QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in the field of mental health, health or other appropriate Human Services related discipline plus two years of experience. A valid driver’s license
RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide outreach services implementing strengths-based, person centered services. Provide outreach engagement, case management and skill-building services. Provide case management and ongoing linkage to community supports. Promote the integration of physical and mental health. Provide 24/7 support to those served by the program through an on call rotation. Assist individuals with utilizing all available community supports that best meet their needs. Complete all required documentation in clinical files and in HIS in a timely basis as per policies ad applicable regulations. Attend supervision meetings and agency staff meetings. Attend meetings with program and community providers to reach program objectives. Must meet all expected productivity levels in regards to the direct service. Perform other duties as assigned by the PATH Program Director.
SKILLS NEEDED: Ability to assess general clinical status as well as interpret clinical charts when available. Ability to identify clinical crisis that may require emergency intervention. Ability to complete a bio-psychosocial interview. Ability to engage with individuals. Ability to network with a variety of both formal and informal community resources and supports. Ability to educate individuals regarding mental illness and other functional impairments. Ability to discuss substance abuse/dependence issues as well as educate individuals on these issues. Follow “safe driving” habits as identified by Motor Vehicle report. Have awareness of clinical resources available and means required to obtain them. Ability to assist individuals in creating a crisis plan that utilizes all community 24 hour services. Ability to educate individuals on how to follow a crisis plan. Ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing.
REPORTS TO: Path Program Director
Location: West Orange, NJ