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Clinician Crisis, Child & Family Aftercare

at Sweetser in Saco, Maine, United States

Job Description

$2,500 Sign-On Bonus!

This position will provide aftercare and stabilization for families in their homes as a child(ren) transition home from hospitals (emergency rooms and In-patient psychiatric units, crisis stabilization units or residential treatment facilities). This position will work to bridge clients to resources and decrease length of unnecessary stays as well as to support families in maintaining their Child(ren) as they wait in their home community for higher levels of care, such as Residential Treatment or In-Patient psychiatric units. The clinician will provide in-home clinical support aimed at addressing the Child(ren) and family needs and ensure the provision of Therapeutic Interventions and continued crisis stabilization in the home. The clinician will coordinate effectively with other providers to ensure quality care is delivered. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Offer trauma informed other best-practice  clinical techniques and therapies.
  • Work with hospitals, crisis stabilization unit’s (CSU’s), or residential treatment programs around possible step downs from higher level of care to lower level of care.
  • Provide customer service within established deadlines, consistent with organizational values, standards, and policies.
  • Demonstrate leadership in case-coordination.
  • Complete timely, professionally written, intake assessments.
  • Schedule clinical appointments to meet the clinical needs of the client. 
  • Work with hospitals, crisis stabilization unit’s (CSU’s), or residential treatment programs around possible step downs from higher level of care to lower level of care.
  • Use organization’s established tools and procedures to formulate assessment.  This includes level of care and risk assessments as needed.  Involve family members as needed to establish a diagnosis.
  • Develop an individualized service plan with the  Child(ren) and family.
  • Develop interventions to be utilized by the team, including the child and family crisis aftercare support specialist.
  • Identify concrete service needs and provide integrated treatment with the client’s natural supports and providers to demonstrate best-practice.
  • Ability to work on-call shifts, including weekend and overnight shifts. Be willing to work a flexible schedule based on client’s needs.
  • Address barriers to care including transportation, financial, family support, lack of service providers, and physical health.
  • Document services by entering participant data into (EHR), complying with all organization, state, and federal documentation requirements.
  • Implementation of data tools in accordance with contractual agreement.
  • Responsible for the implementation of the individualized crisis management plan that promotes less restrictive alternatives to hospitalization.
  • Attend to the emotional, behavioral, and physical health needs of the child(ren) in a holistic client-centered manner.
  • Support children and their families to navigate individual needs that assists in obtaining services that are required.
  • Refer to other services including, but not limited to, other behavioral health and/or medical services, housing, food, clothing and other basic needs.

 

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Job Posting: 763738

Posted On: Jun 06, 2022

Updated On: Jul 06, 2022