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Children's School-Based Clinician-COMCARE

Date: Jul 30, 2022

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  [[cust_personnelSubarea]] 

Pay:  $49,659.00 annually plus Critical Pay of 10%, making the rate of pay $54,637.44. | This position may be eligible for a sign on bonus of $5,000 after 60 days of employment if selected applicant meets all policy conditions.  

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8-5 p.m. with some evenings  

 

Provide goal-directed, client-centered, medically necessary individual and family therapy to children with Serious Emotional Disturbance and their families primarily in the USD 259 Schools and as needed in the Family and Children's Community Services Clinic in order to improve the quality of life and ability to function more successfully in the community.   Computer documentation of all services in a timely manner is required.

 

Service Provision Therapy and Assessment Services

  • Individual therapy using identified and accepted methods to remediate symptoms of mental illness and/or improve emotional and functional well-being.
  • Intake/assessment to include history, presenting problems and diagnoses using DSM-V criteria.
  • Conduct risk assessments as needed to address safety of clients.
  • Initiate outreach to increase engagement
  • Drive to various work locations throughout the USD 259 School District.

 

Treatment Planning

  • Prepare quality treatment plans in collaboration with client and/or guardian, additional treatment team and community partners.
  • Facilitate or collaborate in review, updates and progress on goals with Treatment Plan coordinator or other member of the treatment team.

 

Documentation

  • Complete progress notes in accordance with COMCARE and CCBHC guidelines which meet requirements for medical necessity, goal-directed therapy and client response to treatment within prescribed timelines.
  • Complete Notes for Record, Precautions statements and authorizations for release of records, releases of information, safety documents and other documentation as required and/or recommended.
  • Enters no show and cancellations for accuracy and completeness of medical record.
  • Enter AIMS data as needed.
  • Completes discharge summary when closing to therapy services.
  • Completes court reports or treatment summaries within required timelines as set by the entity

 

Minimum Qualifications:  Master’s Degree. Per Sedgwick County policy, this is a driving level position that requires a valid Kansas driver’s license without restrictions and current proof of automobile insurance. Must be licensed by the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board as an LMSW, LMFT, LMLP, LPC, or LP. Meet the specifications as outlined in the CMHC/CCBHC licensing standards and pass KBI, DCF child abuse check, adult abuse registry, and motor vehicle screens.  Must complete orientations provided by Sedgwick County and COMCARE. In order to comply with the requirements of the federal health care staff COVID-19 vaccination mandate, all employees of COMCARE and the Health Department must be fully vaccinated. All offers of employment are contingent upon submission of vaccination documentation prior to start date. 

 

Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree or higher. May be clinically licensed by the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board as an LCP or LCPC, LCMFT, or LSCSW.

 

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.


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