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Job Description

Position Summary: Provides primary support for clients and families with addictions and persistent mental health illnesses.


Qualifications Required:



  • Master's degree in relevant field

  • 5 - 7 years of prior experience working with people with addictions and mental illnesses

  • Post secondary school education and training, including internships and other supervised practical experiences in a clinical or rehabilitation setting with persons with severe and persistent mental illness

  • Must be licensed or certified to work in the field, abide by a code of ethical and practice standards and be committed to a process of lifetime knowledge and skills development

  • Must have skills and competencies to establish supportive trusting relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses as well as family and other members or the clients' network

  • Must have a valid driver's license and a clean drivers record


Qualifications Desired:



  • Prior experience in any / or a combination of the following areas:

  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy

  • Narrative Therapy

  • Addictions Counseling, Motivational Interviewing, Harm Reduction

  • Psychiatric Nursing

  • Vocational/Educational Counseling

  • Spiritual Counseling

  • Mentalization Training


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:



  • Provide ongoing assessment of clients' symptoms and response to treatment. Make appropriate changes to treatment plan to ensure immediate interventions are provided in response to changes in behaviors/mental status

  • Provide direct clinical services including individual supportive therapy to clients on an individual, group, and family basis in the office and in community settings through psychosocial treatment model with client determined goals

  • Provide service coordination (case management) for an assigned group of clients including coordinating and monitoring the activities of the individual treatment teams

  • Assume primary responsibility for developing, writing, implementing, evaluating and revising overall treatment goals and plans in collaboration with the client and the ITT

  • Educate and support clients' families and advocate for clients' rights and preferences

  • Conduct holistic and comprehensive assessments along with other team members

  • Act as liaison and consult with community agencies and families to maintain coordination in the treatment process

  • Provide transportation to clients (on an ad hoc basis)

  • With other team members, participate in on-call rotation for crisis intervention/support 7days/wk, 24hrs/day

  • Document client progress to maintain a permanent record of client activity according to established methods and procedures


Nonessential Functions:



  • Occasional interstate travel

  • Other related duties as assigned


Success Factors/Job Competencies:



  • Problem solving skills on both strategic and functional levels

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong team player


Physical Demands and Work Environment:



  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, drive a vehicle, use hands to type, handle or feel objects, reach with hands and arms, bend, walk up and down stairs, talk, hear, and see. Employee must be able to occasionally lift/move up to 50 pounds.

  • Work Environment: This work is performed both in and outside of an office setting


Job Type: Full-time


 



Company Description
Ellenhorn LLC is a premier organization with in-depth multidisciplinary expertise and a comprehensive holistic approach to the psychiatric and psychosocial treatment of persons with complex disorders, including long-standing mental illness, addictions, and medical problems.


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