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Substance Abuse Clinician

Date: Aug 4, 2019

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Pay:  $40,347.84 annual 

Work Schedule: Various hours M-F 

 

Provide goal-directed, client-centered, medically necessary individual therapy to adults with mental health and/or addictions in an Outpatient Services therapy 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.

Primary Job Functions

Service Provision Therapy and Evaluation Services

  • Individual and group therapy using identified and accepted methods to remediate symptoms of mental illness and/or substance use treatment to 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
  • Initiates outreach to increase engagement

Treatment Planning

  • Prepare quality treatment plans in collaboration with client and/or guardian, additional treatment team and community partners.
  • Facilitate treatment plan review, addressing updates and progress on goals with client, treatment plan coordinator or other members of the treatment team
  • Complete DLA-20 at initial therapy appointment and quarterly thereafter

Documentation

  • Complete progress notes in accordance with COMCARE guidelines which meet requirements for medical necessity, goal-directed therapy and client response to treatment within prescribed timelines
  • Complete Notes for Record, precautions, authorization for release of records, releases of information, safety documents and other documentation as required and/or recommended within established deadlines
  • Enters no show and cancellations for accuracy and completeness of medical record
  • Respond to Utilization Review staff feedback forms and make corrections as needed
  • 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 requesting these documents

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s Degree or higher. Must be licensed by the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board as an LMSW, LMFT, LMLP, LPC, or LP. Must have a valid Kansas Driver’s license and current proof of automobile insurance.

Preferred Qualifications: 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 Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator, by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status requests or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information 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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