• Jail Based Clinician/Case Manager

    Job Locations US-CO-Georgetown
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/1/2018 2:56 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Jefferson Center
  • Overview

    To provide co-occurring mental health and substance use disorder evaluations/ assessments; individual/ group therapy; case management; screening; coordination of referrals with criminal justice agencies; inter-agency collaboration and program evaluation activities; maintain data for tracking and reporting purposes in accordance with OBH-Jail-Based Behavioral Services requirements at the Clear Creek County Jail.


    **Possible Opportunity to work additional contract hours.


    Masters’ Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology/ Forensics or related field with two years of experience. Licensure preferred.  CAC II, CAC III or LAC preferred. Bi-lingual helpful, but not required.


    • Engage clients as requested and consented, in the strength-based and trauma-informed treatment process and goal-setting. Work constructively with consumers to reach agreed upon outcomes, and coordinate care with internal and external providers. Maintain appropriate professional standards and provide appropriate follow-up for consumers.
    • Provide individual and group treatment as determined by the Network Director promoting change and movement through the therapeutic system following recovery-based practice guidelines and ensure that delivery practices are guided by the principles of trauma informed care.
    • Provide case management services such as service planning, monitoring, advocacy, community referrals, crisis management, and assisting clients with acquiring basic needs.
    • Identify risk factors including lethality for suicidal, homicidal and/or grave disability. As appropriate, complete involuntary mental health holds (27-65) according to center and jail protocol.
    • Complete assessments and initial engagement strategies with consumers in accordance with clinical practice guidelines and agency policies.
    • Participate in Evidenced Based Practices and other agency initiatives (IDDT, DBT, PCOMS, CBT, MRT, Trauma Informed Care, etc.)


    Other Duties (Productivity Performance Measures, Professional Growth/Development, Relationships/Communication)


    • Meet required number of consumer service hours as determined by the Network Director through effective caseload management responsive to the level of ongoing clinical need.
    • Participate in supervision by coming prepared with an agenda. Reports high risk/problem cases, and utilizes a problem solving approach as well as feedback.  Attends supervision at times and interval agreed upon with supervisor.
    • Attend mandatory trainings; comply with individualized training plan if required.
    • Participate in CAC group supervision per OBH regulations. Attend the monthly CAC business meetings in order to stay abreast of regulations and policies governing substance abuse treatment. Complete required paperwork for substance use treatment licenses and billing to Medicaid, including ASI, Infectious Disease Screen, Out-of-State Offender Questionnaire, ASAM Level of Care and Placement Criteria and DACOD’s.
    • Corporate Compliance including documentation on practice in accordance with regulatory requirements and clinical guidelines.
    • Update and maintain referral log and track program outcomes as assigned in accordance with OBH/ JBBS guidelines.
    • Submit 90% of all Progress-to-Date forms within 3 working days.
    • Complete 95% of all paperwork by the due date (CCARS and Service Plans).
    • Complete 95% of case closings within 90 days after last contact, 210 days for meds only.
    • Exhibit enthusiasm, courtesy, adaptability, flexibility, and spirit of cooperation in the work environment.
    • Maintain effective interpersonal relations with consumers, peers, subordinates, upper management, visitors and the general public. Uses language and behavior to promote dignity and respect.
    • Effectively respond to the client/consumer needs and problems, initiates and maintains positive interactions.


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