Prioritizes calls as to the level of need.
18. Provides statistics to the county at a minimum of quarterly
19. Other duties as assigned.