Infant Mental Health Specialist

  • CNS Healthcare
  • Oct 06, 2021
Full time Health Care

Job Description

CNS Healthcare, is seeking a full-time Infant Mental Health Specialist to join our dynamic Infant Mental Health team. The IMH Specialist works with infants and families. This role is also responsible for helping individuals deal with addictions and substance abuse; family and parenting problems; suicide; stress management; problems with self-esteem; and issues associated with mental and emotional health.

 

The successful candidate will: 

  • Responsible for monitoring, evaluating, and recording client progress with respect to treatment goals.  Modify treatment plans according to changes in client status.
  • Make contact with assigned clients in the community at least two hours weekly to ensure level of care is adequate to the needs of the client.
  • Completes a treatment plan for each assigned client to identify needs and Interventions to meet those needs and reviews plan at stated levels.
  • Provides treatment modalities to clients and families as indicated in the treatment plan to provide therapeutic interventions.
  • Provides basic coordination of services for each assigned client as needed or required by the treatment plan to coordinate treatment services.
  • Will complete the appropriate assessment and functional tools as required within IMH (ASQ, DECA, PECFAS, Piccolo, DC 0-3, etc.).
  • Provide crisis intervention when needed. Completion of lethality assessment as indicated.
  • Provide accurate and timely documentation of treatment provided to assigned clients and their families to assure a quality record, per the Agency’s policy and procedures.
  • May participate in the 24-hour rotational on-call crisis schedule.
  • Provide accurate and timely documentation of treatment and history of assigned clients and their families to assure a quality record, per the Agency’s policy and procedures.
  • Required to meet productivity standards for program and maintain a utilization review score of 85% or higher.
  • Maintain and updates clinical knowledge by readings, in-service training in designated areas and other activities in consultation with clinical supervisor.  Complete at least 24 hours of in-service training on annual basis.
  • Ability to write clear, concise reports and the ability to formulate and implement an effective treatment plan.
  • Provide transportation as needed.
  • Obtain a waiver within 1 month of hire, apply for endorsement Level II within 2 years of hire.
  • Required to meet productivity standards for program and maintain a utilization review score of 85% of higher.
  • Maintain and updates clinical knowledge by readings, in-service training in designated areas and other activities in consultation with clinical supervisor.
  • Complete at least 24 hours of in-service training on annual basis.
  • Perform other work duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

Licenses & Certifications

Preferred

Lmtd Lic. Mstr of Soc.Wrk

Lic. Master of Soc Wrk

Lic. Prof Counselor