Among the key duties of this position are the following:
- Provide weekly supervision to clinical staff; offer guidance to direct care staff, manage crisis intervention and emergencies; ensure adherence to professional standards and policies; provide quality assurance through chart review; facilitate peer review and related activities to ensure the quality of services; oversee charting and documentation to ensure that clients meet medical necessity criteria for the services, and provide clinical supervision for license-eligible interns and externs.
- Provide diagnosis based on assessments, testing, and evaluation.
- Provide direct patient contact including assessment and treatment planning, individual psychotherapy/assessment sessions, facilitates and supervises in-group treatment within a multi-disciplinary team.
- Provide crisis management to the 9/11 exposure population with a range of mental health problems, but especially for those who are flagged (or screened positive) by internists as having depression, PTSD, suicidal ideation, alcohol or substance abuse issues.
- Collaborate with faculty, staff, and other professionals to provide the best care possible. Coordinate with case managers, social workers, psychologists and psychiatrists about care.
- Complete all necessary clinical documentation in an accurate and timely manner. Ensure all services are completed according to relevant ethical and professional standards of care.
- Performs telephone triage for new consults to mental health. Some of this work may be done remotely within a HIPAA-secured platform.
- Serve as an advisor, consultant and/or resource person to the staff within the medical clinic to promote healthy adaptation to a range of chronic medical illnesses.