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Mental Health Clinician - Pediatric Primary Care - Split

Company: Jefferson Center for Mental Health
Location: Wheat Ridge
Posted on: January 14, 2018

Job Description:

Provide individual and family psychotherapy to clients of the Insured Services program. To work with Insured Services and Practice Management departments to establish a successful program that meets needs and requirements of contracted insurance companies and other third party payors. This position will be in two co-locations onsite at pediatric medical practice in Wheat Ridge and Denver. These are busy, fast paced practice where efficiency will play a key role in your success. The most qualified candidates will have experience with brief interventions over short periods of time. Strong collaborative communication with the provider is a must to provide the appropriate level of care for the practice. This positon will be a 2 day per week role at 16 hrs. per week,

  • Fluidly bilingual in Spanish and English with language skill sufficient to effectively deliver complex mental health interventions. Language and communication proficiency
  • Experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse clients and with under-served communities Essential Duties:
    • Provides individual, group, couples, or family treatment to insured, third party clients
    • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a primary care medical practice delivering behavioral health treatment
    • Provides individual assessments and develops individualized treatment plans
    • Actively engages client (or family) in the treatment process and goal setting. Identifies risk factors including lethality. Works constructively with consumers to reach agreed upon outcome, and actively coordinates care with other internal or external providers. Maintains appropriate professional standards and provides timely, appropriate follow-up for clients
    • Acknowledges and works with Insured Services and Practice Management to meet or exceed billable hour targets
    • Maintains good client satisfaction and works with Insured Services to assist ongoing survey and assessment of client satisfaction
    • Obtains all Pre-Authorizations for services reimbursed (covered) under the benefit plan and completes necessary paperwork for billing purposes within the necessary timeframe
    • Confirms and obtains Co-Pay requirement for clients served.
    • Completes necessary reports and documentation (including accurate treatment codes) in order to successfully submit claims for services rendered
    • Effectively responds to the client and the 3rd Party Payor regarding needs and problems. Initiates and maintains positive interactions, timely response to phone calls, email and other requests Note: Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.
      • Colorado license for independent practice and eligibility for participation on managed care panels (LPC; LCSW; LMFT; Ph.D., or Psy.D)
      • Experience in effectively engaging clients and forming strong therapeutic alliances to support treatment
      • Experience in general practice serving clients across all age ranges with the ability to serve a broad scope of acuity and severity in an office based outpatient service model is preferred.
      • Knowledge and experience in a managed behavioral health care model with the ability to follow guidelines and procedures established by practice management to meet 3rd party payor requirements is preferred
      • Ability to practice in an independent model with skills in diagnosis, treatment planning, psychotherapeutic intervention, documentation, communication, and coordination with other treating professionals. Clinician already credentialed on 3rd party panels who contract with Jefferson Center is highly desirable
      • Knowledge of expectations and procedures and ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with insurance organizations that contract with Jefferson Center
      • This position requires initial and ongoing approval of the primary care practice where the clinician is co-located

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