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SUD Clinician

Company: Solvista Health
Location: Leadville
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:


Hybrid Eligible

General Purpose

The SUD Clinician provides and oversees the provision of psychosocial and mental health care for selected clients and families.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Provides comprehensive intake assessments and develops treatment plans for clients.
  • Provides risk assessment and intervention as part of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Refers to and coordinates with appropriate emergency services.
  • Continually assesses client's behavioral health status.
  • Provides evidence-based intervention strategies to improve client functioning and adherence.
  • Acts as the lead liaison between client, psychiatrist, and other key providers for clients.
  • Provides group therapy, with content determined by client/clinic needs.
  • Provides individual and family therapy services to clients and their families determined by client/clinic needs.
  • Provide resources as needed to encourage client's progress in accomplishing treatment goals.
  • Collaborate with medical providers and/or additional service providers to coordinate care.
  • Provide a care management approach around psychosocial/behavioral health needs.
  • Work as part of a generalist team of clinicians.
  • Documents in EHR all patient contacts and other important clinical information.
  • Serves as an information resource to clinical team.
  • Participates in job-related training sessions and seminars.
  • Attends required staff meetings.
  • Maintains prompt and regular attendance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Supervisory Duties (if any)
    • None

      Job Qualifications

      Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:
      • Possesses excellent organizational skills.
      • Knowledge of specific medical/psychiatric illnesses, procedures and treatments.
      • Excellent interpersonal skills including negotiation skills necessary to work within a team.
      • Ability to provide rapid clinical psychosocial assessments and brief, short or long-term treatment.
      • Cultural sensitivity and demonstrated competency in age specific behaviors
      • Knowledge of community agencies/resources.
      • Ability to advocate/negotiate systems for/with patients.
      • Ability to prioritize decisions based upon multiple criteria and identifiable standards.
      • Ability to multitask under stressful situations.
      • Proficient in Windows and Microsoft Office Software.
      • Ability to work in a busy, high-stress environment.
      • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records.
      • Ability to interpret rules and regulations and read and understand client records.
      • Ability to work tactfully and effectively with all constituents.
      • Ability to prepare clear and concise reports using correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
      • Ability to maintain objectivity and confidentiality.

        Education or Formal Training:
        • Bachelor's degree with a CAS or
        • Master's Degree with a LAC, CLP, LMFT, or LCSW

          Experience:
          • Three years of clinical experience as a licensed mental health professional; or combination of training, education, experience, and licensure that is equivalent and provides the required knowledge and abilities.

            Working Conditions and Other Conditions of Employment

            Working Environment:
            This job operates in a fast-paced, professional office environment and routinely requires the use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers. The position may require travel to conferences, meetings and branch locations on a regular or intermittent basis. Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises. In the health center environment, there is potential for contact with blood-borne pathogens and communicable diseases, as well as potential for contact with dissatisfied or abusive individuals. There could be interaction with persons who are mentally ill, disabled, elderly and emotionally upset.

            Physical Activities:
            These are representative of those which must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

            This is a largely sedentary role but can involve standing or sitting for extended periods of time, bending at the waist, and using hands and fingers to handle and file papers or operate assigned equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. Employee may also have to lift 10 to 25 lbs. unassisted.

            Conditions of Employment:
            • Annual TB, federally required drug screening, and Influenza vaccination or compliance with policy and procedure.
            • Required possession of a valid state driver's license.
            • Successful candidate must submit to and pass, post-offer drug screen.In accordance with the Colorado Board of Health regulations, 6 CCR 1011-1, Chapter 2, Part 12, all Solvista Health employees, direct contractors, and support staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to the requirements of the American with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. * 12101 et seq..), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (42 U.S.C. * 2000e et seq.), the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (C.R.S. * 24-34-401 et seq.), and any other relevant federal or State law. As such all persons offered a position will be required to provide valid proof of vaccination prior to starting employment.

Keywords: Solvista Health, Vail , SUD Clinician, Other , Leadville, Colorado

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