• Clinician - Red Rocks

    Job Locations US-CO-Lakewood
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/2/2019 12:32 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1932
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical
    Subsidiary
    Jefferson Center
    Type
    Part-Time
  • Overview

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    Provide mental health assessment and brief intervention to students at Red Rocks Community College (Lakewood and Arvada campuses).  Link students to ongoing mental health and related services and resources at Jefferson Center and/or in the community as needed.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide short term counseling services and crisis intervention to a diverse student population at Red Rocks Community College. Short term is defined as 6-8 sessions per semester.
    • Facilitates referrals for acute and non-acute students to community resources and links students to ongoing mental health and related services and resources at Jefferson Center for Mental Health and/or in the community as needed.
    • Stays knowledgeable and up to date regarding community resources.
    • Works constructively with consumers to reach agreed upon outcome, and actively coordinate care with internal and external providers.
    • Maintain appropriate professional standards and provide appropriate follow-up for consumers.
    • Engages consumer in the treatment process and goal setting.
    • Provides relevant documentation for treatment services provided.
    • Effectively responds to client/consumer needs and problems, initiates and maintains positive interactions, timely response to phone calls, pages, e-mail, and other requests.
    • Identify risk factors including lethality.
    • Conducts on-site emergency assessments as appropriate and triages with Jefferson Center Emergency team as needed.
    • Maintain relevant and timely documentation for treatment services provided.
    • Maintain posted schedule and number of service hours (up to 10 hours per week).
    • Provide general summary data on number of visits, number of unique visitors, treatment trends and number of referrals to community resources to the VP of Student Success on a monthly basis. Due on the 5th of each subsequent month.
    • Collaborate with Red Rocks Community College staff including the Student Health Clinic to provide awareness to students of the services offered.
    • Consult with Student Health Clinic Director on an as-needed basis to develop holistic health programs.
    • Participates in the Student Behavioral Intervention Team to assess student mental health issues.
    • Develop and facilitates outreach to departments on campus with regard to mental health issues including training for RRCC faculty and staff, debriefing after a crisis, and training on a specific topic targeting an issue upon request.
    • Assists, when necessary, in facilitating crisis assessment for RRCC employees provided by Jefferson Center Emergency Team.
    • Complies with requirement of regulatory agencies such as DBH and HCPF, and follows laws and statutes such as HIPPA, Child Abuse and Duty-to-Warn reporting.
    • Participates in Evidenced Based Practices and other agency initiatives (IDDT, DBT, PCOMS, CBT, Trauma Informed Care, etc)
    • Works closely with other Jefferson Center departments, such as Access, Navigation, Recovery, Wellness, Outpatient and Intensive, to triage clients to appropriate level of services when appropriate.
    • Facilitates referrals to appropriate agencies or organizations and stays knowledgeable and up-to-date regarding community resources.
    • Collaborates with Red Rocks Community College staff and serves on college committees as appropriate.

     

    Productivity/Documentation and Outcome Data:

    • Meets required number of consumer service hours as determined by Program Supervisor
    • Meets Jefferson Center documentation standards
    • Complies with requirements of regulatory agencies such as DBH and HCPF, and follows laws and statutes such as HIPPA, Child Abuse and Duty-to-Warn reporting.

     

    Other Duties:

    • Participates in supervision by coming prepared with an agenda. Reports high problem situations, identifies system issues and utilizes a problem solving approach as well as constructive feedback.  Attends supervision at times and intervals agreed upon by the clinical supervisor.
    • Exhibits enthusiasm, courtesy, adaptability, flexibility, and spirit of cooperation in the work environment.
    • Maintains effective interpersonal relations with clients and family members, colleagues, supervisors, upper management, community partners and the general public. Acts as a positive ambassador for Red Rocks Community College and Jefferson Center in the community.
    • Effectively responds to client/consumer needs and problems, initiates and maintain positive interactions, timely response to phone calls, pages, email and other requests.
    • Effectively responds to needs and problems, initiates and maintains positive interactions, timely response to phone calls, pages, e-mail and other requests.
    • Attends required trainings and meeting at Red Rocks Community College and Jefferson Center as determined by college administration and/or the clinical supervisor.
    • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

     

    Note: 

    Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.  This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

    Qualifications

    Master’s level licensed clinician with a minimum of two  years (post licensure) of related mental health experience. LPC, LCSW, or LMFT licensure required. Experience and skills utilizing cognitive behavioral treatment approaches preferred.  Experience in short-term or brief therapy treatment approaches.  Experience working with large systems with high level of collaboration.  Good communication and organizational skills.  Computer skills such as proficiency utilizing email and data entry into an electronic medical records system. Bi-lingual helpful, but not required.

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