Mental Health Professional III

Kansas City, MO

Top Client in need of Mental Health Professional III

Job Summary

The Mental Health Professional III is to deliver exceptional, patient-focused care by providing supervised mental health services to patients and their loved ones. Their responsibilities include conducting assessments, offering psycho-education, leading process groups, developing treatment plans, and facilitating therapeutic counseling sessions using evidence-based interventions in one-on-one, family, and group therapy.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conducts one-on-one, group, and family psychoeducational and process groups.
  • Develops treatment plans and attends treatment planning meetings and reviews on an ongoing basis.
  • Assesses environment and patient’s safety status and reports/responds to actual and potential safety issues or changes in the patient’s condition.
  • Identifies risk factors, screening criteria, and interventions for patients with special precautions (e.g., suicide, homicide, falls, elopement).
  • Completes assessments, group notes, and all other documentation promptly and in compliance with requirements, as appropriate to scope.
  • Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team to assess and coordinate patients’ discharge planning needs and readiness for discharge.
  • Conducts post-discharge follow-up as indicated.

Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Social Work or Counseling form an accredited university required
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Required
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
  • Nonviolent Crisis Intervention must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
  • Prior experience working with psychiatric mental health population, preferably in an inpatient setting.
  • Prefer case management, discharge planning, group leadership skills, age specific growth and development, crisis and behavior management, family therapy theory and practice

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