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Posted: Wednesday, October 4, 2017 11:25 AM

Job DescriptionThe Intake Therapist is responsible for the collection and review of referral materials and the admission of new clients to the residential program. This individual is responsible for the legal and clinical documentation concerning placement as well as the clinical interviews and case management activities involved in placing residents here. REFERRAL MANAGEMENT (1) Accepts all phone calls and written materials pertaining to clients from referral agencies; (2) Seeks relevant written material from prior providers and court documents when appropriate; (3) Schedules interviews and placement dates. REFERRAL SCREENING (1) Reviews referral material and consults withClinical Director; (2) Reviews materials with Timothy Murphy School; (3) Disperses materials to appropriate residential staff; (4) Collaborates with referral agent to collect a complete referral packet; (5) Provides information to Executive, Program and Clinical Director on a weekly basis CLINICAL INTERVIEWS (1) Schedules and conducts clinical interviews either at St. Vincents or at the childs location; (2) Gathers feedback about the interviews MEDICAL RECORDS COORDINATION (1) Notifies the Medical Records Nurse of pending intake and coordinates medication consents; (2) Makes sure that childs health care insurance is appropriate for St. Vincents medical, dental and pharmaceutical providers; (3) Provides Medical Records Nurse with relevant legal documentation at the time of intakeCLINICAL DOCUMENTATION (1) Provides Intake Referral Summary and Initial Treatment Plan; (2) Provides other intake statistics as requested; (3) Prepares House List and Referral List PSYCHOTHERAPY RESPONSIBILITIES The Intake Therapist may be assigned as many as 3 individual clients for psychotherapy, family therapy and case management. In the case of such an assignment, the job description for Therapist would describe the pertinent responsibilities. DEPARTMENTAL AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES (1) Represents St. Vincents at interagency and county referral meetings; (2) Participates in on-call system for after hours coverage if psychiatric emergencies; (3) Meets with program supervisors to review, revise or renew existing policy and procedure regarding treatment; (4) Provides in-service programs as requested Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education & Experience: Candidates must be licensed or license eligible MA or MSWExperience with children and families in a residential treatment center or psychiatric hospitalExperience with extremely dysfunctional families and seriously emotionally disturbed childrenExperience in assessment and evaluation.Demonstrated proficiency in MediCal approved clinical documentationMust be at least 21 years of age. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of social work practices, marriage and family therapy, & psychology.Knowledge of extremely dysfunctional family systems and seriously emotionally disturbed children and the applicable modalities for their treatment in a residential treatment setting.Knowledge of clinical assessment and evaluation modalities.Knowledge of group therapy modalities.Ability to write & communicate clearly.Ability to provide accurate, timely documentationDemonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in cross-cultural situations. Clearances Required Prior to the First Day of Employment: FingerprintingClearance: Required TB Screening -Negative Tuberculosis Test: RequiredFirst AidCertificate: N/A 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 accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Occasional bending, standing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, twisting, and walking.Occasional lifting, pushing, and pulling.Intermittent repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned.Driving is required for this position. If driving a car is required for the position, incumbent must have a valid California driver's license and be able to provide proof of DMV record and personal insurance (if required.) The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment is a clinical setting, and may include travel to homes, schools, offices, and community resources such as recreation facilities, churches, or various outings and store locations. Noise level in work environment is usually moderate in accordance with a typical office environment.May include contact with clients with mental health issues who demonstrate behaviors such as use of profanity, shouting, running away, self harm and violence.The work environment will include children ages 4 to 17 years oldThe worker is occasionally exposed to perfume or scents in personal care products used by employees, clients, and visitors.The work environment may include driving a personal vehicle. DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. CATHOLIC CHARITIES IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and is committed to providing equal employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, legal domicile status, veteran status, disability or AIDS/HIV status or any other characteristic protected under federal or state law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.ind123#zr

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