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Family Solutions of Louisiana is always looking for qualified professionals to join our team. If you are interested in working with us, please review the following job descriptions and click on the link to inquire below. If you are inquiring about a position that is not listed, please also click the link to inquire. If we have a position available that you qualify for, we will contact you to set up an interview.  (Go to bottom)

 

Job Description – Mental Health Professional

Requirements The position of Mental Health Professional requires a Master Degree in Counseling, Social Work or related field. At least one year of experience in working with children, adolescents, and adults is preferred. Must be able to work with diverse populations with various socio-economic backgrounds. This position requires basic computer skills, written, and communication skills.
Responsibilities The Mental Health Professional reports to Family Solutions of Louisiana Licensed Mental Health Professional or Program Director and is responsible for providing direct clinical/mental health services to clients, in accordance to Federal, State, and CARF requirements for Medicaid and MHR services using Person-Centered modalities. The caseload expectation is 8 to 10 clients and not to exceed 18 clients. Essential duties and responsibilities may include the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Complete all official records and documents, and ensure compliance with federal, state, local, and CARF regulations/standards and provide Office Manager and Program Director with completed documentation, including but not limited to consent forms, updated treatment plans, quarterly reviews, communication logs, discharge summaries, release of information, etc.
  • Responsible for turning in daily individual billing, weekly timesheet to Office Manager and weekly schedule to LMHP or Program Director
  • Maintain and record daily client progress notes in ICANotes within 24 HOURS of seeing client
  • Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field
  • Participate in trainings, staff meetings, and conferences to enhance professional growth
  • Responsible for providing high quality services to clients on a weekly basis or as needed focusing in the home environment, coordination some in school visits
  • Responsible for maintaining a positive organization presence in the community
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Service Specific Training Orientation will include but need not be limited to the following:

  • Confidentiality
  • Protection of rights and reporting of violations
  • Abuse and neglect policies and procedures
  • Emergency and safety procedures
  • Infection control procedures
  • Agency policies and procedures
  • Ethics, including advertising and solicitation
  • Crisis intervention
  • Suicide and homicide precaution procedures
  • Prevention of workplace violence
  • Expectations regarding professional conduct, and recipient rights

The following training topics are recommended but are not exhaustive:

  • Person and family centered services
  • Basic information about mental illness
  • Developing and implementing behavioral interventions
  • Skills training (specific teaching methods and methods to track consumer progress)
  • Linking and coordinating natural and community supports
  • Developing effective service plans including goals using – SMART – (Specific, Measurable, Action-Oriented, Realistic, and Time-Limited)
  • Training specific to the services being provided (CPST, PSR, CI, etc.)

Other required training:

  • Training on the specific screening and assessment tools utilized by the agency must be completed by the LMHP prior to conducting screening or assessment services and prior to billing
  • All staff providing direct services for a PSR program must have documented training related to the psychosocial rehabilitation model(s) utilized by the program
  • Prior to handling or managing crisis calls, unlicensed personnel employed by the agency shall have documented training in a recognized Crisis Intervention curriculum. This training must be updated annually
  • Cultural competency training designed to achieve respect for cultural differences and cultural proficiencies related to the populations served by the agency
  • First aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and seizure assessment

 

Expected Results  

  • Ensure client satisfaction
  • Demonstrate overall positive client outcomes
  • Provide clinical services according to Family Solutions of Louisiana, Medicaid, and CARF requirements
  • Maintain strengthened relationships with the Program Director, LMHP, and Office Manager, and with other staff members
  • Deliver quality and community responsive clinical services
  • Demonstrate professional growth
Employment Hours Mental Health Professional is an hourly position. Position is full-time. Mental Health Professionals must bill for services each week.

 

Job Description – Mental Health Specialist

Requirements The position of Mental Health Specialist requires a Bachelors Degree in Counseling, Social Work or related field. At least one year of experience in working with children, adolescents, and adults is preferred. Must be able to work with diverse populations with various socio-economic backgrounds. This position requires basic computer skills, written, and communication skills.
Responsibilities The Mental Health Specialist reports to Family Solutions of Louisiana Licensed Mental Health Professional or Program Director and is responsible for providing direct clinical/mental health services to clients, in accordance to Federal, State, and CARF requirements for Medicaid and MHR services using Person-Centered modalities. The caseload expectation is 8 to 10 clients and not to exceed 18 clients. Essential duties and responsibilities may include the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Complete all official records and documents, and ensure compliance with federal, state, local, and CARF regulations/standards and provide Office Manager and Program Director with completed documentation, including but not limited to consent forms, updated treatment plans, quarterly reviews, communication logs, discharge summaries, release of information, etc.
  • Responsible for turning in daily individual billing, weekly timesheet to Office Manager and weekly schedule to LMHP or Program Director
  • Maintain and record daily client progress notes in ICANotes within 24 HOURS of seeing client
  • Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field
  • Participate in trainings, staff meetings, and conferences to enhance professional growth
  • Responsible for providing high quality services to clients on a weekly basis or as needed focusing in the home environment, coordination some in school visits
  • Responsible for maintaining a positive organization presence in the community
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Service Specific Training Orientation will include but need not be limited to the following:

  • Confidentiality
  • Protection of rights and reporting of violations
  • Abuse and neglect policies and procedures
  • Emergency and safety procedures
  • Infection control procedures
  • Agency policies and procedures
  • Ethics, including advertising and solicitation
  • Crisis intervention
  • Suicide and homicide precaution procedures
  • Prevention of workplace violence
  • Expectations regarding professional conduct, and recipient rights

The following training topics are recommended but are not exhaustive:

  • Person and family centered services
  • Basic information about mental illness
  • Developing and implementing behavioral interventions
  • Skills training (specific teaching methods and methods to track consumer progress)
  • Linking and coordinating natural and community supports
  • Developing effective service plans including goals using – SMART – (Specific, Measurable, Action-Oriented, Realistic, and Time-Limited)
  • Training specific to the services being provided (CPST, PSR, CI, etc.)

Other required training:

  • Training on the specific screening and assessment tools utilized by the agency must be completed by the LMHP prior to conducting screening or assessment services and prior to billing
  • All staff providing direct services for a PSR program must have documented training related to the psychosocial rehabilitation model(s) utilized by the program
  • Prior to handling or managing crisis calls, unlicensed personnel employed by the agency shall have documented training in a recognized Crisis Intervention curriculum. This training must be updated annually
  • Cultural competency training designed to achieve respect for cultural differences and cultural proficiencies related to the populations served by the agency
  • First aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and seizure assessment

 

Expected Results  

  • Ensure client satisfaction
  • Demonstrate overall positive client outcomes
  • Provide clinical services according to Family Solutions of Louisiana, Medicaid, and CARF requirements
  • Maintain strengthened relationships with the Program Director, LMHP, and Office Manager, and with other staff members
  • Deliver quality and community responsive clinical services
  • Demonstrate professional growth
Employment Hours Mental Health Specialist is an hourly position. Position is full-time. Mental Health Specialists must bill for services each week.

 

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