Location: Lake City, FL
This position will be working in a clinic setting. This role provides liaison services to clients and their families, inpatient/outpatient Meridian staff, community agencies, and insurance carriers. Responsibilities include obtaining authorization for services, concurrent review for continued authorization for services, individual/family/group counseling, appropriate referrals, and discharge/transition arrangements including follow up appointments.
MA/MS required from an accredited university with major course work in the areas of psychology, sociology, social work, health education or a related human services field. One year of experience in case management preferred. Experience working with children/teens preferred
Must have a current Florida Driver's License with a clean driving record while meeting company insurance requirements
In order to qualify as a Center Driver, the candidate must at least 21 years of age and have an active Florida Driver's license. Motor Vehicle Record will be reviewed for eligibility. No more than 3 moving violations and/or accidents within the past 3 years and no major violations during the past 5 years. Drivers over 65 years old must provide a current doctor's note stating they have no driving limitations.
- Obtaining collateral information about history and prior treatment from clients, their families, the school, other community agencies, and referral sources
- Scheduling appropriate follow up appointments for services with MBHCI and referrals to other agencies as needed
- Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to ensure appropriate treatment in the least restrictive environment
- Coordinates care with the school to ensure client is receiving maximum support and benefits of on-site services
- Conducts counseling sessions with clients, including family and group sessions
- Serves as a point of contact for family members, MBHCI staff, and community agencies
- Educates family members and clients regarding their diagnosis and provides appropriate community resources
- Provides consultation and crisis intervention as needed
- Performs concurrent review with insurance agencies to secure authorization for services
- Participates in Quality Improvement initiatives
Infection Control and Employee Health
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Specific competencies required are identified on a department/program specific basis and identified in each employee's Competency Checklist. The following are general and apply to all positions with this title.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions