The Licensed Mental Health Professional will provide mental health assessment, intervention, and consultation to individuals and/or groups identified as having psychiatric disorders at our Mental Health Outpatient Clinic in Moline, IL. You will plan treatment modalities while coordinating treatment plans May provide crisis evaluation as needed.
The Robert Young Center's multidisciplinary team includes psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed clinical social workers and registered nurses. Our team member’s help patients sort through the problems, make an assessment of how to approach the problem, and recommend and implement the most appropriate therapy.
Our outpatient mental health services annually help more than 2,000 people ranging in age from childhood through retirement. Services are available for children, adolescents, adults, and older adults in individual, family, and/or group therapy sessions. Referrals are accepted from anyone in the community including family, friends, physicians, law enforcement, human service agencies, and self-referrals.
· Performs diagnostic assessments, collecting diagnostic information, determining immediate treatment plans for patients. Requests medical consultation, where indicated, in a diligent and timely manner.
· Provides direct, intensive psychiatric therapy to individuals, families and/or groups identified as having psychiatric disorders.
· Treats crisis situations and emergencies as needed by department.
· Maintains records according RYC and accreditation standards MRO, Joint Commission, Medicaid, and Commercial Insurances.
· Acts as a liaison and resource between the community and patient needs; coordinates treatment goals with community agencies, primary care physicians, court system, and managed-care entities. Develops RYC treatment plan and monitor, its completion and revision,
· May provide supervision to RYC clinicians that provide assessment and treatment. May supervise social work students assigned to department. Participates in in-service and competency training of students or staff. May provides clinical supervision to RYC Clinicians.
· Prepares special reports as needed on activities, and work group activities.
Preferred or Specialized.
Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy or a related field.
Minimum of two years of experience in a mental health setting.
Current licensure in good standing to practice from the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation in one of the following Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.
Must apply within 90 days for licensure in secondary state, as required for position. Must obtain license in secondary state within 6 months as required for position.
Current licensure in good standing to practice from the Iowa Department of Public Health, Board of Social Work or Behavioral Sciences Board in one of the following – Licensed Independent Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family
Demonstrates an ability to apply critical thinking and problem-solving abilities to a range of client situations; has the ability to accurately assess and diagnose; can develop treatment plans and interventions with clients; proficiency in providing clinical supervision; possesses interpersonal skills, professional attitude and understands the ethical standards of behavioral healthcare. Able to interpret rules and regulations. Possesses good written and oral communication skills. Has the ability to plan and organize their work. Is able to recognize signs of suicidal behavior and assess for lethality
Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.