Jun 17, 2019
Entourage is accepting resumes for this excellent role. Position Title: Lead Behavior Health Clinician Place of Performance: BOISE, Idaho US General Description: Lead Behavior Health Clinician is the manager assigned with overall responsibility for program and team. You shall perform all functions necessary to develop and implement programs to identify and provide services to Service Members and their family members, to inform and educate them on available programs at the national, state and local levels and develop information on improving program effectiveness and offerings. Special emphasis is on: Providing a behavior health resource to Service Members of all Reserve Components and their Families in order to provide a stable and contiguous care service with the ability to travel and perform teletherapy services to cover the large geographically dispersed state. Specific Tasks: • Overall responsible for personnel of the sustained counseling program and activities. Provide feedback and training on activities with a goal of all clinicians fully trained to complete assigned goals. Provide services as the initial point of contact for Service Members and Family Members within each of the geographic areas designated. • Identify all community resources available to Service and Family members within their assigned geographical area which may be used by these individuals to meet their needs. • Identify any and all needs of Service and Family members within each geographic area. • Knowledgeable on all state and federal programs available to support the needs of the Service Members and their Family Members. • Significantly familiar with all programs available to provide quality referrals to support the needs of the Veterans and their Family Members. • Attend specialized training courses, seminars and meetings to maintain awareness of information and resources supporting initiatives for Service Members. • Provide public outreach including, but not limited to, welcome home events, brigade education, crisis intervention and response, debriefs after significant events, and interface with substance abuse team (inclusive of suicide prevention coordinator) to provide training and education. • Coordinate with behavior health operations to offer counseling and care management assistance. • Manage a system of record keeping and chart review which, at minimum, includes a description of the presenting problem, HPI (history of present illness), psychological and substance abuse histories, social and legal histories, risk assessment, diagnostic formulation, and plan of care for initial assessment period (1-3 visits), as well as session notes documenting evidenced based interventions addressing the stated presenting problem. • Keep records and maintain random audit of sample of 20% of records to ensure compliance with minimum standards of documentation and care. • Provide 24/7/365 access to clinically appropriate intake, assessment, behavior health screening and referral services. These services may be conducted in person, telephonically or by secured video conferencing. • When clinically appropriate, provide clinical case management services including assessment, intervention, plan, referral, and monitoring of clinical progress. • Limitations on Services to Minors: Direct permission from a parent or legal guardian is required to serve a minor in person, telephonically, or via a referral to an affiliate. No services may be provided to minors who purport to be emancipated until the emancipation criteria are validated through legal channels. The legal definition of a minor is determined by state statues. • The primary user of this program is any National Guard Service Member (SM) (current or former) and/or his/her family members (FM). However, no SM from any military branch or veteran will be turned away for clinical assessment and referral services. Family of NG SMs will be provided assessment and referral services regardless of the nature of the issue. • Maintain follow up and interface with behavior health team relative to high risk patients in an effort to maintain cohesive, wrap around services to prevent suicide. • Conduct after referral surveys with Service and their family members and provide an assessment regarding success of those services. • Knowledgeable regarding other services available through IDNG State Family Program Office and provide referrals and information resources as necessary. • Provide all tracking and monitoring for preparation of monthly reporting. This includes contacts, education, direct clinical service and consultations. • Provide a written report of clinical services provided in the Behavior Health Data Portal (BHDP). • Prepare a monthly assessment on the progress of the program and its impact on the quality of life and health of the Service Members and family members. • Establish and maintain a tracking system for initial needs assessment survey. Survey questions will provide focus to priorities of support the Service Members requires. • Establish and maintain a tracking system for the three, five and eight year follow up assessment surveys. Survey / interview designed to focus on current status/progress on support requests identified in initial needs survey and any current assistance needs. • Provide a monthly progress report identifying referrals services provided and the status of said referrals (include any and all follow-up contacts). • Develop a local plan and/or program which will provide the community with information regarding Outreach services and referrals in the assigned geographical area. • Develop a local plan and/or program which will provide the community with information regarding Outreach services and referrals in the assigned geographical area. • Maintain clinical records on Service Members and their Family members. Any personally identifiable information (PII) will be secure at all times and protected from disclosure unless otherwise legally authorized. Education: • Master’s Degree and demonstrated practical experience in the area(s) of expertise. Qualifications: • Knowledge of diagnosis treatment protocols for psychopathologies. • Knowledge of trauma treatment preferred. Licensed to practice at independent level. • Demonstrated experience with military family challenges is highly desired. Age specific competencies from children to older adults is preferred. • Shall demonstrate knowledge of the following programs: a. Family Readiness Program (AR/NGB 600-12) b. Suicide Prevention and Awareness Programs c. Resiliency programs d. Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Prevention Programs • Comprehensive knowledge of administrative policies, procedures, regulations, and directives, and other National Guard Bureau and ID Family related programs to provide recommendations, develop technical user manuals, and develop course instruction materials. • Skilled in oral and written communication to convey information, explain issues to management, individuals and/or groups to accept a position or recommendations and accomplish objectives with which they might initially disagree or are hesitant to accept.
Entourage Consulting LLC Boise, ID