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BHP - Behavioral Health Professional

at COR Health Services in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

PURPOSE:

As a member of the agency team, the Behavioral Health Professional (“BHP”) provides home and community based, one on one support to children and youth with functional limitations and cognitive impairments with the goal of improving overall independence through teaching and maintaining developmentally appropriate skills. Responsible for ensuring Agency compliance with all aspects and levels of Federal, State and local laws, regulations and standards. (See job duties and responsibilities.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (other duties may be assigned)

  • Understand and implement the Individual Treatment Plan (ITP); follow objectives/goals and methods as written
  • Be sensitive to and strive to understand client’s diagnoses and physical/cognitive/emotional status
  • Collect data based on goal work; complete accurate and objective daily progress notes; submit all required documentation to the office in timely manner per company policy
  • Manage difficult situations and provide positive, appropriate interventions
  • Work with parents/guardians/families/natural supports in transferring effecting teaching strategies
  • Understand and utilize the Crisis and Safety Plan as needed; provide appropriate interventions related to safety issues
  • Safely provide and/or utilize transportation as indicated in the ITP
  • Research, access, and employ community resources
  • Fulfill all duties and responsibilities as a Mandated Reporter; report all suspicions of abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation
  • Attend all trainings, including both monthly individual and group supervisions, required by MaineCare regulations and company policy
  • Maintain regular communication with Supervisor; keep Supervisor up-to-date of observations, changes, concerns, difficulties, and other relevant information
  • Attend and participate in treatment team meetings, including ITP reviews, as deemed appropriate by Supervisor
  • Maintain high level of professionalism, ethics, and boundaries
  • Be judgement free; demonstrate utmost respect for clients and families in all interactions
  • Keep employee file up to date
  • Ability to drive to client(s) locations within sixty (60) miles of your home residence
  • Ongoing Infection Control education and training
  • Participate in QAPI activities as needed
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Job Posting: 791529

Posted On: Jul 27, 2022

Updated On: Aug 27, 2022