The Mental Health Clinical Coordinator will provide oversight, vision, and coordination of care between programs. As a licensed clinician the clinical coordinator will be the main point of contact for patients or clients who receive mental health care and they will also be involved in providing direct behavioral health treatment services to individuals, families, and groups, as well as facilitate partnership strategies with the community.
Principle Responsibilities and Tasks
- Ensure continuity of care and communication between programs and sites.
- Provide communication, coordination of care, and support between outside agencies and CCG/Harwood.
- Provide high quality intensive clinical therapeutic services to adults, children, and adolescents with identified mental health or substance abuse diagnoses
- Assist program supervisor in overseeing care to ensure standards are upheld.
- Provide direct therapeutic care to patients as needed in accordance to programmatic need.
- Conduct initial interviews pursuant to family history and provide a written assessment.Deliver in-home or in-office services to clients assessed.
- Regularly assess treatment progress with the client, client’s family, and/or the clinical treatment team.
- Provide the appropriate documentation for service delivery including treatment goals, progress notes and billing and submit said documentation as specified by Medicaid and CARF standards.
- Ensure compliance with governing agency and reporting requirements
- Maintain the clinical records and compile documentation required by CCG and governing agencies.
- Participate in staff meetings, program clinical team meetings, therapy clinical supervision sessions and in-service as required. Understand and support the CCG philosophy and treatment modalities.
- Ensure confidentiality regarding medical issues, background and treatment
- Exhibit clear, professional, respectful and effective communication when interfacing with residents, coworkers, families and external contacts
- Demonstrate concern and empathy towards others as needed, while maintaining appropriate boundaries.
- Skill in working independently and implementing time management strategies
- Exhibit a high degree of ethical conduct, integrity and confidentiality.
- Ensure client information per HIPAA standards.
- Maintain case files within electronic health record (EHR)
- Stay current with updated research and best practices.
Within our integrated framework:
- In collaboration with the Behavioral Health Director, provide direct management of the mental health group practice, including the mental health vocational program.
- Supervise licensed therapists (including LGSW, LCSW-C and LCPC): provide clinical and administrative guidance for regulatory compliance
- Engage in community education, outreach and referral generation.
- Ensure adequate documentation of charting and reporting to ensure compliance and quality care.
- Ensure programmatic goals for service delivery, regulatory compliance, quality of care and quantity of services
- Identify areas of programmatic need and contribute to system development for program growth.
- Develop knowledge of community resources and develop integrated relationships with outside providers and supports.
- Ensure continuity of care between internal and external providers.
- Write, edit, review, and update policies and procedures needed for all clinical programs.
- Ensures integration of care within CCG between programs.
- Serves as project lead for implementation of new clinical services to ensure compliance with clinical protocols and efficiency of patient flow.
Qualifications and Requirements
- Experience in mental health as well as familiarity with primary care or substance abuse.
- Public Health or Community Health experience or training, including: Public Health degree or work experience in community-based clinics and care settings, such as Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) or other primary care settings, OMHCs, or OTP programs
- A mental health license, active and in good standing in the state of Maryland.
- Ability to work with a staff team of varied licensure and levels.
- Public speaking and presentations in professional and community settings as needed.
- Computer skills and Electronic Health Record familiarity and expertise.
- Supervisory and Health Care Program Administration training or experience.
This position requires 20 hours per company site. A 20 hour employee will be responsible for coordinating one site. A 40 hour employee may be responsible for coordinating two sites.
- Masters degree in social work, psychology or clinically related field required.
- License required. LCSW, LCPC, or similar. Active and in good standing in the state of Maryland.
- Must have a valid driver’s license. Must meet state regulating agency driving requirements and pass corporate insurance eligibility standards.
- Must be experienced and proficient in using an electronic health record system.
We will review your resume and respond to you within the next few business days. Thank you for your interest in joining the Concerted Care Group!
Concerted Care Group Baltimore, LLC is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and is committed to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, natural origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition, disability or veteran’s status or any other classification protected by State/Federal laws. Concerted Care Group, LLC offers competitive salaries and professional, rewarding work environment.